"Celebrating 75 Years of God's Faithfulness," was the theme of the weekend's anniversary event at Ripon's Calvary Reformed Church that drew many of the former pastors back to the community for the weekend.
RIPON – Shrubbery was the only addition to the front yard landscaping of a California bungalow that is one of five homes and yards featured in the September Stroll Home and Garden Tour fund-raiser of the Ripon Garden Club this year.
Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?
The annual Manteca Historical Society Summer Barbecue Social, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society, will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at Spreckels Park. The afternoon features tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, salad, watermelon, French bread and dessert. The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at the museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave., from any board member, ticket chairperson Phyllis Abram, 239-0744 or at German Glas Werks.
ESCALON - One home was partially damaged and five other buildings destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire Thursday afternoon that triggered mandatory evacuations on Hogue Road between Escalon and Modesto off McHenry Avenue.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca helped launch the "Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive" from May 29 to June 5 to lead a community effort to provide area children, struggling with hunger, healthy breakfasts during the summer months.
Manteca is trying to parlay a $28 per night surcharge on a $200 a night room into a $200 million plus private sector investment that has the potential of generating 560 new jobs, an annual payroll of $9.4 million, and provide at least $600,000 yearly to underwrite city services.