LATHROP - Manteca High's Most Outstanding Athlete in 1952. Two-time Stanford All-American. College Football Hall of Famer. Two-time NFL Pro Bowler for the Cleveland Browns. Just a sampling of Paul Wiggin's many athletic achievements. Of them all, however, this one stands out alone. Friday night, Lathrop High and Manteca Unified School District dedicated the school's football stadium in honor of the 78-year-old local legend. "In football and all of the other things in my life, ...
The first of upwards of 1,000 jobs from various business park developments moving forward in Northwest Manteca will materialize by mid-2014.
Julie De Araujo has made a difference in the "heart and soul" department in Bethany Home over the past 15 years. She is leaving to make the community an even better place for seniors to be able to remain in their homes for a lifetime.
The 2013 Health Careers Forum was made possible for some 20 high school students Friday morning at Doctors Hospital of Manteca where they listened to some 10 medical professionals tell their stories and the specifics of their jobs.
Gene Peterson remembers what it was like to have Paul Wiggin as a blocker. He would take the handoff and look forward and there would be an inordinate amount of space for him to run – cutting between the tackles getting all of the glory as he carried the ball for Manteca High School in the early 1950s. He knew that Wiggin was something special when it came to his playing ability. He just didn't ...
Janice Laplume has plans for the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca. In 10 months, when the lease that the non-profit organization currently holds with its landlord is up, Laplume – who serves as the voluntary Executive Director – has visions of a 3,000 square-foot building capable of helping hundreds of young women facing crisis pregnancies. Nothing fancy. Nothing ornate. Just enough space to allow for the necessary classrooms and operating areas. And the clock is ...
The average person looks at a kitchen and sees appliances. You bake something in the stove or boil it on a burner. You defrost something in the microwave or cure it in the refrigerator. But John Mangelos looks at a kitchen and sees a gourmet meal. He sees the individual ingredients being added, one-by-one, to make appetizers and main dishes that could grace tables across the world. Sometimes it's recipe-based, but other times it's just ...
When they start working on the railroad at Austin Road near the Highway 99 interchange in early 2014 it'll mean the first of 9,134 new "direct" jobs are on their way to Manteca.
Noted author and highly sought-after lecturer Mary Maaga is the featured speaker at a retreat Saturday hosted by the United Methodist Women of St. Paul's Church in Manteca.
Flu shots are being made available free at the Cornerstone Community Church food distribution on Saturday at 10 a.m. at their East Highway 120 and Comconex Road location east of Austin Road.
When they start working on the railroad at Austin Road near the Highway 99 interchange in early 2014 it'll mean the first of 9,134 new "direct" jobs are on their way to Manteca. It's part of $10.4 million in upfront improvements to the Highway 99 interchange at Austin Road as well as South Austin Road that are being made to start development of the job-rich Austin Road Business Park in southeast Manteca. <p ...
Garden Grove City Council members recently paved the way for construction of a new hotel with an indoor water park – with officials set to devote at least $69 million in public funds and land to subsidizing the private project.
If Great Wolf Resorts wants to build in Manteca they won't get Mayor Willie Weatherford's vote if the deal is like the one resort developer McWhinney Development struck with Garden Grove in Southern California.
They came with a petition of more than 400 signatures to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. Kaiser Manteca hospital nurses and those covered by Kaiser continued their efforts Wednesday to bring back services cut earlier this year. The group led by the California Nurses Association – support also came from folks attending a weekend community forum, including many seniors from Woodbridge-Del Webb – requested that Kaiser re-open the 17-bed third floor to admit patients from the ...
Janessa Duenas was one of over 300 Manteca Unified students to attend the 2013 BEST Teen Summit Tuesday at Golden West School.
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.
A record one-day crowd of 25,000 people made their way through the Dell'Osso Farms pumpkin maze on Saturday cementing the Lathrop attraction as California's No. 1 agri-tourism destination for yet another year.