New Hope Church hosted the Summer Rock event Saturday at Southside Park that provided free food, games, and other activities for neighborhood kids as part of its outreach effort to combat the influence of gangs. The event also included prizes as well as Payless Shoe gift cards.
SCA Championship Tournament Aug. 8 The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), Barony of Fettburg, is holding its annual Championship Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held in the park behind the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. They are inviting the public, especially teachers, students and their parents to attend this free event. The Medieval Tournament will start at approximately 10 a.m. and run to 1:30 or ...
RIPON - When Joe O'Leary retired as the Superintendent of Ripon Unified School District, he know that he was going to have to have something to keep him occupied. It was 1993, and there were only so many times a man could rearrange his sock drawer before boredom set it. But with his love of music and his realization that Ripon didn't have very much to offer the masses, he got together and formed the ...
The Manteca Unified Student Trust announced its 2009 scholarship winners on Friday. The recipients were recent graduates from the district's secondary sites – Manteca High, East Union, Sierra, Weston Ranch and Lindbergh schools. Students were required to maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and contributed at least 100 hours of community service within the past four years.
Kids are taking over the Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park this Tuesday. Everything will be kids related from entertainment provided by an acclaimed youth rock band to games, activities, and even information booths. The free Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau event runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p. m. Tuesday. It features 10 certified farmers produce booths, baked goods, commercial vendors, and food booths. This Tuesday booths will include a slew of information booths on ...
Ray of Hope lost a key supporter of its Students Success Program in Mervyn's. The major retailer along with Crossroad Grace Community Church would work together to provide back-to-school clothing for children in severe need. During these tough economic times, the non-profit organization is faced with more referrals than ever for the program. Mervyn's, however, is no longer in business, leaving Ray of Hope facing a big dilemma. "We used to match funds (with Mervyn's) ...
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it may now cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond.
It's un-official. The majority of the Manteca City Council doesn't want to see Independence Day celebrated in Manteca on any other day than the Fourth of July. At the conclusion of Tuesday's itemized agenda, council members one-by-one used the council comment section to voice their preference to keep Independence Day on the Fourth of July. Manteca this year moved city-sponsored events such as the activities at the Big League Dreams sports complex and the aerial ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The body of missing 28-year-old Jeremy Lum was found about 5 p.m. Sunday in the San Joaquin River near the Lockhart Road bridge about a mile west of the San Joaquin County Hospital and the sheriff's complex in French Camp at I-5 and Mathews Road. Family members were asked to confirm the clothing found on the body about 8 p.m. – with deputies also wanting ...
In an effort to be closer to the public, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker mixed with the Saturday morning breakfast crowd at Johnny's Restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – The search for Jeremy Lum, 28, of Lathrop reached into Stockton as far as Alpine Road with some 700 fliers being handed out.
Manteca police motorcycle officers Sgt. Nick Obligacion and David Bright took second place trophies in Saturday's police motorcycle competition in Oakland.
Classic cars and hot rods were on display Saturday at the Del Webb Car Show.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be hosting its annual Junior Police Academy this summer July 20 through July 31. The academy is open to fifth- through eighth-grade students from Lathrop. Students must maintain at least a "C" grade average and have no criminal contact with Lathrop Police Services.
Manteca enjoyed its most robust month for housing starts in over a year in June as 34 new homes broke ground.
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.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Flames and billowing black smoke that could be seen for several miles resulted from a fire that caused $230,000 in damage to a Manteca home in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue in north central area Manteca about 1 p.m. Sunday.