Mother Nature was clearly on the Manteca Garden Club's side when Saturday turned out to be the calm before Sunday's hail and rain. The more than 200 guests, many of them consisting of three-generation families, who celebrated spring by touring the six outstanding private gardens in Manteca for the 12th annual Manteca Garden Tour were able to enjoy the varied horticultural experience under cloudy skies but sans any precipitation. That came later on Sunday morning when, at about the time that the garden tour started the day before, hail half the size of marbles fell in some areas ...
The second annual motorcycle skills competition hosted by the Manteca Police Department motorcycle unit was made possible by countless hours of unpaid overtime by sworn and unsworn officers for the training event.
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