The Manteca Idol torch has been passed. After months of weekly performances that required both extensive preparation and dedication, two Manteca singers – Shellie Hoyt and Annie Banks – were honored at Chez Shari as titles winners for the Manteca Idol and the first annual Manteca Junior Idol. They will perform tonight at the Boys & Girls Club Telethon between 7 and 8 p.m. You can drop by the club at 545 W. Alameda, watch ...
It offers entertainment ranging from the "Rompin' Stompin' Seniors" line dancing to an all girl band known as Neon Ink.
Call it the miracle on Industrial Park Drive. An 86,430-square-foot expansion of BR Funsten & Company's distribution center took less than five months to go from plan submittal to final inspection. In the process the City of Manteca saved 130 jobs, protected a major source of sales tax, and got the attention of contractors and developers alike who have long cursed what they have called an "unresponsive" and "obstructionist" city hall bureaucracy. But as Ron ...
"Just nodding or smiling" during the sign of peace handshake at mass is sufficient – if you feel you might be getting the flu, some 3,000 members of St. Anthony's Catholic Church were told by priests at this weekend's six religious services from Saturday night through Sunday night.
Ray of Hope is kicking off its ninth annual Christmas Guardian Angels program this week. The event that grants wishes to hundreds of local needy youngsters via the Christmas Guardian Angels Scroll program is getting an early jump. "Normally the agency starts the program after Thanksgiving," said Ray of Hope executive director Laura Vieira. "But this year, a decrease in participation (of donors) has been a concern due to the economic woes many face." Some ...
Make sure everyone in the family gets home safely this holiday season by buckling your seat belt every trip, day and night. That's the message that the Manteca Police Department and Lathrop Police Services are telling drivers as part of the 2009 holiday Click or Ticket mobilization now in effect through Nov. 30.
Workers at some of Manteca's largest firms are getting a little extra in their upcoming paychecks - $500 off on a new vehicle.
California is the promised land for the light brown apple moth. The state has a Mediterranean -style climate, a smorgasbord of fruit and vegetable crops, ornamental and native plants that fit its dietary needs and – perhaps most important – no natural enemies. The pest is native to Australia and has successfully invaded New Zealand, the British Islands, New Caledonia, and Hawaii. The United States Department of Agriculture considers it highly likely the moth will ...
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop has launched a campaign to educate residents on what to do with the recent invasion of wasps and yellow jackets in the Mossdale area.
RIPON – Carl Dunbar is no stranger to living the life of the outdoor sportsman. And now the Manteca High grad is sharing his love for hunting and fishing with more than 200,000 viewers on the show that he produces with fellow Manteca High grad Jerry Walser and friend Brian Stevens on Comcast Sportsnet California with viewership in California, Nevada, and Oregon. It's a big step for three guys who love the outdoors and figured ...
Manteca area Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts conducted their annual Scouting for Food Drive on Saturday.
LATHROP – It wasn't that long ago that the thought of holding a skate competition at the Lathrop Skate Park seemed crazy.
90 years ago November 21, 1919 The office of postmaster for Manteca is not very attractive, judging from the civil service examination held last Wednesday to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mrs. Dryden. Only three persons presented themselves at Modesto and wrote the examination. 80 years ago November 21, 1929 A change in the system of parking automobiles on Yosemite Avenue and Main Street is being made this week under ...
RIPON - An attic fire left a Ripon couple homeless shortly before 2 p.m. Friday in an exclusive neighborhood near the Spring Creek Country Club.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mormon congregations don't typically require members to have transportation, commit to active participation, accept assignments, be employed and forgo any church welfare.
Scott Hamilton, 34, of Manteca survived a three-car pileup Sunday morning on Highway 120 south of Sonora that claimed two lives of the occupants of an oncoming vehicle at Keystone Ranch.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A couple accused of killing their 5-month-old daughter by giving her a bottle of formula with heroin in it were charged with manslaughter on Friday.
Employee handbooks don't have protocols for apocalyptic episodes.
Connor McKinney didn't sprint over to one of the pedal cars that awaited him on the speedway at Dell'Osso Farms, but he didn't quite walk either.
Nearly three scores of students added STAR power to the Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. Some even shone twice as bright.
Gun control legislation is typically considered a slam-dunk in California.
Kaiser Manteca nurses are pounding the pavement today at Woodbridge at Del Webb to share with the residents their concerns about the state of health services at the West Yosemite Avenue medical facility.
A 19-year-old Sacramento man has been arrested on attempted murder charges associated with an early morning double shooting Sept. 7 in a Victory Avenue home south of Alameda Street and east of Union Road, just blocks north of the Manteca Police Department.
FRENCH CAMP –Jeffrey Michael thought of the people at "Restore the Delta" as a "bunch of hippies" when they first papered his car with their mantra.