Two entries in Manteca's first ever Memorial Day parade on Monday will be hard to miss – a Christmas-tree green 1912 vehicle and a fire-truck red 1913 four wheeler. Both were made by International Harvester Company. And both have been meticulously restored by octogenarian Everett Rankins.
The group of young FFA students from Riverbank was at Woodward Park just after sunrise on Friday. Past the noon hour, they were still there with their mallets making sure the 5,800 white crosses that represent the 5,800 Americans who have died so far in the Global War on Terror are firmly planted in the grassy ground.
Environmental studies for a project that has the potential to add distribution center space in Manteca equivalent to eight buildings the size of the Ford Motor Company's small parts distribution center in Spreckels Park will cost an additional $38,720.
Voters won't be able to say "yea" or "nay" to any PG&E proposal to extend electric service into new territory or expanding its system to serve additional customers should the measure the for-profit utility authored on the June 8 ballot - Proposition 16 - pass.
At least 150 runners and walkers will join Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" in the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park. McGinnis served as a hospital corpsman for 11 years in the Navy. In November of 2004 he was severely wounded in Fallujah sustaining a traumatic brain injury and an above-knee amputation of his left leg for which he underwent extensive treatment and rehabilitation at military and Veterans Affairs medical ...