Jessica Ramos grew up under the big top.
Uneasiness about a San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation request to explore the possible annexation of rural residential property into Manteca as part of the Center Point business park project prompted the Planning Commission to recommend against approving the environmental report.
An independent efficiency analysis of the Manteca Public Works Department gives it high marks at the same time it notes there are additional opportunities to do everything from improving employee morale to implementing even more cost-effective measures.
Two members of the East Union High staff led a concerted effort to raise money last Friday in assisting one of their own.
Great Valley Academy charter school is pursuing a campus in Manteca that initially will accommodate 350 students.
When San Joaquin County Sheriff's deputies pulled over a vehicle for a routine traffic stop, they discovered a 14-year-old male juvenile in the driver's seat with a 13-year-old in the passenger seat.
LATHROP – Steve Dresser, a former Lathrop councilman and planning comminsioner is one of two candidates who are challenging incumbent mayor Kristy Sayles' bid for re-election on Nov. 2.
Friday will mark the 40th anniversary in business for the Nearly New Shop.
Volunteers work as part of Sunday's "Taking it to the Streets" The outreach saw 1,500 Christian volunteers from three Manteca churches travel to various work sites in Manteca and Modesto.
Turkeys R Us - a community-based effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Lathrop, or Ripon goes without turkey on Thanksgiving and Christmas - is facing an uphill battle this holiday season.
LATHROP – Brent Maynor has several unofficial titles. The Lathrop City Council hopeful is a student of DeVry University and is studying to be a video game and simulation programmer. He is also a construction worker but was recently disabled, which is why he is enrolled in online courses to get job retraining in hopes of landing a less physically demanding job.
San Joaquin County's exploration of privatizing at least their portion of the library system isn't gaining much traction with South County political leaders.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has some 500 flu shots available to anyone over 50 years old at a clinic that is scheduled to be set up at the Manteca Senior Center in the 200 block of Cherry Lane Wednesday from 9 a.m. until noon.
LATHROP – Award-winning Texas Longhorn "Big Red" has to share the limelight these days at the Rolling "O" Ranch on South Union Road.
A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Riley Simmons was standing tall as she received the "Every Student Succeeding Award" from the Association of California School Administrators' San Joaquin Chapter.
Bus service could be cutback in Manteca as well as connections to Stockton where a number of local riders use Regional Transit to reach Delta College and various county services.
Chase bank customers who conduct their transactions at the Raley's store in Manteca while doing their grocery shopping will see the end of that convenience on May 7.
They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.
Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.
The celebration for Read Across America has already begun.
When Richard Perez was in his early 30s he had a vision. God came into his room, lifted him up out of bed and took him into his kid's room. There, God told Perez that he needed to change the harmful direction of his life or he would find his kids were no longer a part of his life. The vision shook Perez. He'd never experienced anything like it. Yet, he found it difficult to comply. He wasn't ready to pull away from the road of destruction he'd been on since his teen years.
LATHROP – Over the course of the last six months the Lathrop City Council has approved spending just over $191,000 for a restroom at River Park South, the demolition and reconstruction of the 7th Street Skate Park, study space at City Hall and solar lighting at Woodfield Park.
Ninety-one entries in the weekend's Almond Blossom Festival Art Show drew a number of awards for their artworks and photographs. Noted artist Dan Petersen said he had fun judging the show, adding that it has improved much in the past year.
Gordon Kennedy trudges between rooms of his music lesson studio lackadaisically.
Zephyr is back.
The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.
Ray Joseph, 20, of Sacramento, has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a Manteca couple as they slept in their bed at their home on Victory Avenue in September of 2013.
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New homes built in Manteca may soon have a new feature - rain barrels and cisterns.