While Christians look forward to Easter Sunday, the high water mark of Christendom, the Catholic church has several equally important and liturgies leading up to the celebration of the Christ's joyful resurrection.
East Union Cemetery board will hold its annual general membership meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, at the Manteca Historical Society Museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave.
Nine ways to make a change is the heart of the production "Lights, Camera, Action" performance by Give Every Child A Chance staffers on Saturday April 17 at the Golden West Elementary School gym.
For R.C. "Alley Oops" Owens, his induction last Monday into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame was a family reunion of sort.
There are dozens of homeless families waiting to secure an apartment for two months at the HOPE Family Shelter so they can get their finances back in order and obtain their own rental housing.
RIPON - Smiling teenage girls continued to stream in and out of the former Ripon Drug Store building with spectacular prom gowns in hand – a gift of love.
Manteca's jobless rate was unchanged in February.
This is not going to be one of your usual afternoon tea socials.
Turning on the air conditioning this summer won't be as costly for some PG&E residential customers.
A temporary restraining order barring Quick N' East Markets from selling marijuana in downtown Manteca has been extended for 90 days.
The Daffodil Days effort at Doctors Hospital of Manteca netted some $1,500 for the American Cancer Society from just 43 donors ordering flowers through the program.
LATHROP – Get rid of your old electronic machines, television sets that no longer run, or copier machines that have outlived their usefulness, and help the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
The St. Anthony's Catholic Church Young Men's Institute will be hosting a delicious breakfast in the St. Anthony School cafeteria from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. after the 7 and 8:45 a.m. Masses.
The days of cities like Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon as well as farmers and rural residents drilling new water wells may be numbered.
Dave Thompson is looking for a few kids who are lucky enough not to worry about where they will sleep at night.
Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.
Dr. Darwin Yip, M.D., has joined the staff of the Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca as its first full-time radiation oncologist at the state-of-the-art facility located in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.