Father Dante Dammay, parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca, was one of nearly 50 priests honored recently in Fremont in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of "Year for Priests" declared by Pope Benedict XVI.
Two have devoted their lives to educating youth. One didn't just put her heart and soul into community service but also muscle when the task came to dig graves to keep East Union Cemetery open. Another risked his life saving fellow soldiers against all odds.
LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council will determine tonight whether nonprofit groups in the community will be selling Safe and Sane Fireworks for the Fourth of and the city's birthday celebrations and raise funds at the same time.
She's not the build of a full-sized shepherd, but this red, three-year-old mix being held at the Manteca dog pound is personality plus and in the need of a friend. She obviously has not had the best of care and her coat needs some attention, but she definitely has heart and at first blush likes people. She comes with a chain collar with a pink ribbon intertwined through its links. Anyone who dares to drive up to the animal control shelter will see her patiently sitting by the wire in the third cage – gazing patiently waiting for someone to ...
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.