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 ...
Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau was directly responsible for the booking of 1,000 room nights at city hotels for Manteca-based gatherings during April, May, and June.
Manteca's unemployment rate worsened in July after four months of small improvements. Fourteen out of every 100 employable adults are now out of work in Manteca. That translates into 200 more people unemployed in July leaving 28,000 Manteca residents employed. Countywide there was a 16 percent unemployment rate in July. The worst spot to be living and looking for a job is Stockton with a 19.2 percent unemployment rate The California Employment Development Department reported ...
The loss of much of Manteca Unified's home-to-school busing has shifted attention back to the city's ambitious program launched three years ago to address four miles of developed streets that lack sidewalks.
A mini Portuguese festa is planned for Sunday in Manteca at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. The featured attraction will be the performance of the Luso-American Youth Council. The traditional dancers of North San Joaquin Valley – included are members from Modesto and Manteca – took second place at the 2009 Luso-American Fraternal Federal and S.P.R.I. event held Aug. 7-10 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. Founded by Portuguese immigrants in 1868, ...
Over 500 Manteca Unified sixth, seventh and eighth graders attended the first Manteca Parks and Recreation teen dance of the school year at Golden West Gym on Friday night.
Musician Nina Maluhia performed on stage with the Audible Mosaic band featuring live acoustic soul and the spoken word at the Main Street Café Friday night. It was Nina's last scheduled performance in California before heading to Hawaii.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce will present the 25th Annual Main Street Day & Car Show in Ripon on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Delicato Vineyards will be holding its home winemaking workshop once again this year for those just beginning or those wanting to hone their skills.
JAMESTOWN – Over Labor Day weekend and for the second year in a row, visitors to Railtown1897 State Historic Park will have the special opportunity to see more than a dozen small-scale model steam trains in operation.
Janis Music summer concert set for Aug. 30 Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Gordon Kennedy of the Manteca-based Janis Studios will present the largest concert yet with 10 bands playing. Each band has their own style of music from acoustic rock to heavy metal. The bands are made up of 95 performers ranging ...
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.