It was the scene of a tragedy for Manteca Fire Department's multi casualty incident training on Thursday.
The chances of flooding in Lathrop and southwest Manteca will be reduced significantly thanks to $62.4 million in state bond money awarded this week to Reclamation District 17.
Cutting through an active two-inch gas line Thursday morning put a SSJID crew in danger of an explosion shortly before 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of South Union Road.
LATHROP – Mike Torres, Jr. is very selective about who he lets on his Lathrop ranch.
Three 11-year-old sixth graders were anything but bored on their week's vacation from school as they set up a lemonade stand that was bringing in big bucks.
Scenes from Wednesday's free program at the Manteca Library that was provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Manteca Library.
Best Buy of Manteca is partnering with Give Every Child A Chance to support free tutoring for struggling kids by helping sponsor the 11th Annual Antone E. Raymus Bowl-A-Thon on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center.
Michael Greer, 19, has been called to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Soroptimist members of Manteca are preparing for their 18th annual "Something Special" themed luncheon.
Helping a high school senior go on to college after finding him sleeping under a bridge, Manteca Morning Rotarians are working to bring in more scholarship funds with their upcoming crab feed.
MODESTO – Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) will offer a program entitled "What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This?" on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Forum 110 on Modesto Junior College's East Campus.
LATHROP – When Ruben Sandoval distributed 100 flyers inviting his neighbors to start a community garden, not a single soul showed up.
Waiting up to 20 seconds longer at traffic signals on roads either yet to be built or widened in Manteca could reduce the rise in the cost of future housing as well as save future tax dollars when it comes to street maintenance.
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.