How many pints are in 25 gallons? Ask Manteca businessman Dave Macedo. Like clockwork since November 1977 the former Manteca City Councilman has faithfully followed the eight week cycle as close as possible to give blood. On Monday, Macedo reached an impressive milestone– 25 gallons or 200 pints of blood – with a donation at Delta Blood Bank's Manteca location next to Rite Aid on North Main Street "They told me I've given enough to ...
Jennifer Mitzman is keeping up with a family tradition. She and Ashley Bergman, both of Sierra High, attended the Pacific Music Camp on the campus of the University of the Pacific. Mitzman, who plays clarinet, is the third in her family to attend the Senior Band Camp for ninth-through-12th grade students. Both of her parents – Debbie and Joel Mitzman – are graduates of UOP, with her mother attending the same camp as a high ...
Have you ever seen someone regularly without really knowing them and find yourself relying on their presence as part of your daily routine?
Seniors who must take prescription medicines are being encouraged to stop by the Manteca District Ambulance booth at the farmers market Tuesday to obtain a free Vial of Life kit.
Developers anticipate building 350 new homes in the next 12 months in Manteca. If that happens, it would mean 55 percent more homes would be built in the coming 12 months in Manteca compared to 225 homes from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009. Community Development Director Mark Nelson said based on data and comments provided by builders that he is fairly confident there will be 350 housing starts. He attributes it to the ...
LATHROP - Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire District Chief Jerry Sims has come out of retirement. It isn't, however, to pursue another career. Sims said he is tired of seeing the Matt Browne case stretched indefinitely and letting taxpayers' money being used in what he called a "frivolous" complaint against the city's former Chief Building Official. After reading newspaper reports about the Matt Browne hearing before the City Council on June 23, and the publication of Browne's ...
Big League Dreams – contrary to critics of the project – is anything but a financial drain on the city even in the current economic downtown.
RIPON – The economy may be down but a dedicated group of Riponites are not allowing that to get in the way of their annual summer tradition.
South San Joaquin irrigation District isn't about to let PG&E set the perimeters of the debate this time around in their bid to provide the people of Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon with a minimum 15 percent reduction in electrical bills, better customer service, and more reliable electricity.
The City of Lathrop will be holding its First Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive for Lathrop Elementary Schools.
LATHROP – The Lum family took their lobbying effort to the Lathrop City Council Tuesday night in the wake of the tragic death of 28-year-old Jeremy Lum a few days ago.
The imposing 184-acre Sedan Estate – complete with a 30,000-square-foot mansion visible for miles – is being pondered for possible purchase by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
It was a surreal scene. The sun was shining and there wasn't a cloud in the sky during the first week of January 1997 as over four dozen California Conservation Corps workers were feverishly laying down plastic weighted by sand bags on the dry cross-levee paralleling Woodward Avenue as water inched up ever so higher on the south side. A half mile away, Caltrans crews were "plugging" the McKinley Avenue underpass of the Highway 120 ...
Manteca's annual effort to rally neighborhoods to join in the fight against crime kicks off next Sunday with a National Night Out community block party at Library Park.
Manteca needs to encourage the building of 2,188 affordable housing units by 2014 to meet a state mandated goal.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
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.