In Saturday's front page story "City asks police: Give up raises for 2 years, forgo uniform allowances & pay more PERS" it was incorrectly stated that officers are being asked to "pay 5% percent more to their Public Employees Retirements System that would kick their contribution from $260 to $445". The 5 percent more in PERS payments raises an officer's contribution an additional $260 to $445 on top of the 9% ($468 to $802) that ...
The first day of the annual harvest festival at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church took place on Saturday on Cambridge Drive in Lathrop. Mexican food, games for the entire family and other attractions continue today on the church grounds.
80 years ago August 29, 1929 The Palace of Amusement hall has recently undergone a thorough job of overhauling and has been put in splendid condition for the American Legion Forty-nine celebration and costume dance for September 14. The building, both inside and out, has been repainted. The underpinning of the floor has been re-braced, the dance floor sanded and waxed. 70 years ago August 24, 1939 Statistics related to expenditures made ...
With his knees on an Islamic prayer rug facing Mecca, Imam Mohammed El Farra led several dozen Muslims through their Friday prayers on the first day of Ramadan – the ninth month of the Islamic calendar where fasting is the norm to teach modesty and sacrifice.
It might seem like a glamorous job to those who walk through the front door and grab a seat at the booth.
The Manteca Police motorcycle unit of five officers did well in Saturday's competition hosted by the Rancho Cordova Police Department – definitely making a name for themselves among their peers.
Two "cover models" - Manteca Fire Captain David Marques and Manteca Firefighter John Viss - have agreed to volunteer to help the Manteca Boys & Girls Club raise funds to keep the doors open during the current tough economic times to serve 1,500 kids.
The fifth annual Fairways Fore Foster Kids" golf tournament will take place on on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Manteca Golf Course. The tournament proceeds will go toward the support of Agape Villages Foster Family Agency.
Joni Morris plans Patsy Cline tribute concert at MJC MODESTO - Modesto Junior College will present "A Tribute to Patsy Cline" concert starring Joni Morris and the After Midnight Band on Friday, Sept.11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus. A country music singer, Morris is a nationally acclaimed entertainer, songwriter and recording artist from Stockton. Receiving rave reviews coast to coast, she travels ...
It shouldn't have surprised anyone when Brieanne Jansen rocked the stage Wednesday night for the third week of Manteca Idol's opening rounds at Chez Shari.
It's something of a new concept at city hall: Work with your customers to make their lives easier and more productive.
Sunday concert features Manteca bands Braata & Facade, two local bands will be performing their original music at this year's annual summer concert, at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Braata has been together for 11 months and has just finished their first CD which will be available for the first time at the concert for $10. Facade with their unique alternate rock music has been working on ...
Aggressive conservation efforts by South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditch tenders and farmers has helped free up 30,000 acre feet of water to assist other regions hard hit by California's third straight year of drought.
When Donnie Clark was cleaning the windows on an East Manteca home Tuesday afternoon, the process meant much more to him than just another job.
The annual "Tip a Firefighter" event took place Wednesday at the Applebee's in Manteca. The Manteca Firefighters Association conducted the event to benefit the Give Every Child a Chance after-school tutoring program.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Flames and billowing black smoke that could be seen for several miles resulted from a fire that caused $230,000 in damage to a Manteca home in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue in north central area Manteca about 1 p.m. Sunday.
Commemorative wine glasses are being provided for the three hour "Taste of Ripon" Wine stroll on Thursday, Dec. 5, courtesy of the McManis Winery as part of the $25 ticket donation to the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.
Stacy Ochoa recently helped a family housed in a local shelter with five children on a shopping spree.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may take water conservation to the next level.
The woman behind the Ripon Community Athletic Foundations' successes in the million dollar restoration of the Ripon High School stadium – Stephanie Hobbs – said the dedication of the flag pole Friday had the "deepest impact" on her heart.