New Hope Church hosted the Summer Rock event Saturday at Southside Park that provided free food, games, and other activities for neighborhood kids as part of its outreach effort to combat the influence of gangs. The event also included prizes as well as Payless Shoe gift cards.
SCA Championship Tournament Aug. 8 The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), Barony of Fettburg, is holding its annual Championship Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held in the park behind the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. They are inviting the public, especially teachers, students and their parents to attend this free event. The Medieval Tournament will start at approximately 10 a.m. and run to 1:30 or ...
RIPON - When Joe O'Leary retired as the Superintendent of Ripon Unified School District, he know that he was going to have to have something to keep him occupied. It was 1993, and there were only so many times a man could rearrange his sock drawer before boredom set it. But with his love of music and his realization that Ripon didn't have very much to offer the masses, he got together and formed the ...
The Manteca Unified Student Trust announced its 2009 scholarship winners on Friday. The recipients were recent graduates from the district's secondary sites – Manteca High, East Union, Sierra, Weston Ranch and Lindbergh schools. Students were required to maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and contributed at least 100 hours of community service within the past four years.
Kids are taking over the Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park this Tuesday. Everything will be kids related from entertainment provided by an acclaimed youth rock band to games, activities, and even information booths. The free Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau event runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p. m. Tuesday. It features 10 certified farmers produce booths, baked goods, commercial vendors, and food booths. This Tuesday booths will include a slew of information booths on ...
Ray of Hope lost a key supporter of its Students Success Program in Mervyn's. The major retailer along with Crossroad Grace Community Church would work together to provide back-to-school clothing for children in severe need. During these tough economic times, the non-profit organization is faced with more referrals than ever for the program. Mervyn's, however, is no longer in business, leaving Ray of Hope facing a big dilemma. "We used to match funds (with Mervyn's) ...
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it may now cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond.
It's un-official. The majority of the Manteca City Council doesn't want to see Independence Day celebrated in Manteca on any other day than the Fourth of July. At the conclusion of Tuesday's itemized agenda, council members one-by-one used the council comment section to voice their preference to keep Independence Day on the Fourth of July. Manteca this year moved city-sponsored events such as the activities at the Big League Dreams sports complex and the aerial ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The body of missing 28-year-old Jeremy Lum was found about 5 p.m. Sunday in the San Joaquin River near the Lockhart Road bridge about a mile west of the San Joaquin County Hospital and the sheriff's complex in French Camp at I-5 and Mathews Road. Family members were asked to confirm the clothing found on the body about 8 p.m. – with deputies also wanting ...
In an effort to be closer to the public, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker mixed with the Saturday morning breakfast crowd at Johnny's Restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – The search for Jeremy Lum, 28, of Lathrop reached into Stockton as far as Alpine Road with some 700 fliers being handed out.
Manteca police motorcycle officers Sgt. Nick Obligacion and David Bright took second place trophies in Saturday's police motorcycle competition in Oakland.
Classic cars and hot rods were on display Saturday at the Del Webb Car Show.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be hosting its annual Junior Police Academy this summer July 20 through July 31. The academy is open to fifth- through eighth-grade students from Lathrop. Students must maintain at least a "C" grade average and have no criminal contact with Lathrop Police Services.
Manteca enjoyed its most robust month for housing starts in over a year in June as 34 new homes broke ground.
The annual Christmas luncheon hosted by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring is planned for Thursday at the St. Anthony Parish gymnasium.
A private lodging tax is the linchpin that financial experts believe is crucial for a complex deal to secure a 500-room Great Wolf Resort Lodge to make sense for the City of Manteca.
Tears were prevalent at the Ripon's Police Memorial at 1 p.m. Saturday as it was dedicated in the memory of late Ripon officers Paul Stevens and Bob Winget.
It's the $75 ticket that keeps on giving.
The proof is in the pudding.
The introduction is brief, but it packs a heady and heavy punch, not just in an emotional but in a very inspirational way.
Neal Plymate recently received an unexpected call from Main Auto Repair.
Various businesses, school groups and individuals are working with Second Harvest Food Bank in the hopes of filling enough donation barrels around town with food stuffs to meet the Christmas dinner needs in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
MODESTO (AP) - Modesto police say one of their officers has shot and wounded an armed man.
STOCKTON – The Manteca High football team claimed its third Sac-Joaquin Section championship in eight years, routing Sacramento 49-6 in a driving rain at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Uncle Sam could put up $3 million to help finance public improvements in the Austin Road Business Park.
The California Connections Academy has expanded its staff with nine new hires at the Ripon site where it serves more than 500 students online in grades kindergarten through high school in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.
Brothers Jim and Jesse Costa have been hosting the Costa's Wild-game Feed for some three decades. But on Friday, when the pre-Christmas staple event was held at the Manteca Trailer & Motorhome with the usual heavy traffic of people turning the cavernous showroom into something akin to a big wedding feast, the siblings showed no signs of slowing down in what has become their personal life ministry.
At Ripon Unified, Donna Parks is currently the school board president.
Frosty the Snowman would be right at home at this evening's 41st annual Downtown Manteca Twilight Christmas Parade.