This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
FRENCH CAMP – The annual pancake breakfast hosted by the French Camp-McKinley Fire District will be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 a.m. until noon at the fire station, 310 E. French Camp Road just across the street from the Post Office and the Good Shepherd Mission Church. The public is invited.
Looking for a great time with family and friends where the main fare includes all you can eat ribs and tri-tip, bid on auction items, and dance to the latest songs? Then bring the whole family and join St. Anthony's for a great night of fun in the school gym on Saturday, May 15, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for children 4-12 years of age, and free for children under 3.
Susie Beeler - a woman who took it upon herself to make sure those from the South County and elsewhere who are fighting the Global War on Terror aren't forgotten - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.