RIPON – The Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars is staging their third annual Luau Fund Raiser, to benefit the Ladies Auxiliary and Iraq fund.
Get ready for some Manteca snow to fall during the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. The "snow" in question is the white and light pink almond blossoms that blanket the Manteca countryside the last week in February each year like clockwork. It's the subject of the Manteca Mural Society's fifth Mural in a Weekend project taking place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4. It is going on the wall of a building along Manteca Avenue directly ...
You can take a swing at winning a tennis tournament this weekend and help put in place a program designed to mentor students at the same time.
RIPON - Ripon Elementary School shot ahead in English Language Arts as well as Math in the spring 2009 Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR) testing.
LATHROP – To hire a consultant for $50,000 a year or to hire an economic development administrator for $150,000 a year: that is the dilemma facing the Lathrop City Council tonight.
Where are some of the best deals in town? Try the Ray of Hope Children Shop. Operating under new hours for donors and shoppers – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays – the store at 1030 W. Yosemite Ave. offers clothing for infants, toddler, school-aged children and teens at low prices such as $2 and $3. All proceeds benefit the Babies in Crisis program operated by Ray of Hope. The shop ...
The Place of Refuge on Button Avenue conducted a Patriot Day Service Sunday to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America as well as honor first responders.
RIPON - Hot stuffed bell peppers prepared in the Ripon Senior Center was a first Monday for the new "Meals on Wheels" noon lunch program launched by the Bethany Home Foundation.
Where are they going to park? It's now the $89,000 question as the long-awaited BMX race track nears completion at Spreckels Avenue and Moffat Boulevard. Several people - after reading a story that a regional race could bring 200 riders per day plus family and friends - wondered just where all of the cars are going to go? There is a parking lot as part of the 10-acre Spreckels Recreation Park but that would probably ...
The Ripon High School Athletic Department will host a Golf Tournament Fund Raiser to benefit all high school sports on Saturday, Oct, 24, at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon.
Manteca's elected leaders Tuesday may take action that ultimately means the city will divest funds it may have with banks that aren't cooperating with efforts to stem the flow of residential foreclosures.
Pumpkin Fair time for years in Manteca meant street fair-style fun along with a carnival. The move earlier this decade to its popular downtown venue required the carnival take place at a satellite location. Still, there were complaints from some that it was taxing to hit the street fair and then take the kids to a carnival that was 10 or so blocks away. That won't be a problem this year. The Sunrise Kiwanis are ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District – should they enter the retail power distribution business – has a contingency plan if a major winter storm or some other disaster plays havoc with the power system.
It was a noontime event that showed the appreciation for Manteca's emergency teams last week. It was the second annual event and a first for the new general manager George Bewick.
Family and friends staged a "Chile Cook Off" at Baccaileri Park on Saturday in honor of Eloisa M. De Leon who passed on Sept. 12, 2002. Mama Loy (Eloisa) and Papa Joe (Joe De Leon) moved to Manteca in 1945 from Texas and were both well known in the community. Eloisa De Leon was known for her big heart and amazing cooking.
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.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Flames and billowing black smoke that could be seen for several miles resulted from a fire that caused $230,000 in damage to a Manteca home in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue in north central area Manteca about 1 p.m. Sunday.
Commemorative wine glasses are being provided for the three hour "Taste of Ripon" Wine stroll on Thursday, Dec. 5, courtesy of the McManis Winery as part of the $25 ticket donation to the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.