Alexandra Christian was proud to serve her country. During World War II, the Merrill Gardens resident – she goes by Alex – was in the US Navy, working in personnel before handling benefits and claims. "I never regretted going to the service," she said at Wednesday's Veterans Day 'In Honor of Our Veterans and Emergency Response Teams' luncheon at the Manteca retirement, assisted living and Alzheimer's care facility. Christian added, "The part I didn't like ...
LATHROP – For the first time, Lathrop was not a part of the Veterans Day ceremonies in Manteca. That's because Lathrop, which dedicated its state-of-the-art and long-awaited Veterans Memorial at Valverde Park in November last year, for the first time had its own ceremonies in honor of those who served their country.
For as long as she can remember, music has always been a part of Melanee Scarborough's life.
RIPON - It was all about "The Wall" disciplinary action at Weston Elementary School that drew the ire of one mom who spoke her mind to the Ripon Unified School Board Monday night after putting up a three-page website online defending her stand.
The $11.1 billion water bond being pushed by the state legislature is expected to "trash the Delta," according to Manteca farmer and recognized California water expert Alex Hildebrand.
LATHROP – The $480,000 settlement, which includes back pay and benefits, awarded to Matt Browne at the conclusion of his two-and-a-half years' wrongful-termination battle with the City of Lathrop will not be subject to a 10 percent cut.
A man with a gun and a foot chase over nine fences by a Manteca Police officer resulted in the arrest of Mario Garcia Castaneda, 28, of the 1100 block of Windsor Place.
The Delta Blood Bank mobile unit was parked Tuesday at the Manteca Senior Center. It was for the blood drive held specifically for City of Manteca employees, with every unit donated helping to sustain supplies at the local hospitals, according to Delta coordinator Cheryl Kirwan. "We try to have one here every 56 days," she said. Employees were screened prior to entering the mobile unit to give blood. Many, in fact, were no stranger to ...
Turkeys R Us is just 300 turkeys away from their goal of making sure 1,300 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a turkey on their Thanksgiving table.
LATHROP – Lathrop taxpayers are breathing a collective sigh of relief that the expensive and long-drawn Matt Browne debacle is over. However, they remain highly critical at the way the city's elected officials have handled – or, according to some, mishandled – the entire process saying it did not have to have dragged on this long and cost the city a ton of money.
Joshua Cowell School has selected the All Stars for October. Students are selected based on citizenship and academic effort. The students honored were: 1st Grade, Mrs. Kelley; Aaron Martinez, Aiden Garibay, Angel Ojeda, Jesse Batres, Kyle Neuman, Robert Overy, Janessa Rodriguez, Adrianna Velez. Susan Florez; Phoenix Anaden, Preston Church, Ahliyah Cota, Alissa Diaz, Angelina Galletta, Oscar Garcia, Lysha Nuncio, Marcelle Jilian Panelo. 2nd Grade, Mrs. Frost; Hailey Briseno, Frederick Cruz, Brandon Emens, Genna Florez, Jonathan ...
Join hundreds of families in lighting-up the 2009 Tree of Lights. The traditional holiday tree at San Joaquin County Delta College, located at the corner of Pacific and Yokuts Avenues, will come alive with color during the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. Tree of Lights offers everyone an opportunity to memorialize a loved one who is no longer with us, or to honor a loved one who holds a special place in ...
LATHROP – The Matt Browne wrongful-termination saga is over. The Lathrop chief building official's two-and-a-half-year's dogged fight against City Hall is over. He is back on the job today inside the building where, at one point while he was waging his war to "clear my name," he was ordered by city officials not to set foot in any part of City Hall or risk being arrested for trespassing. In plain numbers, it's a $480,000 victory ...
Woodward Estates and its proposed 77 single family home lots southwest of Union Road and Woodward Avenue had all the makings of a ho-hum affair when it advanced to the Manteca City Council.
Some 1,300 feet of hose line had to be laid to the nearest hydrant to reach a burning structure shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Airport Way.
Some call it the miracle on Main Street.
There will be no Ferris Wheel at the San Joaquin County Fair in 2014.
Santa Claus talking to Santa Claus.
There will be no San Joaquin County Fair in 2014.
Comcast's Manteca office has been closed for 21 days.
Love INC reached its goal of being able to serve 359 children.
The buildings aren't any further apart at Main and Yosemite than they were 30 years ago.
Love INC staff and volunteers are feverishly looking for individuals or businesses willing to make last minute donations toward the Christmas gifts of 160 needy youngsters in the greater Manteca community.
A broken wire for a cable box means one Manteca senior citizen can no longer simply drive to central Manteca and have the problem addressed by a Comcast representative.
Manteca Police swarmed the Target Store Sunday.
Santa's hut could use a little bit of work.
Sixty children from Agape Villages Foster Families and Love Inc. went on a Christmas shopping spree Saturday at the Manteca Walmart.
Morenzone Field - created originally for adult softball - could be converted to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.