The Canterbury Way garage "fire sale" for the burned out Rodriguez family drew a surprising number of people who donated their goods and cash bringing a total of $1,268.50 to help with the family's $270,000 fire loss.
It costs Lathrop-Manteca Fire District $169 per resident to provide basic fire services.
Mayor Willie Weatherford intends to step up and take another hit in his monthly compensation to match whatever employee groups end up taking in order to balance the municipal budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
LATHROP - A 4-year-old boy and a 25-year-old adult are both believed to be drowning victims of the San Joaquin River Saturday afternoon at Dos Reis Park.
LATHROP – Lathrop Vice Mayor Christopher Mateo isn't thrilled with the concept of traffic flying down Lathrop Road at 50 miles per hour.
Union Pacific Chief Executive Officer Jim Young is riding the rails to town Wednesday to brief community leaders on the proposal to roughly quadruple the railroad's truck-to-train intermodal freight operation that hugs the city limit line of Lathrop and Manteca.
Just days before city management told 16 municipal workers – including six firefighters – that they would not have a job as of July 1 due to revenue shortfalls, a split Manteca City Council voted to spend $89,000 to renew a contract with a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm.
Two small power plants at Woodard Reservoir 15 miles northeast of Manteca may soon generate average of $247,000 more for the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields has been selected to serve on the state's foremost consumer advocacy board when it comes to protecting the interests of electrical and natural gas customers in California.
Terra Ranch – a southwest Manteca project featuring 212 single family homes and a 200-unit apartment complex – is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday night.
JACKSON - Search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane flown by Manteca Waterslides founder Robert "Budge" Brown" that disappeared on a flight from Nevada to Tracy.
Some 300 Manteca residents found jobs in April triggering the biggest drop in the city's unemployment rate in over four years.
Sixteen Manteca municipal workers – including six firefighters – are losing their jobs July 1.
Robert "Budge" Brown - the farmer who started Manteca Waterslides in 1973 - is missing somewhere in the Sierra after his airplane apparently went down.
A fire sale – a garage sale from the heart – is in the planning for Saturday by neighbors of a Manteca family burned out of their home on Wednesday in the 700 block of Canterbury Way.
The toughest tightrope job in Manteca Unified classrooms in today's political climate might just be teaching history and social science.
Adrian Angulo was braced to receive an unfavorable verdict.
An early morning traffic accident – a vehicle versus a power pole at McKinley and Yosemite avenues – shut off the lights in stores north of the ...
Kacy Bolding stepped up at the right time Tuesday night for Manteca.
Almond Queen Princess Desiree Cruz-Sampson, 16, credits her smile to her former third grade teacher at Colony Oak School, Karen Treick, who she said instilled ...
Gaspare Indelicato - who immigrated from Sicily to America to start Delicato Vineyards in Manteca more than 85 years ago - would have been proud.
Even if the City of Manteca doesn't snag a waterpark resort or develop the much ballyhooed family entertainment center, $8.7 million in residual ...
Twelve hot showers. Thirteen haircuts. Hot meals. Fresh clothes for men and women.
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Thomas Pogue is a numbers guy.
The Ripon City Council has taken another step towards allowing alcoholic beverages to be served at certain outdoor dining establishments in downtown along with organized ...
Ripon Christian Schools' student body – elementary through high school – will reach out to the community as part of their annual Spiritual Emphasis week running Jan ...
The biggest employer in the South County is looking to hire more than 300 new employees.
The San Joaquin River is rising.
For the last 25 years Bill Mendelson has made it his mission to get homeless people placed into permanent residences.