The honor goes to Sister Ann Venita Britto this year at the annual awards dinner sponsored by the St. Anthony's Catholic School Education Foundation.
LATHROP – Money that would have been used to cater an appreciation dinner for former Police Chief Dolores Delgado will now benefit an untold number of Lathrop residents who will be taking part in three community programs.
While Christians look forward to Easter Sunday, the high water mark of Christendom, the Catholic church has several equally important and liturgies leading up to the celebration of the Christ's joyful resurrection.
This is not going to be one of your usual afternoon tea socials.
LATHROP – In typical preacher form, Lathrop Councilman Robert K. Oliver summed up the reason behind his two decades of involvement in the city he called home.
LATHROP – Get rid of your old electronic machines, television sets that no longer run, or copier machines that have outlived their usefulness, and help the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
LATHROP – A black bird captured in flight against a blinding bright sky. A close-up study of casual footwear worn by a trio of young children. A dramatic view of a mature tree with full foliage from the ground up.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop councilman and planning commissioner Steve Dresser is running for mayor in November.
Several lucky garage sale enthusiasts went home with some of the best deals in town while helping a good cause at the same time.
LATHROP – Patricia Overy is the latest recipient of the Mayor's Award of Distinction.
Spring has sprung.
LATHROP – Safe and Sane fireworks could be part of the city's July 1 birthday and Fourth of July celebrations this year for the first time ever.
LATHROP – A 19-year-old employee at Target store in Lathrop was arrested Wednesday and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on charges of grand theft and embezzlement.
It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
Neighbors of Carlos and Helen Gonzales were quick to extend a helping hand when the couple and their extended family lost everything in the November fire that completely gutted their Yorktown Lane home. Damage to their home was pegged at $300,000 and another $100,000 for the contents.
Two members of the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees whose terms are ending at the end of the year will not be going through the election process. They will be automatically appointed for another four years on the board.
December is three months away. But every moment between now and then will count for a group of young students at Manteca's Universal Dance Company.
"Eat your vegetables!" This is the message that greets diners at the door to the GK Mongolian Barbecue on South Main Street in Manteca.
The teachers in Manteca Unified School District have spoken. They are unanimously endorsing the $159 million Measure G school bond, the election of the four incumbent members of the Board of Trustees, and James Mousalimas for San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent.
Bingo is back at St. Anthony's. Not in the form of a weekly fund-raiser for the school as it was for many years. This time, its comeback is a short two-day entertainment venue incorporated into the annual Harvest Festival set for the weekend of Sept. 20-21.
Torrey Mercer is coming back to Manteca. This time, the winner of the 2013 Best Pop Song for Indie Channel Music Awards is bringing her anti-bullying message not only to Joshua Cowell Elementary School but to Lincoln Elementary as well.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Two other schools in Beijing, China, are interested in a sister-school partnership with Manteca Unified School District.
Skype, in modern technology parlance, is nothing new to millions of high tech-savvy users. But this Microsoft "freemium" instant-messaging tool is only now introducing its utilization in Manteca Unified School District's boardroom. This first-time event is expected to happen during the September meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Anthony Salcito, vice president of Microsoft Corporation's Worldwide Public Sector Education, has issued a challenge to Manteca Unified School District students.
They met. They discussed. They left it alone. For now.
Michael Seelye missed a Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting to attend the birthday celebration for his first grandchild who was turning one. His absence was excused by the board, which meant he was not going to lose his compensation. The reason for his absence was considered a "hardship."
The appointment of Manteca High Assistant Principal Raul Mora as the successor of East Union High principal John Alba who retired in June left an open position at the Buffalo campus.