Richard Dokey has long traveled California's heartland. So it's no surprise that "The Hollywood Café," his latest book, has a Central Valley flavor of a bygone era. Dokey, for example, recalled the days when Highway 99 – he simply called it "The 99" – was a two-lane road that ran the length of the Golden State, connecting towns as far north into Oregon, and when the Delta between the Sacramento River and Rio Vista was ...
Knights of Columbus St. Anthony's Council #10693 of Manteca is a Columbian Award winner for the 2008-2009 fraternal year.
The American Chronic Pain Association is a peer and education support group for those coping with chronic pain and their families.
Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday. There are already more than 70 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school band. Entries are limited to 120 Chamber Chief Executive officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San Joaquin Irrigation District in recognition of the agency's century of ...
Forget the Dow Jones Average or the leading economic indicators monitored by the Federal Reserve.
RIPON – For more than a decade the annual 'Taste of Ripon' has given residents the chance to mingle with downtown merchants in a friendly and festive environment.
You don't have to travel back East, drive up the high country or to the famed Sierra foothills to see for yourself that, indeed, autumn is here.
Santa's Wonderland at the Manteca Bass Pro Shops opened Saturday and runs through Dec. 24. Kids can get a free photo with Santa plus make free crafts.
90 years ago November 14, 1919 In a written communication presented to the city trustees at their meeting Monday night, Mayor Joshua Cowell offered his resignation, giving as a reason ill health and his trouble in hearing. Mr. Cowell has been a faithful worker for the city but he has been ill all summer and, as he says, is physically unable to attend to his duties. 80 years ago November 14, 1929 With ...
LATHROP – There's several inches of snow on the ground in Lathrop and it's going to stay there until at least March.
Bay Meadows Park adjoining the Boys & Girls Club could be renamed in honor of the late Bobette and Charlie Giles.
California voters in November 2010 may be asked to vote for a ballot measure that significantly curtails the state's ability to borrow or simply take money from cities and counties in order to cover state budget deficits.
RIPON - The number of Ripon Unified students losing their bus passes – 24 in just two weeks – has raised concerns among the school district administration. Passes had been initiated in mid-October because of the troubled economy's affect on the schools' budget.
Sometimes there's a place for glitz, glamour, and glitter. But on Wednesday night the eight talented performers vying for one of two available titles – Manteca Idol and Manteca Junior Idol – left the caboodle full of fun colors at home. After all, this was one of the most serious nights of the entire competition, and it had very little to do with the decision of the judges. With former Manteca Idol winner Cheyenne Milligan ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District on Tuesday will recognize students who achieved perfect 600 scores in the California Standards Test.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.
LATHROP – After 51 years the Pilkington glass plant will close its doors.
The first-ever Toys for Tots Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23.
Something that's been around for nearly a half century is bound to evolve into a number of things.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Kristin Olsen has her personal feelings about the Affordable Care Act.
They're the Mustang Marathoners.
BERLIN (AP) - This time it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean - but what about next time?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Angela Lansbury says "it's a mistake" for NBC to call a new series "Murder, She Wrote."
ROCKLIN (AP) - Four burglary suspects have been arrested in Northern California after posting a photograph online of an expensive fast food feast that they allegedly purchased with a stolen credit card.
Violetta York never thought she would need any help feeding her family.