Late pledges have pushed the 2009 Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon total to $100,391.
Are you looking for that last-minute gift for that hard to buy for friend or family member? Look no further than your local nonprofits. How about tickets to one of Manteca's quality events? All you have to do is call the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau at 823-7229 and the tickets or a gift certificate can be ready for you to present on Christmas Day. Here are just a few ideas that we hope will ...
Brieanne Jansen just wants to use her gifts to help people. It was in her role as Frances Stone in Kitt Kittredge: An American Girl movie that Jansen began to notice the parallels between the character she played – a young girl whose family was facing foreclosure – and what was happening to families on her own street. The experience led her to conduct a food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank in order ...
LATHROP – It's a party that only gets bigger and brighter each year for area families feeling the economic pinch.
Free gift wrapping for seniors Seniors 60 years and older can take advantage of free Christmas wrapping this Thursday, Dec. 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Almond Blossom Estates Mobile Home Park clubhouse, 1901 E. Yosemite Ave. It is being offered through We CARE for seniors (Community Action Referral & Education) volunteers serving Manteca, Lathrop and the surrounding areas. The Christmas wrap party also includes conversation, hot cider and cookies. There ...
Manteca may ask Uncle Sam for $9.5 million. The City Council tonight is being asked to consider adopting a list of five projects that the Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm of Van Scoyoc Associates will work on with the goal of obtaining stimulus funds or other federal monies. Manteca has already secured $5.6 million in federal stimulus funds. The five projects include asking for: •$1 million toward the $2 million cost for a cogen facility at ...
LATHROP – The twice-continued public hearing for a proposed controversial project on a long-vacant 18.7-acre lot behind McDonald's in Lathrop comes back before the Lathrop City Council tonight.
The vacant lot that runs behind Burger King and other Manteca businesses fronting Main Street and backing up to Grant Street has been an eyesore for years.
It pains Mike Mallory to know that there are kids out there who have narrowed down their gift wish list to simply food this year and that they may still go without nourishment on Christmas save for perhaps basic macaroni and cheese.
LATHROP – A retail shopping development that was abandoned when Richland Planned Communities pulled out of its Central Lathrop project is poised for a comeback.
RIPON - A seven-foot-tall carved Indian statue representing the Ripon High School mascot is going to be a gift to the school's student body by the senior class of 2010.
The MOMS Club of Manteca North will be holding their once a month business meeting at Northgate Church on Friday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. on Northgate Drive in Manteca.
Manteca is about to officially admit flooding from the San Joaquin and Stanislaus rivers is a potential problem for some municipal residents.
A 120-pound service dog named "Akai" was the center of attention at the Manteca Rotary noon luncheon earlier this month as its owner Alicia Yonemoto told her story of how the German Shepherd - Japanese Akita mix first came to her aid.
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.
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.