Some people lose $12 a year in simple pocket change. But for the next month, that small amount of money will give a child the opportunity to participate in any one of a number of programs that will enrich their lives and give them a fighting chance to stay out of trouble and off the street. That's because through Sept. 27, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Manteca and Lathrop are charging half of the ...
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Thick smoke from a massive wildfire at Yosemite National Park more than 150 miles away kept Reno school children indoors Friday as the air quality index approached the rare "very unhealthy" zone and county health officials expanded pollution warnings into the weekend.
WESTON RANCH - West Walker and the Weston Ranch Community Association will mark its one-year anniversary with a celebration of its leaders.
Extremely small traces of a chemical used in pesticides for orchard crops as well as in industrial solvents has been detected in a Manteca municipal water well.
LATHROP – How it unfolded is understandable. Technicians performing a series of tests on the sewer system that will serve residents west of Interstate 5 tinkered with fail safes and other mechanisms in order to make sure everything was working properly. The only problem was that it wasn't. Lathrop's only raw sewage screen stopped operating the way that it was supposed to. Sewage spilled and started to seep into the ground. Even though the incident ...
Manteca's newest fire station passes the style test. Traditional white tile flooring has been replaced with a sleek black concrete finish. The countertops and appliances in the kitchen have a stainless steel appearance. And the workout room has the same interlocking floor mats that you'd find at your local gym. Yes, Manteca's firefighters are going to be living large when not out on calls or handling the standard day-to-day tasks that comes with the job. ...
The Manteca City Council would prefer a two-mile stretch of Louise Avenue become as creepy as possible by allowing ivy to spread across sound walls.
By GLENN KAHL The Bulletin & GOSIA WOZNIACKI Associated Press BUCK MEADOWS - An out-of-control forest fire forced the closure of Highway 120 and was threatening 2,500 structures late Wednesday including the community of Pine Mountain Lake and its 2,800 residents. Five San Joaquin County strike teams composed of firefighters and equipment from agencies in Manteca, Stockton, Lodi, Woodbridge, and Tracy departed the Home Depot parking lot in Manteca at 5:30 p.m. en route ...
LATHROP – It was supposed to be one the happiest purchases of Brandon Sandifer's life.
Manteca's parks - except within 25 feet of playground equipment - are still legal places for smokers to puff away.
You can make sure that the elderly who can't afford smoke or carbon monoxide detectors and struggling families hard-pressed to buy car seats will have a safer future.
LATHROP - A retired Oakdale fisherman had two lines along the bank of the San Joaquin River at Mossdale Crossing when he heard a loud splash near the base of the railroad trestle.
Aaron Rodgers or Adrian Peterson? Crepe or a po' boy sandwich? Too early for a kicker? Too late for a beer?
RIVERBANK - With a history of being a security guard with a license to carry a firearm and reported past boasting of phantom employment within the fire service, investigators have arrested Brandon Pettit, 25, in connection with the murder of his parents. The bodies of his mother and father were discovered after an Aug. 8 house fire in Modesto.
In an effort to thwart increasing ozone levels, the air basin's first Air Alert episode of 2013 began Monday and continues through Wednesday. The Air Alert is effective in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and the Valley portion of Kern County.
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.