For a long time, Kevin Sandle felt there was something missing in his life. But he couldn't figure it out, nor could he put a name to it.
Vietnam War veteran Clinton Boersma of Manteca is a man on a mission. The retired U.S. Air Force radar operator who saw action in Vietnam from 1967 to 1970, and whose two late brothers were wounded during World War II in Europe, is again engaged in another battle. As the head of the John Birch Society group in the Manteca, Tracy and Lathrop area, he is working hard to beef up the organization's membership. "We ...
LATHROP - Georgianna Reichelt says she is "extremely happy" with the way her complaint against the City of Lathrop was resolved. But she insists she did not do it for the money.
Today's mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures will be tempered by wind gusts of up to 21 miles per hour through the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
LATHROP - Fired Lathrop chief building official Matt Browne has won a sweeping victory in his two-year wrongful-termination battle against the city.
I first met them about a year ago last year. They were the epitome of youth: energetic, exuberant, poised to conquer the world, eager to learn and experience everything that they can possibly learn and experience while deeply rooted in the moral compass and Christian ethics instilled in them by their parents.
The role did not have any speaking part. But for 13-year-old Guillermo Nunez, being selected to play Jesus for the annual Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday was a dream come true.
LATHROP – Residents living in the high-end Meritage subdivision homes near City Hall in Lathrop are asking for more police patrol in their neighborhood.
In the classic movie, Gene Kelly was singing in the rain. In Manteca and Lathrop Thursday, people were smiling and playing in the April showers.
LATHROP – A verbal exchange between Mayor Kristy Sayles and Lathrop resident J. "Chaka" Santos resulted in a few awkward moments during the City Council meeting Tuesday night.
Spring has definitely arrived in Manteca.
Johnson Studio was a downtown fixture in Manteca for many years. From 1949 to 1984, to be exact.
LATHROP - Did the Lathrop City Council break its own rule after approving a resolution on June 3, 2008 which budgeted $20,000 for the "engagement" of Douglas H. Barton as the hearing officer in the Matt Browne wrongful termination appeal case?
The woman visiting her son's grave site was not too pleased. She did not like what she was hearing from Evelyn Prouty, one of the regular volunteers who have taken it upon themselves to keep the historic East Union Cemetery from turning into a weed patch after the state revoked its business license and seized its endowment care funds.
The Manteca Historical Museum offers plenty of things for visitors to discover. First, there are the "hidden treasures." These are the rusty remnants of various agricultural equipment found in the "memorial building" just literally a skip and a hop away from the main museum. A visit to this adjunct display area is definitely worth the extra step and time you make to get there. Everything on display here came from farms in Manteca and surroundings. ...
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.