This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
FRENCH CAMP – The annual pancake breakfast hosted by the French Camp-McKinley Fire District will be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 a.m. until noon at the fire station, 310 E. French Camp Road just across the street from the Post Office and the Good Shepherd Mission Church. The public is invited.
Looking for a great time with family and friends where the main fare includes all you can eat ribs and tri-tip, bid on auction items, and dance to the latest songs? Then bring the whole family and join St. Anthony's for a great night of fun in the school gym on Saturday, May 15, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for children 4-12 years of age, and free for children under 3.
Every day someone in Manteca is going to walk to their car and find a smashed out window.
Students will sometimes dread the day report cards come home.
LATHROP – There will be only four people on the Lathrop Council for the rest of 2010.
RIPON - Call the Ripon Chamber of Commerce and you'll get one of the three most enthusiastic people on the line when it comes to singing the praises of Ripon as a place to live, work, or play.
There are a lot of things that Augusta (Gussie) Cabral has seen in her 90 years on this blue marble.
The East Union High School Sober Grad committee for the graduating class of 2010 invites individuals and companies to support and participate in this year's golf tournament.
A vacant building suffered $35,500 in losses during an early morning fire on Saturday at Moffat Boulevard and Garfield Avenue south of Manteca High.
Susie Beeler - a woman who took it upon herself to make sure those from the South County and elsewhere who are fighting the Global War on Terror aren't forgotten - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Sierra Johnson, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School who is now a sophomore at California State University Sacramento, has been one fierce fighter on the athletic field all her life.
Mike Mallory wants to put hunger on the run.
The American Legion is serving a breakfast this Saturday at the Legion Hall, 220 E. Yosemite Ave., next to the PG&E office from 5 to 11 a.m.
Shots were fired from one vehicle into another on North Cottage Avenue shortly after 2:30 a.m. Saturday and witnessed by a Manteca Police officer.
Cecily Ballungay is in the business of giving people hope.
Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
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.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
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.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."