Sometimes a remodel can completely change the way that something operates. After more than 30 years of serving Manteca Unified students, East Union High School got a complete remodel of their kitchen that not only made it modern but drastically altered the way that students utilize the cafeteria. Where other high schools use cruiser carts to spread out the students over a wide area, East Union maintains a "deli line" style counter with different lines ...
RIPON – After a tough loss last week in one of the Trans Valley League's marquee matchups, Ripon High knew it would have to show up and take care of business Friday night.
Kathy Reasor has seen a fair share of things change in the last decade when it comes to serving lunch to the students that attend Sierra High.
Manteca Idol has officially hit its peak period. With the new format brainstormed by the committee that organizes the Boys and Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop fundraiser, the remaining five Idol contestants and the three Junior Idol contestants will be returning each week between now and the Nov. 23-24 telethon when a winner is crowned. That means the best of the competition will be battling it out for at least a month – accumulating an overall ...
Gerry and Phil Perry were looking forward to just focusing on the fine-tuning of the elaborate haunted house that they're bringing back for the 12th straight year.
It's been almost 10 years since I went through the lunch line at Sierra High School – where it wasn't uncommon for me to grab a cheeseburger, fries, and a coke.
STOCKTON – Just because the car in the driveway isn't brand new doesn't mean that you have to go without the benefits of a model just driven off of the lot.
Singing has always come naturally for 24-year-old Shellie Hoyt. Growing up in a Christian home with music as a big part of her upbringing, singing came naturally for Hoyt – the oldest of four children that vividly remembers learning the piano with her mother and singing while in church. And she shared her passion for music with those that were close to her. "Music has always been a really big part of my life and ...
Jon Walkup sees just about everything through the perspective of his viewfinder. The Sierra High School senior – who just got done with the writing and staging of the school's Lobo Gold Rally as well as a '70s-era B-movie trailer – is constantly looking for new and interesting things to which he can turn his video camera. With his love for cinema and film being central in almost everything that he does, Walkup plans to ...
LATHROP – Local skateboarders aren't going to have to venture very far to enjoy a little competition.
Curt Collins has a confession to make to his wife. He found the pumpkin. The Manteca man and his son Chris found the golden pumpkin in the parking lot of Bank of America after researching all of the clues listed in the Manteca Bulletin during the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt. A recap of the clues is as follows: • "It all started here" is in reference to pioneer Joshua Cowell building his home on what ...
Jim Rachels and Rob Gross know that character, loyalty, and courage matter in the world of sports.
SONORA-The curse of Dunlavy Field still remains. A week after the Sierra Timberwolves watched their star running back Jarrod Daniels tie the school rushing record and score five touchdowns, they simply couldn't find the momentum needed in a 17-7 loss to Sonora that ended their undefeated season. Sonora, which celebrated Homecoming in front of over 4,000 fans, remains undefeated against Sierra on its field. The usually well-mannered Timberwolves were hampered by a handful of penalties. ...
There is a certain dynamic between reigning Manteca Idol and weekly emcee Christine Acosta and Judi Hoagland.
Kaylie Dotson might not have been born in the '80s, but that didn't prevent the 10-year-old New Haven student from piecing together one of the best costumes of the night when the Manteca Idol contestants took their trip down neon lane.
Manteca Police Department officials are asking for the public's help in identifying a man that walked into the Subway location on West Lathrop Road on Friday, Dec. 13 and held up the cashier for an undisclosed amount of money.
The buildings aren't any further apart at Main and Yosemite than they were 30 years ago.
Take the freeway – we'll get there faster."
Santa's hut could use a little bit of work.
LATHROP –Lathrop's economic recovery isn't hinging solely on new home construction.
James Baugh was born into the Sequoia Heights Baptist Church's Living Nativity.
LATHROP – A phoenix is rising from the ashes of a failed residential development that was a prolonged headache for the City of Lathrop and a missed opportunity for some landowners that thought the massive tract was imminent.
LATHROP – The colors erupt from the black LED board.
Traffic accidents kill more police officers in the line of duty than anything else.
The three men being charged with the murder of a 51-year-old Manteca father after an argument at a rural bar won't see their case go to trial for another six months.
Jesus didn't have to worry about a cold spell.
LATHROP – It's like Linda Rose that she'd feel like she wasn't deserving of the honor of being the 2013 Lathrop Holiday Parade Grand Marshal.
The proof is in the pudding.
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.
Three. Two. One.