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.
80 years ago August 29, 1929 The Palace of Amusement hall has recently undergone a thorough job of overhauling and has been put in splendid condition for the American Legion Forty-nine celebration and costume dance for September 14. The building, both inside and out, has been repainted. The underpinning of the floor has been re-braced, the dance floor sanded and waxed. 70 years ago August 24, 1939 Statistics related to expenditures made ...
With his knees on an Islamic prayer rug facing Mecca, Imam Mohammed El Farra led several dozen Muslims through their Friday prayers on the first day of Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where fasting is the norm to teach modesty and sacrifice.
It might seem like a glamorous job to those who walk through the front door and grab a seat at the booth.
The Manteca Police motorcycle unit of five officers did well in Saturday's competition hosted by the Rancho Cordova Police Department – definitely making a name for themselves among their peers.
Two "cover models" - Manteca Fire Captain David Marques and Manteca Firefighter John Viss - have agreed to volunteer to help the Manteca Boys & Girls Club raise funds to keep the doors open during the current tough economic times to serve 1,500 kids.
The fifth annual Fairways Fore Foster Kids" golf tournament will take place on on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Manteca Golf Course. The tournament proceeds will go toward the support of Agape Villages Foster Family Agency.
Joni Morris plans Patsy Cline tribute concert at MJC MODESTO - Modesto Junior College will present "A Tribute to Patsy Cline" concert starring Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band on Friday, Sept.11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. A country music singer, Morris is a nationally acclaimed entertainer, songwriter and recording artist from Stockton. Receiving rave reviews coast to coast, she travels ...
It shouldn't have surprised anyone when Brieanne Jansen rocked the stage Wednesday night for the third week of Manteca Idol's opening rounds at Chez Shari.
It's something of a new concept at city hall: Work with your customers to make their lives easier and more productive.
Sunday concert features Manteca bands Braata & Facade, two local bands will be performing their original music at this year's annual summer concert, at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Braata has been together for 11 months and has just finished their first CD which will be available for the first time at the concert for $10. Facade with their unique alternate rock music has been working on ...
Ten years ago Manteca's elected leaders saw the need to create safe bike friendly routes across the 120 Bypass.
It sounded like a decent deal.
Rick Walston has just published his first sci-fi, mini-novel he has entitled, "A Power Beyond Heaven" with some 300 pages.
The Manteca Redevelopment Agency is dead.
The newly drawn Manteca Unified trustee map which brings to seven – up from the current five – areas represented by the elected members of the Board of Trustees was approved Tuesday by a majority vote of 4-3.
A grass-root effort to prevent Kaiser Permanente from continuing to eliminate services and possibly save the Manteca hospital from closing its doors appears to be gaining support.
The Blossom Express is expected to feature some new and improved transit service come Nov. 5.
Since its inception three years ago, Roselia Aguilar has attended every Family Reading Night function at Sequoia School.
Paula Treick DeBoard knows writing.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.