The Lathrop Elementary School was packed with a steady flow of families on Oct. 17 as the school decided to bring back the carnivals of the past at Lathrop, originally started by the Mother's Club back in the late 1950s. Families got to choose between games such as "Goldfish, Sack Races, Lotteria, Sweet Treat Walk, Creamed, and many more. There were, at least 20 games were available to everyone. In addition to the games, there was a silent auction and a raffle. These were to raise money for classroom supplies and other school needs. The Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department came ...
The fight between South San Joaquin Irrigation District and PG&E over control of South County retail power delivery may rest on legal research being conducted by the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
It's turning into a daunting task
LATHROP – The section of Towne Centre Drive from the Manthey Frontage Road to Golden Valley Parkway in Lathrop has been off limits for any vehicle parking. Signs currently in place along this block behind the Target shopping center warn motorists "No Parking" is allowed at any time.
California has reduced financial support to foster families by 10 percent due to the weak economy and the state budget deficit.
RIPON - The San Joaquin Valley "Swiss Echoes" will perform their Fall Concert and Dance Saturday, November 7, at the San Joaquin Valley Swiss Club hall at East Main Street and Manley Road.
MODESTO - The Associated Students of Modesto Junior College will present the fifth annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House on Friday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 8 p.m.. on MJC's West Campus, located at 2201 Blue Gum Avenue in Modesto.
It is arguably the fun run with the most interesting characters racing through one of San Joaquin County's most picturesque fall settings.
A benefit for Connie McCormick is planned for Friday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Chez Shari.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's headquarters may soon again be inside the city limits of Manteca.
Halloween fun shifts into high gear in the coming week.
Jim Rachels and Rob Gross know that character, loyalty, and courage matter in the world of sports.
The charges against 19-year-old Mia Aguiar are serious.
Paul Binford builds bikes.
One of California's water rights gurus says the state wants to protect senior water rights such as the ones held by South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
More than 30 firefighters battled a mobile home fire late Tuesday night attempting to keep the blazing inferno from setting adjacent structures on fire in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Cultural and traditional pride will be on display Saturday for the annual Punjabi American Association Manteca "Bringing Communities Together" event.
A water war is about to erupt on the Stanislaus River.
Three girls – believed to be identical triplets – were born to a Manteca couple last week who already have two children at home.
Manteca needs to restore police and firefighting staffing to prerecession levels.
The Manteca Public Library landscape facelift continues on Friday.
It's a business at the forefront of the movement towards fossil fuel-free transportation.
Zachariah Gomez Hernandez smiled.
Electricity generated at federal facilities will start powering the South San Joaquin Irrigation District offices and a portion of the agency's pumps starting in 2015.
STOCKTON - An open forum featuring the three candidates running for superintendent of San Joaquin County Office of Education will be held Thursday, April 24, in the Fireside Room of Central United Methodist Church in Stockton, 3700 Pacific Avenue. The event, which is open to the public free of charge, will begin with a "meet and greet" starting at 6:15 p.m. followed by the presentation of the candidates at 6:30 p.m.
Just over a month ago the Sleepy Hollow Mobile Home Park was busting at the seams with squatters.
Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.