LATHROP – Patricia Overy, a wife and the mother of four children ages 14, 7, and four-year-old twins, has volunteered to give up her job with the City of Lathrop so that a co-worker in her 60s will not be laid off.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship. A total of six $1,000 scholarships are available to one graduating senior selected from each high school in Manteca Unified School District (Sierra, Calla, Manteca, East Union, Weston Ranch and New Vision High Schools).
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.
Young police cadets for Manteca, Ripon and the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department – aged 16 to 21 – took part in a large law enforcement competition Friday at East Union High School competing with 32 agencies from throughout California.
A Manteca Police canine got his man Thursday morning – biting a Sheriff's Honor Farm escapee into submission from his hiding place under a bed in a trailer park in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard at 8:20 a.m.
TRACY (AP) - California water regulators flexed their muscles on Thursday by ordering a group of farmers to stop pumping from a branch of the San Joaquin River amid an escalating battle over how much power the state has to protect waterways that are drying up in the drought.