Folks staying at the Hampton Inn, Best Western, Holiday Inn Express, and America's Best Value Inn during 2011 paid enough in room taxes to cover the salaries and benefits of almost four Manteca Police officers.
Fourteen students from Joe Waller's Administration of Justice ROP program were exposed to the simulated dangers police officers face daily in an exercise searching for armed suspects in the freshman field house on the Manteca High athletic field.
RIPON – The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes, dressed in their traditional Swiss attire, will present their Spring Concert and Dance Saturday, April 21, at the Swiss Club hall in Ripon located on the corner of East Main Street and Manley Road.
MODESTO - Casting director Robert Ulrich and actor Kim Ulrich have been chosen as the 2012 Distinguished Alumni for Modesto Junior College and will be honored at the commencement Ceremony on Friday, April 27, at 6 p.m. in the MJC Stadium.
STOCKTON - The Haggin Museum is staging a part of Stockton's first-ever community poetry festival - Stockton Word Feast - featuring a smorgasbord of local poets, writers and artists on Saturday, April 7, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Admission is free