LATHROP –The Lathrop city employee who resigned so an older co-worker does not get laid off, and the recipient of that selfless act will be featured on the television news magazine, Inside Edition.
Property values in 11 areas hit-hard by housing foreclosures that city leaders are exploring as possible additions to the Manteca Redevelopment Agency plummeted 22 percent in 2009.
RIPON - An urgent care center for Ripon residents in the planning for the last three years may soon be a reality at a yet undisclosed location.
Two fraternal organizations affiliated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca have found a secret to fund-raising success.
LODI – Ann Kerr, genealogist and photo consultant, will deliver a multi-media presentation with ideas on developing and preserving family history on Monday, March 8, at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi.
The City of Manteca has contracted with Michel's Pipeline Services to install an internal liner in the Louise Avenue trunk sewer.
The City of Manteca Fire Department Engine 242 crew composed of acting Captain Travis Gooch, engineer Armando Blanco, and firefighter Derek Leong put together an extinguisher training class using live fire at the municipal wastewater quality control facility.
Tougher new landscaping standards aimed at reducing water waste are being advanced for all of San Joaquin County that is not within a city's boundaries.
At the International Quilt Festival held in Houston, Texas, in October, Manteca quilter Judy Mullen's "Just Purrefect" won third place.
Scenes from Saturday's HOPE Ministries second annual poker tournament conducted at the Bank of Stockton to raise funds for the organization's homeless shelters.
The Manteca Youth Focus is staging the 2010 Manteca Scholarship Competition on Saturday, March 6, at 11 a.m. at Walter Woodward Elementary School located at 575 Tannehill Drive in Manteca.
The Manteca-based pop rock/alternative band "Launchpad Away" conducted their album release show for the album "Dolphin Olympics... And Other Tales of Glory" last Friday at Main Street Café, 1351 North Main St. "Launchpad Away' is also scheduled to play the Bean & Leaf Café, 1254 W. Lathrop Road, in Manteca on Saturday, March 6, at 6 p.m. They will share the stage with Funky Tin and other acoustic acts. They are at the Main Street Café again on Friday, March 12, along with Jordan Waters and Never Finding.
Ripon Christian School students are holding a benefit concert for this year's Ripon Relay For Life on Friday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m., at the school.
LATHROP – Patricia Overy, a wife and the mother of four children ages 14, 7, and four-year-old twins, has volunteered to give up her job with the City of Lathrop so that a co-worker in her 60s will not be laid off.
Francene Escobar believes a sign posted at the intersection in front of her business on East Yosemite Avenue and Washington Street would solve a lot of traffic-related problems.
LATHROP – You can run from a lot of things, but you can't run from numbers.
Dr. Darwin Yip, M.D., has joined the staff of the Valley Cancer Medical Center in Manteca as its first full-time radiation oncologist at the state-of-the-art facility located in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.