LATHROP – The Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas party for members and the community on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the chamber's office at 15040 Harlan Road in Lathrop. The office is located in the Save Mart shopping center and is sandwiched between Starbucks and Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is about to generate even more wholesale electricity that will in turn help financially power its efforts to reduce retail power costs 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
The body of a 35-year-old Manteca man who had reportedly committed suicide was discovered in the south side of the Walmart parking lot near the Highway 120 Bypass shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday by a passerby, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is one of five irrigation districts along with San Francisco that have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's authority to curtail their century-old water rights.
ESCALON - One home was partially damaged and five other buildings destroyed in a fast-moving wildfire Thursday afternoon that triggered mandatory evacuations on Hogue Road between Escalon and Modesto off McHenry Avenue.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca helped launch the "Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive" from May 29 to June 5 to lead a community effort to provide area children, struggling with hunger, healthy breakfasts during the summer months.