Culprits in the recent rash of pet poisoning in Manteca used the sweet taste of anti-freeze to lure their feline and canine victims.
Jayme Moffatt and her dad, Chuck Saarlos, wiped away tears from their eyes as they watched the evergreen tree transform magically into a Tree of Lights.
The Parent-Teacher Club of the Walter Woodward Elementary School will hold its 7th annual omelet breakfast fund-raiser to benefit their many programs and projects. The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 4, from 7 a.m. until noon in the school cafeteria.
Manuel Medeiros is a unique breed of politician.
LATHROP - One can't talk about Lathrop's economic growth in the last decade or so without mentioning the non-profit San Joaquin Partnership at the same time.
Karen and Glenn Hrmadko rescued their Queensland Heeler and Jack Russell terrier mix nine years ago. They picked him up at the non-profit Pets and Pals in Lathrop which found the abused canine when he was two years old.
The name Michael C. Ford will probably ring a bell to not just a few Manteca Unified School District students who were in elementary and high school during the mid-to-late 1980s. Those were the years when the award-winning spoken-word artist did stints as a poet-in-residence at Brock Elliott School, Manteca High and other campuses in the district.
The Manteca Garden Club members are helping their city grow in more ways than one.
LATHROP – Residents at the Camino Real Mobile Home Estates in Lathrop could have another National Night Out in December.
MODESTO – A few days ago, Russell Howell looked out of his office window and saw two men picking olives from the olive tree outside.
LATHROP – It's 2007 all over again for the Lathrop City Council, although the names are different this time.
Even the driving rain could not erase the smile off Lorina's rain-soaked face as she walked to her car, both arms full of Thanksgiving goodies from St. Vincent de Paul Society.
It's been 22 years since Sister LaVern Olberding worked in the Religious Education program at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.
LATHROP – Opening any day now is a new and more inter-active web site for the City of Lathrop.
You can own a one-of-a-kind quilt and help feed the hungry at the same time this holiday season.
Next stop for embattled special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon is the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, March 3, where he plans to plead once more that he be reinstated to his teaching position at Veritas Elementary School.
Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.
Parents of Special Education students in Manteca Unified and their supporters are holding a rally on Friday in front of the school district office to demand that district officials meet with them and reinstate teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon to his job by Monday, March 2.
There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.
Leo Bennett-Cauchon, Manteca Unified's special ed teacher who continues to be on leave of absence with pay, is taking his cause to Lathrop High School.
Free Weston Ranch burst into the scene about six years ago. It's a grassroots movement being vigorously pushed by residents of the community who want to see their six plus-square-mile community detached from the City of Stockton.
The ongoing investigation by Manteca Police into alleged improper relations with a student by Manteca Unified special ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon involves not just one student, according to school district officials.
Individuals who are interested in serving on the Measure G Oversight Committee are invited to submit their applications for consideration.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
It's day two of Manteca Unified special education teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchion's vigil in front of the district administration office on West Louise Avenue.
When Manteca Unified School District officials return to work this morning after a three-day weekend off, they will be met by Leo Bennett-Cauchon outside the West Louise Avenue entrance to the property.
Parents and guardians of students in Manteca Unified School District are being alerted about individuals claiming to be Microsoft representatives and telling the students they need their remote access to their personal computers.
Love is in the air. Or, I should say, marriage is in the air. For the first time in my recent memory, people I know are tying the knot left and right.
Did you have pets as a child? What was your favorite color? How many siblings did you have? What was your favorite subject in school?