Josh Galvez is often kept busy during the summer months.
New Hope Church hosted the Summer Rock event Saturday at Southside Park that provided free food, games, and other activities for neighborhood kids as part of its outreach effort to combat the influence of gangs. The event also included prizes as well as Payless Shoe gift cards.
RIPON - When Joe O'Leary retired as the Superintendent of Ripon Unified School District, he know that he was going to have to have something to keep him occupied.
The Manteca Unified Student Trust announced its 2009 scholarship winners on Friday. The recipients were recent graduates from the district's secondary sites – Manteca High, East Union, Sierra, Weston Ranch and Lindbergh schools. Students were required to maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and contributed at least 100 hours of community service within the past four years.
Kids are taking over the Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park this Tuesday.
Ray of Hope lost a key supporter of its Students Success Program in Mervyn's.
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it may now cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond.
By GLENN KAHL
In an effort to be closer to the public, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker mixed with the Saturday morning breakfast crowd at Johnny's Restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – The search for Jeremy Lum, 28, of Lathrop reached into Stockton as far as Alpine Road with some 700 fliers being handed out.
Manteca police motorcycle officers Sgt. Nick Obligacion and David Bright took second place trophies in Saturday's police motorcycle competition in Oakland.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be hosting its annual Junior Police Academy this summer July 20 through July 31. The academy is open to fifth- through eighth-grade students from Lathrop. Students must maintain at least a "C" grade average and have no criminal contact with Lathrop Police Services.
Bonus bucks - fees paid by developers for sewer allocation certainty - will pay for a 3,000-square-foot building to house the Manteca Veterans of Foreign Wars Jimmie Connors Post 6311.
Patty Reece loves her orchids.
Mike Mallory wants to put hunger on the run.
The Manteca Crossroads Street Faire is set for Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
The Lathrop Rotary rededicated a brass plaque marking the historic 1846 journey of the first known sail launch to journey from San Francisco up the San Joaquin River.
Getting behind the wheel of the car?
It's a bird.
A 2-year-old Manteca boy was transported via helicopter to a hospital outside of the area on Sunday morning after sustaining a series of life-threatening dog bites from a pair of family pets.
California is committing $800,000 to improvements for the existing Austin Road interchange on Highway 99.
Kevin Tate had to go all the way to Europe to get the gondola-style Ferris Wheel that serves as one of the centerpieces of his California Carnival Co.
LATHROP – Eric Wohle walks through the lobby of the Lathrop Generations Center like he's been there before.
April showers fuel May wildfires.
The family of 34-year-old Ernest Duenez Jr. - the man shot to death by a Manteca Police officer in June 2011 - has apparently reached a $2.2 million settlement with the City of Manteca's insurance carrier.
A pending $2.2 million settlement won't put a dent in Manteca's municipal budget nor is it the doing of elected city leaders.
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