East Union High School Migrant Program coordinator Araceli Sandoval and student Ana Naranjo are both in Los Angeles this weekend to receive distinct honors.
St. Anthony of Padua School is celebrating a two-decade milestone with an open house on Sunday, March 17.
Al and Annie DeGroot were glued to EWTN Catholic TV all morning on Wednesday. Like millions of Catholics – as well as non-Catholics – worldwide, they were eager to find out who will be the next to succeed the chair of St. Peter, the first pope.
The Holy Spirit has spoken. The 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church is the cardinal from Argentina, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who took on the name of Pope Francis I in honor of St. Francis of Assissi. Although it may be far-fetched, the Holy Father who ascended to the seat of St. Peter on Wednesday could have been honoring his Italian roots, too. His parents were Italian immigrants. His father, Mario Jose Bergoglio, was a ...
Each high school athlete in the Manteca Unified School District pays $75 for transportation costs.
Have you thanked a bird today? Yes, a bird. As in the feather-weight pinioned creature whose name some people even borrow or invoke to send out an insult to someone they deem mentally challenged. But next time you are tempted to do just that, think about this. There is apparently plenty of proof that many of our feathered friends are, well, no birdbrains. ...
Manteca Unified's Renewable Energy Efficiency Project is literally taking off the ground at Golden West Elementary School. The North Main Street campus in Manteca is where the groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the district's multimillion-dollar solar energy project – formally known as REEP – will take place on Thursday, March 21, at 4 p.m. This is phase one of the project's ground-mounted solar installations.
The cost of providing transportation for Manteca Unified School District's high school athletes is escalating. The district does not have a funding source that is specifically earmarked for this type service. That's precisely the reason the Board of Trustees instituted the policy requiring fees be charged for this purpose. Exempted from this transportation fee are students participating in cheerleading.
It's a place where art and science, media and technology, and students' lives and the real world converge.
It's raining, the almonds are blooming, but the farmers are smiling. Drenching winter rains and blooming almond orchards don't generally go together. They are not good news to any grower especially during peak blossoms season like this time. Inclement weather does not bode well for the year's crop. But the last couple of days' precipitation, and more showers coming this way today, are eliciting smiles on almond growers' faces. Why? "We're more desperate for rain ...
LATHROP – Brenda Scholl has something in common with her mother that will be hard to match.
LATHROP – This is a story about a thief stealing something near and dear to the hearts of several preschoolers.
LATHROP – Parents of Lathrop Elementary School students continue to pound the pavement to make their spring fund-raising project a success.
WESTON RANCH - The autobiographical story is about a girl whose life was transformed by words. The author is Patricia Barber Polacco. Her book is simply titled, "Thank You, Mr. Falker."
When the first responders – firefighters, policemen and other emergency personnel – rushed to the twin towers of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the main thing on their mind was to save lives. That's what these brave men and women are trained to do. That's their mission. Tragically, on that fateful day, the price they paid was their lives.
The women who work in a small but well-appointed room at the Woodbridge at Del Webb club house call the place, tongue in cheek, "the sweat shop."
A 20-year-old Manteca man is in San Joaquin County Jail facing seven felony and one misdemeanor charges with total bail set at nearly $1 million.
A drive-thru dinner fund-raiser is being held at Precision Automotive on Moffat Boulevard on Thursday, June 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to support the non-profit organization, Without Permission.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO
A dusty and weedy nine-acre property in the Union Ranch housing development stands like a sore thumb in the middle of toni homes with manicured lawns. Its expansive brown dirt is in sharp, sad contrast to the lush green park next to it bordered by blooming shrub roses.
STOCKTON - Cupcakes, cacti, tractors and quilts, oh my! And that's just the tip of the iceberg as far as the San Joaquin County Fair now in full swing is all about.
STOCKTON - Usually, third time's the charm for people who throw their hats in a competition or game of chance.
Marilyn Lindberg and Melissa Meharg watched as Lucille Solaegui taste-tested the colorful cupcake topped with a floral motif.
Mabel Teicheira is a mother of two, the grandmother of three, and great-grandmother of nine.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
The Manteca Unified Vocational Academy could be starting its next program in August when the school year 2013-14 begins.
Jody Correia is inviting everyone to the MRPS Hall on Sunday. The event is the 94th annual Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society's Holy Ghost festa. The invitation is for everybody to come and share the day's feast of sopas, the traditional soup served especially for this day.
STOCKTON – The Diocese of Stockton has reached a negotiated settlement with attorneys for a man who was a victim of sexual abuse in the 1980s by defrocked Catholic priest Oliver O'Grady.
Like many farmers in the area at this time of the year, John Mendes is busy cutting and baling hay in the fields, and storing them for winter feed.
Great Valley Academy in Manteca was described as one of the "few (charter school) models that exist" by the Center for Educational Reform.