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  • Carmichael pianist set to open the 28th Manteca Kindred Arts season
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:01:20 GMT
    Mostly, though, when it comes to “standards” and “favorites,” he's talking about really serious classical music and compositions that are more generally familiar. It's all good for a very soft-spoken San Francisco native who moved to Carmichael because “it's quieter.” So, as Sia performs in San Joaquin County for the second time in 10 days, the pianist plays both halves of his 18-selection, two-hour program Sunday when the 28th Ma...
  • Oak Valley Community Bank Announces Promotion
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:12:32 GMT
    He will be based out of the Bank's Oakdale office. Beckman began working for Oak Valley as a Credit Analyst in 2012....
  • Invasive Citrus Pest Puts Manteca Neighborhood Under Quarantine
    published on Sat, 18 Oct 2014 06:08:34 GMT
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  • Charlotte Scriven
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:27:33 GMT
    Robert Scriven of 59 years. She is lovingly remembered by her children, Emory Scriven, Tim & Myrna Vick; grandchildren, Zack Scriven, Natalie Scriven, Travis Vick, and Taylor Vick....
  • Lifestyle briefs -- Published Oct. 14, 2014
    published on Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:36:48 GMT
    The Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association begins its 28th year of presenting classical concerts for the city of Manteca and the surrounding area with its season opener featuring pianist Jason Sia at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 910 E. North St. The Farallon Quintet will perform Sunday, Nov. 3; the vocal and piano duo of Nelson & Nelson have a holiday concert Dec. 21; and the Avenue Winds, a traditional woodwind quintet, finish the schedule Feb. 8. All three concer...
  • SUSD police receive surplus military equipment
    published on Fri, 10 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The non-tactical equipment Stockton Unified received in a December requisition made under the former administration has an estimated worth of $23,588.80 and went to supply the district Police Department's current location, district spokeswoman Dianne Barth-Feist said. Items included five TV monitors worth nearly $9,900; a $1,253.12 cardiopulmonary mask package; 10 field packs valued at $5,485.90; a $500 exercise bike; three drug cases worth $2,402.58; a $350 podium, two communications receivers ...
  • Local teams move up in Cal-Hi Sports bowl rankings
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:21:55 GMT
    Sierra High football's Mark Paule Jr. and his Timberwolves are now sixth in the Cal-Hi Sports NorCal Division II bowl rankings. This weekend, Levi's Stadium, the home of the San Francisco 49ers, is host to two teams' bowl hopes on the line....
  • Penelope Tramontanas
    published on Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:26:05 GMT
    Penelope Tramontanas, of Manteca, passed away on October 7, 2014, at the age of 91. She was born in Sacramento, California on August 2, 1923, to George and Mary Johnson. Penelope lived in Manteca for four years, and prior to this lived in Lodi for 63 years....
  • Iron Mike Tyson and the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors
    published on Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:20:22 GMT
    One of the stops was at Edison High School, where he appeared with Supervisor Carlos Villapudua and Tom Patti, a long-time friend of Tyson's who is also running for the Board of Supervisors in 2016. A video posted by Allen Sawyer shows the event, with Villapudua introducing Patti, who introduces Tyson....
  • Gilbert: No bigger room to perform in
    published on Sat, 04 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    The East Union High School graduate literally began his career singing his blend of blues, soul and folk for eight, 10, a dozen people at a time in the homes of friends. On Tuesday, he was in more than 13 million living rooms as a contestant on “The Voice,” the NBC talent show featuring Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Pharrell Williams as judges/mentors....
  • Delta offers diversity among trustee candidates
    published on Sat, 04 Oct 2014 08:12:29 GMT
    Only two of the seven seats on the San Joaquin Delta College Board of Trustees are up for grabs this November, but voters still will choose from a diverse group of candidates. And while Delta races may not be the main attraction on the ballot, trustees in coming years will have important work to do as the college continues to recover from the recession and attempts to expand its reach - perhaps with a new campus in the north county....
  • Metro briefs -- Oct. 3, 2014
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:40:03 GMT
    A youth chess tournament is scheduled for 7 to 9:30 p.m. today in the multipurpose room of Art Freiler School, 2421 West Lowell Ave. Youths through high school will compete in groups of four players of approximate equal age and ability. The top two in each group will win trophies; medals will be awarded to those in third and fourth....
  • Lifestyle briefs -- Published Oct. 3 2014
    published on Fri, 03 Oct 2014 02:22:24 GMT
    The “Stories in Stone” cemetery tour will be held at the historic Columbia Cemetery at 7 p.m. today and Saturday. The once-a-year evening event will be led by costumed volunteers holding lanterns to light the way....
  • Obituaries for Oct. 1, 2014
    published on Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • Players to Watch: Central Catholic at Sierra
    published on Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:06:20 GMT
    Sierra High wide receiver Hunter Johnson could be pivotal in Friday's Game of the Week against Central Catholic. Modesto-Central Catholic and Sierra are two programs lighting it up in 2014, but two that have incredibly different backgrounds....
  • Head Start open to newcomers in San Joaquin County
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:10:05 GMT
    Barbara Santos from Head Start and former Head Start student Jennifer Martin discuss the program that helps the children of low-income families. THAT IS A CHECK OF YOUR TRAFFIC....
  • Head Start has openings in San Joaquin County
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:28:56 GMT
    Barbara Santos from Head Start and former Head Start student Jennifer Martin discuss the program that helps the children of low income families. THAT IS A CHECK OF YOUR TRAFFIC....
  • Manteca's Gen7 Regional Environmental Studies Center Earns LEED...
    published on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:17:11 GMT
    The Gen7 Regional Environmental Studies Center is the first K-12 school in California's Central Valley to achieve the prestigious LEED Gold standard. With Gen7 the cost of certification is modest-less than 1% of construction costs-an investment expected to pay back five-fold in operational savings over the buildings lifespan....
  • From the editor: Intrigue in race for county superintendent
    published on Sun, 28 Sep 2014 01:02:14 GMT
    One of the intriguing local races for the Nov. 4 general election is for San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools. Longtime educators and education administrators James Mousalimas and Jeff Tilton advanced from the primary and are running to replace Mick Founts....
  • Valley Oak League instant classic
    published on Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:49:20 GMT
    Rice, a Modesto-Central Catholic junior, scored all four of his team's touchdowns on the ground and scored the game-winning two-point conversion in a 29-28 VOL-opening overtime classic Friday at Patton Field. “Great, great high school football,” Buffaloes coach Eric Reis said....