Avid bingo players will have an opportunity to enjoy their favorite hobby and help the struggling East Union Cemetery of Manteca at the same time.
The night was cold. But the Christmas carolers, which included bundled-up young ones being carried in the arms of their parents, were oblivious to the nippy weather.
I'll probably be the last one sending Christmas cards via snail mail.
LATHROP - An interim solution to Lathrop High School's sewer and storm drainage problems will be considered by the City Council at their regular meeting on Tuesday.
RIPON - It was a year of new faces at the City Council and at the school district, plus challenges and some upbeat news for the city that prides itself as the Almond Capital of the World.
LATHROP - Some of Lathrop's biggest stories of 2008 will not be going away just because the old year becomes history and a new year dawns.
It's a Christmas party with all the trimmings: a free sit-down hot meal on decorated tables complete with handmade centerpieces, live entertainment, and gifts for everyone.
LATHROP - The reception honoring Lathrop-Manteca Fire District division chief Chester Smith was in recognition of his nearly 30 years of service, according to the advance announcement.
LATHROP - TCN Properties has six months to complete the improvements of the portion of Golden Valley Parkway between Towne Centre Drive and Brookhurst at Mossdale Landing.
Lathrop is a city that loves a party. The social gathering kind, not the political-faction type.
This will be a New Year like no other for the Dhaliwal family of Lathrop.
Mary Jo Malone of Ripon has a project every year: quilting baby blankets and knitting matching baby caps.
LATHROP - Even with the looming possibility that the new Lathrop High School could be closed to stave off anticipated school budget deficits next fiscval year, city officials are proceeding with plans to install additional traffic-safety measures at Dos Reis Road, the temporary entrance to the 50-acre campus, and Manthey Road intersection.
The Christmas giving tree at Precision Automotive at Moffat Boulevard and at Chubby's restaurant on North Main Street still have some bulb ornaments left for generous donors to adopt.
LATHROP - Chevron, the fourth largest non-government energy company in the world, plans to build a "secondary" office in Lathrop with construction costs estimated at between $6 million and $8 million.
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.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.
These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.