There are a lot of things that 13-year-old Alex Duarte could have been doing last Saturday. But rather than hitting the basketball court with his friends or playing video games from the comfort of his couch, Duarte was out "painting the town purple" – applying purple ribbons throughout the community to promote awareness for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life event that takes place May 16-17. While cancer has always been something that Duarte ...
Presenting health care information to riders on returning Altamont Commuter Express trains is just one of the many reasons Doctors Hospital of Manteca received the Tenet Corporation's Circle of Excellence award for their levels of service, quality and operational performance.
A yard sale this Saturday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 165 Watson Ave. benefits the Happy Wheelers.
Non-native minnows so small that you can literally see through them almost sent Manteca's monthly wastewater treatment bills up to $100 per household.
You've been warned. Manteca's weed cops hit the streets on May 15. The nine-day warning gives you time to avoid getting a citation for everything from weeds and rubbish to excessive dirt those firefighters can see in your yard from riding on a fire truck. Firefighters issued 1,272 citations in 2008 down from 1,093 citations in 2007. Of those issued, almost all were cleared by the residents of the property cleaning up the mess and ...
Where else do you celebrate the "Best of Manteca" except in the business that literally put the Mann-teee -kaa! in Manteca – Manteca Trailer & RV.
What do mail carriers and St. Vincent de Paul Society have in common? They are both looking out for the needy in our community. You, too, can help in their philanthropic efforts this Saturday when the National Association of Letter Carriers holds its 17th National Food Drive. And you don't even have to hop in your car or lug a basket full of canned goods to the Society's donation center at St. Anthony of Padua ...
It was just another Saturday morning for Mauricio Araniz who was on his way to Modesto Junior College for a basketball game.
Fuzion Salon and Spa in downtown Manteca conducted a Day of beauty to raise funds for Jason Davino's cancer treatment fund.
The local retired U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association donated an American flag to the East Union Cemetery on Tuesday.
The Manteca's VFW Post 6311 & Ladies Auxiliary will be offering Buddy Poppies on Friday and Saturday, May 8 & 9. They will be available at various locations throughout Manteca including Bass Pro Shop, the Post Office on Maple Street, Raley's and Save Mart on Main Street.
Federal dollars may help assure that the Manteca Police have top-notch functioning equipment while at the same time avoiding dipping into general fund receipts. The Manteca City Council tonight is expected to seek its share - $147,000 to be exact – of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds' component aimed at providing funds through the federal Department of Justice to assist state and local law enforcement combat crime. Police Chief Dave Bricker ...
Manteca Soroptimist women handed out a total of $12,000 at their recent awards night dinner to six graduating high school students and four area women who received special recognition awards. The soon to graduate high school seniors receiving college scholarships included Gurwinder Kaur, Manteca High School, Mayra Padilla, East Union High School, Amber Alcaraz, New Vision High School, Tolulope Afolabi, Weston Ranch High School, Mahlynn Liotard, Sierra High School and Heather Scharmann receiving the Betty ...
The creation of a one-stop permit center at the Manteca Civic Center is also setting in motion improved efficiencies for other municipal departments as well as improving public access. The $430,000 project – less than a third of the cost that was originally envisioned – requires shifting personnel around and remodeling other offices. As a result when work being handled by city employees is completed there will be: •American Disabilities Act access for the handicapped ...
Staging a major "thank-you" for war veterans who returned home and those who didn't this Memorial Day Weekend will incur $5,923 in Manteca municipal costs. In the current austere times, the City Council has directed staff to provide exact details of what various endeavors are going to cost whether it is construction, ongoing maintenance or specific costs tied to a specific event and determine if there is a way to recoup the money. That is ...
It takes $500,000 a year to keep the doors of the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club open to provide a safe haven for 1,500 youth.
Debby Moorhead is ending a nearly 10-year stint as the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Chief Executive Officer.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The holidays are a time for reflection.
Not everyone thinks spending $30,000 for a "high visibility" crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive is a wise move.
Tiffany Garland scanned the phone list and looked for people that she thought might be willing to make donations.
Folks in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop counted their blessings and then shared them with the less fortunate.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The Manteca Senior Center, 275 Cherry Lane, will host the annual Breakfast with Santa youth event on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m.
The Women of the Moose will be hosting a Holiday Boutique as a fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Manteca Moose Lodge, 1185 N. Main Street.
OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a woman jumped from the third level deck of the Oakland Raiders' home stadium, injuring herself and a man who tried to catch her.
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Flames and billowing black smoke that could be seen for several miles resulted from a fire that caused $230,000 in damage to a Manteca home in the 400 block of Chestnut Avenue in north central area Manteca about 1 p.m. Sunday.
Commemorative wine glasses are being provided for the three hour "Taste of Ripon" Wine stroll on Thursday, Dec. 5, courtesy of the McManis Winery as part of the $25 ticket donation to the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.