LATHROP - River Islands Tech Academy is the first beneficiary of a South County movement to put power into the hands of the people.
There's no doubt that California Carnival Co. President Kevin Tate would see a lot more business if the carnival that he finished setting up Wednesday afternoon were closer to the Crossroads Street Faire.
Agricultural production is down in San Joaquin County and the surrounding areas. In some cases, according to California Farm Bureau President Bruce Blodgett, numbers are down as much 20 to 30 percent on certain crops and tree nuts and up to 50 percent on others when compared to last year. And the reason behind the production slowdown is quite simple, says Blodgett – they just don't have the workforce needed to handle the load. That' ...
Manteca Police officer Mike Kelly was humbled by the recognition he and his wife Margaret received at Tuesday night's City Council meeting for stepping up to help three homeless children by taking them into their home for three months.
LATHROP - At least 2,500 people are going to get down and dirty Saturday at Dell'Osso Family Farm off Interstate 5 at Manthey Road.
Lathrop is in a quandary. They have large scale distribution center development in the Crossroads Center wanting to move forward while housing construction - including the 11,000-home River Islands at Lathrop - is starting to fill the air with the sound of pounding hammers. But Lathrop could be stymied by what may soon be a lack of sewer capacity. It'll cost $20 million and take several years if not longer to expand an existing high ...
Juliene Flanders is no stranger to organizing events. She's also no stranger to reaching out in an attempt to draw people to events. It's what she's done for nearly her entire career – making parks and recreation programs in Turlock and Oakdale successful for the residents of those communities. So when she took the job as the chief executive officer of the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau, and saw the magnitude of the annual Crossroads ...
The Place of Refuge in Manteca is playing host today to a "listening session" with Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Modesto) on the subject of immigration reform. It will be held from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. in the church's sanctuary.
If you are unemployed in Central Manteca you might want to put on your resume that you could be worth at least $187,200 in state tax credits if the right company hires you.
It's just a matter of time before Manteca's $7.3 million transit station is completed.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.
LATHROP – When it comes to the condition of its pavement, Lathrop fares better than most.
Nick Hafer, 24, took on the challenges of serving as an "Au Pair" in Switzerland to the children of two married doctors – a general practitioner and an Ob/Gyn – for some 14 months after graduating from college last year.
Manteca's main retail hub one day is expected to create a continuous 3.5-mile ribbon along Atherton Drive from the future McKinley Avenue interchange to a point just west of Wellington Avenue.
LATHROP - Jasmine Ivey burst onto the scene at Lathrop High waving pom-poms and leading cheers.
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
Carlon Perry leans forward onto his forearms, peering over the top of reading glasses.
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop could become more than just neighboring communities at least when it comes to wastewater.
LATHROP – Joyce Gatto has many fond memories of Vera Walquist for a number of reasons.
Nikki Freitas pinned down quivering lips as she surveyed the newest panel in the Welcome Home Heroes series.
LATHROP - It's been a few years since the City of Lathrop financed its way into an additional allotment from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's surface water treatment plant.
A handful of kids are going to get a chance to think out of the box when it comes to perceptions about the homeless.
Federal authorities are intentionally flooding low land along the Stanislaus River in a test to see whether it will help increase the chances of salmon fingerlings making it to the Delta.
Your federal tax dollars funneled through the City of Manteca are paying Charlie Halyer $178.08 an hour and his fellow worker $144.88 an hour. The two are resident engineers. But they aren't being paid that rate to make sure a freeway bridge is built safely. Instead the Caltrop employees are being paid to make sure trees and shrubs planted along the 120 Bypass corridor and part of Highway 99 get enough water. "It's ridiculous," said ...
Efren Juarez had a good thing going with his business that hosted poster tournaments for non-profit organizations.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District had $44.1 million in unrestricted cash and investments at the end of 2012.
LATHROP – Bicycle safety is no laughing matter.
By DENNIS WYATT