Christmas was still 14 days away but 14 Manteca non-profit groups were definitely being thinking about the Fourth of July.
The retirees are Lewis Clark, police sergeant; Peggy Miller, animal services control officer; Jim Stone, Deputy Director Public Works overseeing utility services; Ron Tilton, solid waste collection worker III; firefighter William Todd; and Mark Hall, Parks and Recreation Director.
William "Bill" Todd completed his final shift Wednesday as a City of Manteca firefighter.
Registered nurses from Northern California Kaiser facilities will march to Kaiser headquarters to protest the closure of Kaiser Hayward's pediatrics unit, a reduction in services at Kaiser Manteca and other service reductions today at 11:30 a.m.
Jack Snyder continues to buzz around government.
The deadline for the Almond Blossom Queen/Miss Ripon Competition is 4 p.m. this Friday (Dec. 20). Applicants must be a junior or senior in high school, between the ages of 16-19, and a Ripon resident. The application is available online at http://bit.ly/1bkbXXy, from the Ripon Chamber of Commerce, and from the local Ripon high schools.
Members of the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police (SHARP) Rapid Response Team are the unsung heroes of the effort to keep the homeless warm during the recent string of freezing overnight temperatures.
Everyone who can makes an effort to remember less fortunate kids at Christmas who would otherwise go without gifts by donating toys and clothing to various collection efforts.
It's freezing at night but still people let their lawn sprinklers go creating major safety hazards on sidewalks and elsewhere.
Raymus Homes: The Next Generation is moving forward with Oleander Estates west of South Union Road and straddling Woodward Avenue.
The California Alliance for Retired Americans is conducting a town hall meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Transit Center at South Main Street and Moffat Boulevard regarding what they refer to as "cuts and closures at Kaiser Manteca Medical Center".
Spread the holiday joy by helping your community, donate your time, food, clothes or make a financial contribution. Here is a list of local places you can support in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Make a difference in the life of an adult resident at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation facility this Christmas. Pick up a green or red stocking and/or bulb decoration at Precision Automotive in Manteca and adopt a resident by purchasing any or all of the items in that person's wish list in the back of the ornament. The gifts being requested will not leave a big hole in your pocket. Many of the requested items are simple day-to-day basic needs such as a pair of warm slippers, combs, shampoo, and soap.After you've made the purchases, bring them back ...
The annual holiday boutique held at Emeritus (formerly Merrill Gardens at 430 N. Union Road in Manteca) will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Featured will be nearly a dozen different vendors offering a variety of items that include handmade arts, crafts, and jewelry. Proceeds from the boutique will be donated to Chuck and Teri Palmer's Operation Candy Cane which sends holiday goodies to American troops overseas. Emeritus has teamed up with the Palmers for an Operation Candy Cane to be held Sunday, Dec. 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at ...
Nearly 200 more families will enjoy a Thanksgiving Day turkey thanks to the sacrifice of many over the weekend.
Get ready for another new food option in Manteca - Dunkin' Donuts.
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Peggy Miller is retiring from the City of Manteca after 26 years and seven months on the job.
Flying to Phoenix?
Meanwhile 20 miles away at the Modesto City-County Airport Modesto boosters are working to land a major airline connecting non-stop service between Modesto and Los Angeles.
Are the times changing in San Joaquin County when it comes to the ease of obtaining a concealed weapons permit?
IHOP's National Pancake Day fundraiser is today from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes and ask that guests to consider leaving a little something behind for UC Davis Children's Hospital.
Google may soon become a high profile entity in Stockton, at least for a short period of time.
There are two restaurant chains whetting their appetite, so to speak, when it comes to Manteca.
Modesto's newest millionaire intends to keep shopping at the Dollar Store.
The 2014 King of Wake tour also known as the Nautique Wake Games presented by Rockstar is returning to Mossdale Lake in Lathrop on June 27-28.
New digs are in the works for the Manteca Veterinary Hospital currently located at 911 Moffat Blvd.
Football is definitely history at the University of the Pacific.
The order had been made. The bill paid. And the lights are still out.
It's pretty disgusting most days when players arrive to practice at the refurnished Lincoln Park baseball field.