Uneasiness about a San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation request to explore the possible annexation of rural residential property into Manteca as part of the Center Point business park project prompted the Planning Commission to recommend against approving the environmental report.
An independent efficiency analysis of the Manteca Public Works Department gives it high marks at the same time it notes there are additional opportunities to do everything from improving employee morale to implementing even more cost-effective measures.
Two members of the East Union High staff led a concerted effort to raise money last Friday in assisting one of their own.
Great Valley Academy charter school is pursuing a campus in Manteca that initially will accommodate 350 students.
When San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop, they discovered a 14-year-old male juvenile in the driver's seat with a 13-year-old in the passenger seat.
LATHROP – Steve Dresser, a former Lathrop councilman and planning comminsioner is one of two candidates who are challenging incumbent mayor Kristy Sayles' bid for re-election on Nov. 2.
Friday will mark the 40th anniversary in business for the Nearly New Shop.
Volunteers work as part of Sunday's "Taking it to the Streets" The outreach saw 1,500 Christian volunteers from three Manteca churches travel to various work sites in Manteca and Modesto.
Turkeys R Us - a community-based effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Lathrop, or Ripon goes without turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas - is facing an uphill battle this holiday season.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor has several unofficial titles. The Lathrop City Council hopeful is a student of DeVry University and is studying to be a video game and simulation programmer. He is also a construction worker but was recently disabled, which is why he is enrolled in online courses to get job retraining in hopes of landing a less physically demanding job.
San Joaquin County's exploration of privatizing at least their portion of the library system isn't gaining much traction with South County political leaders.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has some 500 flu shots available to anyone over 50 years old at a clinic that is scheduled to be set up at the Manteca Senior Center in the 200 block of Cherry Lane Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.
LATHROP – Award-winning Texas Longhorn "Big Red" has to share the limelight these days at the Rolling "O" Ranch on South Union Road.
A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Manteca's new high profile animal shelter targeted for completion in late summer of 2011 on South Main Street at Wetmore Street could help create momentum for a dog park.
Law and order isn't cheap.
It could take up to 40 years for Union Pacific to almost triple the size of its Lathrop intermodal facility that transfers truck trailers to and from railroad cars.
The CHP confirmed Monday that a man who had been seen running out of a vineyard on Lathrop Road over the weekend and listed as a John Doe had received major injuries when a truck ran over him near Austin Road at about 2 p.m. Friday.
The California Department of Transportation will alternately close the northbound and southbound on and off-ramps from Highway 99 to French Camp Road for electrical work.
Manteca author Michele Savage has published her new hard cover book "The Green Aisle's Healthy Smoothies and Slushies."
Ripona School fifth grader James Page entered a AAA Insurance essay contest and brought home the bacon for his school with $1,500 for the school and $50 for himself.
The effort to whittle away at water guzzling front yard grass may soon restrict how much turf new homes can have plus require major renovations of existing yards to reduce lawn area.
Manteca Unified will again serve summer lunches starting Tuesday to more 2,500 children ages 2 to 18 at 39 locations throughout the district.
Kevin O'Neill has spent 28 years devoting his springs and summers to making sure various Little Leagues are functioning physically as well as teaching youth the fundamentals of baseball, sportsmanship and to have fun.
The Manteca City Council chambers could have Americans with Disabilities Act compliant restrooms by October.
Here's an impressive Top 10 list.
It's a myth that never dies - property taxes pay for all city services you access.
The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.
Don't tell Anis Guedoir that these are the "best days of our lives."
At Thursday's Lathrop High graduation, Principal Michael Horwood described the Class of 2015 as a very "special group."