It was a busy Monday at the Post Office on Maple Avenue in downtown Manteca. It was four days before Christmas, and there was a steady parade of people dropping off Christmas cards and packages to loved ones.
The New Year's flood of 1997 was like no other seen in Northern California since 1906 when flood records started being recorded. A California Department of Water Resources report called it the "largest" flood in the 90-year period prior to that year's flooding.
Manteca jeweler Patty Reece and a number of her orchids are part of the Orchid Fest 2015 Orchid Show and Sale this weekend at the Sherwood Mall in Stockton that's being hosted by the San Joaquin Orchid Society.
Army soldier Bill Castillo. Marine Leland Elliott. Navy WAVE Marie Huarte Esteves. Navy sailor John Machado. Nurse Avis Brewster. Coast Guardsman Jay Scalf. Merchant Marine Woodward Brumley. Army Air Corps Bud Dickman. "Rosie the Riveter" Doris William Knodt.
The downtown Sycamore Arms is the second time Manteca's Jack Iezaru has been put in charge of a receivership situation in Manteca where he has been contracted to oversee the process before a facility is allowed to be resold following litigation.
The Manteca Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, March 20, at an undisclosed location within the City of Manteca, between the hours of 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.