Arnold Urbina III is looking forward to that day when he's officially a member of the Boys Scout of America. As a Cub Scout, the local 10-year-old is working up the ranks. He's currently a Webelos 1. From there, Urbina and others in Pack 423 will soon become Webelos 2, which is the level before becomingx a Boys Scout. He and others climbed up the same ladder, going from Tigers to Wolves; Wolves to Bears; ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is posed to play a pivotal role in Manteca's future prosperity just as its creation 100 years ago gave the community economic strength.
The thousands of people who filled Woodward Park on Sunday were there to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Two hundred more Manteca residents were working in April than in the previous month. Manteca's unemployment rate dipped to 13.6 percent in April from a post World War II high of 14.4 percent in March. That means one out of roughly every seven in the adult workforce or 3,900 people in Manteca are unemployed. It is a lower jobless rate than bothMarch at 14.4 percent as well as in February when it was at 13.8 ...
Graduation season officially kicks off this Friday. The "Pomp and Circumstance" – the traditional tune played at commencement exercises – begins at 6:15 p.m. for Calla High students receiving their diplomas. The special event will be held at the First Assembly of God Church, 486 Button Ave. Graduation candidates at Weston Ranch's New Vision Educational Center (the ceremony there will be held in the on-campus multi-purpose facility) and Lindbergh Educational Center (Calvary Community Church, 815 ...
Give Every Child a Chance – the Raymus founded tutoring group – has been honored by the California Teachers Association (CTA) with its "Golden Bell" award for excellence.
Traffic counts have skyrocketed 17.5 percent in the past year at the Spreckels/Cottage/Yosemite avenues intersection.
An aircraft flyover, a 21-gun Howitzer salute, and aerial fireworks are the flashy aspects of today's Memorial Day Weekend ceremonies at Woodward Park.
Throughout the early part of his life, Keith Little had people telling him about how his ways were uncivilized, and that his tradition and his people were savage.
A Manteca tradition won't become a victim of the budget crisis. The Manteca City Council last week nixed plans to recover costs incurred for the use of Library Park for the summer farmers market. That effectively saves the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau about $1,000 on the popular activity that they barely break even on each year. Had the council not waived the fees, the CVB was prepared to move the farmers market elsewhere on ...
The first presentation of Saturday's "Not Forgotten" was standing room only at "The Place of Refuge" on Button Avenue that was part of the four-day scheduled of Memorial Day Weekend events.
Imagine experiencing daily fatigue, loss of balance and difficulty walking. Some of the simplest daily tasks such as walking, yard work and shopping become difficult for a person with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Sammy L. Davis knew that he had to do something when he heard crying across the river – despite the fact that he himself had been injured from a North Vietnamese recoilless rifle round that took out the howitzer his squad was operating.
Earl Watson didn't know when he enlisted in the armed forced that he'd be taking part in one of the bloodiest battles in the history of modern warfare.
Fireworks lighting up the sky over Woodward Park Sunday at 8:45 p.m. will celebrate the safe return of those who have served America fighting the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A crosswalk with flashing beacons on each side of the street to alert motorists there may be pedestrians will be installed later this year on Cottage Avenue at Brookdale Way.
Jessica Becker knows what it's like to be there when her daughter wakes up every morning and when she goes to bed every night – relishing in the bundle of joy and energy that 4-year-old Lauren brings to her family.
What could Manteca do with an extra $1.8 million?
Charlie Jayne Crandall Davis was a happy 6-year-old who wore red-framed glasses, loved to dance and refused to be defined by Down's Syndrome.
It cost just under $30,000 in 1924 to build Manteca's original brick two-story city hall that still stands across from the downtown Library Park.
The speed limit on Cottage Avenue is going to go up by a third.
Jack Miller - a coach and teacher lauded for his "pay-it-forward attitude" - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
When the foreclosure crisis leveled the local economy, June Hum knew she was in for a bad trip.
FUN Club Program Inc. has a new location with more room and amenities. But, according to Rev. Quincy McClain, the message remains the same: "Education, education, education," she said on Friday. McClain is the director for FUN – an acronym for Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood – for the past six years. The previous five were held at her Southside Christian Church at 314 Locust Ave., Manteca. "Every Friday night after the FUN Club, ...
Moffat Boulevard between Austin Road and Woodward Avenue will be widened to four lanes under a $2.6 million plan to secure employment centers in the first phase of the 1,050-acre Austin Road Business Park. Ramps at the Austin Road and Highway 99 interchange would be widened including allowing the southbound off ramp to 99 to have two left turn lanes and a right turn lane. There would also be traffic signals at the off ramps. ...
Robi and Ray Cornelius describe their Del Webb home's back yard as something akin to a two-lane bowling alley. Yet, the garden that they have created in that limited space is nothing close to a "tunnel vision," as Robi Cornelius puts it.
Bonus bucks may start flowing again.
Shelves and stacks of books, some reaching from floor to ceiling, create a labyrinth inside this Main Street store.
LATHROP – A few months ago it was unofficially known as the "teen center."
Everything from a low rider car show to Mexican bands are part of the free Manteca Cinco de Mayo celebration taking place this Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Library Park in downtown Manteca.