Joshua Cowell Elementary School's anti-bullying stance is getting a boost on Monday, Sept. 9.
Barbara Hildebrand received her master's degree in physical therapy at Stanford. Her foray into the close fringes of the medical field was not surprising given the fact her parents were both doctors.
Great Valley Academy in Manteca is on a roll. On the very first year the public charter school opened, the Button Avenue campus earned an API score of 800. That was last year, when five of the nearly two-dozen schools in Manteca Unified posted an API score of 800 or better. The 2013 API score is even better for the academy. They gained 4 points from the previous year, giving them a 2013 score of ...
Paul and Kirsten Koniezzka appeared visibly relieved after their talk with Sierra High School English teacher Daniel Dolieslager.
Even as students attending traditional public schools are moving in droves to public charter schools, some education leaders are not convinced this is the wave of the future.
Since 2011, three public charter schools have opened for business in Manteca and Lathrop. During the school year 2011-2012, the K-8 Great Valley Academy took over the former Manteca Christian School facility on Button Avenue. It is the Manteca branch of the first campus of the same name founded in Modesto and is sponsored by the New Jerusalem School District in Tracy. The next school year, 2012-2013, the Manteca Unified Vocational Academy was officially launched ...
LATHROP – It took years, but Lathrop High School is now officially an accredited institution of secondary education.
For Father J. Patrick Walker, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca, 2013 is a silver year.
LATHROP – The two-hour dedication ceremony Wednesday evening was just a blip in time. But in a historical perspective, the official opening of the River Islands Technology Academy was a giant leap for the City of Lathrop, the River Islands at Lathrop development, and for Banta Elementary School District.
LATHROP – Steve and Lisa McDonald know the power of one – as in, working as one. That unity and cooperation has been instrumental in getting rid of the crime and unsavory elements that they found when they moved into the Mossdale Village neighborhood just a block away from City Hall.
Jane O'Brien said dairy farmers "need more unification to have the strength to fight the government."
Melvin Luiz is ready to throw in the towel. Like several dairy farmers in the area, the Manteca High School graduate is giving up the family business that his parents started several decades ago south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
Bullying prevention is the focus of the new Manteca Unified school board policy for the coming school year. It reflects the added categories as amended by Assembly Bill 9.
There's good news for a change for the Golden State's dairy ag business. Data released by the California Department of Food and Agriculture indicates that during the first six months of 2013, the state's dairy farmers received over $400 million more from California cheese makers and other dairy processors than they did in 2012. That's a jump from $3.2 billion in 2012 to $3.6 billion in 2013 for the same period from January to July, ...
What constitutes a hardship that would be an acceptable reason for an elected trustee to skip a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting?
The sun is still hiding from the frost this morning, but some 50 hardy Manteca Nuts & Bolts diehards are already up and about making sure needy children will wake up with a smile on Christmas morning.
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the six-county Catholic Diocese of Stockton announced over the weekend the diocese will likely file for bankruptcy saying there is "no viable option" other than re-organization.
In May of 1944, Al Ftacek, a soldier from the town of Ottawa in Illinois, was sent to England to be part of a six-month bombing mission to Germany.
Brothers Jim and Jesse Costa have been hosting the Costa's Wild-game Feed for some three decades. But on Friday, when the pre-Christmas staple event was held at the Manteca Trailer & Motorhome with the usual heavy traffic of people turning the cavernous showroom into something akin to a big wedding feast, the siblings showed no signs of slowing down in what has become their personal life ministry.
World War II veterans are a dying breed – literally.
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.