LATHROP - Mayor Kristy Sayles, a Republican, started the ball rolling before the start of the City Council meeting Tuesday night.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Council Tuesday night delayed voting on the proposed five-year sewer and water rates, at least, for now.
RIPON - A cockfight in progress interrupted by San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies at a barn in northeast rural Ripon sent several individuals running and hiding in surrounding orchards and in a nearby trailer house.
LATHROP - Lathrop residents who want to protest against the proposed five-year increases to their monthly sewer and water bills have another opportunity tonight to voice their concerns.
Mary Del Pino's weekly Portuguese Cultural Class at the Manteca Senior Center started two weeks ago. But the overwhelming response was such that an evening session to accommodate those who have indicated their interest to attend but are hampered by their daytime jobs may be forthcoming.
At least two of the people who allege to have been beaten up by an off-duty Manteca police officer along with his son and the son's friends at a house party over the weekend officially filed complaints Thursday with the Police Department.
The story in Wednesday's Manteca Bulletin about a fight at a weekend party, which reportedly involved an off-duty Manteca police officer and his high-school-senior son, ended with the following paragraph:
Manteca Police are still piecing together the events that happened at a party over the weekend in which an off-duty officer and his son were reportedly involved in a fight that sent two people to area hospitals.
LATHROP - Lathrop residents could be digging deeper into their pocketbooks for the next five years starting in February for the privilege of flushing their toilets and turning on their faucets for a drink of water.
STOCKTON - Pre-trial hearings will be held on Jan. 21 and March 19 for embattled Manteca Unified School District teacher Michael Berchtold who is being charged with sexual molestation charges involving minors.
This column is about a wonderful I've known for many years. But before I can even begin qualifying the general term, wonderful, which simply gives the broad brush and none of the details, I have to start by telling a short story. Because that backdrop will emphasize even more what a great and kindhearted person she was. It was the early to mid 1980s. I was a new immigrant in America. More importantly, I was ...
LATHROP - Did Lathrop City Attorney Salvador Navarrete fail to provide adequate legal advice to the City Council which would have saved the city at least $200,000 in the still ongoing Matt Browne wrongful termination case?
The Friends of the East Union Cemetery had a pleasant surprise waiting for them at the bingo fund-raiser Wednesday night at the FESM Hall sponsored by the Assyrian-Armenian Cultural Center.
LATHROP - Lathrop businesses may display temporary banner signs no larger than 60 square feet to advertise their products or services for a period of 90 days within any given year, with an option to extend that time period.
LATHROP - Will one more trucking company make Lathrop "Truck Town"? Lathrop Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal thinks so. Which is why he staunchly stood his ground during a discussion before the City Council Tuesday night that Lathrop does not need more trucks plying its already busy traffic corridors. It's not just about traffic; it's also a quality of life issue, he said. While the discussion focused on the company, Gordon Trucking Inc., which is interested in ...
There's a match-making site, it seems, for just about anybody and anything on the Internet these days. For romance seekers and the marriage-minded, there are web sites such as eharmony.com and match.com. For the online gaming milieu, the cyberspace is cluttered with terabytes of e-game choices in practically every phantom scenario that the human brain has so far created.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
Make a difference in the life of an adult resident at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation facility this Christmas. Pick up a green or red stocking and/or bulb decoration at Precision Automotive in Manteca and adopt a resident by purchasing any or all of the items in that person's wish list in the back of the ornament. The gifts being requested will not leave a big hole in your pocket. Many ...
The annual holiday boutique held at Emeritus (formerly Merrill Gardens at 430 N. Union Road in Manteca) will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Featured will be nearly a dozen different vendors offering a variety of items that include handmade arts, crafts, and jewelry. Proceeds from the boutique will be donated to Chuck and Teri Palmer's Operation Candy Cane which sends holiday goodies to American ...
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Rowena Tebaldi is no stranger to Black Friday, widely considered in the United States as the traditional first day of shopping for the Christmas holidays with consumers taking advantage of such enticements as double-digit discount coupons and price slashes offered by retailers.
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
The annual Festival of Trees at San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park will be held the weekend of Dec. 7-8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is geared for the entire family. Bill of fare both days will include decorated trees, Santa Claus, musical entertainment including barbershop singers, Artisan Craftsman, children's 'make and take' crafts, train rides, food, museum exhibits, and dessert in the Victorian ...