LATHROP - Lathrop-Manteca firefighters assisted by members of the Manteca Fire Department aggressively attempted to save an older wooden home Friday afternoon, but it became fully involved and was reportedly a total loss.
PRESBYTERIAN: All are welcome this Sunday at Manteca Presbyterian Church for the 10 a.m. worship service. Anne Talcott will lead the Praise Team and direct the choir in our opening songs. Come hear Pastor Wendy Warner's sermon titled, "Completed Joy!" I wonder what that would feel like. Our service is followed by a time of refreshments. Come join the fellowship. The church is located at 275 North Main Street. For further information phone us at 239-3159.
One lucky guest at the 45th annual Holiday Luncheon and Crafts Faire of St. Anthony of Padua School will go home with a blue topaz pendant surrounded by canary diamonds from New York Diamonds in Manteca.
NEWMAN - San Joaquin Valley artist Robert V. Fonseca is marking 25 years of "Mannequin Art" with his 2011"Reality Faced" Art Exhibit Tour, on display Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29, at the West Side Theatre in Newman.
Julia Vigallon and her dad John were quick to find this week's hidden pumpkin in the Manteca Bulletin's Great Pumpkin Hunt behind the old city hall on Sycamore Avenue near a mural depicting an almond orchard full of blossoms.
Witnesses said the man who was hit by a train in downtown early Wednesday evening tried to get inside the Manteca Winery on Oak Street several times before he walked over to the railroad tracks behind the Valentine Construction compound that includes the winery.