Shawn Jackson knows that he has a lot to be thankful for. Thursday afternoon he joined his family at Woodward Park for an afternoon that included the traditional Thanksgiving game of football as well as some baked goodies that everybody enjoyed together. They were taking advantage of the unusually temperate outdoor climate. While many this Thanksgiving have been assisted by community outreach efforts through organizations like Second Harvest Food Bank and local churches, Jackson says ...
St. Vincent De Paul Society presents the Christmas Omelet Eggstravaganza, Sunday, Dec. 6, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony's gymnasium. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 & under, $3.
The biggest holiday party in Manteca is being planned by Manteca Soroptimists for their upcoming 30th Annual Holiday Affair.
Manteca twilight holiday parade takes place Dec. 5 Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday, Dec. 5, starting at 5 p.m. There are already more than 90 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school band. Chamber Chief Executive officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San ...
Judeasar Ballesteros Air Force Airman Judeasar G. Ballesteros graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Rosalina and Santos Ballesteros of Lathrop. Ballesteros is a 2009 graduate of Sierra High School. Kevin De Guzman Air Force ...
It's a labor of love in police work, and of the ministry for one Manteca police officer and his wife.
LATHROP – The mortgage meltdown and home foreclosures have dominated the news from Lathrop in the last several months.
El Rancho Mobile Home Park owner Marie Raymus said Wednesday that recently released child predator Dewayne Smith, 50, is not now staying with his parents in their mobile home in Manteca.
LATHROP – You won't find Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen or Rudolf hanging around Santa if you venture out to Dell'Osso Farms.
Joseph Norman Aman Joseph Norman Aman entered U.S.A.F. on March 9, 2004. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant on Nov. 10, 2009. He is currently serving at Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. Marcus Dalton Navy Fireman Marcus C. Dalton, son of Karin and Terry Dalton of Lathrop, along with sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. ...
NAME: Emmanuel Garcia, age 12 GRADE: 7, Lincoln Elementary FAVORITE CLUB ACTIVITY: Air hockey because I'm good at it and I beat a lot of people at it. FAVORITE THING ABOUT SCHOOL: Succeeding and doing well in all subjects, it makes me feel good. FAVORITE TV SHOW: Comedy Central is my favorite channel. FAVORITE PERSON IN THE WORLD: My mom and dad because they take really good care of me. GOAL IN LIFE: I would ...
An increase in small donors giving everything from $10 to $100 helped the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop raise $73,625 during their annual two-day telethon that ended Tuesday night.
Dewayne Michael Smith, 50, a convicted child sex offender, was released into the Manteca community Tuesday after spending some 22 years at Atascadero State Mental Hospital located on the coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Manteca's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in front of the Manteca Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Volunteering has always come easy for Jeff and Jan Stoermer. For more than a decade, the Manteca couple have integrated themselves into a handful of local organizations including the Citizens Police Academy, the Community Emergency Response Team, and the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police unit. And for the last three years the couple has volunteered to work together manning the cameras for the annual Boys and Girls Club Telethon – getting a behind-the-scenes look ...
Kaiser Manteca nurses are pounding the pavement today at Woodbridge at Del Webb to share with the residents their concerns about the state of health services at the West Yosemite Avenue medical facility.
A 19-year-old Sacramento man has been arrested on attempted murder charges associated with an early morning double shooting Sept. 7 in a Victory Avenue home south of Alameda Street and east of Union Road, just blocks north of the Manteca Police Department.
FRENCH CAMP –Jeffrey Michael thought of the people at "Restore the Delta" as a "bunch of hippies" when they first papered his car with their mantra.
It may soon be legal to "speed" on Cottage Avenue and Atherton Drive based on current posted speed limits.
San Joaquin County Undersheriff Jon Picone had a few things that he wanted to talk about to the Manteca TEA Party Patriots as their featured guest Thursday night.
Manteca avoids using enough treated water each year to meet the needs of roughly 9,000 people.
Fifteen years ago Linda Kay read an article in a magazine that changed her life.