Manteca reached a milestone once thought unattainable this week for the second time in two years – 1,000 existing homes sold in less than 10 months.
Get ready for three days of harvest festival and Halloween fun on today, Friday, and Saturday. Churches, school groups, and civic organizations are all planning events aimed primarily at kids but there are some family-style gatherings as well. All of the events are open to the general public as you do not have to be a member of the church, the organization or school community. Harvest festival tonight at Shasta Shasta School's first annual ...
You could see them rolling down Atherton Drive. There were a couple bouncing around Moffat Boulevard. It was a sure sign that tumbleweed season has returned to Manteca. The high winds earlier this week, though, didn't create the havoc in Manteca that it once did when combined with dry conditions that are perfect for plants that form tumbleweeds to dry up and tumble. It wasn't uncommon back in the early 1990s for tumbleweeds to pile ...
Singing has always come naturally for 24-year-old Shellie Hoyt. Growing up in a Christian home with music as a big part of her upbringing, singing came naturally for Hoyt – the oldest of four children that vividly remembers learning the piano with her mother and singing while in church. And she shared her passion for music with those that were close to her. "Music has always been a really big part of my life and ...
Here is an opportunity to order turkeys for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner and help not just one but two philanthropic causes at the same time.
Manteca student Joseph Giobatta Ratto received the American FFA Degree at the 82nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Community choir rehearsals start The Manteca Community Choir will rehearse for this year's Christmas cantata every Sunday evening in November at 7 p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church on North and Main. Adults, teenagers and children are invited to participate in this cantata. "Christmas Fantasia" will be performed on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Contact Anne Talcott at 823-0054 for more information Baby Buff cheer ...
It was an unexpected call for service. Ten months ago Kirk Waters was a Manteca Fire Department captain when Chris Haas resigned after less than a year as fire chief. City Manager Steve Pinkerton picked Waters to run the department on an interim basis just as the city was in the midst of coming to grips with a $14 billion deficit that ultimately will reshape the way municipal services are delivered. Waters – working closely ...
Jon Walkup sees just about everything through the perspective of his viewfinder. The Sierra High School senior – who just got done with the writing and staging of the school's Lobo Gold Rally as well as a '70s-era B-movie trailer – is constantly looking for new and interesting things to which he can turn his video camera. With his love for cinema and film being central in almost everything that he does, Walkup plans to ...
LATHROP – Local skateboarders aren't going to have to venture very far to enjoy a little competition.
Traffic along the western portion of the Highway 120 Bypass looked surreal all day Tuesday as strong gusty winds kicked up tons of dust from nearby arid fields, enshrouding vehicles that looked like ghostly moving figures.
Curt Collins has a confession to make to his wife. He found the pumpkin. The Manteca man and his son Chris found the golden pumpkin in the parking lot of Bank of America after researching all of the clues listed in the Manteca Bulletin during the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt. A recap of the clues is as follows: • "It all started here" is in reference to pioneer Joshua Cowell building his home on what ...
Members of the Manteca Senior Center Advisory committee are set to pay tribute to veterans from the community at a special gathering of former service men and women at the Manteca Senior Center Thursday at 4 p.m.
Relay for Life meeting Nov. 5 Manteca High will be conducting informational meetings on Relay for Life. The kick-off session is planned for Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the MHS cafeteria. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature activity, with the community getting an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Locally, teams of people have used the track at Sierra High in the past, walking ...
The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
Tears were prevalent at the Ripon's Police Memorial at 1 p.m. Saturday as it was dedicated in the memory of late Ripon officers Paul Stevens and Bob Winget.
It's the $75 ticket that keeps on giving.
The proof is in the pudding.
The introduction is brief, but it packs a heady and heavy punch, not just in an emotional but in a very inspirational way.
Neal Plymate recently received an unexpected call from Main Auto Repair.
Various businesses, school groups and individuals are working with Second Harvest Food Bank in the hopes of filling enough donation barrels around town with food stuffs to meet the Christmas dinner needs in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
MODESTO (AP) - Modesto police say one of their officers has shot and wounded an armed man.
STOCKTON – The Manteca High football team claimed its third Sac-Joaquin Section championship in eight years, routing Sacramento 49-6 in a driving rain at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Uncle Sam could put up $3 million to help finance public improvements in the Austin Road Business Park.
The California Connections Academy has expanded its staff with nine new hires at the Ripon site where it serves more than 500 students online in grades kindergarten through high school in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.
Brothers Jim and Jesse Costa have been hosting the Costa's Wild-game Feed for some three decades. But on Friday, when the pre-Christmas staple event was held at the Manteca Trailer & Motorhome with the usual heavy traffic of people turning the cavernous showroom into something akin to a big wedding feast, the siblings showed no signs of slowing down in what has become their personal life ministry.
At Ripon Unified, Donna Parks is currently the school board president.
Frosty the Snowman would be right at home at this evening's 41st annual Downtown Manteca Twilight Christmas Parade.
World War II veterans are a dying breed – literally.
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.