It was almost two decades after Pat Benetar recorded "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" that 11-year-old Danielle Osoteo was born.
Laura Vieira was thrilled with the recent work by Troy Hoffdahl. He's the East Union High junior who completed the "student room" at Ray of Hope for his Eagle Project. Hoffdahl, 16, has been a Scout since his pre-school days, starting with Cub Scouts and progressing to Boy Scouts. Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America program, with the position held for life. "My Dad is an Eagle Scout," ...
American Legion Post 249 is having a breakfast for the early birds at the Manteca Pumpkin Fair that's open to the public this Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 to 10 a.m.
The best entertainment bargain this weekend can be found on the streets of downtown Manteca during the silver anniversary of the Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
Micky Carroll and Diego Juarez are going to play in "Manteca Snow" this weekend. The two young cousins are among three Manteca kids picked to have their likenesses grace the next community mural project that's being painted by volunteers this weekend during the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. "Manteca Snow" is a tribute to the annual rite of nature that occurs in mid to late February when the almond trees burst into blossoms of white and little ...
R.C. Owens was elated last week to learn that he had been selected to the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame.
Got adhesive tape? You're going to need it to comply with a new state law regarding the recycling of household batteries – the type that power everything from flashlights to toys. The California Department of Transportation has decreed that those batteries must have their contact points covered with the clear adhesive tape before they are recycled. Why? Two batteries rubbed their contacts together and ignited a fire of a truckload of the batteries that are ...
The Manteca Parks and Recreation Tony Tots Flag Football League is in full swing. Last Saturday's action saw the Basswood team take on the Ironwood squad at Franciscan Park. For information on Manteca Parks and Recreation programs go to www.ci.manteca.ca.us/parks/ drop by the office at 252 Magnolia Ave, or call 456-8600.
The Bureau of Reclamation is offering a Thursday Evening Speaker Series at New Melones Lake.
Manteca residents received a tax cut in 2001. The City Council – under the leadership of former Mayor Carlon Perry – opted to drop the $2.35 a month municipal utility tax on garbage, sewer, and water bills. That ended up reducing general fund revenue by $690,000 for 2002. It cost the general fund at the time $1.4 million in refunds they made to ratepayers. The tax was repealed after the legality of the utility users' ...
Quick action by Manteca and Lathrop-Manteca firefighters Monday averted what easily could have developed into a larger and more dangerous inferno along westbound 120 Bypass just behind Manteca Industrial Park.
Response time to violent crimes in progress isn't expected to increase if the Manteca City Council ends up laying off 16 police officers in mid-October.
President Obama thinks that keeping kids in their seats might just be the education reform this country needs.
Mary Riemersma loves dealing with the seniors who rent their apartments and cottages at Bethany Home.
Chris Creek has no illusions that he's going to end up on Music Row.
The Weston Ranch JROTC program's pinnacle moment was nearly dashed by, of all things, Major League Baseball.
A Manteca developer is interested in acquiring two vacant sites owned by the Manteca Unified School District.