Marlene Champlin, better known as "The Squash Lady," has spent the past 18 years perfecting recipes for Perry & Sons, a long-time family owned and run business from Manteca that handles and ships fresh watermelons, pumpkins and squash.
June 28, 2016|
By MONICA CANE Bulletin correspondent
Some 107 years after South County residents embraced the then bold move to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, secure what are now senior water rights on the Stanislaus River watershed, and build the first in a series of reservoirs that powered economy growth and prosperity for over a century, the current SSJID board is posed to make another milestone decision.
There was a time when a parent could take their child to the Library Park playground during the day and if he or she needed to go to the bathroom, they used the restrooms just a dozen yards or so away.
The news seemed good on the surface for Weston Ranch residents that are fed up with what they believe has been the turning of their property taxes into a "makeshift slush fund" of sorts to help fund other projects in the school distrct.