Five years ago Lena Webber was sampling a number of fragrances at the well-known Bath and Body Works. Though the fragrances were pleasant enough, Webber was tired of the same old scents made with ingredients she could barely pronounce.
The Manteca Branch Library will host the Sunday Scribblers on May 18, at 1 p.m. in the McFall Meeting Room. The Sunday Scribblers is a group of writers and artists who gather to share poems, paragraphs, stories, artwork, doodles and musings. Those looking for inspiration are also welcome. The Scribblers meet on a monthly basis in order to spark ideas and network with other artists. New members are encouraged to attend this free program.
Early Manteca pioneers might be a bit startled at today's landscape.
Linda Aderholte was hunting for antique plates and old yard sticks. Her good friend Sonja Garrison focused her search on collectible French pots. Dee Wilmoth had her eye focused on old tin trays, preferably decorated with tole paintings.
The Big Read begins today at the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library.
If you thought summer was officially here Wednesday when you sweltered in the day's ice-melting and sweat-drenching 96-degree temperatures, you thought wrong.
The Manteca Branch Library could be facing a reduction in hours.
Adam Pintor can rest easy knowing that he did a little something to help the planet.
RIPON - Going outside the box for cancer research in Ripon actually equates to shredding what is inside the box for a $10 donation to the American Cancer Society as part of Ripon's Relay for Life event set for mid-May at the Ripon High football stadium.
The Union Pacific Railroad's historic steam locomotive No. 844 passed through Manteca and Lathrop early Wednesday afternoon on its "Western Heritage Tour," enroute to Stockton.
It's a long way from the jungles of Nicaragua to Spreckels Park in Manteca.
After more than two decades of overseeing the department that brought about Woodward Park and Big League Dreams, Steve Houx is calling it quits.
Victoria Watson, with her eye on a career in law enforcement, is bound to make a difference as a teenager.
Rising PG&E and water bills have a much smaller impact on people like Judy Sonke.
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.
Walnut grower Chris Van Groningen is hoping the pressurized irrigation system installed by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District west of Ripon and south of Manteca could be tapped for fire suppression.
"The freedom we enjoy is not free," Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal told the crowd gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial for Monday's Memorial Day observance.
AmyJo Mattheis isn't your run-of-the-mill atheist.
The pastor. The retired steel worker. The congressman.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District has something that at least two thirds of California wants - water.
Bonus bucks are back.
The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal.
Leonor Borges will be the first person in her family to go to college.