LATHROP – Garbage collection rates for all residential households and commercial facilities in Lathrop will go up starting July 1. The only exceptions are the seniors in the community who are on fixed income.
There aren't many places you'll find a high school athletic director dressed up as 1990s superstar Vanilla Ice or get to see the newly elected Superintendent of San Joaquin County Schools cutting a rug with a former Oakland Raiderette.
All Humpty Dumpty alumni, parents as well as children – are invited to a Humpty Dumpty farewell barbecue to be held Saturday, Aug. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lathrop Senior Center's garden gazebo, 15557 Fifth Street in Lathrop.
The American Heart Association lauded the efforts of the medical staff at Doctors Hospital of Manteca this past week in the treatment of heart patients accomplishing more than 85 percent of its stated goal over a 24-month period.
Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.