The American Heart Association lauded the efforts of the medical staff at Doctors Hospital of Manteca this past week in the treatment of heart patients accomplishing more than 85 percent of its stated goal over a 24-month period.
Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.
The Manteca Kiwanis Club's traditional Independence Day pancake breakfast is set for the same time, same place on Saturday, July 3, starting at 7 a.m. at the former Dave and Sylvia's Restaurant on North Main Street.
Manteca jeweler Evelyn Allen was a one woman "chamber of commerce" for Manteca's downtown for many years. She died this week at 102 at her Manteca home, leaving many with memories of purchasing special gifts at her store.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams is hosting the annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3, at the BLD sports complex. This family-style event is expected to draw between 8,000 and 12,000 people based on attendance in previous years.
The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.
Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.