LATHROP – Rhonda Rallios loves her dog. She knows how much simple canine companionship can mean to somebody that is suffering. And although she didn't share the love of her dog at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at Valverde Park last weekend – some people undergoing treatment can't be around animals – she'll get the chance next weekend when the first annual Lathrop Bark for Life fundraiser kicks off at the community dog ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A 7-year-old boy in San Francisco had to be hospitalized after he was attacked by a swarm of hornets at Golden Gate Park.
The San Joaquin County Department of Public Health Services has reported the county's first death attributed to the West Nile virus since 2007.
The next time a levee breaks in the Manteca-Lathrop area the response will be even better coordinated than it was during the devastating floods of January 1997.
Amy Sullivan had a helper Wednesday night. It wasn't the standard busboy who assisted the Applebee's waitress in what turned out to be a busy night at the local family restaurant. No, her help came in the form of a reserve firefighter named Matt Canfield that got a crash course in the world of serving and providing customers with what they want when enjoying a night on the town. During the day Canfield makes sure ...
Manteca's struggling general fund that pays for day-to-day municipal operations such as police, fire, streets, and parks has drawn the bulk of the attention since the start of the Great Recession in 2006.
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon at age 40 is a whippersnapper. To see real longevity on the diamond stop by the Big League Dreams sports complex today or Friday for games at 7 a.m. That's when the 80 year-old-and-up-division competes during the 2013 Northern California Senior Softball Association Hall of Fame Tournament. Play actually goes through Sunday. The earlier starts are so the upper age divisions - the 70 plus, 75 plus, and 80 ...
LATHROP – Chris Lawrence has a vision for the community. It's not all that uncommon. As the Senior Center manager, Lawrence shoots for the moon whenever he thinks up an event or a happening taking the standard haunted house to the next level with a Roswell-themed event a few years back and transforming a standard barbecue competition into a full-on community bash. But with the Community Resource Faire that he's pushing for this weekend, Lawrence ...
Manteca High graduate Jeff Tilton is running for the position of San Joaquin County Office of Education Superintendent of Schools.
Various landscaping that hindered view of drivers turning left from Madison Garden Drive onto Lathrop Road was trimmed back or removed by Manteca Parks & Recreation crews on Tuesday.
STOCKTON – BART employees apparently aren't the only transit workers upset with the decisions of management.
Gary Dei Rossi is running for the office of San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools in 2014.
Tori Verber Salazar has secured the endorsement of the Manteca Police Officers' Association for her election as San Joaquin County District Attorney.
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District will be spraying various agricultural areas throughout Manteca and Ripon starting today.
One person died and five were injured in a grinding series of rear-end collisions involving six vehicles on the Highway 120 Bypass, 100 yards east of Main Street, at about 3:15 Monday afternoon.
Clarence "Clancy" Rogers has been named as the new manager of the Manteca Museum.
FRESNO (AP) - Trucks loaded with tomatoes, milk and almonds clog the two main highways that bisect California's farm heartland, carrying goods to millions along the Pacific Coast and beyond. This dusty stretch of land is the starting point for one of the nation's most expensive public infrastructure projects: a $68 billion high-speed rail system that would span the state, linking the people of America's salad bowl to more jobs, opportunity and buyers.
Two future high speed route alternatives cut through Manteca.
Deborah Hoffman is a breast cancer survivor. Not once, not twice, but four times. She is living proof that prayers work, and that miracles do happen.
If music gets you in the mood for Christmas and you like to sing there are two opportunities for you to join others in the community to make a joyous noise.
Got expired or unwanted prescriptions clogging up the medicine cabinet?
LATHROP – Almost 60 percent of a position critical to Lathrop Police Services' mission to network with the community will be paid for by a grant.
LATHROP - Manteca High's Most Outstanding Athlete in 1952.
The first of upwards of 1,000 jobs from various business park developments moving forward in Northwest Manteca will materialize by mid-2014.
Julie De Araujo has made a difference in the "heart and soul" department in Bethany Home over the past 15 years. She is leaving to make the community an even better place for seniors to be able to remain in their homes for a lifetime.
The 2013 Health Careers Forum was made possible for some 20 high school students Friday morning at Doctors Hospital of Manteca where they listened to some 10 medical professionals tell their stories and the specifics of their jobs.
Gene Peterson remembers what it was like to have Paul Wiggin as a blocker.
Janice Laplume has plans for the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca.
The average person looks at a kitchen and sees appliances.
When they start working on the railroad at Austin Road near the Highway 99 interchange in early 2014 it'll mean the first of 9,134 new "direct" jobs are on their way to Manteca.