The challenge is on. The 10th Annual Give Every Child A Chance Antone E. Raymus Bowl-A-Thon will be held Saturday, February 28. Thanks to Marie Raymus, the Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center will host this event, supplying all 48 lanes (from 8 a.m. till 5 p.m.), shoes, and staff to insure the success of the bowl-a-thon, all at no charge to Give Every Child A Chance. The proceeds help provide free tutoring services to ...
Manteca since 2002 has used $13.8 million in one-time cash infusions – primarily from $12.2 million in bonus bucks – to cover gaps between expenditures from day-to-day city operations and revenue.
Ripon was flying high financially when gas was pushing $5 a gallon. Now with gas prices a lot closer to the $2-a-gallon mark the extra money that some motorists are saving may end up costing City of Ripon employees dearly. Because Ripon gets 70 percent of all its sales tax from the Jack Tone interchange area – the construction of which was independently funded by the city to promote developing that region into a transportation ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will consider accepting the completion of work tonight at the future high school site in south Manteca.
RIPON – Three armed suspects were arrested early Monday morning by Ripon officers who were positioned and waiting for them if they entered the city – and enter it they did.
The Manteca Ripon Pentecost Society Saturday evening introduced the 2009 queens for their 90th annual Holy Ghost celebration this summer during a dinner at the MRPS Hall.
Frank Guinta knows what it is like growing up poor and not having the options that other kids may have.
The spirits are with us – the spirits of Clementine "Mull" Mulholland and Talbot Kendall – who for years were central figures in the Ripon Almond Festival along with longtime mayor Ed Feichtmeir.
Manteca's 385 municipal workers are agreeable to taking a 3.8 percent pay cut starting in July to help the city weather its approaching budget crisis.
Manteca – sometime later this year – is expected to seek bids to landscape the main entrance to the city at the recently completed Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange.
Many of Manteca's neighboring cities are laying off municipal workers as the ripple effect of the housing meltdown is sending property taxes plunging and curtailing consumer spending.
The Manteca Quilters Guild is pulling out all the stops to commemorate its 30th anniversary. At the guild's 30th Annual Quilt and Cloth Doll Show on the weekend of March 7-8, guild members are offering more than just the usual wide array of quilted items for guests to enjoy. For this year's celebration, they have invited nationally known quilter, Alex Anderson, as the featured artist. She will be present both days of the show to ...
Couples celebrated Valentine's Day with dinner and dance lessons Saturday at Main Street Café.
The Pink Lady volunteers at Doctors Hospital Manteca received their annual pins representing nearly 20,000 hours served at the hospital during luncheon at Chez Shari's at the Manteca golf course.
The Best of Manteca is getting better. The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is spicing up the awards presentations this year with live entertainment – including singers and musicians who will be named Manteca's favorites in various categories. The actual winners will also be notified in advance to make it more of a celebration gala for those who are voted the Best of Manteca. Voting this year is going to be exclusively on-line. The 30 ...
If Emmanuel Torres ended up on the street tomorrow, he wouldn't fare so well. For starters, the 15-year-old vice president of the Manteca Boys and Girls Club's Keystone Club - a leadership academy for teenagers -- struggled with piecing together a makeshift shelter that only needed tape and staples to finish. Even with a handful of helpers, Torres couldn't manage get the thick cardboard walls to stick to the wooden frame that had shielded him ...
Ripon High School senior Paige Burrell is moving on to the next chapter in her volleyball career and has accepted a scholarship to play for a NCAA Division II school - Nyack College in Nyack, NY.
A two-year-old child is recovering at Children's Hospital in Oakland after being run over by her parents' pick-up truck. The vehicle was parked in the family's driveway at Alfonso Lane in Manteca shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday. The status of the child is unknown as of press time; however, a Manteca Police spokesman said the child was "alert and crying" when officers arrived at the scene. According to preliminary investigations, only one of the ...
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By JASON CAMPBELL
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.