It was no sooner than American soldiers were sent to fight the Global War on Terrorism in the Middle East that local service organizations such as Soroptimist International of Manteca began to find ways to help out.
The report card is in - Give Every Child a Chance continues to exceed the mark when it comes to helping struggling kids improve in school.
PG&E this past summer replaced 2.5 miles of a natural gas pipeline that runs from Woodward Avenue to West Ripon Road south of Manteca. The segment had been ranked its 43rd worst natural gas pipeline segment based on a high risk list compiled by PG&E.
LATHROP – Lathrop is pulling all the stops this week for the annual Lathrop Celebration.
Plans for a major travel plaza on the outskirts of Lathrop on the southwest corner of the Interstate 5 and Roth Road interchange are being considered Thursday by the San Joaquin County Planning Commission.
Sunday's Manteca Historical Society shindig - the 18th annual Barbecue Social - is taking place beneath the trees in the spacious country backyard of Nick and Kristen Founts.
LATHROP – The city's economic picture painted by Lathrop Economic Development Administrator Steve Carrigan in his latest report to the City Council was not completely rosy.
Del Webb at Woodbridge is confident new home sales will remain steady for the age-restricted community during 2011.
The Sunrise Kiwanis are looking for youth groups and individuals who want to try their hand at creating scarecrows for this year's Manteca Pumpkin fair, Oct. 2-3, in downtown Manteca.
Adrianna Solis has spent her entire life around music.
The connection is quite intriguing. Lathrop is associated with the Loneliest Road in America.
Manteca is stepping up its war on drug dealing, prostitution, retail theft and identify theft by increasing its regulatory control over residential hotels/motels and rooming houses.
The annual St. Anthony's Church Harvest Festival continues today on the church grounds on the corner of Fremont and Sutter streets.
Isadore Fang's forte is creating celebration food.
The fifth annual Pumpkin Run benefiting the Manteca Unified Student Trust is set for Saturday, Oct. 2.
They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.
Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.
The celebration for Read Across America has already begun.
When Richard Perez was in his early 30s he had a vision. God came into his room, lifted him up out of bed and took him into his kid's room. There, God told Perez that he needed to change the harmful direction of his life or he would find his kids were no longer a part of his life. The vision shook Perez. He'd never experienced anything like it. Yet, he found it difficult to comply. He wasn't ready to pull away from the road of destruction he'd been on since his teen years.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
Ninety-one entries in the weekend's Almond Blossom Festival Art Show drew a number of awards for their artworks and photographs. Noted artist Dan Petersen said he had fun judging the show, adding that it has improved much in the past year.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Zephyr is back.
The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.
Ray Joseph, 20, of Sacramento, has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a Manteca couple as they slept in their bed at their home on Victory Avenue in September of 2013.
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New homes built in Manteca may soon have a new feature - rain barrels and cisterns.
New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.
Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.