The 30th annual Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club telethon might very well turn out to be The Telethon That Could in the annals of the organization.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop has launched a campaign to educate residents on what to do with the recent invasion of wasps and yellow jackets in the Mossdale area.
LATHROP - Former Lathrop vice mayor and incumbent councilman Donny S. Dhaliwal has been tapped to be the guest speaker at the 77th annual dinner-dance fiesta of the United Bacarreneos of America. The event will take place tonight at Valverde Park's Community Center on Fifth Street in the Historic Lathrop district. Social hour will start at 6 o'clock followed by a Filipino-style dinner at 7 o'clock. Tickets to the dinner-dance are $25 per person and may be purchased at the door.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District board of directors Thursday night appointed Fred Manding as the new fire chief.
Cornerstone Church's Helping Hands is looking for more volunteer hands to assist in the distribution of 200 Thanksgiving food boxes to area families this weekend.
LATHROP – While neighboring cities such as Stockton and Manteca will close their offices during the entire weeks of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Lathrop City Hall will remain open except on the holiday itself and Friday.
Arval C. Campbell was just a teen-ager when he heeded the call to fight for his country in World War II. He was one of the lucky ones. He survived that horror.
LATHROP – Right idea, wrong time.
LATHROP – Manteca did it in 2007, Stockton in 2005, and Ceres just last year. This year, it was Galt.
You don't have to travel back East, drive up the high country or to the famed Sierra foothills to see for yourself that, indeed, autumn is here.
When Ida Queirolo said, "We are a happy group; we are family," she is not talking about her familial clan.
Michael C Ford, a Grammy Award nominee and a former Manteca Unified School District poet-in-residence, is appearing at the University of the Pacific in Stockton Saturday with Ray Manzarek of The Doors, renamed Riders on the Storm in 2001.
Manteca Mayor ProTem Steve DeBrum said "every day should be a Veterans Day" because of what the men and women in uniform have committed themselves to do to protect the freedom that we enjoy today.
LATHROP – For the first time, Lathrop was not a part of the Veterans Day ceremonies in Manteca. That's because Lathrop, which dedicated its state-of-the-art and long-awaited Veterans Memorial at Valverde Park in November last year, for the first time had its own ceremonies in honor of those who served their country.
LATHROP – Lathrop taxpayers are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the expensive and long-drawn Matt Browne debacle is over. However, they remain highly critical at the way the city's elected officials have handled – or, according to some, mishandled – the entire process saying it did not have to have dragged on this long and cost the city a ton of money.
Stan Aldrin was someone who hated to slow down. You could ask him to please stand still, but that's all you could do – try.
Welcome to the Frederick H. Arucan Administration Building. That will be greeting welcoming visitors to the Sierra High School Administration Office.
The Last Supper on Holy Thursday, living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday are some of the highlights of Holy Week at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca. The same services, during the Easter Triduum that concludes Lent leading up to the joy of the Easter season, are repeated all throughout the world.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing tonight regarding the possible adoption of a plan to raise school facilities fees to meet the expected student-growth impacts in the next 20 years.
Some people are born with green thumbs. Others are made.
They were bowling buddies and baseball babes. And they unabashedly declare to all, "we are gamblers!"
It was a deadly creation – a Plague Bird Mask. But it was this gloomy inspiration which earned Madison Hoffman her best achievement this school year – as in Best of Show.
Early morning before the sun peeks over the rim of the eastern horizon finds husband and wife Sai Saelee and Fahm Saechao at their small farm plot on West Yosemite Avenue.
The Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, in cooperation with Fagundes Meats & Catering in Manteca, is coming to the aid of a family in need.
An opportunity to quiz the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent will take place on Thursday, April 24.
April showers will bring May flowers. But to guarantee there will be flowers in bloom next month, you will need to plant those blooming varieties now.
Manteca Unified has a new public information officer – Victoria Brunn. The creation of this new position can't be more timely for the district – and for very good reasons.
The California State Teachers Retirement System has "several means" that it uses to collect leads on specific accounts that need to be scrutinized for such issues as overpayment.
Save our FFA. That was the rallying cry of the FFA students and teachers from Manteca Unified to Governor Jerry Brown and other political leaders at the recent California Ag Day held at the state capitol.
Keeping children active and healthy from a young age, and emphasizing the importance of preventing childhood obesity is at the heart of a nutrition class sponsored by Manteca Unified's School Readiness Department.