LATHROP – Some 15 jobs are on the chopping block in the City of Lathrop's first round of layoff notices to overcome an estimated $2.5 million budget deficit.
What do mail carriers and St. Vincent de Paul Society have in common? They are both looking out for the needy in our community. You, too, can help in their philanthropic efforts this Saturday when the National Association of Letter Carriers holds its 17th National Food Drive. And you don't even have to hop in your car or lug a basket full of canned goods to the Society's donation center at St. Anthony of Padua ...
If you've ever wondered what happened to the once very popular Manteca Horsemen's Association, wonder no more.
LATHROP - Urban growth in Lathrop is literally slowly eating into Manteca resident Melvin Kauffman's property.
Art and politics are like oil and water. They don't really go together. They should not go together. Unlike the more hard-edged and corroded nitty-gritty world of politics, art is supposed to be something beautiful, refreshing and uplifting - a haven for the soul to find comfort from everything that's ugly and discordant in the harsh realities of life.
LATHROP - Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles directed city staff to set aside municipal business and take photos of 140 art entries and e-mail them to her in Washington, D.C.
ROSE ALBANO RISSO City editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin LATHROP - The husband of the current mayor, the husband of a former mayor, and a city Planning Commissioner have been ordered to appear in Manteca Superior Court following a verbal and physical altercation that occurred inside the Council Chambers at Lathrop City Hall on Friday. Ordered to appear in court May 22 on infraction citations by Lathrop Police are Tom Sayles, husband of Mayor ...
Farm Day 2009 at St. Anthony's School in Manteca featured plenty of rides for the students and some of their teachers.
LATHROP – A major trucking company that wants to construct a logistics center in the North Harlan Industrial area overcame its first major hurdle this week.
Linda Aderholte was hunting for antique plates and old yard sticks. Her good friend Sonja Garrison focused her search on collectible French pots. Dee Wilmoth had her eye focused on old tin trays, preferably decorated with tole paintings.
If you thought summer was officially here Wednesday when you sweltered in the day's ice-melting and sweat-drenching 96-degree temperatures, you thought wrong.
LATHROP – Lathrop Dog Park and two other parks along the San Joaquin River at Mossdale Landing will be closed for up to a year when levee improvements begin, which could happen as early as June.
ROSE ALBANO RISSO City editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin LATHROP – Dog litter in Lathrop's nearly two-dozen public parks could be a thing of the past. The City Council tonight will consider a proposal to install dog litter stations at all community and neighborhood parks as a way to encourage park users to clean up after their pets and improve cleanliness at these facilities. There would be 17 Dog Litter Stations installed all in ...
When Rhonda Mix moved to Manteca four years ago, she was like a new kid on the block. "I was just so bored because I didn't know anybody," said Mix who is a wife, mom, part-time student and part-time veterinary technician all rolled into one. She didn't stay bored too long once she discovered the United Lutheran Preschool and the church's Moms Group, in that order. She happened to have a three-year-old son at that ...
LATHROP - City of Lathrop has two state-of-the-art interactive water play areas that were completed last year.
Two separate car crashes on Friday claimed the lives of three people.
The Manteca Unified Board of Education during a special meeting on Tuesday approved the reassignment of two school district administrative personnel.
It was a cozy family affair. Loved ones sat in chairs around white-covered round tables with live potted flower plants serving as centerpieces. Lined up against the walls in the back of the airy and spacious room were trays of brunch comestibles and a wide selection of drinks.
LATHROP – Joyce Gatto has many fond memories of Vera Walquist for a number of reasons.
Manteca Unified School District's 2013 graduation season will be ushered in on Friday with three culmination ceremonies scheduled that day.
St. Anthony of Padua School's graduating class of 2013 will be led by four valedictorians – Jordan Barajas, Zachary Hansen, Joseph Poncini, and Monica Yalung. The eighth graders' class salutatorian is Joelle Hylton.
Collin Scholl, East Union High School's Class of 2013 salutatorian, is headed to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – also known as Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – this fall.
Eighth grader Aubreyanna White enjoyed last year's Medieval Faire at Nile Garden School so much she came to the annual event on Friday wearing the same costume she wore last year when her class put on the show.
Gayle Pace chuckles when she says, "I'm the flower floozy who works on a budget."
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees on Tuesday night approved the allocation of $700,000 from Measure M funds to repair severely deteriorating pavements at East Union High School this summer.
What to do with the empty Lindbergh School building, the brick facility that used to house the Manteca Adult School, some of Manteca Unified ROP classes and other programs, is an issue that will be rehashed for the next several months and, perhaps, for the next few years by the district Board of Education.
Severely deteriorating pavements at two high school and one elementary school campuses in the Manteca Unified School District are presenting health and safety risks.
Robi and Ray Cornelius describe their Del Webb home's back yard as something akin to a two-lane bowling alley. Yet, the garden that they have created in that limited space is nothing close to a "tunnel vision," as Robi Cornelius puts it.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Alex Orr, Sierra High School's Class of 2013 valedictorian, has his heart set on a career in the music industry. To get there, he plans to pursue a degree in applied computer science at the University of California, San Diego where he will start his college studies in the fall.