Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of nine $1,000 scholarships are available to one graduating senior selected from each high school in Manteca Unified School District (Sierra, Calla, Manteca, East Union, Lathrop, Weston Ranch and New Vision High Schools), also Escalon and Ripon High Schools. Overall, $9,000 will be awarded to those selected.
MODESTO - It is competitive, it is educational, and it is an agricultural tradition at its best! It is the 59th Annual Future Farmers of America Field Day hosted by the Modesto Junior College Agriculture & Environmental Sciences Department and Young Farmers. The Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 31.
Lathrop High School was ordered shut down Friday morning in third period after an anonymous caller declared there was a gun on campus and three male students were taken into custody, however no gun was found.
The City of Manteca has lost its bid to have a $25 million lawsuit filed against the city in federal court over the shooting death of Ernesto Duenez Jr. at the hands of a Manteca Police officer dismissed outright.
RIPON - Ripon's Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 1051 is holding its annual Almond Blossom Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. This breakfast is an all-you-eat buffet with eggs, potatoes, bacon and sausage along with pancakes and biscuits and gravy, price also includes coffee and breakfast juices.
SACRAMENTO - Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun "Hands on History" activities, Sutter's Fort State Historic Park will present a special "Hands on History: The Role of Women on the Frontier" event on Saturday, March 17.