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.
Ripon students won a Friday noon dance competition against three other elementary schools at the Sequoia School multipurpose room involving more than 200 young dancers from first through eighth grades participating in Give Every Child a Chance tutoring programs.
Farmers in at least two California irrigation districts - South San Joaquin and Oakdale - are considering whether to ignore a letter from the state calling for historic cuts in water use during the drought, a lawyer said Thursday.
June 26, 2015|
By SCOTT SMITH, The Associated Press