LATHROP – Here's a party that's open to everybody. It's called Park in the Park, and it takes place today at the Manuel Valverde Park in downtown Historic Lathrop from 6:30 to 10 p.m. "We welcome everyone to come and celebrate Lathrop Days," Gabe Goulart of the city Parks and Recreation Department said, explaining the reason for all the family-oriented celebration. "Come and hang out, boogie on down. We'll do a little dancing, have a ...
LATHROP – Community Resource Officer Andrea Lopez hadn't even planned on entering the Lathrop Senior Center's annual chili cook-off until she learned that there were only three people signed up.
This is the point in the year where I say that I'm glad I'm not the one sitting behind the judges' table determining who it is that has to go home.
Todd Chapman is a member of the Journey Church's youth group. He and his older brother, Eric, 18, are both being raised by their grandmother, according to Twylia Markle, the youth pastor of the former Church of the Nazarene. Chapman, 16, recently endured a series of tragedies. "(Todd) lost his father and a four-year-old half brother in a car accident in August," she said. "His mother passed just this last year as well." On Wednesday, ...
STOCKTON - Challenging the likes of Pat Buchanan, Latino immigration expert Leo Chavez will discuss at University of the Pacific how pundits and the media have contributed to prejudices and stereotypes used to malign Latino immigrants – particularly Mexicans – in the U.S. Chavez's presentation will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Pacific Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
Operation Safety saw some 20 citations issued to Manteca motorists Wednesday morning for trying to beat or drive around railroad crossing gates and others who just stopped on the tracks waiting for vehicle traffic or a signal.
LATHROP – T.J. FIG Inc., a defense contractor company, has moved into the KB Home facility in Lathrop.
Judi Hoagland wasn't nervous when she took the stage in San Antonio at a conference to perform in front of 3,500 people.
The Ballet Folkloric group Las Lupitas performed during the special book bonanza Wednesday at the Manteca Library.
It's an early fall Sunday afternoon as it was meant to be in Manteca. Friends, neighbors, music, fun, and food under a canopy of stately sycamore trees with a few vintage cars tossed in to boot. It's the 17th annual Old-Fashioned Barbecue Social benefiting the Manteca Historical Society this Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. on the grounds of the old Speckles Sugar factory office off Norman Drive that now houses AKF Development and Jesus ...
Jordan Whaite Pvt. Jordan Whaite, 19, of Manteca graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego on September 18, 2009. Pvt. Whaite successfully completed 13 weeks of intensive basic training at MCRD San Diego as one of 80 recruits in Training Platoon 1036. Following ten days home on leave he will report to Camp Pendleton for one month at Military Combat Training then to Military Occupation Specialty ...
Surface treated water, the installation of park irrigation wells, and reduced pipeline construction costs could bring about a rarity these days – lower water rates.
The Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary No. 1051 hosted a luau party on Saturday.
You can end up being king of the road on a customized motorcycle at this year's Night of Kings and Queens.
The MRPS Omelet Breakfast takes place on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St., Manteca. The omelet breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $7 for adults, kids 6-12 $5 and kids under 5 are free. Tickets are available at the door or call Evelyn (Brum) Viss, 599-6650 for any information.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.
LATHROP – After 51 years the Pilkington glass plant will close its doors.
The first-ever Toys for Tots Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23.
Something that's been around for nearly a half century is bound to evolve into a number of things.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO