"You should know your kids better than we do," is the theme of a gang poster being distributed to businesses around the community by Manteca officers Ranch Johnson and Sgt. Danny Erb. Despite the cutback in officers Sgt. Erb said the department is still doing its best to keep gang activity in Manteca at a minimum. The printing of the posters was made possible through the non-profit Manteca Police Chief's Foundation.
Manteca High School cheerleaders are conducting their annual Junior Buff cheer camp. participants ranging in ages 4 to 14 will cheer through the first half of Friday's game and also performing during half time.
Marussa Mahony is an artist in her own right – with an egg in the palm of one hand and a stylus in the other and slowly turning her oval canvas – she carries on an ancient tradition dating back hundreds of years to the Ukraine.
It was a fire that destroyed everything in the Yorktown Lane home of Carlos and Helen Gonzales Tuesday morning and the family that lost it all were quick to praise the action of the Manteca Fire Department and their neighbors.
There's just one frozen turkey in the freezer at the Second Harvest Food Bank that has been dropped off so far to help provide the main course this Thanksgiving for 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
The Manteca Community Choir will rehearse for this year's Christmas cantata every Sunday evening in November at 7 p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church on North and Main. Adults, teenagers and children are invited to participate in this cantata. "Christmas Fantasia" will be performed on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Contact Anne Talcott at 823-0054 for more information.