Manteca Parks & Recreation has started this year's Before School Program, PM Kinderzone and Kids Zone program.
Sons of Anarchy cast members at Eagles's Nest LATHROP - Eagle's Nest Harley Davidson welcomes cast members from Sons of Anarchy, the hit FX original series, on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cast attending includes: Charlie Hunnam, as "Jax", Mark Boone Junior as "Bobby", Kim Coates as "Tig", Tommy Flanagan as "Chibs", Ryan Hurst as "Opie", Theo Rossi as "Juice" and creator and executive producer, Kurt Sutter. They will ...
Roth Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Thursday, Aug. 20, while the Union Pacific Railroad replaces a railway crossing.
CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA - It has been called "the greatest meeting of land and water in the world."
Manteca's pitch to lure new retail and employment opportunities to the community is delineated in the Chamber of Commerce's new Manteca Magazine & Business Directory. The glossy 60-page publication is making it official debut during a free chamber mixer on Thursday, Aug., 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Crystal Down's State Farm Insurance agency office in the 200 block of North Main Street. Downs has just completed a major remodel of the building plus ...
Just 25 years ago trains ran where the Tidewater Bikeway cuts through the heart of Manteca from Lathrop Road to Spreckels Avenue. The railroad was a start-up to challenge the lock-hold that the Southern Pacific Railroad had on freight and passenger services – including the rates charged – up and down the San Joaquin Valley. The plan was to run a competing line from Stockton to Los Angeles to free farmers and cities alike from ...
The song of the skill saws accented with the rat-a-tat of hammers has returned to Manteca. Manteca for the third straight month has recorded more than 30 housing starts with work starting on 36 new homes during July. That means 87 homes have started in the last three months which is more than three times the monthly pace of the prior 14 months. Housing starts are now up to 162 homes in 2009 through the ...
RIPON – Falling revenues means Ripon Unified students and parents may find out in the coming months that programs they have expected to always be there – the reader's workshop as one example – could be history. According to Ripon Superintendent Louise Nan, the district is going to be dangerously close to encroaching on the three-percent reserve that the State of California requires all districts maintain within the next three years. While each round of ...
LATHROP – Isaiah Robles woke up shortly before 6 a.m. Monday in order to make the long walk to school. The Lathrop High freshman, from his home located near Woodfield Park, set out afoot to his new surroundings, taking the recently completed extension road just west of the Interstate 5. "It wasn't too bad," Robles said. "But it was kind of tiring (walking to school)." Principal David Chamberlain noted that most of the estimated 750 ...
Love In the Name of Christ – or Love INC of Manteca – will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 815 Lathrop Road. A partnership of local Christian churches, Love INC was organized to meet the needs of low income, needy families and individuals trying to make ends meet by pooling their effort and resources. The group's mission statement is "to mobilize the church to transform lives and communities in the name ...
Making a difference in today's world comes in even the smallest efforts – a philosophy that will soon be introduced to Ripon students participating in the Give Every Child A Chance after school program.
There wasn't a cup of coffee in Police Chief Dave Bricker's hand as he circulated the booths at The Waffle Shop Saturday morning talking to residents about everything from traffic to gangs.
The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.
Debby Moorhead considers it "on the job training." The first-year Manteca council member is making it a point to tag along with workers in various municipal departments to get a better feel for municipal operations. So far, she's been on a ride-along with Manteca Police and observed the Manteca Fire Department training that included an emergency call that she went on board the engine with firefighters. "It's important that I do this not just to ...
Groundbreaking for the all-weather track at Sierra High is planned for Monday, Aug. 17. Last week, the Manteca Unified school board unanimously approved the $401,355 bid of Ross F. Carroll, Inc. of Oakdale for construction of the nine-lane synthetic surface at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. Trustee Manuel Medeiros, for one, was thrilled that the project came in $100,000 less than expected. Added Greg Leland, the school's athletic director: "In no shape or form is the ...
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.
It takes $500,000 a year to keep the doors of the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club open to provide a safe haven for 1,500 youth.
Debby Moorhead is ending a nearly 10-year stint as the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Chief Executive Officer.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The holidays are a time for reflection.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.