LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.
LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.
Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.
Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.
The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.
Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.
Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.
LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.
Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.
Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.
The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.
The Manteca High Class of 1945 was a close-knit group of 70 kids that frequented the Scoop News stand on West Yosemite Avenue with their eyes on the ice cream bar. The El Rey Theatre that had opened eight years earlier in 1937 was their other focus for fun and entertainment.
A 7-year-old has turned the heads of many adults after he launched his own campaign to send snack packs to American G.I.s overseas in battle torn countries during the last seven months.
Second Harvest Food Bank's second annual Chili Pot Cook Off takes place today to help feed struggling families.
LATHROP - Trying your luck fishing in the San Joaquin River without being in a boat means you either have to trespass and cast your line from near a levee, pay entry fees to county or state park, or else get down to the river side by a bridge crossing.
It's going to cost $15 million to extend Daniels Street and put in place infrastructure essential to turn 187 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land into an economic juggernaut for Manteca built around leisure industries.
Water costs for farmers in the Turlock and Modesto irrigation districts are going up in 2015.
Forget the fancy charts and the complicated graphs - the message was simple.
The Are You Okay team of the Manteca Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police volunteer corps were emotional as they witnessed the planting of a tree in St. Francis Park for a Manteca woman they checked on her condition in her home every day.
The City of Ripon has been working with the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission about the possibilities of locating an Altamont Commuter Express train stop near downtown.
What are some of the qualities necessary for the next superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District?
Lathrop used 17 percent less water in 2014.
Buyers of homes in the 585-home Evans Estates neighborhood being developed south of Woodward Avenue will be less of a burden on the city's general fund that most of the existing 73,000 Manteca residents.
A concelebrated mass in observance of the feast of the Santo Nino will be held at 11 a.m. this Saturday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca.
Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis is celebrating Kiwanis International's 100 Year Anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 22, by hosting a "Community Night of Giving" at the Manteca Senior Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Over $18,000 will be distributed to local organizations.
The freeway that runs east-west in Manteca isn't the 120 Bypass - at least that's what some folks contend.
Ripon's hot air balloon and kite festival known as "Color the Skies" may be over.
Manteca may soon have an 11th car wash.
On paper, you were more likely to have your car stolen in Lathrop through the first 11 months of 2014 but less likely to be the victim of a burglary.
Parents and guardians of Manteca Unified School District students have until Friday to submit signed copies of the Student Computer Equipment Agreement for the Going Digital program.