On National Librarian Day Thursday, Nina Norton sported a tiara, a t-shirt reading "Librarian Goddess," and even toted a wand throughout the school day.
Several months ago, the Manteca Unified board of trustees agreed to extend the walking distance to school for all students to an additional half mile as part of the Level II cuts to handle a $23.5 million budget shortfall.
During her last visit to Manteca, Sister Veronica Hagen encountered gray skies and foggy conditions reminiscent of her home back in London.
LATHROP – The no bus zone proposed by Manteca Unified's department of transportation has some problems for those with students attending school west of Interstate 5.
H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and Liberty are among the area's big three income-tax filing services.
Years ago, I had a chance to visit the baseball shrine in Cooperstown, New York. At the time, Dan Mooney, a college friend, was working as sports reporter for the Poughkeepsie Journal. He had visited the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and came away overwhelmed. Dan rooted for the Atlanta Braves, crediting the 1974 season when Hank Aaron eclipsed the career home run mark. Hammerin' Hank finished with 755 career home runs. As ...
It was undetermined whether Victoria Stagno could count the number of Easter eggs she placed in her basket.
Fifth-grade students at St. Anthony's School are about a year away from attending the Outdoor School of the San Joaquin County Office of Education formerly known as science camp.
Fresh off a performance at Los Angeles' Viper Room, Icarus Jones will be on tonight's "Souzapalooza" bill at Rocko's Sports and Spirits, 757 N. Main St., Manteca.
Souzapalooza is back. The fifth annual Manteca event will be held on Saturday at Rocco's Sports and Spirit, 757 N. Main St., beginning at 6 p.m. Among the bands on tap are Odessa, Grey Space, and Icarus Jones. Cost is $15 with all proceeds benefitting Jason Davino. According to Mark Souza, who is the Souzapalooza proprietor, Davino is one of the owners of Fuzion Salon and Spa. A cancer patient, he has been receiving treatment ...
Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop took part in the Wacky Egg Games Wednesday as part of the Spring Break activities.
Ed Crom could remember when Almond Court was once an agricultural area. His uncle farmed the land not too far from the newest affordable apartment homes for seniors located at 2030 N. Union Road. The former Escalon and Modesto resident recently decided to make Almond Court his new home. "At first, I was skeptical about moving in," Crom said at Monday's grand opening celebration of the new 40-unit addition by Eden Housing, Inc. "I'm a ...
Senior projects may soon become a casualty of Manteca Unified's $23.5 million budget shortfall.
Jennifer Spellman recently learned to dance Bhangra. The Sierra High librarian was taught the form of music and dance that originated in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan from several students of the culture. "She picked it up real fast," said senior Amanpreet Kaur. Spellman, who spent a couple of weeks after school learning the steps of Bhangra from the threesome of Amanpreet, Gurleen, and Ravneet Kaur, had a chance to display her new ...
Boomer Plata has a senior project in the works that's part public relations and philanthropy.
At Ripon Unified, Donna Parks is currently the school board president.
The City of Ripon now has clear-cut definition of the "Central Traffic District."
STOCKTON – Patrick Caldwell made plans prior to Wednesday's 17th annual San Joaquin County Spelling Bee on a return trip in the spring to the San Joaquin County Office of Education building.
RIPON – The first game of the season was a work in progress.
Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
For the past six years, the Manteca Unified bus drivers have helped bring the holiday spirit to those in need.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
MODESTO – For the second straight year, Ripon High had its season end at the hands of Central Catholic.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
The hyacinth along the Deep Water Channel has been cleared in preparation for the 33rd annual Stockton Delta Reflection Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month.
Since September, the Youth Police Advisory Committee along with Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde reviewed various municipal codes.