The Lathrop Elementary School was packed with a steady flow of families on Oct. 17 as the school decided to bring back the carnivals of the past at Lathrop, originally started by the Mother's Club back in the late 1950s. Families got to choose between games such as "Goldfish, Sack Races, Lotteria, Sweet Treat Walk, Creamed, and many more. There were, at least 20 games were available to everyone. In addition to the games, there was a silent auction and a raffle. These were to raise money for classroom supplies and other school needs. The Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department came ...
The fight between South San Joaquin Irrigation District and PG&E over control of South County retail power delivery may rest on legal research being conducted by the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
It's turning into a daunting task
LATHROP – The section of Towne Centre Drive from the Manthey Frontage Road to Golden Valley Parkway in Lathrop has been off limits for any vehicle parking. Signs currently in place along this block behind the Target shopping center warn motorists "No Parking" is allowed at any time.
California has reduced financial support to foster families by 10 percent due to the weak economy and the state budget deficit.
RIPON - The San Joaquin Valley "Swiss Echoes" will perform their Fall Concert and Dance Saturday, November 7, at the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club hall at East Main Street and Manley Road.
MODESTO - The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College will present the fifth annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House on Friday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 8 p.m.. on MJC's West Campus, located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.
It is arguably the fun run with the most interesting characters racing through one of San Joaquin County's most picturesque fall settings.
A benefit for Connie McCormick is planned for Friday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's headquarters may soon again be inside the city limits of Manteca.
Halloween fun shifts into high gear in the coming week.
The Manteca Pregnancy Help Center is marking three high-water marks this year.
Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.
The 29th annual Our Lady of Fatima celebration at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon will be held Friday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Aug. 31. The public is invited.
Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.
Many older schools in Manteca Unified are showing their age. That is evidenced in the number of repairs and upgrades that they need, as shown in a draft project list that was prepared and presented to the Board of Trustees at the beginning of the year.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
NAPA (AP) - The strongest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years struck before dawn on Sunday, sending scores of people to hospitals, igniting fires, damaging historic buildings and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses in California's wine country.
Last month, the City of Ripon saved 8.7 percent in total water consumption based a numbers from a year ago.
LATHROP – It didn't matter to Darwinder Dhoot that 77 percent of those that voted in November of 2012 wanted it.
The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.
There are busy seasons.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.
A pair of armed robberies have Manteca Police officers looking to the public for help in identifying the men they believe are responsible.
WESTON RANCH - It's hard to be two places at once, but the Weston Ranch JROTC made it look easy last Friday.