The $11.1 billion water bond rolled out last week by the California Legislature will have a major impact on South San Joaquin Irrigation District and the rest of the county.
LATHROP – Sergeant Steve Pease of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department calls his five years on the Lathrop Police force as "by far, the best assignment in my 20-year career."
After losing her mother to cancer, Holly Halleck knew that there was something she had to do to get involved with the push towards a cure for the disease.
Tillie Lewis – a remarkable woman – is the theme of a presentation Kyle Tobin-Williams is making before the Manteca Rotary Club at its regular Thursday meeting on Nov. 12.
Got a spouse or a special someone you want to serenade with songs of the season? Perhaps you have a holiday party coming up that you'd like to have Christmas carols sang for your gathering of family and friends. Whatever the case, you can bid on the services of the Manteca Youth Focus to bring you holiday cheer during the upcoming Manteca Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop Telethon taking place Monday, Nov. 23, and ...
St. Vincent De Paul Society presents Christmas Omelet Eggstravaganza, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony's gymnasium. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 & under, $3.
The Altamont Commuter Express could mark its 20th anniversary by running hourly, pollution free trains that would cut the current trip between Stockton and San Jose down from two hours and 10 minutes to as little as 55 minutes.
The CHP is stopping truckers in Manteca who they find driving off an established truck route. It's all about safety, liability and education. They are hoping to channelize truck traffic with a lot less road damage.
Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday. There are already more than 70 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school bands. Entries are limited to 120. Chamber Chief Executive Officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San Joaquin Irrigation District in recognition of the agency's century of ...
The prospect for a turkey on the tables of 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop has gotten a bit brighter.
St. Anthony's 43rd annual Holiday Luncheon and Craft Fair was conducted Saturday at the St. Anthony's School gym.
90 years ago November 7, 1919 Judge E. E. Douglass has had several cases of violation of the automobile laws before him this week. In all cases he assessed fines which were paid. It will be better for the autoists to learn the new regulations and comply with them. 80 years ago November 7, 1929 The installation of three 100-candlepower lights on Poplar street was authorized by the City Council at a meeting ...
Members of the month NAME: Michael Rosales, age 10 GRADE: 5th, Sequoia FAVORITE CLUB ACTIVITY: Football FAVORITE THING ABOUT SCHOOL: Math & social studies FAVORITE TV SHOW: CSI Miami FAVORITE PERSON IN THE WORLD: My mom Eva GOAL IN LIFE: Being a professional football player NAME: Angelina Martinez, age 8 GRADE: 3rd, Brock Elliott FAVORITE CLUB ACTIVITY: Art FAVORITE THING ABOUT SCHOOL: Social studies & science FAVORITE TV SHOW: Wizards of Waiverly Place ...
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.
LATHROP – After 51 years the Pilkington glass plant will close its doors.