LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.
Three of the four incumbents are seeking re-election in the Manteca Unified school board race.
LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.
LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.
Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.
Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.
The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.
Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.
Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.
LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.
Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.
Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.
The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.
The Manteca High Class of 1945 was a close-knit group of 70 kids that frequented the Scoop News stand on West Yosemite Avenue with their eyes on the ice cream bar. The El Rey Theatre that had opened eight years earlier in 1937 was their other focus for fun and entertainment.
A 7-year-old has turned the heads of many adults after he launched his own campaign to send snack packs to American G.I.s overseas in battle torn countries during the last seven months.
Quinn Higginbotham loved the Pregnancy Help Center's inaugural crab feed so much she felt compelled to call in her food review.
The new Lathrop Road interchange is expected to attract more highway commercial and retail seeking easy freeway access to Manteca.
LATHROP – There's nothing new about the City of Lathrop holding a goal-setting session.
Weston Elementary School is scheduled to be re-open on time for the 2015-16 school year.
St. Paul's United Methodist Church is marking 100 years.
The Manteca soldier severely injured in an accident involving another driver who was drunk on early New Year's Day had a blood alcohol content in excess of .08 at the time of the crash.
Water that River Islands at Lathrop residents send down the drain won't got to waste.
More than 3,400 homes, offices, and commercial establishments around Manteca High School were left in the dark Friday evening when strong winds caused a power pole to snap like a giant pencil, sending dangerous live wires scattered on the ground and dangling precariously overhead.
By year's end Manteca could add another 500 new single family homes.
Those long waiting times at the Stockton VA Clinic might soon be a thing of the past.
It will be double the fun for guests who will be attending the Kindred Arts Association's concert on Sunday, Feb. 8, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
There's black gold sitting in a pile at the Manteca Unified School District farm.
Bill Cambra thinks the City of Manteca should give serious consideration to elevating part of Airport Way to serve as a levee.
The Manteca Jaguars are headed to Lathrop.
Updated 3:40 p.m.