Chances are if you have attended a community event in the past 12 months, you have met Miss Manteca, Victoria Ahonui Watson. Watson has spent the past year serving at dozens of community functions along with her co-captains: Miss Teen Manteca - Taela Lynn-Ann Heath, Teen Manteca City Ambassador – Colton Allan Harris, Miss Young Manteca – Priscilla Alexandra Ohnmacht, and Young Manteca City Ambassador – Erick Enriquez.
RIPON - Marissa's Closet – the Ripon source for free prom gowns – is looking for a new home due to the pending sale of the building that Melinda Shaw and her corps of volunteers have called home for the past two years.
The daffodils and African violets are in full bloom at the Albers' flower gardens. In Larry Albers' huge vegetable garden, his onions and Swiss chard and a host of other edible leafy varieties have been basking in the spring-like winter sun.