LATHROP – Think you've got what it takes to be the grill master?
Wes Chamberlain knows how much fun it can be to participate in the Tip-a-Firefighter event.
LATHROP – You might want to think twice before grabbing that garden hose.
The Saturday shooting across from Antigua Park was brazen, breakneck, and bold.
It was an honest mistake.
The entire ordeal took less than a minute.
Friday wasn't a day of celebration for Rob Cox.
It sounds like a restaurant.
It took more than two months, a week in the San Joaquin County Jail, a $100,000 cash bond and countless trips back-and-forth to Las Vegas.
All that Magdi Zakher wanted was equipment.
As goes Washington, D.C., so goes the nation.
LATHROP – The woman hoping to unseat longtime Manteca Unified trustee Manuel Medeiros doesn't appear to live in his district.
It is being hailed as an economic juggernaut – a $39 million infrastructure upgrade providing vital access to development that will help push the boundaries of what Manteca can become and who it will attract for the next two decades.
LATHROP – The official-looking Department of Defense signs have been painted over.
LATHROP – The nearly 11,000 homes that will be constructed at River Islands will drastically alter the landscape of whatever school district ends up serving the students that fall within its boundaries.
It was a radical idea at the time that caught some people off guard and left others scratching their heads.
LATHROP – A $21,000 fine from the state's campaign watchdog would be a death blow to most small-town political campaigns.
Rosalinda Valencia doesn't intend to be a rabble-rouser.
A Manteca police officer was thrown from his motorcycle last weekend in a collision that occurred while he was providing a security escort for a motorcycle convoy accompanying runners that went down Airport Way.
TURLOCK – When I think of Billie Joel, I don't think of Turlock.
TURLOCK – Downtown businesses in Turlock are flourishing.
LATHROP – It was a game of momentum. And a game of inches.
It's 5:30 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon and traffic hums along the nearby 120 Bypass at a steady pace.
Dogs might have the luxury of just using the lawn and having an astute handler willing to pick up after them.
A 43-year-old Manteca man was arrested Tuesday after it was reported that he choked and sexually assaulted a masseuse at a day spa on Center Street.
Roem Baur had it all on Tuesday night.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor's concerns aren't necessarily limited.
It is going to cost nearly $150 million for levee upgrades to protect Manteca, Lathrop, Weston Ranch, and parts of rural south Manteca from a 200-year flood.
Good luck getting California's diverse special interest groups to agree on anything.
RIPON – After an explosive defensive Ripon Christian start left the visiting Orestimba Wildcats wearing roller-skates and its fleet-footed gunslinger struggling to breathe, the Southern League opener at Stouffer Field Friday night looked like an exercise in futility.