It was two Manteca public safety chiefs who made themselves available to the public over breakfast Saturday morning at Perko's Restaurant in the shadow of the Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue intersection.
If you want to hold a sign at the corner of Main Street and Mission Ridge Drive announcing to the world you will work for food, you aren't probably going to get a permit from Manteca's police chief to do so.
Yosemite Avenue between Sherman Avenue and Fremont Street will be closed to traffic on Monday, July 12, starting at 8 p.m. through Tuesday, July 13, ending at 6 a.m. This closure is needed to install a water line being constructed by D.A. Wood Construction. The city-funded project involves installing a 12-inch water main line in Garfield Avenue from Fir Street to Moffat Boulevard.
With bull horns in hand, Service Employees International, United Health Care Union organizers led a picket line in continuous chants outside the Palm Haven Care Center Thursday afternoon demanding better staffing and increased pay for workers.
The Antone Raymus Golf Tournament – in memory of the military past and present – is scheduled for July 16 at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. Pastor Mike Dillman will make a special guest appearance.
Art Mortimer – the appropriately named artist whose work has already been featured in Manteca during a "mural in a day project" that churned out "The Bountiful Valley piece that accentuates downtown slowly sipping a drink in the garden of Liz and Leon Sucht.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.