The Manteca Parks and Recreation Department is again offering a Portuguese class geared for those of Portuguese descent who wants to learn more about their history, or just anyone interested in knowing more about this culture other than festas and bullfights.
Two weeks after their application for a new charter school was denied unanimously by the Manteca Unified Board of Education, Great Valley Academy officials in Modesto filed an appeal with the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
For lease: 2,400 square feet of office space. Rent is from 75 cents to $1.15 a square foot, but that's negotiable. You don't have to rent the entire space either. The highly motivated landlord is willing to rent out just a third or only half of the space if that's all that a client wants or needs.
The young woman went up the steps to the front doors of the Lindbergh Educational Center, only to make a quick turn-around. As she did so, she glanced at the large sign on the grass and laughed self-consciously as she read the announcement.
Hollywood actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. is one of the big names who are expected to show up at American Modular Systems in Manteca Thursday, Dec. 16, when the first 30 teachers of Manteca Unified will receive training for the groundbreaking first-in-the-nation environmental curriculum that is being launched by the district this month.