When Manteca artist Jill Guimont-Paddack was asked to come up with skateboard designs for Friday night's Skate and Destroy art show and auction to benefit breast cancer research, she jumped at the chance.
It's billed as the "Fill the Need" benefit concert Saturday evening at the Manteca Senior Center hosted by Doctors Hospital and the "Reunion Band" asking for audience support for those in need during the holidays.
Parents of many of the 255 children enrolled in Kids Zone not only were able to convince the Manteca City Council to retain the after-school child care by making it legal under state law but they may also eventually see lower fees.
The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.
Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.