LATHROP – Carol Ridolphi hopes to become a first-time home buyer. Retired after working 34 years at California Cedar Products Company in Stockton, she recently attended an eight-hour class that's part of a home-buyer program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program is similar to that of Clear Point, a local non-profit housing counseling agency. According to Judy Thompson, Clear Point not only educates a buyer on what to expect once ...
RIPON - Carolyn Hendrix wants to save the lives of young mothers – if they will only listen and take one of her brochures.
An early morning ammonia leak Wednesday at the Swiss American Sausage Co. in Lathrop caused the evacuation of some 65 employees.
The Manteca idol 2009 got underway Wednesday at a new venue at Chez Shari's at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. For information on the weekly Manteca Idol competitions that take place Wednesdays call the Manteca Boys & Girls Club at 239-KIDS.
Jack and Barbara Snyder are picking up the tab for breakfast this Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, at 9 a.m.
Manteca's murals are designed to give visitors, newcomers and longtime residents alike an insight into the community's culture, history, and economy.
George headliner for Saturday's Comedy Night Pete George – who has been dubbed the rock star of comedy – is headlining the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's "Just for Laughs" Comedy Night on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Emory, 1028 W. Yosemite Ave. The doors open at 6:45 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. dancing follows until midnight. There is some adult humor and a no host bar that means you ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District wants to put more than $140 million back into the pockets of residents, farmers, businessmen, and government agencies in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon over the next 10 years.
Farmland preservation – as well as growth-related issues for the next 20 years – is the subject of a workshop tonight at Woodward School.
"It's such a relief – it feels good!" Those were the words of Manteca Firefighter Marvin Mears as he was welcomed back to work on the A-1 shift as a line fire captain. Interim Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters said he was glad Mears is back. "He just made a miraculous recovery – so dedicated to physical fitness," Waters said. Mears was seriously injured in a July 3, 2008 boating crash in the ...
Kaiser Hospital in Manteca handed out pink slips to an undetermined number of employees Tuesday morning – part of a Northern California region cut back.
Casey Lynn Bauer received plenty of attention during last February's Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week.
Manteca Parks & Recreation has started this year's Before School Program, PM Kinderzone and Kids Zone program.
Sons of Anarchy cast members at Eagles's Nest LATHROP - Eagle's Nest Harley Davidson welcomes cast members from Sons of Anarchy, the hit FX original series, on Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cast attending includes: Charlie Hunnam, as "Jax", Mark Boone Junior as "Bobby", Kim Coates as "Tig", Tommy Flanagan as "Chibs", Ryan Hurst as "Opie", Theo Rossi as "Juice" and creator and executive producer, Kurt Sutter. They will ...
Roth Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Thursday, Aug. 20, while the Union Pacific Railroad replaces a railway crossing.
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.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.