Spreckels Recreation Park – due to open this spring – is on target to become Manteca's greenest park yet.
Two new Portuguese cultural classes are being offered by the Manteca Senior Center and the city Parks and Recreation Department starting this Wednesday.
Donate as little as $5 to the Manteca Kindred Arts and you could be the proud owner of a one-of-a-kind table runner made by nationally recognized by award-winning quilter Judy Mullen.
Ben Tolman and 45 volunteers did maintenance on 200 fire hydrants in Manteca to fulfill a requirement for his Boy Scouts of America Eagle Award.
Tax incentives that could put as much as $18,000 back into the pockets of new homebuyers are getting credit for a significant increase in new home sales in Manteca.
RIPON – John Mangelos knew that when the Veterans Museum project would eventually transform what was a blighted area into a place that people would enjoy visiting.
Who is the best dentist in town? Is it Sean Sangalang, Al Tonne, Ricardo Cuevas, Trang Duong, Marvin Bledsoe, Pamela Andrews, Mary Richmond, John Trueb, or someone else?
One of Manteca's great movers and shakers has died. Aldo Brocchini, longtime owner of Accent Carpets One and the former Ace Hardware Store in Manteca, died Thursday night at Kaiser Modesto after a short illness. Friends, business acquaintances, employees and customers remembered the always amiable Brocchini as a people person, a progressive thinker, a shrewd businessman and a great business promoter with a golden heart. His death at the age of 82 came as a ...
Past Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year honorees have run the gamut from teens that turned their lives around to kids who have devoted an extraordinary amount of time helping with community service endeavors.
When someone gave Patty Reece an orchid to take care of herself, the poor plant didn't last more than a week before shriveling up and dying.
FRENCH CAMP – Doctor Sheela Kapre, chair of the Medicine Department and director of the Internal Medicine Teaching Program for San Joaquin General Hospital, is one of 10 program directors from across the country to receive the nationally acclaimed Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
St. Anthony of Padua School PTG will hold its second annual Table Setting Luncheon on Saturday, April 4, in the school gym.
Mother Nature isn't going to bring four days of rain mid-month as forecasters had hoped. The change of the outlook for precipitation in the next 30 days prompted the San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday to decide to start the 2009 irrigation season on the last day of winter – Thursday, March 19 - instead of waiting until the first week of April. Originally, the board had hoped four days of rain forecasted to start ...
David Blancarte, 47, is on his feet for the first time since suffering major injuries in a motorcycle accident some 20 years ago.
My wife, son, daughter-in-law, grandson and myself have been growing our hair out for almost two years. We decided to do this for a couple of reasons.
No one will accuse Ken McIntosh of being a man with no rhythm. His New Balance tennis shoes bounced to the beat playing overhead – and his body followed – as the 74-year-old former newspaperman led the Silver Sneakers through their warm-up. "Welcome. Glad to see everyone," he bellowed over Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" – the opening song to this hour-long workout at California Total Fitness. "Now let's get our cardio going. Step. Step. Step." ...
Three more outlet stores have inked deals to locate in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez confirmed that Craig Realty working with center developers have secured three retailers s that are in the process of preparing to open stores in Manteca before Black Friday. Developer Poag & McEwen has submitted plans to the city to convert at least one of the spaces for the three stores. Hernandez noted the first of ...
By GLENN KAHL
The number of trees in public places in Manteca grew by a half-dozen on Friday. At last count, there were approximately 17,000 of these city-maintained trees, said Park Operations Manager and city arborist Kevin Fant during the annual Arbor Day tree planting which took place at the Manteca Public Library Friday morning. It is for that reason the Family City has once again earned the title of Tree City USA for the 22nd year in ...
It was a full moon Friday night – not a good omen for motorists driving into the North Main Street DUI checkpoint cone zone where two were arrested for drinking and driving and three others had their vehicles impounded. One of the two DUI suspects arrested allegedly had an alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit. Sgt. Jodie Estarziau was in charge of the assignment, reporting that 532 vehicles went through the ...