An independent efficiency analysis of the Manteca Public Works Department gives it high marks at the same time it notes there are additional opportunities to do everything from improving employee morale to implementing even more cost-effective measures.
Two members of the East Union High staff led a concerted effort to raise money last Friday in assisting one of their own.
Great Valley Academy charter school is pursuing a campus in Manteca that initially will accommodate 350 students.
When San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop, they discovered a 14-year-old male juvenile in the driver's seat with a 13-year-old in the passenger seat.
LATHROP – Steve Dresser, a former Lathrop councilman and planning comminsioner is one of two candidates who are challenging incumbent mayor Kristy Sayles' bid for re-election on Nov. 2.
Friday will mark the 40th anniversary in business for the Nearly New Shop.
Volunteers work as part of Sunday's "Taking it to the Streets" The outreach saw 1,500 Christian volunteers from three Manteca churches travel to various work sites in Manteca and Modesto.
Turkeys R Us - a community-based effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Lathrop, or Ripon goes without turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas - is facing an uphill battle this holiday season.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor has several unofficial titles. The Lathrop City Council hopeful is a student of DeVry University and is studying to be a video game and simulation programmer. He is also a construction worker but was recently disabled, which is why he is enrolled in online courses to get job retraining in hopes of landing a less physically demanding job.
San Joaquin County's exploration of privatizing at least their portion of the library system isn't gaining much traction with South County political leaders.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has some 500 flu shots available to anyone over 50 years old at a clinic that is scheduled to be set up at the Manteca Senior Center in the 200 block of Cherry Lane Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.
LATHROP – Award-winning Texas Longhorn "Big Red" has to share the limelight these days at the Rolling "O" Ranch on South Union Road.
A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Manteca's new high profile animal shelter targeted for completion in late summer of 2011 on South Main Street at Wetmore Street could help create momentum for a dog park.
LATHROP - Plant it and they will come.
When it was all said and done, more than a million people were dead and a million more left to pursue a better life in ...
Eight years ago when Ken Johnson stepped into his role as the president of the Manteca Educators Association, he didn't have much time before ...
Classes were back in session Tuesday at the California Connections Academy @ Ripon.
The Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair takes a huge effort not only during the fair, also before and after with set-up and clean-up.
In recent years, Stella Brockman Elementary School and the Manteca Chili's Bar & Grill worked in partnership with a one-day carnival benefiting the St. Jude ...
The "coach" delivered.
Sr. Ann Venita Britto recently opened the design of the St. Anthony of Padua annual Harvest Festival up to the young people.
Manteca city officials are working with the Veterans Administration to locate a Vet Center in Manteca.
Learning in Manteca Unified is more than just words and math.
Several years ago, Manteca High set out to change the culture of the school.
The only technical higher learning institute in South San Joaquin County closed its doors on Tuesday morning as part of a sweeping announcement that shuttered ...
When Mike Zugnoni welcomed students to East Union for the first time in 1966, there wasn't much around the "country" campus.
Manteca Councilman Mike Morowit is impressed with the early success Manteca Police Department is having by dedicating community resource officers to address homeless issues in ...
STINSON BEACH - The sleek, flapping salmon that fishermen hauled aboard the rolling Salty Lady charter boat near the Golden Gate Bridge were the survivors of ...
A Blue Mass in remembrance of the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 and in honor of all first responders will be held Friday, Sept. 9 ...