Scenes from Friday's eighth annual Women's Connection conference hosted by the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau at Calvary Community Church.
QUESTION: What can slow down traffic yet keep it moving, ease air pollution, eliminate the need for electricity, reduce future municipal maintenance costs, and help keep new housing costs down?
LATHROP – Joe Rivera isn't your typical aspiring comedian.
The Stanislaus River basin that the South County depends on to irrigate crops and supply municipal water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy is at 114 percent of normal for snowpack.
LATHROP – Connie Lum Perez and Dorothea Lum were among the people who packed Lathrop City Hall's council chambers to honor recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado.
Tuning up for Valentine's Day the Fourmost Barbershop Quartet made a stop Thursday morning at Dan's Barber Shop on Maple Avenue singing a ballad to owner Gloria Aguilar in front of a surprised customer sitting in the chair.
Recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado was honored at Tuesday's Lathrop City Council meeting. She was presented with a recognition plaque for her years of service in the community.
The Manteca Branch Library is partnering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to bring free 2009 income tax assistance.
The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.
The Manteca Junior Ambassadors – all high school seniors – experienced a taste of being a firefighter in the community on Tuesday at the Powers Avenue fire station.
Just because you aren't having your own Super Bowl party doesn't mean you can't enjoy the tradition of food and football.
Janet Hutton wanted to do her part to help the people of Haiti.
Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.
Margo Young is a rare breed.
Manteca reduced irrigation of municipal parks to allow overall water consumption in August to drop 11 percent over August 2013.
Names of three school campuses were left of the text for the $159 million Manteca Unified School District bond on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Complaints against the homeless dumping trash out of Toters and littering neighborhood streets in search of recyclables is prompting the City of Manteca to launch a pilot program using locked residential Toters.
Six of San Joaquin Top 10 crops increased in value in 2013 from that of the previous year.
Bonus bucks won't be collected for another 28 months - if ever again.
The Manteca Police make no secret about when they're going to be holding a sobriety checkpoint during a holiday weekend.
It was by far one of the biggest ice bucket challenges to raise funds for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
LATHROP – Taxes and Lathrop seem to go together about as well as oil and water lately.
The theme of the St. Anthony of Padua Harvest Festival this year speaks of unity. "We are one in the spirit; we are one in the Lord."
Editor's note: John Vonhof is a Manteca resident who has pedaled 5,000 miles so far on a road bike this year. He indicated he tries to make himself visible and be safe but has had a lot of close calls.
The following is the complete text of the Manteca Unified School District bond that voters will be before voters in the Nov. 4 election. The $159 million bond will cost property owners $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. So if your house is assessed at $300,000, it will add $180 a year to your property tax bill if the bond passes.
The Robert Greenbach family that was burned out in a house fire last week is asking for community help in finding another place to live and in replacing clothing and furniture for them and for their children.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon's young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the "Free Spirit" ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A decision to forgo $6.9 million in bonus bucks through Dec. 31, 2016 plus reduce the development agreement fees to $5,000 after that is back before the Manteca City Council for ratification on Tuesday.
MODESTO – Marcus Siamez knew that he didn't have to go to work today.