Jason Messer is anticipating the opening of the Lathrop Road extension equipped with lights prior to the start of the 2009-10 school year.
For several years, Jowell Griggs helped organize a local NCAA March Madness tournament pool among friends.
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District are expected to sign off on the multi-purpose facility projects at Shasta School and Neil Hafley School at tonight's meeting. Acknowledging the final completion contracts at both sites will take place during the 7 o'clock open session. Architect Rick Saksteder of HMC Architects along with project superintendent Eric Stieb and Tim Gatchett of F&H Construction handled both projects. ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will discuss a proposal Tuesday on a transportation plan for the upcoming year.
The City of Manteca's Building Safety Division hosted its first-ever open house Thursday in the Council Chambers.
Stephen Loro is a retired helicopter pilot in the U.S. Army. Affectionately known as "Chief" for the past 12 years to those involved in the East Union High Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp., he's stepping down once again, taking advantage of the school board-approved Public Retirement Agency Services, an early retirement program. "This is the longest I've worked in one place," he said at Thursday's annual Changing of the Command / JROTC Awards Presentation. Loro ...
Lorena Ayala and Devra Stapleton are soccer players. The two Manteca High seniors earned their letter varsity playing the sport. But during Wednesday's annual Block M Games, Ayala and Stapleton played volleyball against the teachers, coaches and staff. "It would give us great pride just to beat them," said Stapleton. Added Ayala, '"The teachers win almost every year." The teachers' team consisting of Neil MacDannald, Tim Horning, Bridgette Madden, Dave Asuncion, Justin Conenberg and April ...
Seven elementary sites from Manteca Unified have earned the distinction as the first-ever recipients in California to claim the Gold Healthier US School Challenge.
Kay White may have erred in her decision to accept the Public Agency Retirement Service package.
The local retired U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association donated an American flag to the East Union Cemetery on Tuesday.
For the first time in quite a while, I'm not running around to take my son, Josh, to baseball.
RIPON – Organizers of Rina's Run are keeping their fingers crossed for more participants. The event consisting of 5 kilometer run / walk is planned for 8 a.m. Saturday kicking off with a mile run for youngsters' age 5 through 12 (the winner gets a GT BMX bike). Thus far, the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has been thrilled with the numbers of sponsors exceeding that of the previous year. "I'm also extremely excited about the ...
FRENCH CAMP ­- Jason Messer calls it "shovel-ready" stimulus money. According to the superintendent of the Manteca Unified School District, the funding source that's being used to help purchase some additional land adjacent to French Camp School is different to that of the one-time stimulus package earmarked for education due anytime from the federal government. "These are contingency dollars used to cover the amount on this project and others," Messer said at last Tuesday's school ...
Not too long ago, the Manteca Unified School District entered into an agreement with the Public Agency Retirement Services.
Eric Simoni once played basketball under Bill Stricker at East Union High. The Lancers hoop coach is now in line to become the next dean of athletics at his alma mater. The post was made available when Stricker announced his retirement effective at the end of this school year. Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District made the move official last Tuesday during closed session. The board also selected Deborah Forte as the next principal ...
Eighth-grade students at Ripona School shared a bittersweet moment on Thursday.
Fifty-one students from Nile Garden School were recognized at the annual commencement exercises on Wednesday.
Manteca's Austin Road Business Park that includes housing for 10,200 people has both the City of Ripon and the Ripon Unified School District concerned.
George Cross was the first to cross the finish line in the inaugural running of the half-marathon event at Rina's Run on May 10.
No one really leaves McParland School.
Not too long ago, Katie Donoho ran her first-ever half marathon.
The Austin Road Business Park is a planned 1,049-acre development located just outside of Ripon along Highway 99.
MURPHYS - Part of the history of wine country in the Sierra Foothills can be traced back to 1948.
The past few weeks of school have been a whirlwind for Taylor Vos.
Being fluent in two languages has its advantages.
OAKDALE – Nick and Alan Berg are part of the dedicated staff at Steves Chevrolet Buick. Their connections go beyond the job. Nick and Alan are also closed-knit brothers. "We get along so well that if we didn't work together we probably would see each other," Nick Berg said Wednesday at the Oakdale dealership located at 1285 East F St. Alan Berg is the fleet manager there. He has 23 years experience on that very ...
What if you could create your own holiday? What would it be?
LODI – Jake Corn had confidence in his fastball.
Don't look for Ripon High to have mandatory drug testing just yet.
LODI – The Ripon Christian Knights used their 12-day layoff to get back to the fundamentals.