Halloween fun shifts into high gear in the coming week. And if Halloween per se isn't your bag, there are churches offering fall festival alternatives. Manteca Christian Harvest Party The Manteca Christian School Harvest Party takes place Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 6 p.m. at the school, 486 Button Ave. It will feature games "trunk or treat", a dunk tank, prizes, food, and more. For more information call 239-3436. Lathrop Christina Trunk or Treat ...
Jim Rachels and Rob Gross know that character, loyalty, and courage matter in the world of sports.
Father Dante Dammay sported a blond wig. Rose Botelho wore her Holstein costume. The wear just happened to be appropriate for Wednesday's Halloween Senior Luncheon sponsored by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring. All told, an estimated 300attended the function at the St. Anthony of Padua gymnasium. Many came from Manteca senior homes, nursing facilities and assisted living places such as Merrill Gardens, Palm Haven, Prestige, Park Haven, Almond Blossom, El Rancho, ...
The Manteca Boys & Girls Halloween carnival and haunted house took place Saturday through the efforts of the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department, Manteca Youth Commission, and Manteca Kiwanis.
90 years ago October 24, 1919 The new 18-room Manteca Hospital opens its doors today after about six weeks of speedy work and the building is declared finished by H. J. Ross, the contractor. Owing to the fact that Dr. Goodale has been delayed in his return home from the East, the hospital opening has been held up. The structure is placed at the corner of Yosemite and Sequoia Avenues. 80 years ago ...
Is the era of the McMansion in Manteca giving way to a small is beautiful period? The Manteca City Council put its official blessing Tuesday on Winters Colonial Estates – a new neighborhood dubbed as workforce housing a stone's throw or two from where the city's first McMansions went up along the perimeter of Woodward Park. The project on five acres just east of Pillsbury Road along Woodward Avenue is a radical departure for residential ...
Manteca will soon see the light for a lot less money. The city is receiving $586,200 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money from the Department of Energy to replace the city's existing street lights with high-efficiency induction lamps. Once they are in place, the new lights will save the general fund $150,000 in annual PG&E costs. Factor in three anticipated PG&E rate increases over the next 10 months and that leaves enough savings to ...
There is a certain dynamic between reigning Manteca Idol and weekly emcee Christine Acosta and Judi Hoagland.
Halloween kicks off today with two long-standing traditions – Safe Halloween as well as the Boys & Girls Club carnival and haunted house.
VFW breakfast set for Nov. 1 The Manteca Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 and Ladies Auxiliary are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 1. It will benefit the veterans in the hospital in Livermore, local veterans and their families, treats for troops, and funds to maintain and repair medical equipment. They will be serving pancakes, ham, eggs, juice, milk and coffee on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 7 a.m. until 1 ...
Dave Marques once graced Oxygen women's exercise magazine's firefighter calendar as Mr. December.
A simmering kettle of stew on the stove Thursday afternoon led to a fire that took all Manuel Rego, 67, had in life – leaving his mobile home a burned-out shell.
Kirk Waters is now Manteca's permanent fire chief. City Manager Steve Pinkerton on Thursday announced Waters is being made chief following 10 months of serving in that position on an interim basis. Waters has served the people of Manteca for 22 years. His time with the fire department includes stints as firefighter, engineer, captain, and division chief. He was appointed interim chief following the retirement Chris Haas. Pinkerton said Waters has ben instrumental in leading ...
Kaylie Dotson might not have been born in the '80s, but that didn't prevent the 10-year-old New Haven student from piecing together one of the best costumes of the night when the Manteca Idol contestants took their trip down neon lane.
Halloween kicks off in Manteca a week early this Saturday with two long-standing traditions – Safe Halloween as well as the Boys & Girls Club carnival and haunted house.
Ten years ago Manteca's elected leaders saw the need to create safe bike friendly routes across the 120 Bypass.
It sounded like a decent deal.
Rick Walston has just published his first sci-fi, mini-novel he has entitled, "A Power Beyond Heaven" with some 300 pages.
The Manteca Redevelopment Agency is dead.
The newly drawn Manteca Unified trustee map which brings to seven – up from the current five – areas represented by the elected members of the Board of Trustees was approved Tuesday by a majority vote of 4-3.
A grass-root effort to prevent Kaiser Permanente from continuing to eliminate services and possibly save the Manteca hospital from closing its doors appears to be gaining support.
The Blossom Express is expected to feature some new and improved transit service come Nov. 5.
Since its inception three years ago, Roselia Aguilar has attended every Family Reading Night function at Sequoia School.
Paula Treick DeBoard knows writing.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.