STOCKTON- Stockton Civic Theater's volunteer auxiliary, Footlighters, is inviting interested adults to attend a welcome and orientation meeting on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m. in the theatre lobby. Refreshments will be served. The theatre is located at 2312 Rose Marie Lane, Stockton, one block south of the Stockton Hilton Hotel.
STOCKTON - The League of Women Voters of San Joaquin County (LWVSJC) will host its kick off for 2009/10 with an informational program entitled Climate Change Impacts on the Central Valley and Delta Region on Saturday, Sept. 12, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Valley Brew Co.
Manteca's strike team fighting the Santa Cruz fire near the Bonny Doon community of Swanson expects to be on the fire line for another three to four days, according to Manteca Interim Fire Chief Kirk Waters.
First, unknown would-be Tiger Woods were using the grass at the East Union Cemetery to practice their golf swing. They left several dozen evidences behind which rather ticked off cemetery cleanup volunteers.
ESCALON - One home was partially damaged and five other buildings destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire Thursday afternoon that triggered mandatory evacuations on Hogue Road between Escalon and Modesto off McHenry Avenue.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca helped launch the "Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive" from May 29 to June 5 to lead a community effort to provide area children, struggling with hunger, healthy breakfasts during the summer months.
Manteca is trying to parlay a $28 per night surcharge on a $200 a night room into a $200 million plus private sector investment that has the potential of generating 560 new jobs, an annual payroll of $9.4 million, and provide at least $600,000 yearly to underwrite city services.