Another economic coup for Manteca-Lathrop will help solidify the growing importance of the two cities as a major distribution hub to reach 17 million consumers within a 100-mile radius.
Manteca's Dr. Melford Larson, M.D., with an impressive and colorful history is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 1, at the Manteca Senior Center.
Scenes from Wednesday's Starry Starry Night activities at Neil Hafley School.
Janet Dyk, who was selected to the Manteca Hall of Fame, is the daughter of John J. Machado. It was erroneously reported in Wednesday's Bulletin that Dyk's father is John A. Machado, who is actually her brother.
Janet Dyk spent several hours Tuesday applying for various grants to help fund AgVenture.
RIPON - The city council in Ripon gave the go ahead to a plan to establish a farmers market in the center of Main Street in the downtown area east of the main intersection at Stockton Avenue.
It had been years since John Hernandez last played "Candy Land."
The monthly Manteca Historical Society program will be held Thursday, April 8, at the museum starting at 7 p.m.
This year the Manteca Relay for Life Committee is hard at work to reach its goals. The volunteer members are striving to become a Million Dollar Relay. What that means is that if they hit their fundraising goal of $167,000 for this year's event, they will have raised $1,000,000 in 11 years.
FRENCH CAMP – The annual pancake breakfast hosted by the French Camp-McKinley Fire District will be held Saturday, April 10, from 7 a.m. until noon at the fire station, 310 E. French Camp Road just across the street from the Post Office and the Good Shepherd Mission Church. The public is invited.
Looking for a great time with family and friends where the main fare includes all you can eat ribs and tri-tip, bid on auction items, and dance to the latest songs? Then bring the whole family and join St. Anthony's for a great night of fun in the school gym on Saturday, May 15, from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for children 4-12 years of age, and free for children under 3.
Every day someone in Manteca is going to walk to their car and find a smashed out window.
Students will sometimes dread the day report cards come home.
LATHROP – There will be only four people on the Lathrop Council for the rest of 2010.
RIPON - Call the Ripon Chamber of Commerce and you'll get one of the three most enthusiastic people on the line when it comes to singing the praises of Ripon as a place to live, work, or play.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.