New Hope Church hosted the Summer Rock event Saturday at Southside Park that provided free food, games, and other activities for neighborhood kids as part of its outreach effort to combat the influence of gangs. The event also included prizes as well as Payless Shoe gift cards.
SCA Championship Tournament Aug. 8 The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), Barony of Fettburg, is holding its annual Championship Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held in the park behind the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. They are inviting the public, especially teachers, students and their parents to attend this free event. The Medieval Tournament will start at approximately 10 a.m. and run to 1:30 or ...
RIPON - When Joe O'Leary retired as the Superintendent of Ripon Unified School District, he know that he was going to have to have something to keep him occupied. It was 1993, and there were only so many times a man could rearrange his sock drawer before boredom set it. But with his love of music and his realization that Ripon didn't have very much to offer the masses, he got together and formed the ...
The Manteca Unified Student Trust announced its 2009 scholarship winners on Friday. The recipients were recent graduates from the district's secondary sites – Manteca High, East Union, Sierra, Weston Ranch and Lindbergh schools. Students were required to maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and contributed at least 100 hours of community service within the past four years.
Kids are taking over the Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park this Tuesday. Everything will be kids related from entertainment provided by an acclaimed youth rock band to games, activities, and even information booths. The free Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau event runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p. m. Tuesday. It features 10 certified farmers produce booths, baked goods, commercial vendors, and food booths. This Tuesday booths will include a slew of information booths on ...
Ray of Hope lost a key supporter of its Students Success Program in Mervyn's. The major retailer along with Crossroad Grace Community Church would work together to provide back-to-school clothing for children in severe need. During these tough economic times, the non-profit organization is faced with more referrals than ever for the program. Mervyn's, however, is no longer in business, leaving Ray of Hope facing a big dilemma. "We used to match funds (with Mervyn's) ...
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it may now cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond.
It's un-official. The majority of the Manteca City Council doesn't want to see Independence Day celebrated in Manteca on any other day than the Fourth of July. At the conclusion of Tuesday's itemized agenda, council members one-by-one used the council comment section to voice their preference to keep Independence Day on the Fourth of July. Manteca this year moved city-sponsored events such as the activities at the Big League Dreams sports complex and the aerial ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The body of missing 28-year-old Jeremy Lum was found about 5 p.m. Sunday in the San Joaquin River near the Lockhart Road bridge about a mile west of the San Joaquin County Hospital and the sheriff's complex in French Camp at I-5 and Mathews Road. Family members were asked to confirm the clothing found on the body about 8 p.m. – with deputies also wanting ...
In an effort to be closer to the public, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker mixed with the Saturday morning breakfast crowd at Johnny's Restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – The search for Jeremy Lum, 28, of Lathrop reached into Stockton as far as Alpine Road with some 700 fliers being handed out.
Manteca police motorcycle officers Sgt. Nick Obligacion and David Bright took second place trophies in Saturday's police motorcycle competition in Oakland.
Classic cars and hot rods were on display Saturday at the Del Webb Car Show.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be hosting its annual Junior Police Academy this summer July 20 through July 31. The academy is open to fifth- through eighth-grade students from Lathrop. Students must maintain at least a "C" grade average and have no criminal contact with Lathrop Police Services.
Manteca enjoyed its most robust month for housing starts in over a year in June as 34 new homes broke ground.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.