Struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop face their bleakest Thanksgiving in 12 years.
Driving under the influence – over three times the legal limit – was the charge. It was a "hangover" though that caught the attention of several Manteca citizens.
Sometimes a remodel can completely change the way that something operates. After more than 30 years of serving Manteca Unified students, East Union High School got a complete remodel of their kitchen that not only made it modern but drastically altered the way that students utilize the cafeteria. Where other high schools use cruiser carts to spread out the students over a wide area, East Union maintains a "deli line" style counter with different lines ...
It was a Halloween extravaganza at the Del Webb community clubhouse that saw some 130 residents in costume take part in a wine and cheese party last week hosted by Doctors Hospital Manteca.
The annual Holiday Boutique is planned for Dec. 4 through 6 at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society Hall, 133 N. Grant St.
Life-threatening experiences with cancer were the entire buzz this week – women sharing experiences with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – telling of their survival from an often devastating disease.
Manteca Idol has officially hit its peak period. With the new format brainstormed by the committee that organizes the Boys and Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop fundraiser, the remaining five Idol contestants and the three Junior Idol contestants will be returning each week between now and the Nov. 23-24 telethon when a winner is crowned. That means the best of the competition will be battling it out for at least a month – accumulating an overall ...
Many artists let their creative juices flow in the solitude of their home studios. In the last couple of months, a few members of the Manteca Artist Guild have literally stepped out of their solitary nooks to paint en plein air – a French expression which means "in the open air." "We've been out on Airport Way. We've been to Knights Ferry. We try to keep it in and around Manteca," said Guild president Dan ...
The Manteca Senior Center hosted a Veterans Appreciation Day on Thursday.
The Puppet Master opened it production Thursday at the Manteca Christian Center. The free production continues tonight at 7 and Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information go to www.YouTube.com/cwcpuppetmaster or call (209) 239-4512.
Gerry and Phil Perry were looking forward to just focusing on the fine-tuning of the elaborate haunted house that they're bringing back for the 12th straight year.
It was all about breast health at Doctors Hospital – offering a handmade quilt to staff members – that raised over $400 for the American Cancer Society. Director of the Cardio Pulmonary Department Doug Lammey was presented the quilt by registered nurse Debbie Aventi, left, and nursing administrator Carmen Silva. The quilt represented several weeks of hand crafting by Aventi's mother, Patricia Autrey, who has produced numerous quilts for patients in need of heart and ...
It's going to be a "Drive-thru Dinner for a Cure" at Main Street Café on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oranizer and cancer surviror Lisa DeGroot, left, along with café owner Jakkie Arellano are seen handing out boxed dinners to Debi Cantrell and Melissa Cardoza. A $10 donation is good for a herb chicken pasta or a beef taglierini pasta along with salad, focaccia, bread and dessert. The dinner is in support ...
Benefit Nov. 6 for Sequoia School teacher A benefit for Connie McCormick is planned for Friday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari. A third-grade teacher at Sequoia School, she was diagnosed last year with cancer and, during the summer, was given a prognosis of one year. McCormick, who has been receiving chemotherapy treatments on a weekly basis, will see her job officially come to an end in January. Parent Teacher ...
Manteca reached a milestone once thought unattainable this week for the second time in two years – 1,000 existing homes sold in less than 10 months.
The woman behind the Ripon Community Athletic Foundations' successes in the million dollar restoration of the Ripon High School stadium – Stephanie Hobbs – said the dedication of the flag pole Friday had the "deepest impact" on her heart.
It's a balmy night in October and the line in front of Modesto's State Theater is growing longer by the minute.
There was the usual smart aleck, wisecracking responses from East Union High's freshman classes when senior Carolina Gutierrez was making her presentation.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.