When Sister Ann Venita Britto started her Ministry of Caring eight years ago at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, one of the first things she wanted to do was to hold sit-down luncheons for area seniors, whether they were parishioners or not, mobile or in wheelchairs.
Seventy-two Manteca employers have created 796 jobs since 2008 by securing roughly $29.7 million in state tax credits for hiring from specific groups of jobless individuals as part of San Joaquin County's Enterprise Zone.
The Division of Ratepayer Advocates –an independent consumer advocacy division of the California Public Utilities Commission – decried a decision Thursday by the CPUC to award PG&E $29.1 million in shareholder bonuses even though they failed to meet CPUC-mandated energy efficiency standards.
The 16th Annual Bob Camden Essay Contest winners were recognized Monday afternoon at the Manteca Unified School District Office where parents gathered to see their sons and daughters from fourth grade through high school being honored for their writing skills.
Students stomped their feet in the bleachers at the East Union High School's large gym as they cheered on their teammates during the Super Quiz last Saturday – the final and most raucous event at the 2015 San Joaquin County Academic Pentathlon for seventh and eighth grade student.s