Manteca residents are recycling more and generating less garbage. That – along with the switch to the automated Toter-system and one of the most efficient collection crews in the Northern San Joaquin Valley - has keep solid waste rates flat for years. There are, however, two big rate buster issues looming on the horizon – tougher new air pollution control standards that would force replacement of expensive garage collection trucks and the need to find ...
Government provides the biggest slice of the employment pie in San Joaquin County and also offers the second highest average weekly wage.
Manteca's best pumpkin desert makers and pumpkin carvers are competing at next weekend's 25th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
The Lathrop Days Safety and Wellness Fair was held at Manuel Valverde Park Saturday.
The Lathrop Parks and Recreation hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday at the Lathrop Senior Center.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau annual dinner and meeting took place at the home of Steve and Veronica DeBrum on Wednesday evening.
Award-winning concert pianist and composer from Sacramento, Tan Plescia, will kick off the 23rd anniversary season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 4, starting at 3 p.m.
Manteca may soon drop out of the running for Weed Patch USA honors at least as far as part of the Highway 99 corridor is concerned.
LATHROP – Ron Dell'Osso always wanted his own train set as a child. It took him 40 years but he finally got one on Friday. Instead of the Lionel train boys dreamed about in the early 1960s, this train set is a tad bigger. It's a 24-guage train or one quarter the size of the real deal and runs on a one-mile oval track around Dell'Osso Farms' 30-acre Pumpkin Maze that opens for its 12th ...
LATHROP – The new ordinance that will mandate taco and ice cream trucks, pushcarts, food wagons and other mobile vending operations to obtain a business permit from the city will take effect on Monday, Oct. 19.
Paul Alberts didn't see any need to turn to the needle when he decided to embark on his bodybuilding career almost a decade ago.
While she's only been competitively dancing as part of Harmony Flores' Dance Stars team for the last three years, 18-year-old Maggie Schreiber was determined that she was going to take her dancing to the next level.
Roger Meadows just didn't sit around the house after retiring from his 27-year career with Lockheed as a project planner.
It was a tearful separation Thursday afternoon for two adult sisters and a 5-year-old daughter whose love for animals crowded their small home.
Guss Schmiedt literally helped create one of Manteca's earliest football fields. It was Schmiedt – who served for more than 40 years on the old Manteca Union High School District board – who used his tractor and organized others to improve the playing field for the Manteca High Buffaloes when it was located a bit to the west closer to Garfield Avenue. It was only fitting that in 1959 when the present-day football field was ...
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
LATHROP – Last year the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce was on the verge of closing its doors.
FRESNO (AP) - Authorities Sunday were investigating what touched off a wild "running gun battle" inside and outside a Fresno motorcycle club's annual dance, leaving one man dead and at least a dozen other wounded.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge's order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
FRENCH CAMP - Its time again to gather along the banks of the San Joaquin River at Paulsen Ranch in French Camp for the annual Hot Rod Party.
CrossFit Excel will host "Barbell for Boobs: Helen Meets Grace" on Friday, Oct. 11, at the gym's facility at 1433 Moffat Boulevard in Manteca.
A live Egyptian band and Egyptian cuisine will highlight the annual festival at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Ripon from Friday through Sunday at 315 S. Orange St. in Ripon.
East Union High's Cass of 1983 is looking for classmates that haven't been contacted as well all staff who were involved with the class to attend the 30 year class reunion to be held Friday, Oct. 25, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Chez Shari.