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.
Manteca's new high profile animal shelter targeted for completion in late summer of 2011 on South Main Street at Wetmore Street could help create momentum for a dog park.
LATHROP - Plant it and they will come.
Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.
The Almond Hullers & Processors Association applauded the tentative agreement reached to resolve the West Coast ports situation.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.
Seniors at East Union, Manteca High, Lathrop High, and Sierra high schools were among those honored as Good Citizens by the El Toyon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The local students were among the 14 who were recognized during a ceremony attended by the students with their parents, guardians, counselors, and administrators at the Central United Methodist Church in Stockton.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.
There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.
Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.
The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.
Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.
Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.
They shared stories of struggles and perseverance.
Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.