The 17th annual Gourmet Sampler event took place Sunday at the Manteca Senior Center.
Like books, quilts have plenty of stories to tell. I've been fortunate to have seen, and even touched, many of these fabric books. I've enjoyed "reading" the many stories interwoven in the delicately and painstakingly hand-sewn patterns, as well as in the other rich tales that each work embodied but were left to the viewer's imagination to "read" which, to me, is always the better part of the experience.
The rain so far this month is far from being a drought breaker but it will help South San Joaquin Irrigation District stretch available water supplies by delaying the need to start irrigation runs until early April.
RIPON - A proposal that could place a communications tower on an elementary school campus is being met with opposition by some neighbors that are concerned about the safety of their children.
Manteca Rotary Club is celebrating 50 years of service.
LATHROP – Second Harvest Food Bank, which provides food to untold numbers of hungry individuals and families every year, is asking for $10,000 from Lathrop's Community Development Block Grant program.
Commerce Drive was a $1 million controversy when it was first funded using the Manteca Redevelopment Agency to cover 100 percent of the cost of building it a decade ago.
Nicole Stanley wasn't planning on spending her birthday at the grand opening of JC Penney in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley / Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
The deadline to make nominations for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009 is March 31.
East Union High senior Aaron William Dyke was recently accepted to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
The City of Lathrop has several events planned for this month.
The Young Men's Institute and Knights of Columbus of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca are sponsoring their annual fish fry on two more Fridays during Lent. The dates are March 13 and March 27.
The Friends of the San Joaquin Fair will be hosting a dinner, dance, auction and fundraiser on Saturday, March 21.
Manteca's tallest building yet in terms of multiple floors – the four-story Hampton Inn & Suites – is breaking ground at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley/Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
It took more than two months, a week in the San Joaquin County Jail, a $100,000 cash bond and countless trips back-and-forth to Las Vegas.
Bad debt write-offs for non-payment of municipal utilities have inched up slightly after dropping for two straight years.
All that Magdi Zakher wanted was equipment.
As goes Washington, D.C., so goes the nation.
It is being hailed as an economic juggernaut – a $39 million infrastructure upgrade providing vital access to development that will help push the boundaries of what Manteca can become and who it will attract for the next two decades.
The Manteca Tea Party Patriots are hosting a forum on gun rights and "reasonable" gun control tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Chez Shari at the Manteca Golf Course.
The Manteca Fire Department's Tip-A-Firefighter for the benefit of the Give Every Child a Chance free tutoring program is Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Applebee's restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
Manteca is getting a Tesla Supercharger station.
LATHROP – The official-looking Department of Defense signs have been painted over.
Ben Cantu believes Manteca's city government has a legacy of not thinking things through, kowtowing to developers, failing to act to address dire situations such as the drought, has never seen a consultant they didn't like, and has a tendency to study things to death then create a report that they put on a shelf somewhere before ordering yet another study.
The possibility of an interchange on the 120 Bypass at McKinley Avenue is generating anxiety among rural residents of south Manteca.
Did Manteca City Council members reach a decision to not show up at the Aug. 6 meeting in an illegal manner?
Manteca continued its winning tradition at the annual California State Youth Accolades Scholarship Competition.
Christopher Shaefer has been recently promoted to the elite position of Deputy Assistant Director with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
New Melones had 597,280 acre feet of water on Sunday.