When San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop, they discovered a 14-year-old male juvenile in the driver's seat with a 13-year-old in the passenger seat.
LATHROP – Steve Dresser, a former Lathrop councilman and planning comminsioner is one of two candidates who are challenging incumbent mayor Kristy Sayles' bid for re-election on Nov. 2.
Friday will mark the 40th anniversary in business for the Nearly New Shop.
Volunteers work as part of Sunday's "Taking it to the Streets" The outreach saw 1,500 Christian volunteers from three Manteca churches travel to various work sites in Manteca and Modesto.
Turkeys R Us - a community-based effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Lathrop, or Ripon goes without turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas - is facing an uphill battle this holiday season.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor has several unofficial titles. The Lathrop City Council hopeful is a student of DeVry University and is studying to be a video game and simulation programmer. He is also a construction worker but was recently disabled, which is why he is enrolled in online courses to get job retraining in hopes of landing a less physically demanding job.
San Joaquin County's exploration of privatizing at least their portion of the library system isn't gaining much traction with South County political leaders.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has some 500 flu shots available to anyone over 50 years old at a clinic that is scheduled to be set up at the Manteca Senior Center in the 200 block of Cherry Lane Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.
LATHROP – Award-winning Texas Longhorn "Big Red" has to share the limelight these days at the Rolling "O" Ranch on South Union Road.
A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Manteca's new high profile animal shelter targeted for completion in late summer of 2011 on South Main Street at Wetmore Street could help create momentum for a dog park.
LATHROP - Plant it and they will come.
Nearly 500 truck trips originate or end during four peak hours daily at the Union Pacific Intermodal facility that is in the process of being more than doubled.
The Manteca Seventh-day Adventists are staging their first health fair today.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is gearing up for the day their customer base may include more than 40,000 retail electrical customers by starting work on a master plan for a new headquarters.
Students returning to Brock Elliott and Joshua Cowell elementary schools next month won't be wasting food that they leave on their lunch plates.
Calvary Community Church is holding their annual School Supply Drive throughout the month of July and the beginning of August.
VALLEY SPRINGS – The Northgate 10-11 All Star team pushed powerful Turlock American to the brink Tuesday but came up short as Turlock American won 7-6 in the championship game of the Little League District 6 All Star Tournament at Duke Powers Field.
Manteca Martial Arts has recently moved from their studio to 1347 Historical Plaza Way (next door to Game Stop).
Highway 99 commuters witnessed flames and black smoke pouring skyward about 6 p.m. Monday from a Frontage Road blaze adjacent to the northbound Austin Road off ramp.
It will cost $825,000 to repave all alleys in Manteca that are in poor condition.
Move over Sam Spade.
Homeless students and those in the foster care system are about to get a new advocate at Manteca Unified School District.
Siegrid "Ziggy" Robeson is looking ahead to the upcoming school year.
Never on a Monday when it comes to watering doesn't apply to city hall.
Manteca Police Employees Association members are in line for an 8.5 percent pay increase over the next four years.
Harrison Gibbs was saluted as "Citizen of the Year" at Thursday night's annual installation of officers and awards dinner before a crowd of 124 in the Ripon Community Center.
Jon Tapia doesn't quite know when it happened.
The fact Manteca Unified has some but not all of the emails the San Joaquin County Grand Jury referenced in a scathing report on trustee Sam Fant is expected to be a point of contention when the school board meets Tuesday.
How much does it cost to keep that doggie off the street?