RIPON - The Ripon Rotary Club has a passion for community and world-wide health. The local service organization recently provided a donation to help the Ripon Community and Youth Commission. The money will be used for goodie bags for the first 500 participants attending the third annual Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of Ripon's Main Street Days. The fair will be held in the Ripon Athletic Club's ...
Caltrans will do road sign repair on the Highway 120 Bypass in Manteca on Monday. The right lane and right shoulder of westbound Highway 120 will close from the off-ramp to South Main Street to the Van Ryn Road undercrossing on Monday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Motorists should expect 15 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible. This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to ...
The annual Manteca Historical Society Summer Barbecue Social, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society, will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at Spreckels Park. The afternoon features tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, salad, watermelon, French bread and dessert. The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at the museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave., from any board member, ticket chairperson Phyllis Abram, 239-0744 or at German Glas Werks.
Calla 4-H Club enrollment night The Calla 4-H Club will be holding its annual enrollment night on Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the New Haven School cafeteria, 14600 S. Austin Road. The annual enrollment fees are $32 for members and $6 for leaders. Returning and prospective members are asked to bring a parent or guardian. The Calla 4-H offers a number of projects, including community service, rabbits, poultry, food & nutrition, ...
60 years ago August 18, 1949 Upon recommendation of Vice Principal B. E. Claypool, the number of semester hours needed for graduation has been increased by the high school board of trustees. Action was taken at a meeting of the board last week. Claypool told the board that a study of senior schedules showed that the class load was too light and that there were not enough solids taken by many seniors. 50 ...
Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau was directly responsible for the booking of 1,000 room nights at city hotels for Manteca-based gatherings during April, May, and June.
Manteca's unemployment rate worsened in July after four months of small improvements. Fourteen out of every 100 employable adults are now out of work in Manteca. That translates into 200 more people unemployed in July leaving 28,000 Manteca residents employed. Countywide there was a 16 percent unemployment rate in July. The worst spot to be living and looking for a job is Stockton with a 19.2 percent unemployment rate The California Employment Development Department reported ...
The loss of much of Manteca Unified's home-to-school busing has shifted attention back to the city's ambitious program launched three years ago to address four miles of developed streets that lack sidewalks.
A mini Portuguese festa is planned for Sunday in Manteca at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. The featured attraction will be the performance of the Luso-American Youth Council. The traditional dancers of North San Joaquin Valley – included are members from Modesto and Manteca – took second place at the 2009 Luso-American Fraternal Federal and S.P.R.I. event held Aug. 7-10 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. Founded by Portuguese immigrants in 1868, ...
Over 500 Manteca Unified sixth, seventh and eighth graders attended the first Manteca Parks and Recreation teen dance of the school year at Golden West Gym on Friday night.
Musician Nina Maluhia performed on stage with the Audible Mosaic band featuring live acoustic soul and the spoken word at the Main Street Café Friday night. It was Nina's last scheduled performance in California before heading to Hawaii.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce will present the 25th Annual Main Street Day & Car Show in Ripon on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Delicato Vineyards will be holding its home winemaking workshop once again this year for those just beginning or those wanting to hone their skills.
JAMESTOWN – Over Labor Day weekend and for the second year in a row, visitors to Railtown1897 State Historic Park will have the special opportunity to see more than a dozen small-scale model steam trains in operation.
Janis Music summer concert set for Aug. 30 Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Gordon Kennedy of the Manteca-based Janis Studios will present the largest concert yet with 10 bands playing. Each band has their own style of music from acoustic rock to heavy metal. The bands are made up of 95 performers ranging ...
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.
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.