LATHROP – To hire a consultant for $50,000 a year or to hire an economic development administrator for $150,000 a year: that is the dilemma facing the Lathrop City Council tonight.
Gina M. Roos had every right to be upset after her recent experience at the East Yosemite Avenue McDonald's in Manteca.
LATHROP - If you happen around noon today to see a group of people walking from the Sheriff's Office in French Camp headed to the Police Station at Seventh Street in Lathrop, look at their feet.
There's Bob the Builder on TV. In the real world, there's Nick the Custom Cabinet Maker. This artisan in custom cabinetry is 28-year-old Nick Fraser of Manteca who juggles a growing business along with being a devoted husband and father to two young children. This Saturday, Nick's Custom Cabinets on Moffat Boulevard just behind Manteca High is inviting the public to an open house with barbecued hot dogs and refreshments from noon to 1 p.m. ...
LATHROP – The city of Lathrop is about to join the growing number of municipalities throughout California and in at least three states that are cracking down on mobile vendors in the name of safety and fairness.
In 2001, Lori Davidson was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years ago, she lost one of her kidneys, again to cancer. Last year, she had knee-replacement surgery which is why she walks with the aid of a walker. And wherever she goes, an oxygen tank is always in a basket attached to her walker. Problems with her lungs made that medical gadget a round-the-clock necessity since she developed breathing problems, which prompted her visit to ...
The Rev. Mark Rindels no longer shepherds the congregation at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church in Manteca where he was pastor for 17 years.
The top two winners in the recent chili cook-off benefit for Second Harvest Food Bank did not bring home their prizes.
The Bank of America was not the only victim of Fridays' bank robbery. The Hair and Nails beauty salon owned by Edith Saberton lost half a day of business after the police ordered it closed while a SWAT team and law enforcement officers from Manteca, Ripon, and the California State Parks surrounded a house across the street where the two suspects were holed up. Hairdresser Sylvia Nolasco, who had a clear view through the window ...
Imagine yourself with three other friends getting the VIP treatment at The Mirage in Las Vegas.
The young man found dead in a Manteca home on Monday was identified by family and friends as James Pearson, 18, a 2008 graduate of Sierra High School.
Manteca's longest-running annual weekend event is again offering a slew of attractions for the entire family.
LATHROP – The youngest Lathrop Relay for Life participant could not even walk. After all, he was just 10 months old.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop City Manager Yvonne Quiring may have a new job in the city of Fillmore in Southern California.
If you think Saturday's 104 degrees was hot, think again. The real heat was inside the Manteca Senior Center where culinary temperatures, along with a huge throng of chili fans, all conspired to rival Mother Nature's summer sizzle. The 30 palate-pleasing, mouth-watering and tear-jerking chili concoctions were the afternoon's major attraction. And it was all for a good cause, with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Manteca as the beneficiary of the day's financial haul. ...
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.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
The race is on to raise the funds needed for the installation and dedication of the mural honoring the veterans of World War II.
The sign on the side of the closet on wheels said it all: "The church has left the building."
The investigation is continuing into the exact cause of a solo accident in which a truck hauling 50 tons of rice straw plunged off the Clavey River Bridge Friday morning. The driver, Tyler Jennings Wilson of Manteca, 26, was killed.
Rowena Tebaldi is no stranger to Black Friday, widely considered in the United States as the traditional first day of shopping for the Christmas holidays with consumers taking advantage of such enticements as double-digit discount coupons and price slashes offered by retailers.
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
The annual Festival of Trees at San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park will be held the weekend of Dec. 7-8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is geared for the entire family. Bill of fare both days will include decorated trees, Santa Claus, musical entertainment including barbershop singers, Artisan Craftsman, children's 'make and take' crafts, train rides, food, museum exhibits, and dessert in the Victorian ...
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.