Curt Collins has a confession to make to his wife. He found the pumpkin. The Manteca man and his son Chris found the golden pumpkin in the parking lot of Bank of America after researching all of the clues listed in the Manteca Bulletin during the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt. A recap of the clues is as follows: • "It all started here" is in reference to pioneer Joshua Cowell building his home on what ...
Members of the Manteca Senior Center Advisory committee are set to pay tribute to veterans from the community at a special gathering of former service men and women at the Manteca Senior Center Thursday at 4 p.m.
Relay for Life meeting Nov. 5 Manteca High will be conducting informational meetings on Relay for Life. The kick-off session is planned for Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the MHS cafeteria. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature activity, with the community getting an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Locally, teams of people have used the track at Sierra High in the past, walking ...
The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
SONORA – New England does not have the monopoly when it comes to dramatic and colorful fall foliage at this time of the year.
The California Highway Patrol commercial officers say they are not handing out tickets to truckers off route with illegally long trailers – only giving drivers prepared educational packets to get the word out.
Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Jerry Sims has publicly apologized for comments he made about former Manteca city councilman Jack Snyder during a recent Lathrop City Council meeting.
The Health Occupation classes at Lindbergh School will be conducting a Safe Halloween at Sequoia School on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Sierra High Goes on Tour. That's the 2009 homecoming theme for the Timberwolves, who will face Ceres Friday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. The tour is in reference to concerts, according to activity director Amy Gross, with the classes scheduled to decorate their float based on the various music genres. Seniors, for example, will pay tribute to the LAC country music. The juniors will entertain Woodstock, with the Class of 2011 members turning back the ...
One of Manteca's longest running Safe Halloween carnivals will take Saturday, October 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in the gym.
The Lathrop Elementary School was packed with a steady flow of families on Oct. 17 as the school decided to bring back the carnivals of the past at Lathrop, originally started by the Mother's Club back in the late 1950s. Families got to choose between games such as "Goldfish, Sack Races, Lotteria, Sweet Treat Walk, Creamed, and many more. There were, at least 20 games were available to everyone. In addition to the games, there ...
The fight between South San Joaquin Irrigation District and PG&E over control of South County retail power delivery may rest on legal research being conducted by the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
It's turning into a daunting task With only $30 donated to date, Turkeys R Us organizers have 22 days to raise $19,470 to order turkeys to make sure 1,300 families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop hit hard by the sluggish economy will have a traditional turkey dinner for Thanksgiving. Turkeys R Us – working through Second Harvest Food Bank – supplies the main course for Thanksgiving and Christmas each year to the various food closets ...
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.