The darkest park in Manteca once the sun goes down? Try Spreckels Recreation Park. A lady who takes her evening constitutional along the Spreckels Avenue bikeway said seven street lights along Spreckels Avenue and one on Moffat Boulevard adjacent to the park have been out for months. She questioned the safety and whether Manteca was paying PG&E for electricity to lights that weren't working. An e-mail alerting the city of the situation earlier this week ...
"You should know your kids better than we do," is the theme of a gang poster being distributed to businesses around the community by Manteca officers Ranch Johnson and Sgt. Danny Erb. Despite the cutback in officers Sgt. Erb said the department is still doing its best to keep gang activity in Manteca at a minimum. The printing of the posters was made possible through the non-profit Manteca Police Chief's Foundation.
A "historic tour" of the old section of East Union Cemetery will be offered on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The buyers of 18 future custom homes along Woodward Avenue expected to be built sometime in the next three years will ultimately pay $100,530 in a public safety endowment fees.
The official kick-off for the next Relay for Life in Manteca will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Manteca High School Cafeteria.
You'll find a replica of the beloved Manteca High bell tower within its walls as well as parts of the old Manteca railroad station and the original Manteca phone company.
Jeff Hannon was only a supportive fan when he first came across Manteca Idol several years ago.
Manteca High School cheerleaders are conducting their annual Junior Buff cheer camp. participants ranging in ages 4 to 14 will cheer through the first half of Friday's game and also performing during half time.
Marussa Mahony is an artist in her own right – with an egg in the palm of one hand and a stylus in the other and slowly turning her oval canvas – she carries on an ancient tradition dating back hundreds of years to the Ukraine.
EU Chorus to sing at Federated lunch meeting The East Union High School Chorus will be the featured entertainers when the Manteca Federated Women's Club members have their luncheon meeting at Chez Shari on Wednesday, Nov. 18. This will be the choir's first concert of the season. They will also participate in the annual Hospice Tree Lighting and will do caroling for a donation. To make a reservation for the noon luncheon, call 823-4194. ...
It was a fire that destroyed everything in the Yorktown Lane home of Carlos and Helen Gonzales Tuesday morning and the family that lost it all were quick to praise the action of the Manteca Fire Department and their neighbors.
There's just one frozen turkey in the freezer at the Second Harvest Food Bank that has been dropped off so far to help provide the main course this Thanksgiving for 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
Connie McCormick is a fighter. On three previous occasions, the Sequoia School third-grade teacher survived her bouts with cancer. The first took place in 1977 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. McCormick moved forward with her life after successful chemotherapy and surgery. Nine years ago, she had uterine cancer and, a year later, ovarian cancer. She bucked the odds once again thanks to radiation treatment and surgery. About a year ago, Connie McCormick was ...
Richard Norris wants the City Council to allow a non-profit medicinal dispensary and a cannabis nursery in Manteca.
RIPON - Ripon business woman Helen Catano has arranged for New Jersey children's author Andi Green to come to the Ripon Library Monday on a book signing tour spanning the East and West coasts.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.
It takes $500,000 a year to keep the doors of the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club open to provide a safe haven for 1,500 youth.
Debby Moorhead is ending a nearly 10-year stint as the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Chief Executive Officer.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The holidays are a time for reflection.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.