LATHROP – It's a Jailhouse Scramble for a good cause.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Branch Library presents "One World, Many Songs" today starting at 2 p.m. The program kicks off the 2011 Summer Reading Program for Lathrop, and features singer and musician Bonnie Lockhart who will present a sing and move-along concert of folk songs and World Music games. The event is free and open to the public.
LODI - Cars from 1970 and older, including two rare Microcars used as models for Pixar Studio's Cars 2 movie characters, will be on display at the Vintage Car Show to be held Saturday, June 18, at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi.
TRACY - The City of Tracy – Cultural Arts Division presents Kunstlerleben – From Budapest to the Valley – Stephen Gyermek Retrospective from June 25 through July 23.
United Way's Manteca/Lathrop Community Council will be hosting their second annual wine & chocolate event on Wednesday, June 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Measure M – the half cent public safety sales tax passed by voters – is being mismanaged according to the president of the Manteca Firefighters Association.
With so many choices in front of her, Amber McKinney was almost overwhelmed when browsing the vendor booths in front of the AMC Showplace Cinemas Tuesday afternoon.
The distressed City of Manteca general fund will start scoring $271,000 a year beginning in 13 months.
Joseph "Pep" Valverde had three World War II mementoes that he treasured: an 8x10 black and white portrait of him as a young US Navy man, a log book yellowed with age that contained the hours he spent flying in the war airships or blimps, and a tear sheet from a newspaper with a black-and-white picture of an airship that crashed in a rugged terrain near the California coast.
LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council is about to get a refresher course in the rules and procedures that govern their positions.
The Manteca Unified Student Trust - a non-profit community group that supports school activities- is conducting a general meeting this Thursday.
Four Gen7 green modular classrooms-the Bay Area's first-arrived at Albany High School last week, offering a range of eco-friendly features, an inspiring learning environment and, even better, a budget-friendly price tag. Part of the new Albany High School Aquatic Center project, the Gen7s will give students an additional wing of high-performance learning space that cost less than a traditional building and can deliver as much as 60% in energy savings.
• ACE Great America trip this Saturday: Altamont Commuter Express is offering a ride and play package from Manteca to Santa Clara that includes lunch and admission to Great America amusement park on Saturday, June 11.
Richard Yoshikawa – professional photographer, past county supervisor – has died at the age of 91 in his native Stockton.
RIPON – The City of Ripon took the first step Tuesday towards joining forces with the Ripon Arts League.
For the first time since the 1980s when explosive housing development led to Manteca imposing the first growth cap in the Northern San Joaquin Valley ...
Elena Reyes - the current Senior Deputy San Joaquin County Administrator in charge of economic promotion and development - is Manteca's new city manager.
The Manteca Unified Board of Education added boys' volleyball to the list of available options for junior high school student several years ago.
The homeowner in Lathrop that pays the maximum amount of Mello-Roos fees to Manteca Unified could end up paying $500-a-year less next year once the ...
I'm not a very good cook.
Editor's note: Joshua Spooner is a Sierra High graduate and incoming junior on the St. Mary's College NCAA Division 1 cross country team.
If you drive down a Manteca street you will be hard pressed not to find a lawn that is yellowing, brown, or dead.
When Mel Tucker went outside and saw a dog that had been beaten, tortured and abandoned, he wasn't a very happy person.
A 23-year-old man survived being shot in the chest Sunday night on Locust Avenue.
It has become somewhat of a hot issue when it comes to funding projects throughout Manteca Unified.
Mark Winchell once had a front yard that was predominately sod.
One serving has 602 calories. There are 10 grams of saturated fats, no healthy fats, 90 milligrams of cholesterol, 1,182 milligrams of sodium (just ...
Next Wednesday with its forecast of a high of 100 degrees in Manteca would be an ideal day for moms to take their kids to ...
There are more than 1.7 billion Muslim people in the world today.
STOCKTON – The California Central Valley Archery Academy is right at home with the San Joaquin County Fair.