Scouting for food is a national canned food drive put on by the Boy Scouts of America. Canned food is collected by Scouts and given to local food banks. This is one of the areas that Scouting helps to provide community service. On Saturday, Nov. 21, local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will be collecting canned food in your neighborhood. During the week we request that you save up whatever canned food (no perishables please) ...
Eggstravaganza helps feed needy St. Vincent De Paul Society presents Christmas Omelet Eggstravaganza, Sunday, Dec. 6, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony's gymnasium. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 & under, $3. This is our one and only fund raiser for this year. During the past 12 months we have helped with food and clothing for 7,664 families, 15,513 adults and 14,529 children. Due to the weak economy, they have had ...
The Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca set the pace for new construction starts in October with three new buildings getting underway with a combined value of $4.9 million.
The shackles and the stripes that Vince Hernandez was proudly wearing inside of the lobby of Bank of Stockton Thursday wasn't so he could stretch the mileage of his Halloween costume.
The perennially popular Holiday Luncheon and Crafts Faire sponsored by the St. Anthony School Parent-Teacher Group is bigger and better this year.
The darkest park in Manteca once the sun goes down? Try Spreckels Recreation Park. A lady who takes her evening constitutional along the Spreckels Avenue bikeway said seven street lights along Spreckels Avenue and one on Moffat Boulevard adjacent to the park have been out for months. She questioned the safety and whether Manteca was paying PG&E for electricity to lights that weren't working. An e-mail alerting the city of the situation earlier this week ...
"You should know your kids better than we do," is the theme of a gang poster being distributed to businesses around the community by Manteca officers Ranch Johnson and Sgt. Danny Erb. Despite the cutback in officers Sgt. Erb said the department is still doing its best to keep gang activity in Manteca at a minimum. The printing of the posters was made possible through the non-profit Manteca Police Chief's Foundation.
A "historic tour" of the old section of East Union Cemetery will be offered on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The buyers of 18 future custom homes along Woodward Avenue expected to be built sometime in the next three years will ultimately pay $100,530 in a public safety endowment fees.
The official kick-off for the next Relay for Life in Manteca will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Manteca High School Cafeteria.
You'll find a replica of the beloved Manteca High bell tower within its walls as well as parts of the old Manteca railroad station and the original Manteca phone company.
Jeff Hannon was only a supportive fan when he first came across Manteca Idol several years ago.
Manteca High School cheerleaders are conducting their annual Junior Buff cheer camp. participants ranging in ages 4 to 14 will cheer through the first half of Friday's game and also performing during half time.
Marussa Mahony is an artist in her own right – with an egg in the palm of one hand and a stylus in the other and slowly turning her oval canvas – she carries on an ancient tradition dating back hundreds of years to the Ukraine.
EU Chorus to sing at Federated lunch meeting The East Union High School Chorus will be the featured entertainers when the Manteca Federated Women's Club members have their luncheon meeting at Chez Shari on Wednesday, Nov. 18. This will be the choir's first concert of the season. They will also participate in the annual Hospice Tree Lighting and will do caroling for a donation. To make a reservation for the noon luncheon, call 823-4194. ...
An 11-year-old sixth grader, Janita Ferrando, was successful in her own personal food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank last weekend at the Li'l Buffs final season game at the Manteca High School stadium.
Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.
A Stockton missing person whose remains were located buried in a Manteca yard May 28 died of homicidal asphyxiation, almost 23 years ago, according to a Stockton Police coroner's report Tuesday evening.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two 37-year-old men have been charged with attempted possession of heroin with intent to distribute after federal authorities seized more than three pounds of the drug in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
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Charles Andrew Palmer was a teen-ager in high school when his father paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country. Marine Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II was killed in action in Kahlidiyah, Iraq, on May 5, 2007.
LATHROP – When the City of Ripon first opened the Curt Pernice Skate Park almost a decade ago it became a haven for Northern California skateboarders.
A record one-day crowd of 25,000 people made their way through the Dell'Osso Farms pumpkin maze on Saturday cementing the Lathrop attraction as California's No. 1 agri-tourism destination for yet another year.
The Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca has profited from its competition with other non-profits vying for one of 100 new Toyota vehicles in a recent nation-wide contest based on call-in votes by members of the San Joaquin and Stanislaus County communities.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury has awarded more than $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family perish in a fiery crash on a Southern California freeway.
BASSETT (AP) - The upper half of a woman's body was found Monday at a Los Angeles County sewage plant and investigators believe her lower half turned up two days earlier at another plant some 30 miles away, authorities said.
Brittany O'Brien had to climb five medical mountains in the form of major surgeries to reach her senior year at Ripon Christian High School.
For the last 16 years Phil Perry has been scaring people on Halloween.
His shoes and wallet have been designed tastefully for a man of his profession.