Two area students have received degrees from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university awarded nearly 900 degrees at its semi-annual commencement ceremonies held in Salt Lake City on July 11. While more than 90 graduates attended the event in person, more than 425 participated live via the Internet. • Michelle Townsend of Escalon received a Post Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program in Elementary Education Grades. • Samuel Vincent of Lathrop, received a Bachelor of Science ...
The thrill of a lifetime awaits an 18-year-old Manteca grad when she jumps out of an airplane two miles above Highway 99 north of Lodi with her 90-year-old great-grandfather jumping behind her on Saturday.
It took dentist Jeanette Flannery Courtad more almost 15 years to complete her first children's book – appropriately themed after teeth and how to care for them.
The Manteca Police Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police unit otherwise known as SHARP just increased in size.
Lathrop-Manteca firefighters battled a six-acre grass fire along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road Thursday at around 6 p.m.
RIPON – Liz Waterbury knows that not everybody can afford to get a proper health screening.
Perry Tipton. George Dadasovich. Frank Teicheria. Roy Lusk. Louis Bronzan. They – and scores of other young men in Manteca during the late 1930s – played for a man who just a year earlier ended his National Football League playing career in 1936 as the starting center for the then Boston Redskins. Larry Siemering, who ended up coaching football for three seasons at Manteca High before joining legendary Almos Alonzo Stagg as an assistant football ...
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop will be celebrating National Night Out block parties on Tuesday, August 4.
The City of Lathrop will be holding its First Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive for Lathrop Elementary Schools.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Manteca's tab for two decades of the state's inability to spend within their means will soon top $25 million. In the biggest money grab yet, the budget deal signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday includes hijacking over $1 million in Manteca property tax receipts plus another $6 million in Manteca redevelopment agency funds. It will bring the total the state has taken from ...
The friendship between Frank Alvarado and Katie McKenzie almost seemed destined – both of whom are the children of best friends and spent their formative years within arms reach of one another. So when McKenzie was diagnosed with breast cancer, Alvarado – instantly feeling helpless – scoured the Internet for ideas before deciding to assemble a team to participate in the "Skate the Lake" breast cancer ride around one of America's most pristine areas. Getting ...
Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising. The heydays of cruising in Manteca was when a young person did something wrong, your parents found out if not from the police then from other community members. It was a time when everyone in the neighborhood knew everyone else and if something was amiss they'd be quick to step up to see what was wrong. Manteca Police – along with ...
LATHROP – There are signs that the real estate home sales in Lathrop may be on the way to a rebound. After years of foreclosures dominating the news in the housing developments wwwest of Interstate 5, the dry spell in new houses being built saw some promise of residential building activity in the last two months. Speaking at the study session special meeting of the Lathrop City Council Tuesday night, acting city engineer Tom Ruark ...
Tuesday's Manteca Unified School District meeting was the last for John McKillip in the role of senior director of student services and special education. He's retiring at the end of this week, wrapping up a 40-year career in education that includes school districts in Sacramento, Coalinga and Fresno. "I must have attended well over 400 school board meetings just in Manteca Unified," McKillip said at the conclusion of the open session. Plans call for his ...
The recent budget cuts forced the Manteca Unified School District to close down the Sequoia Annex and Lathrop Annex. As for what to do with the vacated property, Superintendent Jason Messer is seeking input from the school board and the community. "We've closed down both annexes and have moved students and resources over to the (respective) main sites," he said at Tuesday's meeting. Messer noted that one such plan could include the Manteca Day School ...
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.
Three. Two. One.
There's a formula.
Myrna Javrie looked at the list.
LATHROP – It's like Redbox but for medical-grade pot.
Mark Boudelik was busy balancing multiple phone calls Tuesday afternoon.
A memorial trust fund has been set up for the month-old baby who lost his father who died in a solo accident on Nov. 22 while hauling rice straw to the areas charred by this past summer's Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
Things are going wild again at Manteca Trailer & Motorhome. For a wild-game feast, that is. And it's all gratis.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
The Measure G Oversight Committee on voter-approved projects at Weston and Colony Oak schools will meet today at the Ripon Unified District Office Conference Room, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Annie Carver wore a flaming bright orange shirt with matching black jacket and hat. But even more eye-catching was the big smile she wore throughout the evening as she kept her hands busy at the portable grille barbecuing hot dogs and ladling up bowls of piping hot chili.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.