It was a Halloween extravaganza at the Del Webb community clubhouse that saw some 130 residents in costume take part in a wine and cheese party last week hosted by Doctors Hospital Manteca.
The annual Holiday Boutique is planned for Dec. 4 through 6 at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society Hall, 133 N. Grant St.
Life-threatening experiences with cancer were the entire buzz this week – women sharing experiences with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – telling of their survival from an often devastating disease.
Manteca Idol has officially hit its peak period. With the new format brainstormed by the committee that organizes the Boys and Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop fundraiser, the remaining five Idol contestants and the three Junior Idol contestants will be returning each week between now and the Nov. 23-24 telethon when a winner is crowned. That means the best of the competition will be battling it out for at least a month – accumulating an overall ...
Many artists let their creative juices flow in the solitude of their home studios. In the last couple of months, a few members of the Manteca Artist Guild have literally stepped out of their solitary nooks to paint en plein air – a French expression which means "in the open air." "We've been out on Airport Way. We've been to Knights Ferry. We try to keep it in and around Manteca," said Guild president Dan ...
The Manteca Senior Center hosted a Veterans Appreciation Day on Thursday.
The Puppet Master opened it production Thursday at the Manteca Christian Center. The free production continues tonight at 7 and Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information go to www.YouTube.com/cwcpuppetmaster or call (209) 239-4512.
Gerry and Phil Perry were looking forward to just focusing on the fine-tuning of the elaborate haunted house that they're bringing back for the 12th straight year.
It was all about breast health at Doctors Hospital – offering a handmade quilt to staff members – that raised over $400 for the American Cancer Society. Director of the Cardio Pulmonary Department Doug Lammey was presented the quilt by registered nurse Debbie Aventi, left, and nursing administrator Carmen Silva. The quilt represented several weeks of hand crafting by Aventi's mother, Patricia Autrey, who has produced numerous quilts for patients in need of heart and ...
It's going to be a "Drive-thru Dinner for a Cure" at Main Street Café on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oranizer and cancer surviror Lisa DeGroot, left, along with café owner Jakkie Arellano are seen handing out boxed dinners to Debi Cantrell and Melissa Cardoza. A $10 donation is good for a herb chicken pasta or a beef taglierini pasta along with salad, focaccia, bread and dessert. The dinner is in support ...
Benefit Nov. 6 for Sequoia School teacher A benefit for Connie McCormick is planned for Friday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari. A third-grade teacher at Sequoia School, she was diagnosed last year with cancer and, during the summer, was given a prognosis of one year. McCormick, who has been receiving chemotherapy treatments on a weekly basis, will see her job officially come to an end in January. Parent Teacher ...
Manteca reached a milestone once thought unattainable this week for the second time in two years – 1,000 existing homes sold in less than 10 months.
Get ready for three days of harvest festival and Halloween fun on today, Friday, and Saturday. Churches, school groups, and civic organizations are all planning events aimed primarily at kids but there are some family-style gatherings as well. All of the events are open to the general public as you do not have to be a member of the church, the organization or school community. Harvest festival tonight at Shasta Shasta School's first annual ...
You could see them rolling down Atherton Drive. There were a couple bouncing around Moffat Boulevard. It was a sure sign that tumbleweed season has returned to Manteca. The high winds earlier this week, though, didn't create the havoc in Manteca that it once did when combined with dry conditions that are perfect for plants that form tumbleweeds to dry up and tumble. It wasn't uncommon back in the early 1990s for tumbleweeds to pile ...
Singing has always come naturally for 24-year-old Shellie Hoyt. Growing up in a Christian home with music as a big part of her upbringing, singing came naturally for Hoyt – the oldest of four children that vividly remembers learning the piano with her mother and singing while in church. And she shared her passion for music with those that were close to her. "Music has always been a really big part of my life and ...
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.
California is the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
It's been a very good year for McManis Family Winery in Ripon.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.