LATHROP – The Lathrop District Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas party for members and the community on Wednesday, Dec. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the chamber's office at 15040 Harlan Road in Lathrop. The office is located in the Save Mart shopping center and is sandwiched between Starbucks and Baskin-Robbins ice cream.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is about to generate even more wholesale electricity that will in turn help financially power its efforts to reduce retail power costs 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has a plan to free up 73,000 acre feet of water that could be used to grow food in the southern valley, send water through municipal faucets, and help provide critical flows to fish or improve the quality of river water.
In conjunction with LoveManteca, which encouraged people all over town to work on various service projects last weekend, JustServe will continue the food drive LoveManteca began this coming Saturday, April 25.
MODESTO (AP) - California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people.
A Dr. Seuss-themed bookcase custom-made by St. Anthony of Padua School's kindergarten students and their parents is just one of the dozens of items that will be on the auction block when the school celebrates with an auction dinner its 60th anniversary.
After two months of detention in Punjabi prison a Lathrop resident and United States citizen might finally be getting the State Department intervention – or at least interest – that his family has been begging for.