The white streamers hanging in the ceiling of Quicki-Kleen Car Wash's convenience store are not the expensive type. But for Francine Escobar, the owner of business on East Yosemite Avenue across from Lincoln Elementary School, each of the more than 100 pieces of white paper simply adorned with a black-and-white illustration of a turkey is priceless.
Struggling households are about to find their PG&E bills going up even higher on Jan. 1, 2010 after PG&E and their investor owned counterparts successfully secured legislation authorizing them to increase baseline rates.
Alexandra Faith Gomes is living proof miracles do happen. She was 31 weeks old and still in the womb when her mother, Janet O'Laughlin Gomes, was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia on Aug. 5, just before the start of the school year. Instead of reporting to her job as a special education teacher at Woodward Elementary School, the first-time mother found herself being admitted to the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center for what turned ...
For over two weeks, Santa's Wonderland has been up and operating at the Bass Pro Shops in Manteca.
Seven street lights were out for as long as six months on the southern end of Spreckels Avenue.
Shawn Jackson knows that he has a lot to be thankful for. Thursday afternoon he joined his family at Woodward Park for an afternoon that included the traditional Thanksgiving game of football as well as some baked goodies that everybody enjoyed together. They were taking advantage of the unusually temperate outdoor climate. While many this Thanksgiving have been assisted by community outreach efforts through organizations like Second Harvest Food Bank and local churches, Jackson says ...
St. Vincent De Paul Society presents the Christmas Omelet Eggstravaganza, Sunday, Dec. 6, 8 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony's gymnasium. Tickets are $7 for adults, children 10 & under, $3.
The biggest holiday party in Manteca is being planned by Manteca Soroptimists for their upcoming 30th Annual Holiday Affair.
Manteca twilight holiday parade takes place Dec. 5 Get ready for some Jingle Bell Rock, Manteca-style. Jingle Bell Rock is the theme of the 27th annual Manteca Chamber of Commerce twilight holiday parade being staged Saturday, Dec. 5, starting at 5 p.m. There are already more than 90 entries including every Manteca Unified School District school band. Chamber Chief Executive officer Debby Moorhead said the parade marshal this year will be the South San ...
Judeasar Ballesteros Air Force Airman Judeasar G. Ballesteros graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Rosalina and Santos Ballesteros of Lathrop. Ballesteros is a 2009 graduate of Sierra High School. Kevin De Guzman Air Force ...
It's a labor of love in police work, and of the ministry for one Manteca police officer and his wife.
LATHROP – The mortgage meltdown and home foreclosures have dominated the news from Lathrop in the last several months.
El Rancho Mobile Home Park owner Marie Raymus said Wednesday that recently released child predator Dewayne Smith, 50, is not now staying with his parents in their mobile home in Manteca.
LATHROP – You won't find Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen or Rudolf hanging around Santa if you venture out to Dell'Osso Farms.
Joseph Norman Aman Joseph Norman Aman entered U.S.A.F. on March 9, 2004. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant on Nov. 10, 2009. He is currently serving at Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. Marcus Dalton Navy Fireman Marcus C. Dalton, son of Karin and Terry Dalton of Lathrop, along with sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. ...
The Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca has profited from its competition with other non-profits vying for one of 100 new Toyota vehicles in a recent nation-wide contest based on call-in votes by members of the San Joaquin and Stanislaus County communities.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A jury has awarded more than $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family perish in a fiery crash on a Southern California freeway.
BASSETT (AP) - The upper half of a woman's body was found Monday at a Los Angeles County sewage plant and investigators believe her lower half turned up two days earlier at another plant some 30 miles away, authorities said.
Brittany O'Brien had to climb five medical mountains in the form of major surgeries to reach her senior year at Ripon Christian High School.
For the last 16 years Phil Perry has been scaring people on Halloween.
His shoes and wallet have been designed tastefully for a man of his profession.
By DENNIS WYATT
Manteca won't be planting vines along sound walls on the Louise Avenue corridor as part of a $1 million federally funded transit enhancement project.
Lathrop High School Friday Night Live Club in conjunction with the Theatre Arts Department is conducting the 3rd annual Dia de los Muertos Carnival and Casa De Los Muertos Haunted House.
Sierra High's Intro/Intermediate Theatre Class is presenting "Westward Whoa".
ANAHEIM, (AP) - Not happy with your job? Just wait.
ROSEVILLE (AP) - A federal immigration officer was shot and three local police officers were wounded Friday during a violent confrontation with a suspect in a Sacramento suburb.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Three children and two adults have suffered minor injuries after a school bus crashed into a home at a Texas military base.
Tragedy on the Highway 120 Bypass struck once again as yet another semi-truck and trailer collided with cars stopped in the eastbound lanes, just west of the South Main Street overcrossing.