Downtown merchants and property owners don't want to tax themselves to provide services and improvements specifically benefitting the Manteca's oldest shopping district through the formation of a Property-Based Business Improvement District.
Life-threatening experiences with cancer were the entire buzz this week – women sharing experiences with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – telling of their survival from an often devastating disease.
It was all about breast health at Doctors Hospital – offering a handmade quilt to staff members – that raised over $400 for the American Cancer Society. Director of the Cardio Pulmonary Department Doug Lammey was presented the quilt by registered nurse Debbie Aventi, left, and nursing administrator Carmen Silva. The quilt represented several weeks of hand crafting by Aventi's mother, Patricia Autrey, who has produced numerous quilts for patients in need of heart and soul attention. The quilt presentation was all part of the recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Ed Fonseca is stepping up to cover the interest on a $50,000 loan the City of Manteca is making to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051 to help furnish the new Manteca Veterans Center now under construction on Moffat Boulevard.
On the heels of their most recent police tactical competition at the CHP Academy in Sacramento, the Manteca Police Explorer Unit is planning a drive-thru Mexican dinner on Wednesday, May 20, to help support their upcoming training and competitive meets.