Four hundred Manteca residents joined the ranks of the unemployed in October as the jobless rate inched back toward a post Depression high of 14.4 percent set in March.
Randy Sprinkle knew that he had a lot to be thankful for. Blessed with new grandchildren and a ranch slaughtering business that was taking care of his family fairly well, Sprinkle had nothing but good things to look back on as he reflected over the course of the last 12 months. But when he kept reading about how the Second Harvest Food Bank's Turkeys R Us fund was running drastically low he figured he could ...
LATHROP - Former Lathrop vice mayor and incumbent councilman Donny S. Dhaliwal has been tapped to be the guest speaker at the 77th annual dinner-dance fiesta of the United Bacarreneos of America. The event will take place tonight at Valverde Park's Community Center on Fifth Street in the Historic Lathrop district. Social hour will start at 6 o'clock followed by a Filipino-style dinner at 7 o'clock. Tickets to the dinner-dance are $25 per person and ...
Black smoke coming from a detached shed behind an abandoned home in the 100 block of Oak Street could be seen two miles away on the north side of Manteca.
The gang awareness seminar held Thursday night at the Fellowship Baptist Church hit close to home for Jacqueline McFadden.
Cornerstone Church's Helping Hands is looking for more volunteer hands to assist in the distribution of 200 Thanksgiving food boxes to area families this weekend.
They've reached the crescendo. There are no more weeks of judge's choice or funky period pieces. It's The Road Hole at St. Andrews. It's that moment in the 100-yard dash right before you dip across the finish line. There's no doubt that the remaining contestants in Manteca Idol have given everything of themselves to get where they are now, and now it all comes down to Monday when the winner is finally crowned at Chez ...
The Sequoia Heights Baptist Church group's play "Baggage Claim: A Modern Day Parable" opened Thursday and is being staged again tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the church located at Union Road and Wawona Street. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased either at the door or in advance by calling 823-2089. All proceeds generated will help fund the youth's trip to the annual State Conference.
Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang out after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?
Turkeys – lots of turkeys – headed for Thanksgiving tables were delivered to the Second Harvest Food Bank warehouse in Manteca's Industrial Park Wednesday morning by a Foster Farms' 18-wheeler.
Sal Lopez might just be one of the most popular people in Manteca. And nobody even knows what his face looks like. The 18-year-old Calla High student spends his time after school entertaining motorists at the busy intersection of Commerce Drive and Yosemite Avenue. With his dancing moves and his unbridled energy, Lopez – also known as Mr. Pickle – generates a fair amount of interest from those who pass by on a daily basis ...
It's an All American story of a hardworking husband and wife, who loved each other, loved their families, loved their workers, and loved their community.
It was only four years ago that Michelle Robinson braved the microphone herself as a Manteca Idol contestant before eventually falling short of the title.
Prior to the Give Every Child A Chance tutoring challenge, Malik Rice admitted that math wasn't exactly his favorite subject.
Tommy's Beach & Grill hosted a pint night to help raise funds for Laurie Mittman's fight with breast cancer.
Chris Creek has no illusions that he's going to end up on Music Row.
The Weston Ranch JROTC program's pinnacle moment was nearly dashed by, of all things, Major League Baseball.
A Manteca developer is interested in acquiring two vacant sites owned by the Manteca Unified School District.