The grieving Lathrop family of Jeremy Lum is planning a massive lobbying effort they hope will honor their son and bring change in protocol for those arrested with a bipolar condition – possibly having them listed in a national database.
Manteca Idol tryouts continue for the next two Saturdays – July 18 and 25 – at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club.
There's still time to get into the swim of things this summer. Manteca Parks and Recreation offers eight classes featuring different skill levels and ages. There is one five-day week day lessons left taking place July 20-30 Monday through Friday for 35 minutes apiece and a one week session Monday through Friday for 55 minutes each Aug. 3-7. The lessons take place at the Manteca High and Lincoln Park pools at 9 a.m., 9:40 a.m., ...
The Central Valley Amateur Jam came to Ripon's Curt Penrice Skate park Saturday.
The Manteca Lions conducted its annual BBQ rib dinner Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center.
Merrill Gardens conducted an open house Sunday at the North Union Road residential complex.
Scott Blevins, president of the Manteca-based Mountain Valley Express, has announced a service center relocation within Visalia.
A Technology Outreach Program (TOP) is being offered July 13 through July 29 at no cost to children, senior citizens and adults courtesy of Give Every Child A Chance and Best Buy.
The day will come when Manteca has no choice but to allow higher density developments – as much as four times the homes per acre than in a typical residential neighborhood. It is the mandate put in place when state legislators adopted sweeping guidelines that essentially impose mandatory higher density development patterns on Manteca and other California cities. The bottom line is the new state laws require greenhouse gas emissions to be rolled back to ...
RIPON – If Ripon wants to increase the borrowing power of the redevelopment agency they may have to fork over money to finance projects for the Ripon Unified School District. During a discussion that the school board had with City of Ripon Planning Director Ken Zuidervaart and City Attorney Tom Terpstra about the proposed amendment to the redevelopment project – which is set to continue through 2023 – former Ripon Planning Director and current board ...
The Messiah's Mansion – a full-scale replica of the Mosaic Sanctuary – is being showcased by the Seventh-day Adventist Church through Sunday.
Homeless people in Manteca are being paid by professional forgers to rifle through dumpsters and residential Toters to find information to steal your identify. Manteca Police – in alerting the public of the practice – indicated all they need to find is information on your name and just your birth date and they are in business. The homeless that pilfers your information make a few bucks and you potentially could lose thousands of dollars. That's ...
Josh Galvez is often kept busy during the summer months. Thus far, the 9-year-old has spent time at his grandmother's house in San Jose and visited Great America theme park in Santa Clara. "My mom likes to sign me up for stuff to do during the summer," the incoming fourth-grade student at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Stockton said on Monday. Galvez and Emily Crutchfield, 8, of Manteca – she's the granddaughter of Give Every ...
New Hope Church hosted the Summer Rock event Saturday at Southside Park that provided free food, games, and other activities for neighborhood kids as part of its outreach effort to combat the influence of gangs. The event also included prizes as well as Payless Shoe gift cards.
SCA Championship Tournament Aug. 8 The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), Barony of Fettburg, is holding its annual Championship Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held in the park behind the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. They are inviting the public, especially teachers, students and their parents to attend this free event. The Medieval Tournament will start at approximately 10 a.m. and run to 1:30 or ...
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.
Stacy Ochoa recently helped a family housed in a local shelter with five children on a shopping spree.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may take water conservation to the next level.
The woman behind the Ripon Community Athletic Foundations' successes in the million dollar restoration of the Ripon High School stadium – Stephanie Hobbs – said the dedication of the flag pole Friday had the "deepest impact" on her heart.
It's a balmy night in October and the line in front of Modesto's State Theater is growing longer by the minute.
There was the usual smart aleck, wisecracking responses from East Union High's freshman classes when senior Carolina Gutierrez was making her presentation.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.