LATHROP – When Jose D. Hernandez served on the Lathrop City Council two mayors ago, he lost a number of hours at work and, on a few occasions, arrived late at the meeting. Sometimes, he did not even have time to grab something for dinner while dashing off from work to the 7 o'clock council meeting at City Hall.
LATHROP – One of Lathrop's oldest homes is no more. The house where one of the city's revered teachers lived was razed last week to make room for a warehouse expansion of California Natural Products across the street on McKinley Avenue.
Many artists let their creative juices flow in the solitude of their home studios. In the last couple of months, a few members of the Manteca Artist Guild have literally stepped out of their solitary nooks to paint en plein air – a French expression which means "in the open air." "We've been out on Airport Way. We've been to Knights Ferry. We try to keep it in and around Manteca," said Guild president Dan ...
Here is an opportunity to order turkeys for your Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner and help not just one but two philanthropic causes at the same time.
Traffic along the western portion of the Highway 120 Bypass looked surreal all day Tuesday as strong gusty winds kicked up tons of dust from nearby arid fields, enshrouding vehicles that looked like ghostly moving figures.
SONORA – New England does not have the monopoly when it comes to dramatic and colorful fall foliage at this time of the year.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Jerry Sims has publicly apologized for comments he made about former Manteca city councilman Jack Snyder during a recent Lathrop City Council meeting.
LATHROP – The section of Towne Centre Drive from the Manthey Frontage Road to Golden Valley Parkway in Lathrop has been off limits for any vehicle parking. Signs currently in place along this block behind the Target shopping center warn motorists "No Parking" is allowed at any time.
LATHROP – A former Lathrop-Manteca Fire District chief is urging City Council officials to stop wasting taxpayers' dollars and bring to an immediate resolution the Matt Browne wrongful termination case.
LATHROP – In an action reminiscent of a television suspense drama's last hour surprise witness suddenly appearing to throw a monkey wrench into an evident victorious conclusion, attorneys representing Lathrop Business Park surprised Lathrop Council members by hand-delivering copies of a 74-page objection to a project being proposed for construction on 18 acres originally part of the business park.
Since his painting, "The Harvest Continues," won first place in the 2007 Mural Society of California Mural Symposium held in Manteca, Jessie Marinas' gigantic masterpiece has won seven prestigious prizes throughout the United States.
The Maestro is back for another evening of music at the Delicato Family Vineyards. The Maestro is Stockton Symphony's conductor Peter Jaffee, and the rare return engagement is a benefit that will make it possible for nearly 2,000 Manteca Unified School fifth graders to attend a symphony concert at Atherton Auditorium in Stockton on Oct. 30 through the Steppin' Out program. Steppin' Out is one of the programs of the Stockton Symphony to expose the ...
Jerry Weed believes the City of Manteca should be the responsible party when a wayward golf ball flies over the fence at Crom Street and hits someone or something.
Delicato Family Vineyards in Manteca will host a fund-raising event to help send hundreds of Manteca Unified fourth graders to the Stockton Symphony concert at the Atherton Auditorium in Stockton.
When Sue Giulian closed her popular produce stand in a rustic decades'-old barn just past the Highway 99 freeway on East Highway 120, many thought that was the end of it.
Bullying is an age-old phenomenon that is getting a lot of modern-day attention.
The bullying started when Blake Coronado was in sixth grade. A shy kid by nature, he kept it all to himself because he didn't want to bother his parents and did not want them to get worried.
A high school student is "physically assaulted" without apparent provocation. The incident happens just once. It gets reported to school and police authorities. The student's parent says her daughter was bullied. Is this bullying?
About five years ago, high schools in Manteca Unified School District had up to seven counselors on campus. Today, there are only two attending to the counseling needs of hundreds of students at every school site, the result of severe budget cuts stemming from the effects of the Great Recession and a crumbling national economy.
The sun is still hiding from the frost this morning, but some 50 hardy Manteca Nuts & Bolts diehards are already up and about making sure needy children will wake up with a smile on Christmas morning.
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the six-county Catholic Diocese of Stockton announced over the weekend the diocese will likely file for bankruptcy saying there is "no viable option" other than re-organization.
In May of 1944, Al Ftacek, a soldier from the town of Ottawa in Illinois, was sent to England to be part of a six-month bombing mission to Germany.
Brothers Jim and Jesse Costa have been hosting the Costa's Wild-game Feed for some three decades. But on Friday, when the pre-Christmas staple event was held at the Manteca Trailer & Motorhome with the usual heavy traffic of people turning the cavernous showroom into something akin to a big wedding feast, the siblings showed no signs of slowing down in what has become their personal life ministry.
World War II veterans are a dying breed – literally.
There's a match-making site, it seems, for just about anybody and anything on the Internet these days. For romance seekers and the marriage-minded, there are web sites such as eharmony.com and match.com. For the online gaming milieu, the cyberspace is cluttered with terabytes of e-game choices in practically every phantom scenario that the human brain has so far created.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
Make a difference in the life of an adult resident at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation facility this Christmas. Pick up a green or red stocking and/or bulb decoration at Precision Automotive in Manteca and adopt a resident by purchasing any or all of the items in that person's wish list in the back of the ornament. The gifts being requested will not leave a big hole in your pocket. Many ...
The annual holiday boutique held at Emeritus (formerly Merrill Gardens at 430 N. Union Road in Manteca) will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Featured will be nearly a dozen different vendors offering a variety of items that include handmade arts, crafts, and jewelry. Proceeds from the boutique will be donated to Chuck and Teri Palmer's Operation Candy Cane which sends holiday goodies to American ...
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.