LATHROP – It's a historic first for the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce. It's very own office.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Chamber of Commerce is hosting a "State of the City Address" event on March 9 at the historic River Mill in French Camp.
The newspaper personals ad was direct and to the point.
LATHROP - A civil suit has been filed against the City of Lathrop by Tom Sayles, the husband of Mayor Kristy Sayles.
LATHROP – When Ruben Sandoval distributed 100 flyers inviting his neighbors to start a community garden, not a single soul showed up.
The faithful came in droves to the five Ash Wednesday masses and services at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.
There are just four simple things to keep in mind if you want some feathered friends to accentuate your garden.
Frank Heideman pointed to the letters etched on the wooden pole of the flag, one of many fluttering in the early morning breeze on Monday.
LATHROP – During a two-week period in the summer late last year, a quiet residential neighborhood at Mossdale Landing in Lathrop was hit by a rash of brazen daytime criminal activities.
LATHROP – The regularly scheduled Lathrop City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 15, has been cancelled due to the observance of Presidents Day, a national holiday.
LATHROP – Lathrop City Manager Cary Keaten said there are many cities in California that have zero reserves and are on the brink of financial collapse due to the lingering Great Recession fueled in large measure by the mortgage meltdown.
LATHROP – The victim of a drug transaction gone bad in an area just south of Lathrop City Hall was able to call the police which resulted in the suspect being arrested and booked into the San Joaquin County Jail.
LATHROP – The number of Lathrop Police patrol officers remains the same even with the loss of three deputies on staff, said Lathrop City Manager Cary Keaten.
Imagine Manteca so small that everyone knows everybody. So small that the area where St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and the houses along that stretch of East North Street is just open fields. And small enough there are only about 5,000 people who call this Spreckels Sugar town home.
For the first time since she graduated from St. Anthony's School in 1961, Margo Young returned to her old haunts in Manteca this week.
The advent of Lent always brings to mind Father William Delaney, former pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Manteca.
It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.
Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.
They braved Friday's pouring rain so the show will go on this weekend.
RIPON – Ripon veterinarian Ann Scearce stops by once every four weeks for facials with aesthetician Edy Fowler.
They read. They listened to readings. They watched various people reading their favorite books. They wore Dr. Seuss character costumes. They ate green eggs – scrambled – and green apples. They wore hats that looked like the one worn by the character in The Cat in the Hat with a spelling twist.
Rain is usually bad news at this time of the year when the almond orchards are in bloom. Low temperatures leave pollinating bees cold which means they are not doing what they are supposed to do to maximize the crop yield come harvest time in the fall.
It's market day. The venue is a spacious grassy field that's about the size of a baseball field. Around the perimeter of the field are tables laden with an array of handmade and one-of-a-kind creations that range from practical and simply decorative to whimsical and plain utilitarian.
They are piece makers in the aesthetic sense. But they also help those who helped bring peace to the world – America's veterans.
Voters in the Manteca Unified School District will have one measure on in the November ballot that others outside that geographical area will not have to worry about. They will have to decide whether the election of Board of Education trustees should be by area only or at-large.
They are two conspicuous figures on the Tidewater Bike Path.
Here's the news flash: University of California Cooperative Extension will play host to Farm 2 School fundraiser. Venue will be the Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall. Highlight samples: Wine and beer tasting, produce tasting, and a farmers' market.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Two of the five members of the San Joaquin County Board of Education are ending their terms this year. They are Jill Fritchen who represents Area 3, and Anthony Gutierrez of Area 4.
The first pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe who resigned as the spiritual head of St. Mary's Church in Stockton after he confessed to having fathered a child is yet to file papers that would relieve him of his priestly duties.