LATHROP - For the first time since the incorporation elections in 1989, the Lathrop City Council does not have a representative for the second largest section of its population – Caucasians.
Albert and Penny Ftacek were World War II pen pals.
LATHROP – Nellie Zavala's four children finished their education, got a job, got married, and then started a family.
For the second year in a row, 15-year-old Jessica Munoz has been accepted into the Manteca Unified's All-District Honor Band.
Love INC, a nonprofit organization in Manteca whose mission is to extend a hand-up to individuals and families who need the help, is holding a fund-raiser on Valentine's Day.
LATHROP – Michael Berchtold, a former third-grade teacher at Joseph Widmer, Jr. Elementary School in Lathrop, has won a new chance at seeking justice and clearing his name.
LATHROP – Henrietta Anguiano, a widow and a great-great-grandmother who is well known for her volunteer work at her church and in the community, was one of three women in San Joaquin County who was inducted into the2010 Adelita Awards of the Mexican Heritage Center in Stockton Saturday night.
Nearly 20 members of the Manteca High School Band have made the cut to be in the Manteca Unified School District's All-District Honor Band.
Manteca High School is gearing for the annual special Valentine's Day dance for special students in the Manteca Unified School District area as well as other places in San Joaquin County.
Taco trucks vs. brick-and-mortar eating establishments.
Joan Collins thinks President Barack Obama is doing his level best to turn the economy around. It's hard to get things back especially during a period of deep recession such as what is happening right now, she said.
The second enrollment meeting for the Great Valley Academy Manteca will be held Thursday, Jan. 27, starting at 6 p.m. at The Place of Refuge (Assembly of God) church's Manteca Christian School.
Nine-year-old Isabella Martinez wore a smile matched only by the sparkling stars dancing in her eyes.
LATHROP – The battle between mobile taco trucks and brick-and-mortar restaurants in Lathrop continues.
LATHROP – Nearly three years after Lathrop's first high school campus opened, city officials are taking initial steps to ensure students walking under the Interstate 5 bridges at Lathrop Road and Louise Avenue to and from school are safe.
A salary raise for Manteca Unified teachers is long overdue, said Ken Johnson, the president of the Manteca Educators Association which is in the midst of continuing salary negotiations with the school district.
During continuing teachers' salary negotiations, the specifics of behind-doors talks with representatives of the Manteca Educators Association are strictly confidential, Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke said, explaining why he could not answer questions about statements made by the union members.
Mountain Valley Express trucking company's website touts that it is "the safest trucking company in the State of California."
The arts will be in full force all over the campus at Manteca High School Wednesday evening, and the public is invited to enjoy all two hours of the entertainment with free admission.
Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer and the Board of Education have been investing time and money in pushing the slogan, Proud to be MUSD, which is aimed at focusing on all things positive about the district - from students' accomplishments and teachers' innovative instructional approaches, to a slew of progressive-thinking educational programs such as the $30 million Going Digital and the be.tech vocational charter school that has shown phenomenal growth in the mere three years it has been open.
This is no April Fool's joke.
Leo Bennett-Cauchon, the special education teacher who has been on leave of absence with pay since Feb. 3 due to a complaint about inappropriately touching a student, is back to his teaching job.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
The San Francisco Opera Guild is coming to George McParland Annex School.
Several customers of the San Joaquin Irrigation District in southwest Manteca did not receive their water allocations on the first day water was to be delivered for the 2015 season. And it wasn't because of the drought.
I call it The Graffiti Barn.
For Ramon Rivera, hard work plus a strong work ethic generously sprinkled with white-knuckle determination equals success.
Spring break for Manteca Unified Deputy Superintendent Clark Burke meant military reserve training in South Korea. He was actually gone for two weeks which included the one week that used to be called Easter break.
No one was injured in the school bus versus Honda Accord collision Thursday afternoon in Weston Ranch caused by a distracted driver.