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.
Going paperless for South San Joaquin Irrigation District board meetings could save $1,800 a year.
Good food. Great service. A chance to help a struggling student in need. You can have them all on Wednesday when the Manteca Fire Department once again teams up with Applebee's for the 13th annual Tip a Firefighter fundraiser for Give Every Child a Chance. When Firefighter Wes Chamberlain set out to help organize the event this year, all he really ended up having to do was contact Applebee's to secure the date and have ...
Kaiser Manteca nurses are pounding the pavement today at Woodbridge at Del Webb to share with the residents their concerns about the state of health services at the West Yosemite Avenue medical facility.
A 19-year-old Sacramento man has been arrested on attempted murder charges associated with an early morning double shooting Sept. 7 in a Victory Avenue home south of Alameda Street and east of Union Road, just blocks north of the Manteca Police Department.
FRENCH CAMP –Jeffrey Michael thought of the people at "Restore the Delta" as a "bunch of hippies" when they first papered his car with their mantra.
It may soon be legal to "speed" on Cottage Avenue and Atherton Drive based on current posted speed limits.
San Joaquin County Undersheriff Jon Picone had a few things that he wanted to talk about to the Manteca TEA Party Patriots as their featured guest Thursday night.
Manteca avoids using enough treated water each year to meet the needs of roughly 9,000 people.
Fifteen years ago Linda Kay read an article in a magazine that changed her life.