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 ...
Ripon City Council meetings could soon be accessible online.
Stephanie Hobbs has been an active member in the community.
More change orders are in store for the softball project at the Mistlin Sports Complex.
STOCKTON – Charlie Lehr has been involved in the Ripon High Future Farmers of America for a few years.
There's no doubt that Les Thomas loves the American flag.
STOCKTON – Shim Lacy was praying for a hot day.
About a month ago, Ripon City Council members discussed the possibility of televising their meetings.
After over two decades, Charlotte Wright is retiring from Ripon Unified's food services.
OAKDALE – Jay Bentley once dreaded coming to the work. Back then, he was employed at a car dealership where people were looked upon simply as numbers and management constantly kept the pressure on him and his fellow sales representatives. "After awhile, I was so fed up with it that I actually left the business," Bentley said on Tuesday. That changed once he came over to Steves Chevrolet Buick, 1285 E. F St. in Oakdale. ...
As part of the voter-approved Measure G bond measure, Weston School will be tabbed first for reconstruction.
Youngsters of the Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood were still getting used to their new digs following the ribbon-cutting event.
With Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's Democratic leaders inching closer to a state budget deal, the Ripon Unified School District has plans of a budget workshop early next week based on changes to educational funding.
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin County Fair is back after a brief run this past fall.
Melinda Kopp has a way of adding some flavor to those summer days.
Guillermo Nunez was praised for his high basketball IQ.