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.
LATHROP – Councilman Robert Oliver provided the comic relief during an otherwise serious discussion Monday night.
LATHROP – A Lathrop City Council incident Monday night involving resident J. Chaka Santos did not quite reach the seriousness of a Georgianna Reichelt incident.
LATHROP – The darkest hour in Lathrop's housing market appears to be waning as the city enters the third decade of its history as an incorporated city.
LATHROP – June 6, 1989 in Lathrop was a red-letter day for this small town along the San Joaquin River.
The City of Lathrop reached a milestone in 2009. San Joaquin County's youngest incorporated city officially turned 20.
The banner in front of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca reads: "Come home for Christmas… and stay!"
Every Christmas for the last 10 years, the awe-inspiring residential festival of lights at Mercedes and Bugatti streets in Manteca has been a visual feast to thousands of people.
LATHROP – Their men have fought side by side in blazing-hot situations for decades. They have joined hands in saving lives and properties.
LATHROP – Captain Don Jones of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District Station 32 near the Nile Garden School received his official marching orders to finish the reroofing of the building as expeditiously as possible.
Claris Diaz is a person who almost defies definition.
MRPS Hall in Manteca will be the new meeting place for the next Portuguese cultural class starting on Jan. 6.
RIPON - The vividly colorful poinsettias at Park Greenhouse are not the only big attractions this Christmas.
LATHROP – A new Lathrop sales tax is being explored to rescue the fiscally ailing Lathrop-Manteca Fire District.
Helping Hands at Cornerstone Church in Manteca is expecting to give away nearly 200 Christmas food baskets this Saturday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m. until noon.
Stan Aldrin was someone who hated to slow down. You could ask him to please stand still, but that's all you could do – try.
Welcome to the Frederick H. Arucan Administration Building. That will be greeting welcoming visitors to the Sierra High School Administration Office.
The Last Supper on Holy Thursday, living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday are some of the highlights of Holy Week at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca. The same services, during the Easter Triduum that concludes Lent leading up to the joy of the Easter season, are repeated all throughout the world.
The Manteca Unified Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing tonight regarding the possible adoption of a plan to raise school facilities fees to meet the expected student-growth impacts in the next 20 years.
Some people are born with green thumbs. Others are made.
They were bowling buddies and baseball babes. And they unabashedly declare to all, "we are gamblers!"
It was a deadly creation – a Plague Bird Mask. But it was this gloomy inspiration which earned Madison Hoffman her best achievement this school year – as in Best of Show.
Early morning before the sun peeks over the rim of the eastern horizon finds husband and wife Sai Saelee and Fahm Saechao at their small farm plot on West Yosemite Avenue.
The Portuguese Fraternal Society of America, in cooperation with Fagundes Meats & Catering in Manteca, is coming to the aid of a family in need.
An opportunity to quiz the three candidates vying for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education superintendent will take place on Thursday, April 24.
April showers will bring May flowers. But to guarantee there will be flowers in bloom next month, you will need to plant those blooming varieties now.
Manteca Unified has a new public information officer – Victoria Brunn. The creation of this new position can't be more timely for the district – and for very good reasons.
The California State Teachers Retirement System has "several means" that it uses to collect leads on specific accounts that need to be scrutinized for such issues as overpayment.
Save our FFA. That was the rallying cry of the FFA students and teachers from Manteca Unified to Governor Jerry Brown and other political leaders at the recent California Ag Day held at the state capitol.
Keeping children active and healthy from a young age, and emphasizing the importance of preventing childhood obesity is at the heart of a nutrition class sponsored by Manteca Unified's School Readiness Department.