LATHROP – The good news is that Lathrop City Manager Cary Keaten has come up with a way to balance the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 without tapping into general fund reserves.
LATHROP – Jeryl Weiler was tossing around the idea of buying a scooter to get back and forth to her job in Stockton.
STOCKTON – Color Manteca salmon.
LATHROP – Going to the voters for an annual parcel assessment increase when almost everybody is tightening their personal budgets might seem like a desperate move by the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District.
Josh Meyer makes no qualms about the fact that he's a "city kid."
LATHROP – With the 2011-12 fiscal year fast approaching, the question before the Lathrop City Council is simple.
By JASON CAMPBELL
John Alim always liked photography.
Manteca Lions Past President David Macedo is constantly amazed by the generosity of residents that continue to support local service groups aiming to help the less fortunate.
Carroll Zwinge vividly remembers when her teacher put tape over her mouth to prevent her from talking and used rope to keep her from getting up out of her chair.
LATHROP - Lathrop Mayor Joseph "Chaka" Santos is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes of creating a slogan for the city he represents.
With so many choices in front of her, Amber McKinney was almost overwhelmed when browsing the vendor booths in front of the AMC Showplace Cinemas Tuesday afternoon.
LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council is about to get a refresher course in the rules and procedures that govern their positions.
LATHROP – The 24-Hour Relay for Life participants won't have to worry about vacating Lathrop's premier park after the official closure time arrives.
Carlos Gonzales couldn't stop laughing as he dribbled his soccer ball through the grass at Woodward Park.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Dale Fritchen – a former two-term Manteca Unified trustee – believes that the school board has violated the Brown Act in at least three instances.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Last week a 27-year-old Manteca man was discovered dead in a county jail cell after Manteca Police officers arrested him earlier that night for public intoxication outside of a 7-Eleven convenience store.
Ashley Drain has absolutely no problem with the Manteca Unified "Going Digital" initiative.
Kevin Tate uses no carnival barkers.
It's a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill.
The lawsuits have started.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
Dave Phippen is more than just a simple almond farmer.
Kaitlyn Batterton was quick on her feet.
Only one more roadblock remains before South San Joaquin Irrigation District can legally make an offer to buy PG&E retail electrical facilities in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
When Jon Walkup first got behind a camera it was a camcorder he borrowed from his parents and attached to a tripod designed to take film photos.