RIPON - A touch of Americana is part of the Ripon Farmers' Market this Thursday at 4 p.m. as the police and fire personnel challenge each other in a chili cook-off on Main Street with free samples for everyone.
John Cambra was remembered by family and friends who filled St. Anthony's of Padna Catholic Church for his funeral mass Monday morning – many bringing their restored hotrods that he had a hand in rebuilding.
Personal cell phones are being included in the new national "Do Not Call" Registry to dissuade telemarketers from contacting the general public across the country. Citizens may register their home or cell phones without cost by calling 888.382.1222. Registration takes less than one minute on the phone.
Last week, the City of Lathrop learned that California Senator Cathleen Galgiani was working to secure $110 million towards the cost of retrofitting the levees set to protect the City of Lathrop city in the event that the San Joaquin River surges.
Advertising manager of the Manteca Bulletin, Chuck Higgs, promised to continue the growth and further expansion of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce as its new president at the benefit of business and professionals during the year to come at the installation dinner.
The 1930s could be characterized as Manteca's "quiet decade" if it weren't for the first major flood of the 20th century, labor strife, fires, and diseased sugar beets temporarily shuttering Spreckels Sugar.