Mayor Willie Weatherford believes there is a way to slow traffic down, partially resolve Woodward Park parking problems on the weekend, and make it safer for pedestrians crossing Woodward Avenue at the same time.
The Manteca Firefighters Association raised $5,000 for the Manteca Fire Chief's Foundation Thursday by hosting a softball tournament at the Big League Dreams sports complex that drew teams from 15 fire departments throughout Northern California.
It's a memories' bash that former Manteca High School students have put together and they are having a ball breaking bread together once a month and talking about the best of their old times as students.
Stacey Ivey-Hernandez started getting concerned about the safety of her kids and other Paseo West neighborhood children having to cross busy and often high-speed Woodward Avenue walking to school over a year ago.
Aerial fireworks, a free concert featuring country star Josh Gracin, and a number of other events designed to bring people together to remember the sacrifice of soldiers as well as to honor those who returned home safely costs money.