The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
SONORA – New England does not have the monopoly when it comes to dramatic and colorful fall foliage at this time of the year.
The California Highway Patrol commercial officers say they are not handing out tickets to truckers off route with illegally long trailers – only giving drivers prepared educational packets to get the word out.
Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Jerry Sims has publicly apologized for comments he made about former Manteca city councilman Jack Snyder during a recent Lathrop City Council meeting.
The Health Occupation classes at Lindbergh School will be conducting a Safe Halloween at Sequoia School on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Sierra High Goes on Tour.
One of Manteca's longest running Safe Halloween carnivals will take Saturday, October 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in the gym.
The Lathrop Elementary School was packed with a steady flow of families on Oct. 17 as the school decided to bring back the carnivals of the past at Lathrop, originally started by the Mother's Club back in the late 1950s. Families got to choose between games such as "Goldfish, Sack Races, Lotteria, Sweet Treat Walk, Creamed, and many more. There were, at least 20 games were available to everyone. In addition to the games, there was a silent auction and a raffle. These were to raise money for classroom supplies and other school needs. The Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department came ...
The fight between South San Joaquin Irrigation District and PG&E over control of South County retail power delivery may rest on legal research being conducted by the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
It's turning into a daunting task
LATHROP – The section of Towne Centre Drive from the Manthey Frontage Road to Golden Valley Parkway in Lathrop has been off limits for any vehicle parking. Signs currently in place along this block behind the Target shopping center warn motorists "No Parking" is allowed at any time.
California has reduced financial support to foster families by 10 percent due to the weak economy and the state budget deficit.
Manteca in April reduced its water use by 34 percent to its lowest level in at least 13 years.
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 Brits are coming!
Pete Oresco knew what he wanted when he sauntered into Library Park.
A 10-member citizens committee meeting Thursday could set in motion changes that may drastically alter how people in Manteca not just use water but how the city itself looks in the future.
The Lathrop City Council has lowered the speed limit on a large section of Harlan Road.
Ripon Christian Elementary School graduated 36 students last Thursday night with most moving on to Ripon Christian High School.
Two Trustee Awards were presented to graduating eighth graders – Madeline Bettencourt and Kyle Kresse – at Colony Oak School last week for excellence during their last year in elementary school.
Two men in their early 20s stole three cell phones along with a purse at gunpoint Monday shortly after 11 p.m. in Lathrop.
This evening's inaugural revamped downtown farmers market dubbed "Market & Music in Manteca" promises to live up to its billing.
Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you just want to splash around and have fun?
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.