LATHROP – The ball is in the Pacific Gas & Electric Company's court as far as the project to widen Louise Avenue from Fifth Street to the railroad tracks west of the Manteca Unified School District offices where Lathrop's city limits end is concerned.
Ripon's Christmas tree lighting is tonight at 7 p.m. at the Mistlin Fountain at Oak Street and East Main Street. There will be free homemade cookies and hot chocolate provided by the Barnwood Restaurant and catering. The event will include Christmas music.
Manteca will use $115,000 in bonus bucks to pay for a commercial kitchen and bar for the $1.3 million Moffat Community Center that - once it is completed - will be turned over to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to operate.
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.