A group of 25 to 50 people from Crossroads Grace Community Church in Manteca on Saturday, Feb. 14, will be heading out for the second time this winter to glean citrus from trees at local farms and residences where they will then deliver them to shelters and feeding programs nearby.
During the month of February visitors to Bass Pro Shops at 1356 Bass Pro Drive in Manteca, will have the opportunity to send their children's favorite teacher back to school.
The local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is opening membership in the Manteca/Tracy area for the 2008-09 year. Beta Sigma Phi is a social sorority created for the purpose of friendship and cultural development. They support local and national charities by monetary donations and hands-on service.
Georgianna Reichelt's battles over growth and government are almost legendary.
The first annual Anderson's 209 Racing crab feed took place Saturday at the MRPS Hall to raise funds to help construct the new BMX race track now under construction at Spreckels Recreation Park, Moffat Boulevard and Spreckels Avenue.
LATHROP – In anticipation of the filing of the report from the hearing officer who presided over the wrongful-termination appeal of former Lathrop chief building officer Matt Browne, the Lathrop City Council tonight will consider a resolution outlining the process that they will use in reviewing the recommendations.
Palm Avenue just south of Manteca off Austin Road is aptly named.
RIPON – The last time that the Ripon City Council publicly discussed how to balance the 2008-09 budget, things didn't go very well.
Ryan Sivley , 28, has made a place for himself in the Hollywood world of animation – something of a recession-proof industry. People like to go to the movies even in bad economic times.
The Manteca Rotary and Manteca Mural Society hosted the third annual Super Bowl Sunday Omelet Breakfast at the Manteca Senior Center on Sunday.
Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters is at the helm of the Manteca Fire Department as it starts its 51st year as a full-time city operation.
LATHROP – Dwindling revenues due to the widespread economic downtown is prompting Lathrop city officials to sit down and crunch the numbers for the coming fiscal year 2009-10.
California's continuing budget crisis could undermine efforts to provide affordable housing in Manteca as well as force the city to borrow money from an internal account to keep street maintenance crews working.
For more than two years Paul Binford thought about how he could take his passion for the hit HBO show "The Sopranos" and turn it into a piece of rolling art.
A man believed to be in his early 20s, who was shot in the legs last Monday night at the corner of Northwoods Avenue and Lovell Way, was released from a Manteca hospital the night of the shooting.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.