Mark Mahaffie is the new Senior Pastor at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church.
Manteca's unemployment rate is at 13.6 percent. The state is looking to completely eliminate WorkNet and slash their safety net programs. The economy is still sputtering. And donations to the HOPE Family Shelters are down while the demands for its services are up significantly. It is against that background the HOPE Ministries is conducting its annual Kids in a Box sleepover starting Friday after 3 p.m. at the organization's Raymus House on South Union Road. ...
Ken Wesela knows how to put smiles on the faces of people. A member of the Senior Center, he did so by displaying his dance moves Friday at the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department's teen, adult, and senior prom. "I love to dance," said Wesela, who also attended the event of a year ago co-sponsored by the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission and the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee. "I'm an old man and I like to ...
Crivello Estates – a 65-home semi-custom neighborhood planned for the northern extension of Vasconellos Avenue in East Manteca – may end up with at least three firsts for Manteca.
The Manteca Community Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair took place Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Manteca Stake at the Northland Road stake house.
Zephyr was the opening act for the reggae funk band Braata during a concert Friday at the Main Street Café.
90 years ago June 13, 1919 Manteca looked like a real city Saturday night with a string of machines three blocks long and hundreds of people on the streets and the band discoursing sweet music. The only bad feature was that several of the stores were not lighted. It looks bad and all business houses should be lighted, at least on Saturday night. 80 years ago June 13, 1929 Plans are underway to ...
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
Manteca could stabilize its power costs by switching to renewable energy sources. They could include: •converting sewer or methane gas to electricity through a bio gas digester. •solar photovoltaic installation to generate electricity. •a biomass generator to turn garbage into electricity. Navigant Consulting has completed an assessment report that determined those three options are economically viable while options to convert the municipal vehicle fleet such as garage trucks and pickups to alternative fuel use didn't ...
There's a "Little Chef" at David and Sylvia's Restaurant creating his own signature mini-pizzas.
Jason Elenes enjoys the Family Unity Night in the Neighborhood. The incoming Manteca High sophomore along with Richard and Arthur Hernandez live not too far from the FUN Club Inc. program held at Southside Christian Church. "I like to come here and play sports," Elenes said on Friday. "And Quincy tells us stuff that's helpful." He's referring to Quincy McClain, pastor of the church located at 314 Locust Ave., Manteca. She hopes to someday move ...
Sister Ann Venita Britto and Cecilia D'Mello go back to their days in India. Both Daughters of the Cross were in the same convent. D'Mello, who was in Rome for 10 years, is currently serving the Tracy community, having just spent the past 16 years in New York, where she helped out at St. Francis Hospital the Heart Center in Roslyn. She's a certified medical assistant. D'Mello was in Manteca Wednesday for the Feast of ...
Andrew Ramos didn't quite know what he was going to put down on paper when Calla Principal Lindsay Munoz called him and asked him to write a speech for the school's graduation.
Manteca firefighters responded to a fire at an ag department storage building that also damaged the side of a portable classroom shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Thursday.
Before Steve Winter retired from his position as Manteca High School principal this year, he didn't have to venture very far to see the impact his family has made on the town.
Commemorative wine glasses are being provided for the three hour "Taste of Ripon" Wine stroll on Thursday, Dec. 5, courtesy of the McManis Winery as part of the $25 ticket donation to the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.
Stacy Ochoa recently helped a family housed in a local shelter with five children on a shopping spree.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may take water conservation to the next level.
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.