RIPON – The longer days and the warming weather means that it's time to get outside and have some fun.
Three kids from the Give Every Child a Chance tutoring program went the extra mile for the recent bowlathon fund raiser bringing in $2,351 between them.
"If you remember me, you know that I live in San Ramon and each Wednesday, I would drive the opposite direction to pick up my mother's first cousin in the Hayward Hills to come along with me to your class in Manteca. Not one of us regretted the time it took just to get there. Rather, we thank you and, I for one, will remember you for many, many years and the excitement you gave to me about the Portuguese way. Obrigada, Mary."
Manteca has spent the last 10 years gaining a bigger chunk of San Joaquin County's overall population despite being the city with the oldest growth cap policy in place in the entire region.
It would have been all too easy for Kathy Aartman-Weed to give up.
LATHROP – By late spring or early summer, the Lathrop Police Services will be acquiring a new neighbor right next door on Seventh Street.
It was another spectacular weekend of youth recognition as Manteca Youth Focus conducted its 14th annual scholarship competitions. A celebration of leadership, volunteer service and talent – MYF was successful in its campaign to award educational scholarships to deserving young men and women of achievement.
Gail Brooks, a student in Manteca, will join a select group of students representing their schools, communities, and country as People to People student leaders. Brooks has been accepted into the People to People Leadership Summit in Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland, June 7 - 16. All students accepted into a People to People program must meet rigorous academic and leadership requirements. Brooks was nominated and accepted for the honor based on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.
Vanessa Marie Rangel, 12, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss California Pageant to be held July 30 - August 1, at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara.
Bryson Cwik, Jessica Jones, Hali Pekron and Veronica Rogers, high school members of the Modesto Junior College Community Orchestra, were recently accepted into the California All State Honor Orchestra. These four students were selected out of several hundred high school applicants from around the state who auditioned by submitting a CD recording. They rehearsed and performed with the All State Honor Orchestra March 12-15 at the California Music Educators Association (CMEA) Conference in Ontario.
LATHROP – Marlene Taylor was hard to ignore with her a la Christina Aguillera green wig and matching triple-tiered faux emerald necklaces standing out against her white peasant blouse.
Get ready for the boys - and girls - of spring.
First, the bad news when it comes to the drought.
A Manteca Police dog that died in the line of duty some 35 years ago is going to be remembered Tuesday, March 31, along with 10 other canines who gave their all in protecting their communities.
Elaine Thompson knows that people are going to enjoy themselves at the annual murder mystery dinner held every year to benefit the Manteca CAPS program that cares for developmentally disabled adults.
Manteca Youth Entertainers (formerly known as the Manteca Royal Family) are recruiting vocalists and dancers for the 2014 season.
Young students from St. Anthony's Catholic School learned a lot about the functions of a hospital and why some things are so important to know during last weels's Doctors Hospital's Healthcare Career for Children field trip.
Get ready to meet Kurt Tannen, a quirky Central Intelligence Agency linguist Monday nights this November.
Off-duty Manteca firefighters are passing the boot Saturday starting at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Mission Ridge Drive and South Main Street.
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An east Manteca home on the northwest corner of a four-way stop that neighbors say motorists routinely ignore has been hit by an out-of-control vehicle for the third time.
Some of the seventh-grade students at Brock Elliott School may have been hesitant at first about dissecting a frog.
Sheri Gates marveled how fast time passes.
San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore got into a fender-bender while on duty.
LATHROP – Gurpreet Atwal has a 4.26 grade point average.
A 36-year-old Manteca man was arrested on Friday on charges of spousal abuse and carjacking after he allegedly pushed his estranged wife into a bookshelf, took the keys to her blue Saturn and split before Manteca Police arrived.
LATHROP – If dress is an important part of succeeding, the Lathrop Elementary 8th graders are headed straight to the Forbes list.
Change and making a difference were the key words that echoed throughout the promotion ceremonies Tuesday at Joshua Cowell Elementary School.
The biggest residential project ever approved for Manteca is about to get bigger.
Family get togethers, barbecue, or a celebration at the park like the big gathering that Manteca had over the weekend is "not the true meaning" of Memorial Day weekend, said American Legion Post 249 Commander Jim Winston to the sparse group that showed up Monday at the historic Union Cemetery on Louise Avenue and Union Road.