Commerce Drive was a $1 million controversy when it was first funded using the Manteca Redevelopment Agency to cover 100 percent of the cost of building it a decade ago.
Nicole Stanley wasn't planning on spending her birthday at the grand opening of JC Penney in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley / Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
The deadline to make nominations for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009 is March 31.
East Union High senior Aaron William Dyke was recently accepted to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
Preston C. Espinoza Preston C. Espinoza, son of Betty Naylor of Manteca, graduated Feb. 13, 2009 from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. Preston is qualified as a sharp shooter. Preston attended Neil Hafley grammar school and graduated from Teen Challenge of Southgate. Following his graduation he attended Teen Challenge Ministries in Riverside. He will have a short leave, visiting with family and friends in Manteca, Fresno and Bakersfield before reporting for ...
The City of Lathrop has several events planned for this month. On Tuesday, March 17, a St. Patrick's Day breakfast is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Lathrop Senior Center, 15707 Fifth Street. Cost is $4 per person (those age 50 or older are encouraged to stop by the center to sign up). The breakfast menu will consist of quiche filled with sausage and cheese, potatoes, bacon and biscuits. Drinks include coffee and ...
The Young Men's Institute and Knights of Columbus of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca are sponsoring their annual fish fry on two more Fridays during Lent. The dates are March 13 and March 27.
The Friends of the San Joaquin Fair will be hosting a dinner, dance, auction and fundraiser on Saturday, March 21.
Manteca's tallest building yet in terms of multiple floors – the four-story Hampton Inn & Suites – is breaking ground at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley/Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
A Memorial Day weekend event honoring those who gave their all serving America is expected to draw thousands from throughout Northern California to Manteca.
You learn something new every day, so the saying goes. But there are days that offer rare opportunities to learn a plethora of new things. An example of that is the Manteca Quilters show this weekend. You definitely learn a lot of new things after spending even just a few hours at the show. I know that from first-hand experience. This year, this must-go-to event is taking place at the MRPS Hall on Grant Street ...
The Manteca Youth Focus's 2009 Young Manteca Scholarship Competition is on Saturday, March 7, at 3 p.m.
FRENCH CAMP - Civil Air Patrol Squadron 72's Cadet 2nd Lieutenant Amy McFerran has received the Billy Mitchell Award.
Sami Guedoir knows all about the benefits of cultural outreach. As the chairman of the advisory board for the non-profit Tunisian Community Center, Guedoir – who has owned Century Furniture on the corner of Yosemite and Main Streets – has seen first-hand what can happen when the perceived differences between two communities erode away. And he's taken a little bit of Manteca with him back to his Tunisian hometown of Mahares for that very reason. ...
A wide array of restaurants will be participating in the 17th Annual Gourmet Sampler sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society and scheduled for Sunday, March 8, at the Senior Center.
The average person looks at a kitchen and sees appliances.
When they start working on the railroad at Austin Road near the Highway 99 interchange in early 2014 it'll mean the first of 9,134 new "direct" jobs are on their way to Manteca.
Noted author and highly sought-after lecturer Mary Maaga is the featured speaker at a retreat Saturday hosted by the United Methodist Women of St. Paul's Church in Manteca.
Flu shots are being made available free at the Cornerstone Community Church food distribution on Saturday at 10 a.m. at their East Highway 120 and Comconex Road location east of Austin Road.
When they start working on the railroad at Austin Road near the Highway 99 interchange in early 2014 it'll mean the first of 9,134 new "direct" jobs are on their way to Manteca. It's part of $10.4 million in upfront improvements to the Highway 99 interchange at Austin Road as well as South Austin Road that are being made to start development of the job-rich Austin Road Business Park in southeast Manteca. <p ...