LATHROP – It's official. The gym at Lathrop Community Center is now known as the Scott Brooks Gym in honor of the former pro basketball player and now head coach for the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder.
It can cost $12,995 to obtain a cosmetology degree.
You might know where Woodward Park, Big League Dreams, the golf course, Delicato Vineyards, the lifestyle outlets, the BMX track or even downtown is located but often times tourists and travelers don't.
Note to the The Herd of Manteca High and the Wolfpack of Sierra High: Beware of East Union High's Red Sea.
Manteca enjoyed the biggest drop in its unemployment rate in nearly two years in August as 200 people found jobs.
RIPON - Ripon schools got a big "A" in the California State Standardized Testing (CST) results released this week.
It will be a whole new ball game this spring when the Manteca Little League, Babe Ruth, and other teams take to the Lincoln Park baseball field.
A cooperative "money swap" between Manteca, Tracy, and Stockton is now saving Manteca upwards of $1,550,000 toward the construction cost of the Atherton Drive gap closure project.
More than $500,000 has been pumped into community non-profits thanks to the Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair that returns the weekend of Oct. 2-3 to downtown Manteca.
The Manteca Historical Society's 18th Annual Barbecue Social is Sunday, Sept. 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the country setting of Mick and Kristen Founts on North Union Road.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District contends it can still deliver retail power for 15 percent less than PG&E even with a much higher price to acquire the San Francisco-based firm's distribution system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Jewell Mullings and Louie Wyrsch are planning their wedding next month on the weekend of Oct. 10 at the River Mill in French Camp.
SACRAMEMNTO (AP) - Seven of 10 Central Valley levee systems inspected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – including the levee protecting Lathrop and southwest Manteca - do not meet the agency's safety criteria and could be threatened in a flood or storm, officials said Wednesday.
LATHROP – Attention, would-be Iron Chefs. It's time to get the cayenne out of the bag and see if your edible concoction can stand the heat in the race for the best chili in the 2010 chili cook-off.
A motorist stopping for a 10-year-old boy in a school crosswalk triggered a 3-car, rear end chain reaction Tuesday morning sending four people to area hospitals.
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.
Elected leaders moved a step forward towards a once-a-month meeting format.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Steven Reed didn't know what to expect when the group of teenagers stepped up to the microphone in Woodward Park Friday evening.