Most people who work outdoors in the summer will find just about every way possible to escape the punishing rays of the sun.
Junior leadership is free to teens Teens have a chance to learn a lot about the community as well as develop leadership skills at no cost as part of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Junior Leadership Program. The program involves once-a-month programs them an up close look at how the community operates. The orientation will take place Saturday, Sept. 26. Team building exercises will take place at Venture Academy. Other monthly programs include military ...
Carlos Gaspar had a lot to smile about on Sunday afternoon. As the President of the Festa de Espiritu de Santa Manteca he had already successfully gone over the books of the Portuguese organization that has been operating since 1932 – a tradition known as "contas" that draws hundreds for the after festa party that is strikingly similar to the annual festa and the celebration of the Holy Ghost that the organization is famous for. ...
31st annual Ag Tour this Friday Join the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau for the 31st Annual Ag Tour for 2009 this Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year they will be visiting Quaresma Farms Dairy located in south Manteca, the King of Windmills located in Stockton, The Fruit Bowl for shopping and lunch, The Port of Stockton and ending up at Delicato Family Vineyards for wine tasting. Tickets are available ...
MODESTO – In the catacombs behind the stage at the Modesto Center Plaza, Alex Orr and Ben Alfter made sure that their instruments were tuned and ready.
Manteca may pay Anderson 209 BMX Race Team $7,500 for the first year to maintain the city's new yet-to-open BMX track.
Virginia Brown was named director of fiscal services for Manteca Unified. Her appointment was announced at last Tuesday's school board meeting following closed session. She earned her degree in Business Administration (accounting) in 1992 from Sacramento State University. In 2008, Brown attended the University of Southern California's Rossier School, and now holds a certificate in School Business Management. She began her career as an accountant in 1993, and established herself as a senior consultant, controller, ...
Sixty days ago Manteca civic leaders agreed to give Club Leon's new owner time to correct a long list of problems and concerns.
Manteca's longest-running annual weekend event is again offering a slew of attractions for the entire family.
LATHROP – The youngest Lathrop Relay for Life participant could not even walk. After all, he was just 10 months old.
Think you've got the right stuff to make the best scarecrow in Manteca? The Sunrise Kiwanis will give you a chance to find out as they are sponsoring the "Build a Scarecrow" contest to mark the 25th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. The Pumpkin Fair takes place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4, in downtown Manteca. The contest is open to children ages 5 to 18 who attend school in Manteca. They are ...
It was an excited "Hi-5" for a wide-eyed Stockton police officer who won the Doctors Hospital charity poker run Saturday morning – a $200 surprise.
If you think Saturday's 104 degrees was hot, think again. The real heat was inside the Manteca Senior Center where culinary temperatures, along with a huge throng of chili fans, all conspired to rival Mother Nature's summer sizzle. The 30 palate-pleasing, mouth-watering and tear-jerking chili concoctions were the afternoon's major attraction. And it was all for a good cause, with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Manteca as the beneficiary of the day's financial haul. ...
In Saturday's front page story "City asks police: Give up raises for 2 years, forgo uniform allowances & pay more PERS" it was incorrectly stated that officers are being asked to "pay 5% percent more to their Public Employees Retirements System that would kick their contribution from $260 to $445". The 5 percent more in PERS payments raises an officer's contribution an additional $260 to $445 on top of the 9% ($468 to $802) that ...
The first day of the annual harvest festival at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church took place on Saturday on Cambridge Drive in Lathrop. Mexican food, games for the entire family and other attractions continue today on the church grounds.
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.