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.
LATHROP – Most people wouldn't think that home sales in the South County for the last year were very strong.
LATHROP – Not even Mother Nature's late spring curveball kept the true diehard rodeo fans home on Saturday afternoon.
LATHROP - A massive decline in property tax revenue caused by the recession has forced the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District to look at eliminating positions, reducing services and possibly shuttering a fire station.
LATHROP – It's a safe bet that Lathrop won't adopt the slogan "The Mule Capital of the World," regardless of how stubborn local politicians can be at times.
The City of Ripon has no way of knowing how much water is actually being used by the interactive water feature at Mistlin Park, or by the pair of water fountains that grace the city's entrance on the east side of Highway 99.
The City of Lathrop has been sitting on $640,000 in state funds for a sidewalk along the pedestrian heavy Fifth Street for almost a year.
Roughly 80 percent of Lathrop's water comes from the ground.
LATHROP – "What does a guy like me have to do in order to be able to get a girl like that?"
After two months of detention in Punjabi prison a Lathrop resident and United States citizen might finally be getting the State Department intervention – or at least interest – that his family has been begging for.
The drought may mean two South County water play features designed to keep kids cool and happy will stay dry for the duration
Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.
It was a 2011 Crown Victoria with 91,000 miles.
They're silent, they're agile, and they're fast.
It's kind of the ultimate irony – the need for a municipality to do everything it can to meet a bureaucratic deadline dealing with a 200-year-flood when California is in the middle of what could very easily become its worst drought on record.
River Islands, when it is fully completed, will be a massive achievement in expert planning.
The Bureau of Reclamation expects an increase in the amount of water flowing down the Stanislaus River starting today.
LATHROP – The last slide of Jeff Shields' PowerPoint presentation said as much as the 10 slides ahead of it.
In January the City of Lathrop produced 17 million less gallons of water per day for residential usage than it did the previous year.
A Manteca custom bike builder is offering a $5,000 no-questions-asked reward for the safe return of a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle that was stolen Thursday afternoon from a RV Storage facility on Austin Road.