LATHROP – Lathrop councilman Christopher Mateo stubbornly dug in his heels. But no amount of "ranting and raving," as he described his opposition to Safe and Sane Fireworks, stopped the will of the majority.
Father Dante Dammay, parochial vicar at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca, was one of nearly 50 priests honored recently in Fremont in conjunction with the worldwide celebration of "Year for Priests" declared by Pope Benedict XVI.
LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council will determine tonight whether nonprofit groups in the community will be selling Safe and Sane Fireworks for the Fourth of and the city's birthday celebrations and raise funds at the same time.
One bad deed deserves - a good deed? Maybe, even several good deeds?
Safe and Sane Fireworks is becoming an explosive issue in Lathrop that is polarizing some residents and a member of the City Council, not to mention a retired fire chief.
As an artist, Mary DiMaggio's porcelain and canvas creations are inspired by nature.
A free class for history buffs, as well as for those interested in beefing up their knowledge of historical highpoints and figures in the area, is being offered by the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
The employees at Precision 6 Hair Styling in Manteca are trying hard to understand why someone would swipe from their front counter a donation jar for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
The final tally in the May 8 Manteca Garden Tour featured homes is six. Two business locations also have been added to the list of places where tickets can be purchased at $15 apiece.
She would rather toil in anonymity. However, like the saint of the slums in Calcutta, India, the work she does quietly proclaims her identity to a grateful public. And inevitably comes the attention and tribute.
LATHROP – Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish in Lathrop is starting what could become an annual tradition for the community.
It's a fashion show like no other.
LATHROP – Three Lathrop residents were rushed to San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp early Sunday morning for treatment of various injuries.
There's a visual surprise at every turn in this garden – or more appropriately, series of gardens – wrapped around this home in the gated community of Terracina in northwest Manteca.
The garden created by Tom and Rita Canales in their pie-shaped cul-de-sac property is a bird's paradise.
Nancy Teicheira is someone who doesn't get fazed easily. Time after time, she has shown that she is made of stern stuff – as a farmer, as a wife and mother, as a cancer survivor, and soon-to-be a four-term member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees.
Simple acts of kindness by a group of people in and around Manteca are making a difference in the lives of untold numbers of needy and destitute women and children in all corners of the United States, the world and California.
A member of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees is considering filing a complaint to the San Joaquin County Grand Jury over "possible" Brown Act violations involving Trustee Sam Fant.
During the closed session of the Manteca Unified School District Board of Trustees on Oct. 6, the Manteca Bulletin learned that Trustee Nancy Teicheira was reportedly yelled at and was told to "grow up."
For the first time ever, East Union High School has a student book club. The campus club is taking part in the annual Great Valley Bookfest set for today at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
The northwest corner of South Airport Way and Daniels Street should be devoid of all political campaign signs by the end of the day on Friday.
The two nuns serving St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church will be the guests of honor at a luncheon hosted by the Manteca chapter of the Young Ladies Institute.
The invitation to attend one of the year's most popular costume-party celebrations simply reads: "dress up as your favorite saint."
Bonnie Hill, the author of nearly a dozen books, has a simple answer as to why she writes.
Manteca Unified staff and families of students in the school district are invited and encouraged to attend information sessions to become familiarized with the technology involved in launching the $30 million Going Digital project. The program will equip all 23,000+ students in the district, from elementary to high school, with a computer laptop to use at school and at home, to get them prepared and ready for the challenges of 21st-century education.
Lions, monsters, fancy costumes, books, and a "flash mob" – oh, my!
Ashley Drain has worked with youth since her days at East Union High School. But her "passion for teen-agers kicked in" when she was in college.
A collision at the intersection of Two Rivers Road and Avenue D in rural south Manteca on Wednesday sent one of the drivers to the hospital.
Registered voters living in the Manteca Unified School District geographical jurisdiction will be voting on more than one measure in the November elections.
Don Scholl, the current president of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees, is seeking another four-year term in the November 4 elections.