A bicycle ride twice as long as the Tour de France called Texas 4000 for Cancer will be riding through Manteca on Thursday, July 2.
Food is going out of the Second Harvest Food Bank that serves as a "wholesaler" for 226 non-profits serving the needy in seven counties as fast as it is arriving.
All of the pieces of the famous television show were in place Tuesday night when The Commons at Union Ranch celebrated their one-year anniversary with the program dancing with the Manteca stars – pairing local high-profile faces with dance instructors for a night of fun.
The fire that destroyed a section of a residential ivy fence next to Hildebrand Park Tuesday afternoon in Manteca was like a dog whose bark is worse than its bite.
Don Drummond has spent the better part of his life working with crochet needles in his spare time – a hobby that he picked up from his mother and just about every other senior member in his family.
Preparations are underway for 10 Eagle Scouts Court of Honor featuring boys from Troop 440 that live in Manteca and Ripon. Cole Herrin, Lucas Brown, Jason Williamson, Derrick Lake, Mark Bigelow, Kevin Thompson, Jordan Williamson, Quinn McMurtrey, Ben Tolman and Matt Gay will all be recipients of the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout Award. The communities of Manteca and Ripon are invited to attend the ceremony on Saturday, June 27, at 7 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6060 Northland Road, Manteca.
LATHROP – The second of 20 regional conventions in the state hosted by the California Census 2010 effort along with the US Census Bureau will be held today at the Lathrop High School gymnasium from 9 a.m. until noon.
The sale of fireworks for personal use starts this Sunday.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Manteca is getting a jump on celebrating Independence Day this year as the city's official celebration has been shifted to Friday, July 3.
It was a simple directive.
LATHROP – As Ally came in through the gate, the happy faces of Roxy and his pair of new friends, Charlie and Chewy, were immediately on hand to welcome the newest arrival.
The Manteca museum offers plenty of things for visitors to discover for free.
The Reverend Judith Bither preached on "Reflections, Remembrances, Regrets" during her final Sunday as senior pastor of St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She has been appointed pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Reno, Nevada. There was a farewell luncheon in the fellowship hall to honor her following the morning service.
One day there will be 560 homes on a large 156.8-acre parcel used primarily for crops such as pumpkins and corn providing owners Joe and Lillian Machado can clear all of the necessary hurdles for the land on the southwest corner of Airport Way and Woodward Avenue.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.
Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.
LATHROP – Say the levee breaks.
The iconic space shuttle Mate-Demate Device (MDD) that has been a fixture at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California for the past 38 years is being dismantled, three years after the shuttle program ended and six years since it last supported turnaround operations after the last shuttle landing at Edwards.
Manteca's elected leaders are letting developers off the hook for $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building more homes.
LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?
Wes Chamberlain knows how much fun it can be to participate in the Tip-a-Firefighter event.