The first day of school is Monday, Aug. 16.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council last week unanimously approved the conversion of the roadside stretch in front of Lathrop Elementary into a 13-foot Class II bike lane that will allow both vehicular and bike traffic.
It was a team effort that made the weekend's first Manteca Police motorcycle safety challenge such a terrific success, according to Lt. Nick Obligacion.
Golf might be a gentleman's game but its accompanying politics in Manteca historically have been more cut-throat than orderly.
LATHROP – Lathrop's first fireworks fund-raiser ended with a resounding bang at the cash register.
RIPON - It has taken a state administrative law panel more than eight weeks to reach a decision on a 29-year-tenured Ripon High School teacher who had declined to take additional course work in support of teaching English learners.
It's a safe bet playing at the upcoming Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Texas Hold 'Em & Bingo Night will benefit kids.
Gang-related assaults continue to grow in Manteca while virtually every other category of crime is experiencing double digit drops in year-to-year comparisons.
Brock Herrin and Lane McMurtrey are two of the newest members of the Boys Scouts of America to attain the highest Rank of Eagle Scout.
LATHROP – The closure of up to two Lathrop-Manteca Fire District stations and the loss of seven to 10 firefighters are no longer a matter of if but when after the board decided not to put the parcel tax increase measure in the November elections.
Over 400 housing units split almost evenly between single-family homes and apartments are envisioned for a 74.5-acre project in southwest Manteca dubbed Terra Ranch.
Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place Saturday, Aug. 14, to help feed struggling families.
A man of principle, W.H. Sims of Lathrop continues to hold his head high having made his mark in the world for 105 years with a strong faith that has never wavered.
During the Memorial Day observance on May 31 at East Union Cemetery, it was announced that one of Manteca's military sons, Staff Sgt. Jesse Reyes of the United States Army, had been wounded in Afghanistan.
It's the ear-to-ear grin and the toothy smile that prove Dale Williams loves his 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V.
Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
Calvary Community Church will host the Central Valley R3 Men's Conference on Saturday.
The lawsuits have started.
Mohsen Tarin, the President of Electro Imaging Systems, Inc.'s new Central Valley office at 259 Spreckels Ave., is inviting the public to a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and chamber coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Manteca may finally get a dog park first promised in 2003.
The San Joaquin Valley - the most productive farming region on the planet - is America's food basket.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
The North Pointe Specific Plan is a major project for the City of Ripon.