Universal Dance Company voted Manteca's "Best Dance Studio 2009" is ready to begin its 10-year anniversary of competition dance.
If you've always wanted to learn how to use layers and masks in Photoshop, here is an opportunity for you to have a whole afternoon of hands-on tutoring in Manteca.
An old-fashioned tri-tip and turkey barbecue social is in its 17th year benefiting the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
RIPON – The Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars is staging their third annual Luau Fund Raiser, to benefit the Ladies Auxiliary and Iraq fund.
Get ready for some Manteca snow to fall during the Manteca Pumpkin Fair. The "snow" in question is the white and light pink almond blossoms that blanket the Manteca countryside the last week in February each year like clockwork. It's the subject of the Manteca Mural Society's fifth Mural in a Weekend project taking place Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4. It is going on the wall of a building along Manteca Avenue directly ...
You can take a swing at winning a tennis tournament this weekend and help put in place a program designed to mentor students at the same time.
RIPON - Ripon Elementary School shot ahead in English Language Arts as well as Math in the spring 2009 Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR) testing.
LATHROP – To hire a consultant for $50,000 a year or to hire an economic development administrator for $150,000 a year: that is the dilemma facing the Lathrop City Council tonight.
Where are some of the best deals in town? Try the Ray of Hope Children Shop. Operating under new hours for donors and shoppers – 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays – the store at 1030 W. Yosemite Ave. offers clothing for infants, toddler, school-aged children and teens at low prices such as $2 and $3. All proceeds benefit the Babies in Crisis program operated by Ray of Hope. The shop ...
The Place of Refuge on Button Avenue conducted a Patriot Day Service Sunday to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on America as well as honor first responders.
RIPON - Hot stuffed bell peppers prepared in the Ripon Senior Center was a first Monday for the new "Meals on Wheels" noon lunch program launched by the Bethany Home Foundation.
Where are they going to park? It's now the $89,000 question as the long-awaited BMX race track nears completion at Spreckels Avenue and Moffat Boulevard. Several people - after reading a story that a regional race could bring 200 riders per day plus family and friends - wondered just where all of the cars are going to go? There is a parking lot as part of the 10-acre Spreckels Recreation Park but that would probably ...
The Ripon High School Athletic Department will host a Golf Tournament Fund Raiser to benefit all high school sports on Saturday, Oct, 24, at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon.
Manteca's elected leaders Tuesday may take action that ultimately means the city will divest funds it may have with banks that aren't cooperating with efforts to stem the flow of residential foreclosures.
Pumpkin Fair time for years in Manteca meant street fair-style fun along with a carnival. The move earlier this decade to its popular downtown venue required the carnival take place at a satellite location. Still, there were complaints from some that it was taxing to hit the street fair and then take the kids to a carnival that was 10 or so blocks away. That won't be a problem this year. The Sunrise Kiwanis are ...
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.