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.
LATHROP - Plant it and they will come.
Jim Todd drives by countless yards each day with citrus trees bursting with nutritious oranges, tangerines, lemons, and grapefruit.
An edict from Sacramento bureaucrats amid a severe drought crisis is prompting the South San Joaquin Irrigation District to suspend efforts to save enough water a year to meet all of the annual needs of a city the size of Tracy.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.
A 24-year-old knife-wielding man in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road south of Lathrop forced the evacuation of the entire SaveMart center shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday kept police at bay for more than three hours before being taken into custody.
The bee invasion is underway.
Quinn Higginbotham loved the Pregnancy Help Center's inaugural crab feed so much she felt compelled to call in her food review.
The new Lathrop Road interchange is expected to attract more highway commercial and retail seeking easy freeway access to Manteca.
LATHROP – There's nothing new about the City of Lathrop holding a goal-setting session.
Weston Elementary School is scheduled to be re-open on time for the 2015-16 school year.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church is marking 100 years.
The Manteca soldier severely injured in an accident involving another driver who was drunk on early New Year's Day had a blood alcohol content in excess of .08 at the time of the crash.
Water that River Islands at Lathrop residents send down the drain won't got to waste.
More than 3,400 homes, offices, and commercial establishments around Manteca High School were left in the dark Friday evening when strong winds caused a power pole to snap like a giant pencil, sending dangerous live wires scattered on the ground and dangling precariously overhead.
By year's end Manteca could add another 500 new single family homes.
Those long waiting times at the Stockton VA Clinic might soon be a thing of the past.