Christmas Boutique at Almond Valley Christian Reformed RIPON – A Christmas craft boutique and bake sale benefitting Bethany Christmas Services (an adoption and counseling agency in Modesto) takes place at Almond Valley Christian Reformed Church in Ripon on the corner of 2nd and Wilma Avenues, from 8 a.m. to noon this Saturday. A light brunch will be served with donation requested. Items served will be coffee, tea, juice, muffins, etc. Admission is free. Christmas ...
Get ready to rock Saturday at 5 p.m. in downtown Manteca. That's when the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade themed "Jingle Bell Rock" gets underway. More than 100 entries are part of this year's undertaking that is expected to draw in excess of 7,000 people to line Yosemite Avenue from Library Park to Manteca High. The National Weather Service expects Mother Nature to cooperate as the forecast calls for clear skies ...
A decade ago Manteca's then fledgling Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau had to "generate reasons why" people should visit Manteca.
Brenna McLeary had a good reason to support Hospice of San Joaquin's annual "Manteca Tree of Lights" on Wednesday evening.
The push is now underway to help make sure 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a turkey or a ham on their Christmas table.
LATHROP – Volunteers are being sought to help at the annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony to be held tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Manuel Valverde Park.
LATHROP – They are usually on the forefront, fighting fires and taking a bite out of crime.
Three cars tangled up in an intersection collision at 11:22 a.m. Wednesday that sent one woman to an area hospital and another was cited for not having a driver's license.
Braata, a Manteca reggae rock band, and Facade, a progressive rock band, will be sharing their original music at the Plea for Peace Center in Stockton this Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m.
An unprecedented fourth consecutive drought year in modern times that is threatening California may not be as disastrous for the South County as a federal fish study.
LATHROP – Lathrop resident J. Chaka Santos just found out that growling at someone at a council meeting could land you into trouble with the law.
The Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon raised $94,306. The final total was significantly higher than the $73,635 posted at the end of the two-day event last week. The pledges and money were in hand Tuesday but accounting wasn't complete when the telethon coverage ended on Comcast Channel 97. "We're grateful that people in the community are supporting the kids," said Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Charlie Halford on Tuesday. The amount raised was ...
The Manteca Community choir is rehearsing for the upcoming Christmas concert dubbed "Christmas Fantasia" that takes place on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church, North and Main streets. The concert is free although a free-will offering will be accepted.
RIPON – For 14 years the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has given residents the chance to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
MRPS holiday boutique set for weekend Homemade items such as soaps, lotions, jewelry, or perhaps even candles could be that ideal gift for Christmas. But the only way to find out is by stopping over at this weekend's Holiday Boutique located inside the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca. Teresa Rieb, who is among the organizers, said those attending can expect to see over 30 vendors at the fifth annual event. ...
Tracy Crane slipped into a bikini and summer dress and joined her boyfriend Scott Johnson for a float down the Stanislaus River.
A known Manteca transient apparently walked in front of a west bound car at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Center Street, midway between Lincoln and Grant Avenues.
Threats against a Manteca Police officer's life on the Internet forced a former Manteca man to appear in a Stockton courtroom Wednesday morning for his continued arraignment on felony charges.
Editor's note: This is the third of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.