Being a part of the Kid in a Box event three years ago left a lasting impression on Lawrence Peverini.
RIPON – Taking advantage of Ripon's natural jewel has long been a tradition for a families and adolescents alike.
Participants in the Junior Crime Scene Investigation class investigated a mock crime scene Friday at the Boys & Girls Club.
Ray of Hope is making a change to its Back-to-School event. Gone are major sponsors such as Mervyn's, where needy youngsters as referred to by Manteca Unified and other agencies once roamed the aisles of the recently closed retailer prior to the upcoming school year for new clothes. Laura Vieira, Ray of Hope's executive director, said last week of the new plans calling for businesses and members of the community to sponsor students in a ...
Wendy Benavides has a bright idea. The Central Manteca resident would like to see the City of Manteca require a third of all street lights installed in new projects to be solar. Benavides believes it is a win-win situation – it would reduce the city's power costs while at the same time enhancing public safety. "It makes sense especially when you have a blackout," Benavides told the City Council Tuesday night. Benavides believes the ideal ...
LATHROP – Louise Avenue from McKinley to the city of Lathrop's eastern city limits at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks will remain close to traffic until after the Fourth of July.
The Silver Sluggers came ready to play Thursday against the City of Manteca. In this second annual clash, the senior group of the Del Webb Woodbridge community rolled past the recreational slo-pitch softball team consisting of elected and city officials, 8-2. "We're a better team this year," said Silver Slugger captain John Shirley. "But more importantly (than winning) is that we're getting exercise and trying to have fun." In fact, these seniors have been getting ...
Mick Canevari's love of agriculture and commitment to helping others, instilled in childhood on the family farm established 100 years ago by Italian immigrant grandparents, provided the framework for a successful 36-year career with University of California Cooperative Extension. He retires June 29.
Mitchell MacCready currently is in Ecuador serving in the Peace Corps. He has a website blog that you can get the history of his journey - http://mitchenecuador.blogspot.com/ MacCready, 24, has lived in Manteca all his life. He graduated from Manteca High School where he played football. He also graduated from Williamette University with a degree in biology and minor in chemistry. He played four years of football for Williamette where he was first team all-league ...
Manteca's elected leaders are having a cow over a Stockton City Council member nominated to serve on the San Joaquin Air Pollution Control District.
A sheared off fire hydrant at the Union Road and Louise Avenue intersection backed up traffic Wednesday afternoon. Some local residents took advantage of the flowing water to cool off from the hot weather.
Ripon Junior Police Academy brought elementary school students into the police department for a close-up view of what it takes to be a police officer.
Manteca City Councilman Vince Hernandez and his family are hosting a "South of the Border" breakfast for Manteca senior citizens Saturday morning beginning at 9 a.m. at the Senior Center on Cherry Lane.
RIPON – Getting farm-fresh produce right in the heart of town might be a reality for Ripon residents sooner than anyone expected.
The Friends of the Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation and the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department are co-sponsoring a charity golf event on July 24.
Throwing garbage cans into the back of a truck was actually a step towards a more leisurely workday when Robert Sumner joined the City of Manteca's solid waste division 15 years ago.
Future Farmers and 4-H members from Manteca and Ripon were obviously sleep deprived as they cared for their animals – from sheep to steers, swine and turkeys – at the San Joaquin County Fair Thursday morning.
Kota trots eloquently down the path, his short hair glistening in the sun.
More than 100 entries are expected for this year's Fourth of July parade down Main Street in Manteca.
STOCKTON - Cupcakes, cacti, tractors and quilts, oh my! And that's just the tip of the iceberg as far as the San Joaquin County Fair now in full swing is all about.
LATHROP - What's the "coolest" building in Lathrop?
LATHROP – They don't call him "Gnarly" for just any reason.
An 18-year-old woman thrown through the air after being struck in a crosswalk on East Yosemite Avenue at Washington Avenue early Tuesday afternoon became the eighth pedestrian hit by a vehicle so far this year.
LATHROP – For the first time in two years the City of Lathrop will pass a budget that doesn't call for employee layoffs.
Marilyn Lindberg and Melissa Meharg watched as Lucille Solaegui taste-tested the colorful cupcake topped with a floral motif.
Michael Shrope had a unique piece of wall art arrive in the mail earlier this week.
There was a time when Manteca's leaders dreamed of landing employers in the same genre of PeopleSoft, AT&T and LSI Logic to power the city's economic engine.
Growing up, April Smith loved to play the role of police officer – collaring the "bad guy" in living-room and neighborhood standoffs.
Here's a hunch: Bet on Heather Scharmann.
Mabel Teicheira is a mother of two, the grandmother of three, and great-grandmother of nine.