Rain and cold weather are the final stumbling blocks for the completion of the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track.
LATHROP –The Lathrop city employee who resigned so an older co-worker does not get laid off, and the recipient of that selfless act will be featured on the television news magazine, Inside Edition.
Property values in 11 areas hit-hard by housing foreclosures that city leaders are exploring as possible additions to the Manteca Redevelopment Agency plummeted 22 percent in 2009.
RIPON - An urgent care center for Ripon residents in the planning for the last three years may soon be a reality at a yet undisclosed location.
Two fraternal organizations affiliated with St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Parish in Manteca have found a secret to fund-raising success.
LODI – Ann Kerr, genealogist and photo consultant, will deliver a multi-media presentation with ideas on developing and preserving family history on Monday, March 8, at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi.
The City of Manteca has contracted with Michel's Pipeline Services to install an internal liner in the Louise Avenue trunk sewer.
The City of Manteca Fire Department Engine 242 crew composed of acting Captain Travis Gooch, engineer Armando Blanco, and firefighter Derek Leong put together an extinguisher training class using live fire at the municipal wastewater quality control facility.
Tougher new landscaping standards aimed at reducing water waste are being advanced for all of San Joaquin County that is not within a city's boundaries.
At the International Quilt Festival held in Houston, Texas, in October, Manteca quilter Judy Mullen's "Just Purrefect" won third place.
Scenes from Saturday's HOPE Ministries second annual poker tournament conducted at the Bank of Stockton to raise funds for the organization's homeless shelters.
The Manteca Youth Focus is staging the 2010 Manteca Scholarship Competition on Saturday, March 6, at 11 a.m. at Walter Woodward Elementary School located at 575 Tannehill Drive in Manteca.
The Manteca-based pop rock/alternative band "Launchpad Away" conducted their album release show for the album "Dolphin Olympics... And Other Tales of Glory" last Friday at Main Street Café, 1351 North Main St. "Launchpad Away' is also scheduled to play the Bean & Leaf Café, 1254 W. Lathrop Road, in Manteca on Saturday, March 6, at 6 p.m. They will share the stage with Funky Tin and other acoustic acts. They are at the Main Street Café again on Friday, March 12, along with Jordan Waters and Never Finding.
Ripon Christian School students are holding a benefit concert for this year's Ripon Relay For Life on Friday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m., at the school.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.
These are busy days at the FESM Hall in Manteca.
It's been 14 years since the United States drought monitor went into effect.
Thirty young Japanese students are looking for host families this summer. They will be arriving on July 26 and will be in Manteca until Aug 26. During that time, the students who are between the ages of 13 and 17, will be attending classes to be held at St. Mary of the Virgin Anglican Church at the corner of Cottage and Louise avenues in Manteca.
LATHROP – There hasn't been a dam failure in Northern California for almost half a century.