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2011-03-24 13:20:00

MANTECA, Calif., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Where can you find food that is not only good tasting but also healthy? Right in your own kitchen, says Prestige Senior Living executive chef Ken Jones. As part of an educational seminar series, Prestige will host a community cooking demonstration with Chef Jones on Tuesday, March 29, at Prestige Senior Living at Manteca. Chef Jones' demonstration, "Flavors of Life: Delicious and Healthy Meals for the Entire Family," will feature of number...

2010-11-23 19:10:00

MANTECA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday, December 1st at 12:00pm, Affirmed Housing Group with Mayor Willie W. Weatherford will celebrate the grand opening of Magnolia Court, anticipated to be the greenest all-affordable senior living community on the west coast. The celebration will include site tours, lunch, WHAT: and a speaking presentation including:...

2010-10-18 07:50:00

MANTECA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Manteca Unified School District selects Gen7 to host its sixth-grade Environmental Stewards. In the district's ongoing effort to encourage environmental education, the first Environmental Stewards were selected to create and implement a recycling program for their schools. The 40 sixth-grade students will spend the day at Manteca-based American Modular Systems, which manufactures Gen7 high-performance, eco-friendly classrooms. The event will take...

2009-11-25 14:03:00

MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Diamond Chairman of the Board, Clinton Shick of McFarland, predicted a continuing trend of firming prices for cooperative almond growers at their 99th annual meeting. Factors for a positive outlook include a manageable 2009 crop carryover, reduced kernel size variations between the dominant nonpareil and pollinators versus the 2008 crop, a continuing trend for record sales in India, China and the Middle East versus the traditional markets in...

2008-09-13 21:00:15

By Jennifer Gokhman Tracy and Manteca school districts continue to improve, with Academic Performance Index scores rising, and all 20 elementary schools in Manteca Unified School District reaching a score of 700 or above. Both districts experienced big gains by Program Improvement schools, which are schools that don't make the federal Adequate Yearly Progress target in the same areas two years in a row. "We have good numbers to celebrate," said Carol Anderson-Woo, director of curriculum...

2008-09-03 12:00:26

By Jennifer Gokhman MANTECA -- Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer is leaving for Lodi. Nichols-Washer, who has been with the Manteca school district for eight years, will take the place of Bill Huyett as superintendent of the Lodi Unified School District. She is looking forward to her new post, but said she will have a difficult time leaving Manteca. "Leaving here is very hard," she said. "This is an incredible place. The people here are fabulous." She...

2008-08-28 15:00:49

By Anonymous Tracy AIRPORT'S ECONOMIC CLOUT TO BE DISCUSSED: Celeste Garamendi, who is making her second bid to become mayor of Tracy, has called a meeting to make the Tracy Municipal Airport, the only active airport south of Stockton in San Joaquin County, an economic center. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. today at the airport. Garamendi is expected to provide information about opportunities and challenges for economic development around the airport and its aviation...

2008-08-28 12:01:12

By Jennifer Gokhman The Manteca Unified School District has a new acting superintendent and will conduct a search for the person to fill the position on a noninterim basis. Superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer is leaving to take the same job with the Lodi Unified School District. Wendy King, president of the Manteca Board of Trustees, announced at Monday's meeting that the district will advertise for a new superintendent and that Jason Messer, assistant superintendent of education, will...

2008-07-31 12:01:05

By Joe Goldeen, The Record, Stockton, Calif. Jul. 31--MANTECA -- San Joaquin County's shortage of assisted-living facilities for seniors will get some relief in September when the 114-unit Prestige Senior Living at Manteca is scheduled to open. It will include 24 memory-care units suitable for Alzheimer's patients, another component of health care that is in short supply in the region. The new senior residential center, at 1130 Empire Ave. in a northeast Manteca neighborhood, is taking...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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