LATHROP –The Lathrop city employee who resigned so an older co-worker does not get laid off, and the recipient of that selfless act will be featured on the television news magazine, Inside Edition.
Property values in 11 areas hit-hard by housing foreclosures that city leaders are exploring as possible additions to the Manteca Redevelopment Agency plummeted 22 percent in 2009.
RIPON - An urgent care center for Ripon residents in the planning for the last three years may soon be a reality at a yet undisclosed location.
Two fraternal organizations affiliated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca have found a secret to fund-raising success.
LODI – Ann Kerr, genealogist and photo consultant, will deliver a multi-media presentation with ideas on developing and preserving family history on Monday, March 8, at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi.
The City of Manteca has contracted with Michel's Pipeline Services to install an internal liner in the Louise Avenue trunk sewer.
The City of Manteca Fire Department Engine 242 crew composed of acting Captain Travis Gooch, engineer Armando Blanco, and firefighter Derek Leong put together an extinguisher training class using live fire at the municipal wastewater quality control facility.
Tougher new landscaping standards aimed at reducing water waste are being advanced for all of San Joaquin County that is not within a city's boundaries.
At the International Quilt Festival held in Houston, Texas, in October, Manteca quilter Judy Mullen's "Just Purrefect" won third place.
Scenes from Saturday's HOPE Ministries second annual poker tournament conducted at the Bank of Stockton to raise funds for the organization's homeless shelters.
The Manteca Youth Focus is staging the 2010 Manteca Scholarship Competition on Saturday, March 6, at 11 a.m. at Walter Woodward Elementary School located at 575 Tannehill Drive in Manteca.
The Manteca-based pop rock/alternative band "Launchpad Away" conducted their album release show for the album "Dolphin Olympics... And Other Tales of Glory" last Friday at Main Street Café, 1351 North Main St. "Launchpad Away' is also scheduled to play the Bean & Leaf Café, 1254 W. Lathrop Road, in Manteca on Saturday, March 6, at 6 p.m. They will share the stage with Funky Tin and other acoustic acts. They are at the Main Street Café again on Friday, March 12, along with Jordan Waters and Never Finding.
Ripon Christian School students are holding a benefit concert for this year's Ripon Relay For Life on Friday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m., at the school.
LATHROP – Patricia Overy, a wife and the mother of four children ages 14, 7, and four-year-old twins, has volunteered to give up her job with the City of Lathrop so that a co-worker in her 60s will not be laid off.
It wasn't the balloons or the leis or the flowers that exemplified why Shasta Elementary students were packed into a sweltering Manteca High School gymnasium Tuesday night.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
Ericka Anaya, Arianna DeBarros, Gavriela Garcia and Sylvia Rocha reflected on the past nine years at Sequoia Elementary School.
It's beginning to look a lot like summer.
I have postponed writing this column for about a week because there are those who will skew its intent as unpatriotic and ungrateful. Trust me, it is neither.
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
On Thursday Charleen Carroll, the sister of Brock Elliott, stood just feet away from where her brother's name was etched into a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall – Panel 20E, Line 114 – and read a letter that he wrote to her father just before his death.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
A dispute over noise may have led to the shooting death of a Lathrop man early Sunday morning.