Aerial fireworks launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex will cap off today's early bird Independence day celebration in Manteca.
RIPON – The once majestic community fireworks display held the last several years at Mistlin Park is just another casualty in the budget crisis that is forcing cities to cut even their most popular programs in order to save staff.
'Indiana Jones' is the featured presentation this Saturday, July 4, during Movies in the Park at Woodward Park. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. followed at 6 p.m. by live music. The movie starts at around 9 p.m. There is a $1 charge for those 12 and over to help cover city costs. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and jackets. Mosquito repellent is also suggested. The movies are being presented by DeCristo Productions.
Braata, a local Reggae Rock band, will start the entertainment at the Manteca Independence Day Celebration today at 4 p.m., at the Big League Dreams sports complex.
Lisa Stallings has concerns about the Manteca housing market.
LATHROP – No fireworks lit up the evening sky. No long lines waited for free hot dogs being barbecued by community volunteers. And there was no band playing patriotic songs during the five-hour Picnic in the Park celebration Tuesday evening.
A three-year-long plea to have dry weeds cleared from behind their properties in Camellia Gardens has apparently fallen on deaf ears, said retired CHP officer Ed Estes.
The first day of the Target "E" Junior Police Academy may have been an eye-opener for some 18 local junior high school students.
Charles Henry Jr. couldn't help but take in the massive variety of safe-and-sane fireworks that were on display at the stand outside of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Manteca Presbyterian Church will be hosting a group of 25 bicyclists from Austin, Texas, tonight during their stop-over in the Family City on their way to Anchorage, Alaska.
Independence Day celebrations in Manteca come a day early this year as part of a municipal strategy to avoid over $10,000 in holiday overtime costs for public safety personnel and street crews.
Jim Funsten is impressed.
LATHROP – It will be a quiet 20th birthday for the City of Lathrop today.
Duane Aul didn't have an endless supply of rows to plant his crops.
What makes multicultural day special?
Phil Waterford has been on the giving end of an award or special recognition numerous times.
The third annual Ripon Bark for Life & Car Show takes place Sunday, April 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Stouffer Park.
Manteca Police detectives are investigating a home invasion robbery near Sierra High School which left an elderly man bruised and battered after being kicked and punched by the assailants that ransacked his house.
Robert Acosta was tired of seeing his friends fumble around with their video game controllers.
There's more trains coming down the tracks in Manteca.
It's been four years since parents with school-age children living north of Woodward Park in South Manteca started their push for a crosswalk across Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive.
Karen Duke has nine lives.
An aging municipal workforce combined with a looming benefit change that will hike health insurance costs for new retirees could mean the possible loss of almost half of Manteca's current municipal workforce by 2016.
LATHROP – It could be a non-issue in the coming years if California does become one of the next several states to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Steve Mendoza didn't quite know what to make of the Waffle Taco when he walked into Taco Bell on Thursday morning.
The Robert Camden Inspirational Essay Contest is an essay contest offered to 4th-12th grade students in the Manteca Unified School District.
One of the goals Manteca's elected leaders have for the upcoming fiscal year is to make sure the city becomes a bit more dog friendly.
Three generations of Boys Scouts that have passed through Manteca Scout Group 423 are united in spirit – and maple syrup.
Water recreation will be allowed between May 1 and July 7 at Woodward Reservoir under a tentative deal brokered Tuesday.