Manteca Parks and Recreation is offering standard week-day group swimming sessions plus Saturday lessons as well as private lessons.
The Rev. James Carlton defied the odds, not just once but twice. In 1982, when he had a brain abscess removed, doctors said he was not going to make it. But he proved them all wrong, and before long he was back preaching at the First Assembly of God on North Main and East North Street (now the Valley Community Presbyterian Church) where he was the associate pastor. Ten years later in 1992, he had ...
A benefit golf tournament for Jowell Griggs was played Sunday at Jack Tone Golf Course in Ripon. Proceeds of the event went to Griggs and her family in her fight against cancer.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The typical new home built in Manteca five years ago was just shy of 3,000 square feet. Then at the bottom of the new housing market when 10 permits were issued in February 2008 the average size fell to 1,577 square feet. New housing starts in May 2008 saw the average size climb up a bit to 1,760 square feet. And city building statistics from ...
RIPON – Could the streets of downtown Ripon soon be abuzz with local farmers peddling freshly picked wares?
Manteca will avoid laying off four park workers when the city takes over the day-to-day care of 30-plus landscape maintenance districts that cost homeowners collectively jaust under $1 million a year to fund. The four private firms doing the work were notified in late May that their contracts will not be needed as of July 1. That's when the equivalent of four current municipal parks maintenance workers will start handling the work. Three maintenance workers ...
Sometimes you end up in the same place in an entirely different situation. When she was just a sophomore at Sierra High, Devin Star Tailes took the trip to the popular all-ages club Slim's in San Francisco with friends to take in a show and loved the live atmosphere of the venue provided. By sticking with the choir she was a part of and keeping both her interest and dedication in music sharp, Devin – ...
Students participating in the Junior Crime Scene Investigation Academy at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop are discovering that classroom work applies to the real world. In piecing together a crime scene, Lynda Donelson, a reserve Manteca Police Department sergeant and director of the academy since its inception six years ago, points out that the 28 enrolled in the week-long program – fourth through sixth-grade students – will use science, math, language, ...
Five years ago it was far from a prime location. It was a stone's throw from Manteca's waste water treatment plant and was surrounded on three sides by open fields and the other side by small one to five acre parcels with homes. Today it is considered one of the best locations in the South County with easy free access and a big drawing card in the form of the Stadium Retail Center anchored by ...
Volunteers help the Manteca Chamber of Commerce place 2,400 flags on the Fourth of July
It's going to cost a third more to rent the Manteca Senior Center. The proposed increase to $800 comes 13 months after the city raised the rent from $500 to $600. The rate increase is going before the City Council during Tuesday's 7 p.m. meeting at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. Also on the agenda is an amendment to the center's alcoholic beverage policy prohibiting alcohol at youth-related activates. If adopted, it means ...
The federal economic stimulus plan is sending some green to Manteca to save even more green.
RIPON- Scott Lindsay is a cop's cop who cares about kids. He's a great match for being one of the two school resource officers in the community. His quiet demeanor and his intense love for his profession is what his character is built upon. When he responds to a call involving Ripon residents he often knows the people on a first name basis. One student told of his calming presence when addressing violence. When he ...
Sometimes the best place to save a little bit of money is right there on your back. Literally.
Mark Mahaffie is the new Senior Pastor at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church.
Comcast's Manteca office has been closed for 21 days.
Love INC reached its goal of being able to serve 359 children.
The buildings aren't any further apart at Main and Yosemite than they were 30 years ago.
Love INC staff and volunteers are feverishly looking for individuals or businesses willing to make last minute donations toward the Christmas gifts of 160 needy youngsters in the greater Manteca community.
A broken wire for a cable box means one Manteca senior citizen can no longer simply drive to central Manteca and have the problem addressed by a Comcast representative.
Manteca Police swarmed the Target Store Sunday.
Santa's hut could use a little bit of work.
Sixty children from Agape Villages Foster Families and Love Inc. went on a Christmas shopping spree Saturday at the Manteca Walmart.
Morenzone Field - created originally for adult softball - could be converted to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.
LATHROP –Lathrop's economic recovery isn't hinging solely on new home construction.
Manteca is moving to comply with a state mandate requiring cities to restrict development within the 200-year floodplain of the Central Valley.
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Manteca may be adding up to nine more youth soccer fields and two baseball fields to the west of the Big League Dreams sports complex as part of the first phase development of the family entertainment zone also known as the FEZ.
'The Ripon community "looks a lot like Christmas" with its two large lighted trees and its many homes around town displaying a definite Yuletide spirit.