Got a spouse or a special someone you want to serenade with songs of the season? Perhaps you have a holiday party coming up that you'd like to have Christmas carols sang for your gathering of family and friends. Whatever the case, you can bid on the services of the Manteca Youth Focus to bring you holiday cheer during the upcoming Manteca Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop Telethon taking place Monday, Nov. 23, and ...
St. Vincent De Paul Society presents Christmas Omelet Eggstravaganza, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony's gymnasium. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 & under, $3.
The Altamont Commuter Express could mark its 20th anniversary by running hourly, pollution free trains that would cut the current trip between Stockton and San Jose down from two hours and 10 minutes to as little as 55 minutes.
The CHP is stopping truckers in Manteca who they find driving off an established truck route. It's all about safety, liability and education. They are hoping to channelize truck traffic with a lot less road damage.
Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday. There are already more than 70 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school bands. Entries are limited to 120. Chamber Chief Executive Officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San Joaquin Irrigation District in recognition of the agency's century of ...
The prospect for a turkey on the tables of 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop has gotten a bit brighter.
St. Anthony's 43rd annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Fair was conducted Saturday at the St. Anthony's School gym.
90 years ago November 7, 1919 Judge E. E. Douglass has had several cases of violation of the automobile laws before him this week. In all cases he assessed fines which were paid. It will be better for the autoists to learn the new regulations and comply with them. 80 years ago November 7, 1929 The installation of three 100-candlepower lights on Poplar street was authorized by the City Council at a meeting ...
Members of the month NAME: Michael Rosales, age 10 GRADE: 5th, Sequoia FAVORITE CLUB ACTIVITY: Football FAVORITE THING ABOUT SCHOOL: Math & social studies FAVORITE TV SHOW: CSI Miami FAVORITE PERSON IN THE WORLD: My mom Eva GOAL IN LIFE: Being a professional football player NAME: Angelina Martinez, age 8 GRADE: 3rd, Brock Elliott FAVORITE CLUB ACTIVITY: Art FAVORITE THING ABOUT SCHOOL: Social studies & science FAVORITE TV SHOW: Wizards of Waiverly Place ...
Charlie Halford can tell you stories that can bring tears to your eyes. There's the young girl who was surrounded by gang influences at home who used the Boys & Girls Club as a safe haven after school. Another revolves around a young teen that used the club's influences to stay on the straight and narrow while parents were arrested repeatedly for criminal acts. Yet another is about a teen – thrown out of her ...
I began attending the Boys & Girls Club in the fourth grade and fell in love the day I joined. As young as I was, I began learning things about myself I never knew. I built relationships that I still hold strongly to this day and have bonded with many of the staff members. The club itself has helped me through so many of the obstacles and challenges throughout my life. Whether it was looking ...
There were 330 seniors who took advantage of the free influenza inoculations Friday morning with some sharing stories of their exciting and sometimes adventurous lives.
Manteca Councilwoman Debby Moorhead is pushing for a crosswalk on South Powers Avenue at Hutchings Street to improve the safety of kids walking to and from Lincoln School.
Nearly a dozen charges against Edward Williams Adams, 18, last Sunday were not enough to keep the Manteca man behind bars.
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.