It was a tearful separation Thursday afternoon for two adult sisters and a 5-year-old daughter whose love for animals crowded their small home.
Guss Schmiedt literally helped create one of Manteca's earliest football fields. It was Schmiedt – who served for more than 40 years on the old Manteca Union High School District board – who used his tractor and organized others to improve the playing field for the Manteca High Buffaloes when it was located a bit to the west closer to Garfield Avenue. It was only fitting that in 1959 when the present-day football field was ...
LATHROP – Here's a party that's open to everybody. It's called Park in the Park, and it takes place today at the Manuel Valverde Park in downtown Historic Lathrop from 6:30 to 10 p.m. "We welcome everyone to come and celebrate Lathrop Days," Gabe Goulart of the city Parks and Recreation Department said, explaining the reason for all the family-oriented celebration. "Come and hang out, boogie on down. We'll do a little dancing, have a ...
LATHROP – Community Resource Officer Andrea Lopez hadn't even planned on entering the Lathrop Senior Center's annual chili cook-off until she learned that there were only three people signed up.
This is the point in the year where I say that I'm glad I'm not the one sitting behind the judges' table determining who it is that has to go home.
Todd Chapman is a member of the Journey Church's youth group. He and his older brother, Eric, 18, are both being raised by their grandmother, according to Twylia Markle, the youth pastor of the former Church of the Nazarene. Chapman, 16, recently endured a series of tragedies. "(Todd) lost his father and a four-year-old half brother in a car accident in August," she said. "His mother passed just this last year as well." On Wednesday, ...
STOCKTON - Challenging the likes of Pat Buchanan, Latino immigration expert Leo Chavez will discuss at University of the Pacific how pundits and the media have contributed to prejudices and stereotypes used to malign Latino immigrants – particularly Mexicans – in the U.S. Chavez's presentation will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Pacific Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
Operation Safety saw some 20 citations issued to Manteca motorists Wednesday morning for trying to beat or drive around railroad crossing gates and others who just stopped on the tracks waiting for vehicle traffic or a signal.
LATHROP – T.J. FIG Inc., a defense contractor company, has moved into the KB Home facility in Lathrop.
Judi Hoagland wasn't nervous when she took the stage in San Antonio at a conference to perform in front of 3,500 people.
The Ballet Folkloric group Las Lupitas performed during the special book bonanza Wednesday at the Manteca Library.
It's an early fall Sunday afternoon as it was meant to be in Manteca. Friends, neighbors, music, fun, and food under a canopy of stately sycamore trees with a few vintage cars tossed in to boot. It's the 17th annual Old-Fashioned Barbecue Social benefiting the Manteca Historical Society this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the old Speckles Sugar factory office off Norman Drive that now houses AKF Development and Jesus ...
Jordan Whaite Pvt. Jordan Whaite, 19, of Manteca graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on September 18, 2009. Pvt. Whaite successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 80 recruits in Training Platoon 1036. Following ten days home on leave he will report to Camp Pendleton for one month at Military Combat Training then to Military Occupation Specialty ...
Surface treated water, the installation of park irrigation wells, and reduced pipeline construction costs could bring about a rarity these days – lower water rates.
The Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary No. 1051 hosted a luau party on Saturday.
By early 2014 you will be able to visualize how much water is needed for 233,000 five-minute showers using low-flow heads.
The power hungry Silicon Valley could be helping Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon electrical users lower rates. The Santa Clara based Silicon Valley Power Company has inked a 10-year deal to buy hydro power from the Tri-Dam Project that is owned 50-50 by the San Joaquin Irrigation District and Oakdale Irrigation District. That contract is for a higher amount per kilowatt hour than the current deal with an energy firm that expires on ...
Five days after a 33-year-old Manteca man walked into the path of a train Union Pacific Railroad Police teamed up with their Manteca counterparts to stage a safety sting operation.
Bob Marley sang about how the sun is shining and the weather is sweet.
The longest-running fund-raiser at St. Anthony of Padua School, perhaps at any school in Manteca, is going back to its roots.
Kaiser Permanente's Manteca Medical Center and Modesto Medical Center both received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report released Wednesday.
It sounds like a deal that's too good to pass up: A $1,100 discount once a year for non-profits to rent the City of Manteca's state-of-the-art community room at the new $7 million transit center.
Two more years of road work lies ahead for motorists using 10 miles of Highway 99 from the 120 Bypass in Manteca to Arch Road in Stockton.
Pat Mitchell started California Natural Products with only two employees in 1980.
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) honored Agape Villages Foster Family Agency as an "Angel in Adoption" at an awards ceremony on Oct. 8 and gala on Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C.
A decade-old dream of a Manteca performing arts/community center could start moving forward.
For the second year in a row, the nearly two-dozen staff at Re/Max Executive in Manteca are stepping up to the plate to help the hundreds of homeless students attending various schools in Manteca Unified.
One person was arrested early Friday night for driving under the influence after driving through a Manteca Police Department sobriety checkpoint.
Nancy Scott and fifth grader Riley Simmons are the benefactors of a blood drive this Friday at the Ripon Fire Department headquarters in the 100 block of South Stockton Avenue from 2 until 7:30 p.m.