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Catfish derby this Saturday

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host a Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 5, at Oak Grove Regional Park.

June 02, 2010 | | NEWS


Mantecan wounded in Afghanistan

The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.

June 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Manteca says thanks to veterans

It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.

June 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park could get new life as town square

Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.

June 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Seniors invited to free luncheon on June 9

Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.

June 01, 2010 | | NEWS


Generations pay respects at Memorial Day ceremonies

Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.

June 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop reflects on 11 who laid down their lives

LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.

June 01, 2010 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


World War II veterans lead Manteca’s Memorial Day parade in downtown

A special group of men led Monday's Memorial Day parade – all having served in the military in World War II and now in their 80s and 90s.

June 01, 2010 | | NEWS


Farmers market returns today for summer run at Library Park

Manteca's downtown farmers market returns to Library Park today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to start a weekly run through the end of August.

June 01, 2010 | | NEWS


Thousands honor America’s fallen heroes

Phil Waterford asked for a moment of silence.

May 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


35 World War II veterans leading today’s parade

They fought in the Battle of the Bulge, on the beaches at Normandy, on Iwo Jima, in North Africa, and on countless other battlefields.

May 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Farmers market returns to Library Park Tuesday

Manteca's most popular ongoing summer diversion – the downtown farmers market – returns to Library Park Tuesday.

May 31, 2010 | | NEWS


Del Webb residents drag race golf carts

It was a golf cart challenge between some 15 to 20 residents of the Del Webb at Woodbridge community in the northeast section of Manteca Saturday morning – an event where laughing was more important than winning..

May 31, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Honoring sacrifice of 5,800 Americans

It could have been the story of the Navy Seal who gave his life so others could live, or the 5,800 crosses honoring those who paid the ultimate price for freedom.

May 30, 2010 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Gold Star families honored at Prestige

Gold Star Mothers and family members from throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley gathered Saturday to honor their soldiers and sailors who sacrificed their lives for their country while feeling each others everlasting grief.

May 30, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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River Islands dedicates Michael Vega Park

He was remembered as the life of the party – the guy that always had the smile and always had time for his family.

November 12, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca gets $133K traffic grant

Traffic enforcement in Manteca is receiving a $133,000 infusion from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long traffic enforcement upgrade within the community.

November 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


World War II ‘Mountain Men’ fighter

Doctors Hospital has a special patient for Veterans' Day - an 89-year-old private first class who served with the celebrated World War II Tenth Mountain Division that fought the German Army in the snowy Italian Alps in 1944.

November 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Some lesser-known facts about Brock Dennis Elliott

Brock Elliott Elementary School in Manteca was named after the first Manteca soldier who was killed during the Vietnam War.

November 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


St. Anthony luncheon returns to salad days

St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca is once again playing host to the annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Faire, arguably its most popular fund-raising event of the year.

November 11, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Drive needs 360 turkeys in 10 days

Woodbridge at Del Webb residents collected $478 so far or enough to buy Thanksgiving turkeys for 40 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop.

November 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prestige partnering to raise funds for new VFW home

Prestige Assisted Living at Manteca has partnered with Manteca Care and Rehabilitation Center, St Jude Care Center and Manteca Senior Center to participate in events that will benefit the Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post 6311.

November 11, 2014 | | NEWS


In Uniform

Dino Vincente Zanini

November 11, 2014 | | NEWS


‘Father of fiberglass waterslide’

Budge Brown - the father of the fiberglass waterpark slide - along with his wife Arlene have been inducted into the World Waterpark Association Hall of Fame.

November 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


239 YEARS OF SERVICE

The Marine Corps has celebrated its 239th birthday during a breakfast at the Spring Creek Country Club on Thursday.

November 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Travel plaza sues Lathrop; alleges fraud

He threatened it at a Lathrop City Council meeting almost two months ago.

November 09, 2014 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


She walks into her ninth decade

Ripon's "Spud" MacDonald hasn't missed a step in her 90 years, continuing every day to walk two to five miles throughout the community keeping herself in shape.

November 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Weston Ranch asks for block scheduling

Weston Ranch High School could go the way of Manteca High and go on block scheduling in August next year when the school year 2015-2016 begins.

November 09, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Thanksgiving drive needs 421 turkeys in next 11 days

Turkeys R Us is in a race against the clock.

November 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Former students recall Summer Home

Five former students of the long gone Summer Home School that had been located at what is now the southwest corner of Cottage Avenue and Southland Road northeast of Manteca told stories of their yesterdays when they met for lunch at Applebee's Restaurant.

November 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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