RIPON – Gardens belonging to two landscaping businesses and the owners of McManis Winery in Ripon are among the half-dozen attractions featured in the annual September Garden Stroll sponsored by the Ripon Garden Club.
Two recent high school grads clearly demonstrate a passion for community through a unique work ethic as they busy themselves weekly in the DePalma Farms booth at both the farmers markets at Manteca and Ripon.
A Manteca Police DUI check point Friday night in the 100 block of South Main Street drew objections from the "owner" of a Manteca night club whose employees attempted to detour their clientele traffic around the check point, police said.
LATHROP – Many residents in the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District geographical jurisdiction believe that the district receives money from the City of Manteca's sales tax measure established about four years ago.
Six years ago "McMansions" – 3,800-square-foot-plus tract homes – were selling for over $680,000 in the new neighborhoods on the southeast quadrant of the Airport Way and Highway 120 Bypass interchange.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca helped launch the "Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive" from May 29 to June 5 to lead a community effort to provide area children, struggling with hunger, healthy breakfasts during the summer months.
Manteca is trying to parlay a $28 per night surcharge on a $200 a night room into a $200 million plus private sector investment that has the potential of generating 560 new jobs, an annual payroll of $9.4 million, and provide at least $600,000 yearly to underwrite city services.
Weston Ranch residents will now have some relief when the grueling Central Valley pounds the area this summer by allowing a Stockton non-profit to operate swimming programs at Weston Ranch High School.