LATHROP – It was a gamble.
There's a chance that Pat Withrow's 27th year with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be unlike any he's had thus far.
Richard Perez has spent the majority of his life in or around a square usually adorned by ropes and often times crowded with people staring up from the bottom shouting instructions or staring intently to offer up a score.
When Sonya and David Villa discovered that somebody had punched out a window of their van, they were naturally upset.
The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District has the usual grass fire culprits to deal with this summer.
LATHROP – The NSG-Pilkington float glass manufacturing plant is for sale.
Joan Collins knew her way around a garden.
There's a State Farm commercial where Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood, upon checking the ivy at Wrigley Field, finds a cell phone, a French horn and former outfielder and Cub great Andre Dawson.
It might be time to knock those weeds down that are growing up against the fence in the side yard.
It doesn't look like much now.
Don't let the cold temperatures outside fool you.
The 19-year-old driver facing a possible prison sentence for striking four high school students along East Highway 120 last Saturday – killing 14-year-old Zachariah Gomez and sending three other teens to the hospital – may have been drinking earlier that night.
The charges against 19-year-old Mia Aguiar are serious.
Paul Binford builds bikes.
A water war is about to erupt on the Stanislaus River.
LATHROP – Dalwinder Dhoot can't dispute the fact that Lathrop voters overwhelmingly supported a one-cent sales tax increase in 2012 – to the tune of more than 77 percent.
LATHROP – All that Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal wanted to do was bring some family entertainment to town.
LATHROP – When Rosalinda Valencia called for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal to step down from his position at a meeting last month it drew a collective exasperated breath from the crowd.
The violent and deadly shootout following a North Stockton bank robbery last week drew hundreds of police officers from throughout San Joaquin County.
Jon Walkup is at it again.
Can you really taste the difference between bottled water and tap water?
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Lightning didn't strike David Fitzgerald dead on Wednesday night.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
Natasha Marie Archuleta apparently picked the wrong convenience store to not pay at.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.