The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation and the Place of Refuge church have arranged for the American Veterans Traveling Tribute to come to Manteca for the Memorial Day Weekend as part of the "Not Forgotten" event May 22-25, 2015.
It's the people behind the scenes who make events like Main Street Day a success starting in the predawn hours not to speak of the planning that began for chamber of commerce staffers in July – three months earlier.
They take a licking but keep on ticking.
Today would be a great day to play hooky and head up to Yosemite National Park.
The Manteca City Council on Tuesday thanked Ruthanne Bassett for her 15 years of service before retiring as a librarian assistant at the Manteca Branch Library.
It was a day of little acts of kindness.
Within the hour of seeing the two dogs saved, Manteca Police officer Steve Harris was protecting New Haven School first graders from noon hour traffic on Austin Road by using his black and white patrol car as a road guard while the kids walked to a nearby fire station down Austin Road.
San Jose resident Virginia Valdez lost her appetite for a banana split while in Manteca.
Residents in the 1300 block of Pajaro Street, just south of Northgate Drive, on Monday called Manteca Police about suspected burglars across the street from their residences. They reported seeing one man walk up to the front door and knock to apparently see if anyone was home while the other quickly went around to the rear of the home, they said.
The big muddy is back.
Speaking of sand and dirt, both are now permanent features on the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue under the Highway 99 bridge.
Someone apparently has been watching too many Dukes of Hazards reruns.
Bill Ludwig doesn't like the idea that a median placed in a new location on Woodward Avenue west of Airport Way has cost him part of his fence.
Cars failing to stay on the street while traveling through Manteca is also a concern of Gary and Vickie Martin.
Who said read men don't wear pink?
Ripon 11-year-old Mason McClure appears in Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk's 22-minute promo piece for the 2014 season.
Manteca City Manager Karen McLaughlin's decision to turn off the interactive water play feature at Library Park this year due to the drought isn't popular with some folks.
Steve DeBrum does not want to see children's playground equipment at the East Union Cemetery.
How goes Manteca's war on meth?
At the end of the school year's Senior Walk Out Rally, Manteca High presented four annual awards. They included:
David Jones wants to open a medical marijuana co-op in Manteca.
Manteca may have another park but it isn't one you would want to have your kids play at.
Manteca Councilman John Harris noted that the city's tech savvy has come a long way.
Ronald McDonald is eating Jared's dust.
Pete Paulsen of House of Wheels fame noted that Scott Johnson - the extensively traveled handicapped attorney from Carmichael who peels off ADA lawsuits like they're toilet paper - a few years back actually cost him little over $6,000 once his attorney fees were factored into the equation.
On a happier note, mark Sunday, Oct. 12, on your calendar for the ultimate car show. That's when Pete Paulsen hosts his 25th annual Hot Rod Party.
The filing of at least 21 civil lawsuits over alleged Americans with Disabilities Act violations against small Manteca businesses is serial lawsuit filer Scott Johnson's second venture into South San Joaquin County.
Baxter Dunn's star should be untarnished.
The cover of the proposed City of Manteca municipal budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 has an interesting photo.