The Manteca Community Choir will rehearse for this year's Christmas cantata every Sunday evening in November at 7 p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church on North and Main. Adults, teenagers and children are invited to participate in this cantata. "Christmas Fantasia" will be performed on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Contact Anne Talcott at 823-0054 for more information.
Daniel Heinze, a 2008 Sierra High graduate, will enter the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Mission Training Center in Provo, Utah on Nov. 18 to begin preparations for a 2-year mission to the Chile Concepcion South Mission.
Scouting for food is a national canned food drive put on by the Boy Scouts of America.
Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 and American Legion Post 249 are holding a Veterans Day ceremony at Library Park on Wednesday, Nov. 11, starting at 11 a.m.
A new upcoming R&B Pop band will be performing a free show this Friday, Nov. 6, at Main Street Café at 7 p.m.
Christ is a verb and not a noun.
Kirk Waters is officially Manteca's permanent fire chief.
LATHROP – When Jose D. Hernandez served on the Lathrop City Council two mayors ago, he lost a number of hours at work and, on a few occasions, arrived late at the meeting. Sometimes, he did not even have time to grab something for dinner while dashing off from work to the 7 o'clock council meeting at City Hall.
RIPON - A 16-year-old gang member has been sentenced to five years and four months in juvenile detention after pleading guilty to assault with a deadly weapon in a stabbing in August that left him with a broken hand.
LATHROP - San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department reported Mario Pena as a missing person.
Two recently laid off Manteca police officers have been hired by the City of Hayward with a higher wage scale than they had in Manteca.
In these tough economic times, Carol Davis greatly appreciates any and all donations to her non-profit organization.
LATHROP - It is without a doubt the largest agri-tourist attraction in the Central Valley if not all of California.
Brandy Perkins settled into her seat at the AMC Showplace cinema and picked a single piece of popcorn out of the American Idol-branded container sitting in her lap.
Staggered by another challenge, chef Michael Midgley sunk to his knees during the final round of Sunday's episode of Cutthroat Kitchen.
The high blood pressure and sleep apnea.
Calling it "a painful but necessary decision," Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the Diocese of Stockton announced that attorneys for the diocese will be filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday.
One death resulted from Friday's mobile home fire in East Manteca.
Manteca's golf course is bucking a regional trend of declining rounds played.
BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's recurring gag.
MODESTO - Diane Nash, a leader and strategist in the 1960s civil rights movement, will be the keynote speaker addressing "The Dreams of the '60s: A Legacy for Today" at the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium of Modesto Junior College's Performing Arts Center, 435 College Avenue, Modesto.
The skies are bright and clear but the future outlook for water isn't.
As train stations go, the $7 million brick and glass transit center that opened last year at Moffat Boulevard and Main Street is a far cry from Manteca's original depot.
Turn on your air conditioning in the heat of summer when temperatures often soar past 100 degrees and you may end up paying the price in PG&E bills that are 13 to 16 percent higher than what you're paying now.
Patrick Caldwell will be honored at tonight's Ripon Unified school board meeting.
Dave and Cynthia Winegarden used an old recipe from South Dakota.
What makes a hero?
A mother and a son are in the burn unit at the University of California at Davis Medical Center after a fire destroyed their mobile home in East Manteca shortly before 4 a.m. Friday.