LATHROP – The Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas party for members and the community on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the chamber's office at 15040 Harlan Road in Lathrop. The office is located in the Save Mart shopping center and is sandwiched between Starbucks and Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is about to generate even more wholesale electricity that will in turn help financially power its efforts to reduce retail power costs 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
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.
The 2016 election may be over a year out, but five candidates have already tossed their hat in the ring to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).
May 22, 2015|
By ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN