Everything from a two-minute shopping spree at the Grocery Outlet to a day training with the Manteca Police SWAT team and an autographed photo and rookie year card from San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum are going to the highest bidders as part of the 31st annual Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon.
It's a year away, but when the Ramos Brothers Circus comes back to Manteca next fall the owners are promising to dedicate their opening show to honor and celebrate the lives of Manteca area residents who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost as well as those who are fighting back against the disease.
Charlie Halford is hoping pitcher Tim Linecum's autographed photo along with his San Francisco Giants rookie year baseball card will help the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club raise part of the $120,000 the organization hopes to raise at the 31st annual telethon on Monday and Tuesday.
The name of the woman killed walking down the Union Pacific tracks Thursday night, north of Yosemite Avenue and west of Library Park, was released on Friday as Tammie Marie Taylor-Cross, 50, of Manteca.
In an extremely rare move, Manteca fire and building safety inspectors along with county health representatives ordered the Inn at the Station on Moffat Boulevard shut down Monday until a long list of health and safety repairs are made.
The notices that hung on the doors of the Inn by the Station – spelled out over a Manteca Police Department badge – told the residents that they could no longer inhabit the places that they had called home.