It had been years since John Hernandez last played "Candy Land."
The monthly Manteca Historical Society program will be held Thursday, April 8, at the museum starting at 7 p.m.
This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
FRENCH CAMP – The annual pancake breakfast hosted by the French Camp-McKinley Fire District will be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 a.m. until noon at the fire station, 310 E. French Camp Road just across the street from the Post Office and the Good Shepherd Mission Church. The public is invited.
Looking for a great time with family and friends where the main fare includes all you can eat ribs and tri-tip, bid on auction items, and dance to the latest songs? Then bring the whole family and join St. Anthony's for a great night of fun in the school gym on Saturday, May 15, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for children 4-12 years of age, and free for children under 3.
Every day someone in Manteca is going to walk to their car and find a smashed out window.
Students will sometimes dread the day report cards come home.
LATHROP – There will be only four people on the Lathrop Council for the rest of 2010.
RIPON - Call the Ripon Chamber of Commerce and you'll get one of the three most enthusiastic people on the line when it comes to singing the praises of Ripon as a place to live, work, or play.
There are a lot of things that Augusta (Gussie) Cabral has seen in her 90 years on this blue marble.
The East Union High School Sober Grad committee for the graduating class of 2010 invites individuals and companies to support and participate in this year's golf tournament.
A vacant building suffered $35,500 in losses during an early morning fire on Saturday at Moffat Boulevard and Garfield Avenue south of Manteca High.
Susie Beeler - a woman who took it upon herself to make sure those from the South County and elsewhere who are fighting the Global War on Terror aren't forgotten - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Sierra Johnson, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School who is now a sophomore at California State University Sacramento, has been one fierce fighter on the athletic field all her life.
Mike Mallory wants to put hunger on the run.
Relay for Life Manteca is back at East Union High.
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Today (Saturday, May 2) is Free Comic Book Day.
Manteca may not reduce the number of days it is OK for businesses, residents, and government agencies to water landscaping from three to two days a week.
Jeff Shields plans to retire in mid-October as general manager of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
Manteca Police are stepping up bicycle safety efforts for the next week with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.
Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Modesto and Manteca received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report, which examined and graded more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States.
The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday some three weeks ahead of schedule due to a lack of snow.
The husband-wife team responsible for connecting Manteca with waterslides in the minds of generations of people is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Margaret Miller of Doctors Hospital has mentored hospital volunteers for more than 20 years and is continually looked up to by the group of the some 80 women and men.
Grass is emerging as a hot Manteca political issue.
A free Memorial Day Weekend concert and rally for junior high and high school teens is being planned at Woodward Park on Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m. near the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall.
Students surfing porn and other inappropriate sites using the 3E Panasonic tablets issued as part of the $30 million Going Digital effort undertaken by Manteca Unified School District? It has happened.
The numbers were tabulated and re-tabulated by the powers that be at Lathrop High.
For those of you who don't know who I am, my name is Alan Thomas and I have been the PGA Golf Professional at our Manteca Park Golf Course for the past 38 years. It is important to note that it is not my job to play golf every day (or even once a week) but it is and has been my responsibility as a professional in the golf business to operate and promote our course to the fullest potential.