SONORA – New England does not have the monopoly when it comes to dramatic and colorful fall foliage at this time of the year.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Jerry Sims has publicly apologized for comments he made about former Manteca city councilman Jack Snyder during a recent Lathrop City Council meeting.
LATHROP – The section of Towne Centre Drive from the Manthey Frontage Road to Golden Valley Parkway in Lathrop has been off limits for any vehicle parking. Signs currently in place along this block behind the Target shopping center warn motorists "No Parking" is allowed at any time.
LATHROP – A former Lathrop-Manteca Fire District chief is urging City Council officials to stop wasting taxpayers' dollars and bring to an immediate resolution the Matt Browne wrongful termination case.
LATHROP – In an action reminiscent of a television suspense drama's last hour surprise witness suddenly appearing to throw a monkey wrench into an evident victorious conclusion, attorneys representing Lathrop Business Park surprised Lathrop Council members by hand-delivering copies of a 74-page objection to a project being proposed for construction on 18 acres originally part of the business park.
Since his painting, "The Harvest Continues," won first place in the 2007 Mural Society of California Mural Symposium held in Manteca, Jessie Marinas' gigantic masterpiece has won seven prestigious prizes throughout the United States.
The Maestro is back for another evening of music at the Delicato Family Vineyards.
Jerry Weed believes the City of Manteca should be the responsible party when a wayward golf ball flies over the fence at Crom Street and hits someone or something.
Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca will host a fund-raising event to help send hundreds of Manteca Unified fourth graders to the Stockton Symphony concert at the Atherton Auditorium in Stockton.
When Sue Giulian closed her popular produce stand in a rustic decades'-old barn just past the Highway 99 freeway on East Highway 120, many thought that was the end of it.
Wind gusting up to 50 mph was not the only attention getter in Tuesday's first major storm of the fall season. The day's precipitation of 1.06 inches also danced its way into the record books, breaking a 47-year record for Oct. 13 that was set in 1962 when 0.76 inches of rain fell.
The Phillips clan of Manteca had literally hours to spare before the first drops of Tuesday's rainstorm fell on their just-harvested almond orchards.
LATHROP – Lathrop entrepreneur J. Chaka Santos has officially announced he is running for mayor in the 2010 election for mayor.
LATHROP – It all started with Mayor Kristy Sayles praising Lathrop Police Chief Dolores Delgado for standing her ground as the city's top cop and refusing "to kowtow to the 'good old boys' of Lathrop" during a council meeting earlier this week.
LATHROP – Lathrop businessman J. Chaka Santos thinks it's high time for the city to have its own police department.
River Islands at Lathrop wants to be in the Manteca Unified School District.
Years ago, a woman so distraught over the passing of her husband, scaled the chain link fence of the East Union Cemetery under cover of darkness to spend the night next to her departed beloved's grave. Strange as that story may sound, she was the second one to do just that. That's just two of the many interesting – for lack of a better term – stories coming out of the pioneer cemetery since its establishment in 1872.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees has spoken. Yes to a $159 million school bond.
Is this a case of conflict of interest?
Several schools in Manteca Unified will be greeting the new school year with new roofs and playground equipment, smooth pavements that were once cracked, newly replaced lighting units, new carpets on the floors, and fresh coats of paint in a number of classrooms.
Hundreds of cancer patients at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Manteca have been the recipients of love and comfort from a handful of women at the Woodbridge at Del Webb community in Manteca.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees president Don Scholl has made it official. He is running for reelection. He filed his candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton on Thursday.
A $159 million bond measure is likely to be placed on the ballot in November by the Manteca Unified School District.
The last days in July up to the beginning of Aug. 1 are busy days for parents getting their children ready for the start of the school year. Shopping for new clothes, shoes, backpacks, papers, pencils, and pens is part of all that preparation.
The handmade rustic sign reads: "Grandpa's Flower Patch. Only God can make a flower. Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Matt 6:29."
Manteca farmer Manuel Medeiros is like the Energizer bunny. He just keeps going and going.
Great Valley Academy is still on a roll four years after it opened in Manteca.
There are four seasons of the year – winter, spring, summer and fall.
If you have time to spare today and you enjoy getting your hands dirty, you are welcome to stop by anytime at the community garden in progress at Sequoia Elementary School.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.