Pastor Mike Dillman has a goal. He wants Manteca heralded in 2010 as being "the most patriotic city in America." "I don't know if there is any organization that officially recognizes cities as such but that's my goal," Dillman said last week as the Manteca City Council honored his efforts to stage the regional Memorial Day observation that took place at Woodward Park and drew thousands from throughout Northern California. Dillman has been the catalyst ...
A new Manteca High vice principal could be announced at the Manteca Unified school board meeting on Tuesday.
Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?
The frost isn't on the pumpkins quite yet but already the Sunrise Kiwanis are gearing up for their 25th anniversary of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair Oct. 3-4.
Just how impressive are the Manteca Parks and Recreation swimming instructors?
Outdoor enthusiasts will have a reason to help mark the final Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's farmers market of the summer on Tuesday.
A crew from Ross F. Carroll Inc. of Oakdale has started work on the $401,355 project to construct a nine-lane synthetic track surface at Sierra High's Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. None of the money to do the work is coming from Manteca Unified School District's general fund. Instead a combination of grants and donations are being used. The work is expected to be completed by November. The facility at Sierra has served as host to ...
Sabrina Marie Ramos, 27, appeared to have suffered a broken left forearm in a four vehicle rear-end crash in the 100 block of North Fremont on Saturday about 12:30 p.m.
The Manteca Rotary honored its members Thursday at Isadore's restuarant.
Members of the Mantcea Fire Department will be serving dinners at the annual "Tip a Firefighter" event from 5-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 at the Applebee's on Yosemite Avenue. Tips from the event will support the Give Every Child a Chance program.
RIPON - The Ripon Rotary Club has a passion for community and world-wide health. The local service organization recently provided a donation to help the Ripon Community and Youth Commission. The money will be used for goodie bags for the first 500 participants attending the third annual Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of Ripon's Main Street Days. The fair will be held in the Ripon Athletic Club's ...
Caltrans will do road sign repair on the Highway 120 Bypass in Manteca on Monday. The right lane and right shoulder of westbound Highway 120 will close from the off-ramp to South Main Street to the Van Ryn Road undercrossing on Monday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Motorists should expect 15 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible. This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to ...
The annual Manteca Historical Society Summer Barbecue Social, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society, will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at Spreckels Park. The afternoon features tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, salad, watermelon, French bread and dessert. The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at the museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave., from any board member, ticket chairperson Phyllis Abram, 239-0744 or at German Glas Werks.
Calla 4-H Club enrollment night The Calla 4-H Club will be holding its annual enrollment night on Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the New Haven School cafeteria, 14600 S. Austin Road. The annual enrollment fees are $32 for members and $6 for leaders. Returning and prospective members are asked to bring a parent or guardian. The Calla 4-H offers a number of projects, including community service, rabbits, poultry, food & nutrition, ...
60 years ago August 18, 1949 Upon recommendation of Vice Principal B. E. Claypool, the number of semester hours needed for graduation has been increased by the high school board of trustees. Action was taken at a meeting of the board last week. Claypool told the board that a study of senior schedules showed that the class load was too light and that there were not enough solids taken by many seniors. 50 ...
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mormon congregations don't typically require members to have transportation, commit to active participation, accept assignments, be employed and forgo any church welfare.
Scott Hamilton, 34, of Manteca survived a three-car pileup Sunday morning on Highway 120 south of Sonora that claimed two lives of the occupants of an oncoming vehicle at Keystone Ranch.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A couple accused of killing their 5-month-old daughter by giving her a bottle of formula with heroin in it were charged with manslaughter on Friday.
Employee handbooks don't have protocols for apocalyptic episodes.
Connor McKinney didn't sprint over to one of the pedal cars that awaited him on the speedway at Dell'Osso Farms, but he didn't quite walk either.
Nearly three scores of students added STAR power to the Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. Some even shone twice as bright.
Gun control legislation is typically considered a slam-dunk in California.
Kaiser Manteca nurses are pounding the pavement today at Woodbridge at Del Webb to share with the residents their concerns about the state of health services at the West Yosemite Avenue medical facility.
A 19-year-old Sacramento man has been arrested on attempted murder charges associated with an early morning double shooting Sept. 7 in a Victory Avenue home south of Alameda Street and east of Union Road, just blocks north of the Manteca Police Department.
FRENCH CAMP –Jeffrey Michael thought of the people at "Restore the Delta" as a "bunch of hippies" when they first papered his car with their mantra.