LATHROP – Get rid of your old electronic machines, television sets that no longer run, or copier machines that have outlived their usefulness, and help the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
LATHROP – A black bird captured in flight against a blinding bright sky. A close-up study of casual footwear worn by a trio of young children. A dramatic view of a mature tree with full foliage from the ground up.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop councilman and planning commissioner Steve Dresser is running for mayor in November.
Several lucky garage sale enthusiasts went home with some of the best deals in town while helping a good cause at the same time.
LATHROP – Patricia Overy is the latest recipient of the Mayor's Award of Distinction.
Spring has sprung.
LATHROP – Safe and Sane fireworks could be part of the city's July 1 birthday and Fourth of July celebrations this year for the first time ever.
LATHROP – A 19-year-old employee at Target store in Lathrop was arrested Wednesday and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on charges of grand theft and embezzlement.
It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
Neighbors of Carlos and Helen Gonzales were quick to extend a helping hand when the couple and their extended family lost everything in the November fire that completely gutted their Yorktown Lane home. Damage to their home was pegged at $300,000 and another $100,000 for the contents.
The Manteca Noon Kiwanis is looking for a few generous men, women and businesses to help make the perennially popular Easter egg hunt a success again this year.
LATHROP – The city's parks project manager is gone. The equivalent savings for the city in the continuing budget bloodletting: $133,227.
The Manteca Garden Club's popular garden tour is back.
They are Great Options, whether the economy is up or down.
LATHROP – Jenica Reagan is already the proud owner of a ewe and a wether sheep.
Manteca Unified's third high school campus is reaching a milestone this month.
Tracy Unified School District Superintendent Brian Stephens hopes River Islands at Lathrop's plans to become a part of Manteca Unified will not happen.
River Islands at Lathrop wants to be in the Manteca Unified School District.
Years ago, a woman so distraught over the passing of her husband, scaled the chain link fence of the East Union Cemetery under cover of darkness to spend the night next to her departed beloved's grave. Strange as that story may sound, she was the second one to do just that. That's just two of the many interesting – for lack of a better term – stories coming out of the pioneer cemetery since its establishment in 1872.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees has spoken. Yes to a $159 million school bond.
Is this a case of conflict of interest?
Several schools in Manteca Unified will be greeting the new school year with new roofs and playground equipment, smooth pavements that were once cracked, newly replaced lighting units, new carpets on the floors, and fresh coats of paint in a number of classrooms.
Hundreds of cancer patients at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Manteca have been the recipients of love and comfort from a handful of women at the Woodbridge at Del Webb community in Manteca.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees president Don Scholl has made it official. He is running for reelection. He filed his candidate's papers at the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters in Stockton on Thursday.
A $159 million bond measure is likely to be placed on the ballot in November by the Manteca Unified School District.
The last days in July up to the beginning of Aug. 1 are busy days for parents getting their children ready for the start of the school year. Shopping for new clothes, shoes, backpacks, papers, pencils, and pens is part of all that preparation.
The handmade rustic sign reads: "Grandpa's Flower Patch. Only God can make a flower. Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Matt 6:29."
Manteca farmer Manuel Medeiros is like the Energizer bunny. He just keeps going and going.
Great Valley Academy is still on a roll four years after it opened in Manteca.
There are four seasons of the year – winter, spring, summer and fall.