RIPON - The Ripon Rotary Club has a passion for community and world-wide health. The local service organization recently provided a donation to help the Ripon Community and Youth Commission. The money will be used for goodie bags for the first 500 participants attending the third annual Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. as part of Ripon's Main Street Days. The fair will be held in the Ripon Athletic Club's ...
Caltrans will do road sign repair on the Highway 120 Bypass in Manteca on Monday. The right lane and right shoulder of westbound Highway 120 will close from the off-ramp to South Main Street to the Van Ryn Road undercrossing on Monday, Aug. 24, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Motorists should expect 15 minute delays. Alternate routes should be taken whenever possible. This work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to ...
The annual Manteca Historical Society Summer Barbecue Social, sponsored by the Manteca Historical Society, will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at Spreckels Park. The afternoon features tri-tip, barbecued turkey, spaghetti, salad, watermelon, French bread and dessert. The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available at the museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave., from any board member, ticket chairperson Phyllis Abram, 239-0744 or at German Glas Werks.
Calla 4-H Club enrollment night The Calla 4-H Club will be holding its annual enrollment night on Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the New Haven School cafeteria, 14600 S. Austin Road. The annual enrollment fees are $32 for members and $6 for leaders. Returning and prospective members are asked to bring a parent or guardian. The Calla 4-H offers a number of projects, including community service, rabbits, poultry, food & nutrition, ...
60 years ago August 18, 1949 Upon recommendation of Vice Principal B. E. Claypool, the number of semester hours needed for graduation has been increased by the high school board of trustees. Action was taken at a meeting of the board last week. Claypool told the board that a study of senior schedules showed that the class load was too light and that there were not enough solids taken by many seniors. 50 ...
Manteca's Convention & Visitors Bureau was directly responsible for the booking of 1,000 room nights at city hotels for Manteca-based gatherings during April, May, and June.
Manteca's unemployment rate worsened in July after four months of small improvements. Fourteen out of every 100 employable adults are now out of work in Manteca. That translates into 200 more people unemployed in July leaving 28,000 Manteca residents employed. Countywide there was a 16 percent unemployment rate in July. The worst spot to be living and looking for a job is Stockton with a 19.2 percent unemployment rate The California Employment Development Department reported ...
The loss of much of Manteca Unified's home-to-school busing has shifted attention back to the city's ambitious program launched three years ago to address four miles of developed streets that lack sidewalks.
A mini Portuguese festa is planned for Sunday in Manteca at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. The featured attraction will be the performance of the Luso-American Youth Council. The traditional dancers of North San Joaquin Valley – included are members from Modesto and Manteca – took second place at the 2009 Luso-American Fraternal Federal and S.P.R.I. event held Aug. 7-10 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose. Founded by Portuguese immigrants in 1868, ...
Over 500 Manteca Unified sixth, seventh and eighth graders attended the first Manteca Parks and Recreation teen dance of the school year at Golden West Gym on Friday night.
Musician Nina Maluhia performed on stage with the Audible Mosaic band featuring live acoustic soul and the spoken word at the Main Street Café Friday night. It was Nina's last scheduled performance in California before heading to Hawaii.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce will present the 25th Annual Main Street Day & Car Show in Ripon on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Delicato Vineyards will be holding its home winemaking workshop once again this year for those just beginning or those wanting to hone their skills.
JAMESTOWN – Over Labor Day weekend and for the second year in a row, visitors to Railtown1897 State Historic Park will have the special opportunity to see more than a dozen small-scale model steam trains in operation.
Janis Music summer concert set for Aug. 30 Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m. Gordon Kennedy of the Manteca-based Janis Studios will present the largest concert yet with 10 bands playing. Each band has their own style of music from acoustic rock to heavy metal. The bands are made up of 95 performers ranging ...
It has happened to all of us.
Turkey R Us organizers have some good news and some bad news.
The east side of the Manteca Bedquarters building in downtown Manteca at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street will see the first of military murals going up next week.
Pension costs - considered by economists as one barometer of a city's long-term financial health - account for 30.9 percent of the general fund budget in struggling cities such as San Jose.
The east side of the Bed Quarters building in downtown Manteca will see the first military murals in the community at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street, according to Manteca Mural Society spokesman Norman Knodt.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A street racer crested a hill at 79 miles per hour then struck and killed a woman and her three young sons as they crossed a Philadelphia boulevard at night, prosecution witnesses testified in court Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new, smaller version of NASA's space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing.
The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.
An 11-year-old sixth grader, Janita Ferrando, was successful in her own personal food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank last weekend at the Li'l Buffs final season game at the Manteca High School stadium.
Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.
A Stockton missing person whose remains were located buried in a Manteca yard May 28 died of homicidal asphyxiation, almost 23 years ago, according to a Stockton Police coroner's report Tuesday evening.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Two 37-year-old men have been charged with attempted possession of heroin with intent to distribute after federal authorities seized more than three pounds of the drug in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
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Charles Andrew Palmer was a teen-ager in high school when his father paid the ultimate sacrifice for his country. Marine Cpl. Charles O. Palmer II was killed in action in Kahlidiyah, Iraq, on May 5, 2007.
LATHROP – When the City of Ripon first opened the Curt Pernice Skate Park almost a decade ago it became a haven for Northern California skateboarders.