It was a Halloween extravaganza at the Del Webb community clubhouse that saw some 130 residents in costume take part in a wine and cheese party last week hosted by Doctors Hospital Manteca.
The annual Holiday Boutique is planned for Dec. 4 through 6 at the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society Hall, 133 N. Grant St.
Life-threatening experiences with cancer were the entire buzz this week – women sharing experiences with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – telling of their survival from an often devastating disease.
Manteca Idol has officially hit its peak period. With the new format brainstormed by the committee that organizes the Boys and Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop fundraiser, the remaining five Idol contestants and the three Junior Idol contestants will be returning each week between now and the Nov. 23-24 telethon when a winner is crowned. That means the best of the competition will be battling it out for at least a month – accumulating an overall ...
Many artists let their creative juices flow in the solitude of their home studios. In the last couple of months, a few members of the Manteca Artist Guild have literally stepped out of their solitary nooks to paint en plein air – a French expression which means "in the open air." "We've been out on Airport Way. We've been to Knights Ferry. We try to keep it in and around Manteca," said Guild president Dan ...
The Manteca Senior Center hosted a Veterans Appreciation Day on Thursday.
The Puppet Master opened it production Thursday at the Manteca Christian Center. The free production continues tonight at 7 and Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information go to www.YouTube.com/cwcpuppetmaster or call (209) 239-4512.
Gerry and Phil Perry were looking forward to just focusing on the fine-tuning of the elaborate haunted house that they're bringing back for the 12th straight year.
It was all about breast health at Doctors Hospital – offering a handmade quilt to staff members – that raised over $400 for the American Cancer Society. Director of the Cardio Pulmonary Department Doug Lammey was presented the quilt by registered nurse Debbie Aventi, left, and nursing administrator Carmen Silva. The quilt represented several weeks of hand crafting by Aventi's mother, Patricia Autrey, who has produced numerous quilts for patients in need of heart and ...
It's going to be a "Drive-thru Dinner for a Cure" at Main Street Café on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oranizer and cancer surviror Lisa DeGroot, left, along with café owner Jakkie Arellano are seen handing out boxed dinners to Debi Cantrell and Melissa Cardoza. A $10 donation is good for a herb chicken pasta or a beef taglierini pasta along with salad, focaccia, bread and dessert. The dinner is in support ...
Benefit Nov. 6 for Sequoia School teacher A benefit for Connie McCormick is planned for Friday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari. A third-grade teacher at Sequoia School, she was diagnosed last year with cancer and, during the summer, was given a prognosis of one year. McCormick, who has been receiving chemotherapy treatments on a weekly basis, will see her job officially come to an end in January. Parent Teacher ...
Manteca reached a milestone once thought unattainable this week for the second time in two years – 1,000 existing homes sold in less than 10 months.
Get ready for three days of harvest festival and Halloween fun on today, Friday, and Saturday. Churches, school groups, and civic organizations are all planning events aimed primarily at kids but there are some family-style gatherings as well. All of the events are open to the general public as you do not have to be a member of the church, the organization or school community. Harvest festival tonight at Shasta Shasta School's first annual ...
You could see them rolling down Atherton Drive. There were a couple bouncing around Moffat Boulevard. It was a sure sign that tumbleweed season has returned to Manteca. The high winds earlier this week, though, didn't create the havoc in Manteca that it once did when combined with dry conditions that are perfect for plants that form tumbleweeds to dry up and tumble. It wasn't uncommon back in the early 1990s for tumbleweeds to pile ...
Singing has always come naturally for 24-year-old Shellie Hoyt. Growing up in a Christian home with music as a big part of her upbringing, singing came naturally for Hoyt – the oldest of four children that vividly remembers learning the piano with her mother and singing while in church. And she shared her passion for music with those that were close to her. "Music has always been a really big part of my life and ...
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.
BOSTON (AP) - The honesty of a homeless man who handed a lost, cash-filled backpack over to police has inspired more than $150,000 in donations to a fund set up in his honor, the fund's organizer said Friday.
MIAMI (AP) - Immigrants and their allies will march this weekend on Taylorville, Ill., in time for the annual chili fest. They'll take a break from harvesting spuds to demonstrate in Boise, Idaho, and they'll hold candles until dawn along the banks of Lake Hollingsworth near Orlando, Fla.
Coreen Kirk is a recent rider of the Blossom Express.
After 24 years of planning and investing more than $250 million to create super levees, building a state-of-the-art school, securing water and sewer, establishing a government-owned low-cost electricity service, constructing the first river crossing in more than 50 years River Islands at Lathrop will finally see the first of 10,800 homes built.
NEW YORK (AP) - Five years after U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, triggering a global financial crisis and shattering confidence worldwide, families in major countries around the world are still hunkered down, too spooked and distrustful to take chances with their money.