Joe Rosa did not have to invent a tall fish tale when he came home from his deep-sea fishing adventure last weekend.
LATHROP – The name of the new Lathrop police chief who will replace former Chief Dolores Delgado will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, by Sheriff Steve Moore.
LATHROP – Some of the homes at Camino Real Mobile Estates in Lathrop are sinking, and residents are pointing the blame at the heavy truck traffic on Harlan Road and the poor condition of the road.
LATHROP – Repairs on a section of Harlan Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road could start in early April.
LATHROP – Lathrop youth who stand to benefit from the construction of a $4 million Lathrop Youth and Teen Center complex can thank the Manteca Unified School District for the project's accelerated schedule.
Gas prices are not the only ones going up again, up to double digits. At least one chain in the Manteca and Lathrop areas is putting up new names of three of its four gas pump locations.
LATHROP – This year's elections is still 11 months away, but the campaign has already begun.
LATHROP – Retired Lathrop farmer-turned community activist Dan Doyle wants to see the city's monthly $1,200 subsidy to The Lathrop Rush stopped right away.
LATHROP – Mayor Kristy Sayles and Councilman Sonny Dhaliwal were appointed as city representatives to the 2x2 Lathrop-Manteca Fire District Committee during the council meeting held earlier this week.
LATHROP – A newly remodeled house already in escrow was hit by vandals in Lathrop late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning.
LATHROP – Two upcoming regular meetings of the Lathrop City Council are being moved to the following week due to national holidays being observed on those scheduled dates.
LATHROP – The three young visitors were oblivious to the cold. And their enthusiasm was in sharp contrast to the gloomy, overcast sky as they practiced their flying and grinding tricks on the challenging courses of the state-of-the-art Lathrop Skate Park.
LATHROP – A new Teen Center, a Lathrop Branch Library, an outdoor stage plus an art walk are within visual distance of Lathrop residents.
LATHROP – The decision to send, or not to send, any Lathrop delegates to the One Voice lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., this year remains up in the air. However, one thing was made certain Monday night during the City Council meeting – the selection of the city's top two projects that will be submitted to the San Joaquin Council of Governments for the purpose of lobbying federal money to fund their construction.
LATHROP – Lathrop resident and businessman J. Chaka Santos adamantly opposed the city's plan to hold a $3,500 catered appreciation event for up to 200 people at the Community Center in honor of outgoing Chief of Police Dolores Delgado.
The advent of Lent always brings to mind Father William Delaney, former pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Manteca.
It was a busy morning at Aki's Food To-Go and Grocery in Manteca. It was the crunch before the lunch hour, and owner Elda Paneda was busy attending to the customer traffic at the front counter.
Today promises to be a fun fowl day, and so much more, at the Manteca Unified School Farm.
They braved Friday's pouring rain so the show will go on this weekend.
RIPON – Ripon veterinarian Ann Scearce stops by once every four weeks for facials with aesthetician Edy Fowler.
They read. They listened to readings. They watched various people reading their favorite books. They wore Dr. Seuss character costumes. They ate green eggs – scrambled – and green apples. They wore hats that looked like the one worn by the character in The Cat in the Hat with a spelling twist.
Rain is usually bad news at this time of the year when the almond orchards are in bloom. Low temperatures leave pollinating bees cold which means they are not doing what they are supposed to do to maximize the crop yield come harvest time in the fall.
It's market day. The venue is a spacious grassy field that's about the size of a baseball field. Around the perimeter of the field are tables laden with an array of handmade and one-of-a-kind creations that range from practical and simply decorative to whimsical and plain utilitarian.
They are piece makers in the aesthetic sense. But they also help those who helped bring peace to the world – America's veterans.
Voters in the Manteca Unified School District will have one measure on in the November ballot that others outside that geographical area will not have to worry about. They will have to decide whether the election of Board of Education trustees should be by area only or at-large.
They are two conspicuous figures on the Tidewater Bike Path.
Here's the news flash: University of California Cooperative Extension will play host to Farm 2 School fundraiser. Venue will be the Stanislaus County Ag Center Harvest Hall. Highlight samples: Wine and beer tasting, produce tasting, and a farmers' market.
BY ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Two of the five members of the San Joaquin County Board of Education are ending their terms this year. They are Jill Fritchen who represents Area 3, and Anthony Gutierrez of Area 4.
The first pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe who resigned as the spiritual head of St. Mary's Church in Stockton after he confessed to having fathered a child is yet to file papers that would relieve him of his priestly duties.