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.
The Turkey Day Throwdown crowned two winners: Sean Sanders, Marco Marchinni and Catie Marchinni in the scaled division; and Mark Gonzales, Matt Tafoya and Jazz Herrera in the RX'd division.
Ben Theiss' quick assessment of the inaugural Heller Lipsett Memorial Run, which took place Sunday:
Jane -she doesn't want her last name used - plans to make it to Safeway on South Main Street in Manteca on Saturday between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Georgianna Reichelt - a longtime community activist with close to 30 years under her belt of letting elected leaders know what she thinks - was back at the Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday after a long hiatus.
Melvyn Luiz was a dairy farmer at heart. When his father died, there was no question in his mind what he was going to do. First of all, being the only child, it was now up to him to take care of his mother. The job of maintaining the small family dairy that his parents started in the 1940s now rested upon his shoulders, too. On top of that, there was his own family – a wife and twin daughters – to provide for and look after as well.
There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free mine-resistant protected (MRAP) for that matter.
The Manteca City Council is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee.
The Easter Bunny needs some help.
Seniors needing assistance with filing their 2013 income tax returns may call the Manteca Senior Center at 209.456.8650 to schedule an appointment with AARP for tax-preparation assistance.
This week's featured Manteca Animal Shelter pet is "Chewy."
Lori Adams, Lori Little, Lisa Boone, Erin Nussbaumer and Trina Ramsey - known as "The Lori's & Company" are hosting their third annual book drive.
The Manteca Youth Advisory Commission and GK Music are seeking talented singers, dancers, musicians, bands, comics, magicians and other talented youth, teens and young adults ages 5-21 for "Got Talent?", a talent show and competition to be held Saturday, April 26, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
Want to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft?
It may have been a record - or at least a tie.
They've been working for the City of Manteca for 33 years each - and that's no joke.
People will travel for good food, but they'll go to even greater lengths for good company.
Monterey always makes for a pleasant weekend, but adding 120 or so Red Hatters frolicking in the Embassy Hotel near Monterey Bay - including 10 from Manteca - adds an indescribable level of karma for all those involved including the onlookers.
Chef Michael Midgley has emerged from his kitchen with another tasty creation.
Midgley will be a special guest at a food and spirit tasting event hosted by Weston Elementary School's PFA on Saturday, March 29.
The Woodbridge Senior Softball Club is swinging for the fences with its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 5.