This is a story of a retired black minister who served his country, refused a medical discharge for a back injury because of his sense of duty, and who was told by a Navy doctor that he could file for disability when his pain became more intense as he aged.
Manteca's municipal spending plan is based in part on the conservative projection that taxable retail sales will hit $746 million in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010.
LATHROP – One of Lathrop's oldest homes is no more. The house where one of the city's revered teachers lived was razed last week to make room for a warehouse expansion of California Natural Products across the street on McKinley Avenue.
The New Haven School Community Club is looking to purchase supply of pencils and hand sanitizers for youngsters.
Fred White of DeCristo Productions is offering a free Facebook basics class at Main Street Café on North Main Street this Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
RIPON - The San Joaquin Valley "Swiss Echoes" will perform their Fall Concert and Dance Saturday, Nov. 7, at the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club hall at East Main Street and Manley Road.
The season's first fireplace and wood stove prohibition has been issued in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Fresno, and the valley portion of Kern counties for today due to deteriorating air quality.
The recent Swing for Youth Golf Tournament made a $5,000 donation to the Youth Scholarship Program possible through the efforts of the Friends of the Manteca Parks and Recreation Foundation.
Church groups are among the organizations stepping up to help the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop during the 30th annual telethon Nov. 23-24.
Wood carving from basswood blocks is a whittling art in action every Monday at the Manteca Senior Center Mondays from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Lisa DeGroot is an amazing woman she's determined to make a difference.
The first annual MRPS Halloween Festival and Dance took place at the MRPS Hall on Saturday.
Leo Bennett-Cauchon is a Boy Scout.
Future soccer tournaments at Woodward Park could require the hosting organizations to hire an off-duty Manteca Police officer to write parking tickets in the surrounding neighborhoods.
The Lathrop man who was imprisoned in India for two months has been released and is back home with his family.
She's ranked fourth in her class at Ripon Christian High with a grade point average of 4.135.
A Vietnam-era Huey helicopter is landing at Woodward Park on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. a half hour before the opening ceremony of what promises to be the biggest Memorial Weekend Commemoration yet.
It's the $2 million question: Now that a three-year maintenance contract has expired for landscaping planted along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridor will it survive the drought?
Manteca's Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal has been recognized by the Stanislaus Medical Society as its oncology Doctor of the Year after 24 years of "compassionate care" in that county.
Two "study buddies" that have kept pace with each other all year have earned the honors of being East Union High School's valedictorian and salutatorian for their upcoming graduation ceremonies.
Ripon High will offer several new classes for the fall.
The 27th Annual Appreciation Dinner for senior center volunteers hosted by the Manteca City Council and the city's Parks and Recreation Department was conducted last week at the Manteca Senior Center.
Manteca's Police force will add a police officer, a community service officer, a booking officer and an administrative assistant under the proposed $33 million municipal general fund budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute - including an 80% replica of the Vietnam Wall, World War II Tribute Collection, Korea Tribute Collection, 9/11 Tribute, Police & Fire Tribute Panels, and Fort Hood Tribute Panel - will be arriving in the Manteca on Wednesday, May 20.
Manteca Police have seen it all.
Lathrop Councilman Paul Akinjo didn't want to overstep his bounds and become a makeshift lobbyist without the blessing of City Manager Steve Salvatore or City Attorney Sal Navarrete.
A decade ago developers Mike Atherton and Bill Filios decided to honor the generations of Manteca residents that labored at Spreckels Sugar as well as the sugar plant itself that served as an economic mainstay for 75 years.