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 ...
Here is an opportunity to order turkeys for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner and help not just one but two philanthropic causes at the same time.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.
Stacy Ochoa recently helped a family housed in a local shelter with five children on a shopping spree.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may take water conservation to the next level.
The woman behind the Ripon Community Athletic Foundations' successes in the million dollar restoration of the Ripon High School stadium – Stephanie Hobbs – said the dedication of the flag pole Friday had the "deepest impact" on her heart.
It's a balmy night in October and the line in front of Modesto's State Theater is growing longer by the minute.
There was the usual smart aleck, wisecracking responses from East Union High's freshman classes when senior Carolina Gutierrez was making her presentation.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.