Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of six $1,000 scholarships are available to one graduating senior selected from each high school in Manteca Unified School District (Sierra, Calla, Manteca, East Union, Weston Ranch and New Vision High Schools).
The series of storms pelting the South County may go a long way toward breaking the three-year drought but they also are creating perfect conditions for mosquitoes and the spread of the deadly West Nile Virus.
"A day of heartbreak for our family. Three days of searching for Jeremy ends in agony." With those words posted by Connie Lum Perez on the Justice for Jeremy Facebook page, the family remembered the young man whose life led to the establishment of a non-profit organization that is helping untold number of people today.