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.
Connie McCormick is a fighter. On three previous occasions, the Sequoia School third-grade teacher survived her bouts with cancer. The first took place in 1977 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. McCormick moved forward with her life after successful chemotherapy and surgery. Nine years ago, she had uterine cancer and, a year later, ovarian cancer. She bucked the odds once again thanks to radiation treatment and surgery. About a year ago, Connie McCormick was ...
Richard Norris wants the City Council to allow a non-profit medicinal dispensary and a cannabis nursery in Manteca.
RIPON - Ripon business woman Helen Catano has arranged for New Jersey children's author Andi Green to come to the Ripon Library Monday on a book signing tour spanning the East and West coasts.
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.
Daniel Heinze, a 2008 Sierra High graduate, will enter the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Mission Training Center in Provo, Utah on Nov. 18 to begin preparations for a 2-year mission to the Chile Concepcion South Mission.
Scouting for food is a national canned food drive put on by the Boy Scouts of America. Canned food is collected by Scouts and given to local food banks. This is one of the areas that Scouting helps to provide community service. On Saturday, Nov. 21, local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will be collecting canned food in your neighborhood. During the week we request that you save up whatever canned food (no perishables please) ...
Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 and American Legion Post 249 are holding a Veterans Day ceremony at Library Park on Wednesday, Nov. 11, starting at 11 a.m.
A new upcoming R&B Pop band will be performing a free show this Friday, Nov. 6, at Main Street Café at 7 p.m.
Kelsey Oxford Air Force Airman Kelsey D. Oxford graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Shawna Burgos of Manteca. Oxford graduated in 2003 from East Union High School and earned a bachelor's degree in 2008 from ...
Christ is a verb and not a noun. It's the philosophy of Christianity being about love in action and not simply devotion and worship that is key to Calvary Community Church's youth ministry. And the importance of getting teens and youngsters to embrace such a way of life by building relationships to get closer to God is a top priority at Calvary Community Church. It is why there was no hesitation when the congregation was ...
Kirk Waters is officially Manteca's permanent fire chief. Waters was sworn in to office Monday afternoon during ceremonies at the Manteca City Council chambers before a packed house of friends, family and comrades – many of whom had to stand along the back wall and the sides of the room. Waters – a 22-year veteran of the Manteca Fire Department – took over the position as interim chief after the retirement of Chief Chris Haas ...
LATHROP – When Jose D. Hernandez served on the Lathrop City Council two mayors ago, he lost a number of hours at work and, on a few occasions, arrived late at the meeting. Sometimes, he did not even have time to grab something for dinner while dashing off from work to the 7 o'clock council meeting at City Hall.
RIPON - A 16-year-old gang member has been sentenced to five years and four months in juvenile detention after pleading guilty to assault with a deadly weapon in a stabbing in August that left him with a broken hand.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.