LATHROP – A peaceful bike ride took a grisly turn for one Lathrop area resident Tuesday afternoon after discovering what may turn out to be human remains along the side of the road.
One in 88 children will be diagnosed with autism. For boys, that number drops down to one in 54. And whether it's a better understanding of the autism spectrum, how to properly recognize and diagnose the disorder or environmental factors that are leading organizations like the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to reexamine its numbers – or a combination of the three – the ratios certainly aren't sliding in the direction that experts would ...
LATHROP - It would be easy for Lathrop's youth to stand by and wait for the "Generation Complex" to be built.
LATHROP - Lu – Lucius to those that know him really well – Davis Jr. will soon forever be etched into the athletic history of Berkeley High School.
LATHROP – Angela Johal was busy making a pizza when she received the phone call. It was the Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce informing the Papa John's Pizza franchisee that she had been named the organization's annual Entrepreneur of the Year. All she could do is stop and cry. They, of course, were tears of joy, but they were also tears that marked the culmination of a long process that began at the Chamber's installation ...
There's no doubt that distracted driving can have disastrous results. But thanks to a program being offered Saturday and Sunday at the Crossroads Street Faire in downtown Manteca by TSM and Allied Insurance, people will get the chance to see exactly how dangerous it can be. In front of TSM's Maple Avenue office starting on Saturday morning, those curious about how much they actually lose in terms of functionality when they respond back to that ...
There's no doubt that California Carnival Co. President Kevin Tate would see a lot more business if the carnival that he finished setting up Wednesday afternoon were closer to the Crossroads Street Faire.
Agricultural production is down in San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas. In some cases, according to California Farm Bureau President Bruce Blodgett, numbers are down as much 20 to 30 percent on certain crops and tree nuts and up to 50 percent on others when compared to last year. And the reason behind the production slowdown is quite simple, says Blodgett – they just don't have the workforce needed to handle the load. That' ...
Juliene Flanders is no stranger to organizing events. She's also no stranger to reaching out in an attempt to draw people to events. It's what she's done for nearly her entire career – making parks and recreation programs in Turlock and Oakdale successful for the residents of those communities. So when she took the job as the chief executive officer of the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau, and saw the magnitude of the annual Crossroads ...
LATHROP – When it comes to the condition of its pavement, Lathrop fares better than most.
LATHROP – The water meters in the older section of Lathrop aren't functioning properly.
Kristin Miller wanted to read a very specific book. She was searching for a story about a girl that had a premonition about her death and then worked closely with the police to solve the murder before it actually happened – a sort-of mystic mystery unlike the books that she commonly came across. The only problem was that there was a reason she wasn't coming across books like that – that story didn't exist. So ...
All that remains of the preschool playground at George McFall School is a small pile of twisted metal and a sprawling pile of plastic ash.
LATHROP - An 8-year-old girl that dashed out into traffic in a Lathrop neighborhood on her bicycle and was struck by a passing vehicle is home with her parents after suffering only scrapes and bruises.
Michelle Gallon has fond memories of her grandmother. There were the days as a young girl in Kenosha, Wis. – Gallon grew up in nearby Racine – that she spent learning how to bake in the matriarch's kitchen out of old cans because she couldn't afford to go out and buy actual pans. And then there were the days, recently, as the owner of Michelle's Golden Brown Breads when she got to show her grandmother ...
Dandi Manuel won't tell you how old she is.
LATHROP - A transportation labor dispute that's not even supported by the rank-and-file members of the unions that started the fight could end up drastically impacting public transit operations in San Joaquin County.
It was a simple prank.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – For the first time in two years the City of Lathrop will pass a budget that doesn't call for employee layoffs.
Michael Shrope had a unique piece of wall art arrive in the mail earlier this week.
STOCKTON – Non-profits in and around San Joaquin County are appreciative of the money that San Francisco-based PG&E has given out to them over the years.
LATHROP - Could hedging power costs end up saving taxpayers a bundle? It all depends upon where electricity costs do over the course of the next three decades. Last week the Lathrop City Council heard a proposal by a solar energy firm that could eventually lead to an overhaul of the way that the municipality pays for its electricity. They would shun the standard PG&E model and go instead with an extensive solar power system ...
MODESTO – Miguel, I am your father.
A lot of factors impact air quality.
It's not the dark roofs that bother Ed Kramer.
When Shorty Wolf was growing up on a dairy farm on the outskirts of Manteca, his family didn't have any power, let alone air conditioning.
Seeing a bicyclist towing a trailer in Manteca isn't exactly something that's out of the ordinary.
When an arsonist torched the playground equipment at McFall School for the second time in three years back in March, it was the students that lost out.
The heat wasn't enough to keep Josh Johnson inside Tuesday afternoon.