QUESTION: What can slow down traffic yet keep it moving, ease air pollution, eliminate the need for electricity, reduce future municipal maintenance costs, and help keep new housing costs down?
LATHROP – Joe Rivera isn't your typical aspiring comedian.
The Stanislaus River basin that the South County depends on to irrigate crops and supply municipal water to Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy is at 114 percent of normal for snowpack.
LATHROP – Connie Lum Perez and Dorothea Lum were among the people who packed Lathrop City Hall's council chambers to honor recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado.
Tuning up for Valentine's Day the Fourmost Barbershop Quartet made a stop Thursday morning at Dan's Barber Shop on Maple Avenue singing a ballad to owner Gloria Aguilar in front of a surprised customer sitting in the chair.
Recently retired police chief Dolores Delgado was honored at Tuesday's Lathrop City Council meeting. She was presented with a recognition plaque for her years of service in the community.
The Manteca Branch Library is partnering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to bring free 2009 income tax assistance.
The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.
The Manteca Junior Ambassadors – all high school seniors – experienced a taste of being a firefighter in the community on Tuesday at the Powers Avenue fire station.
Just because you aren't having your own Super Bowl party doesn't mean you can't enjoy the tradition of food and football.
Janet Hutton wanted to do her part to help the people of Haiti.
Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.
Margo Young is a rare breed.
Forget the waterslides, the pumpkins, or the unique history of the city's name – Manteca is about to become the record-holder for California's largest hamburger.
The body of a 31-year-old male motorist was pulled from his SUV about 10 p.m. Monday night that had become submerged in the murky levee water off of Wing Levee Road.
There is a state law against urination and defecation in public.
Simple acts of kindness by a group of people in and around Manteca are making a difference in the lives of untold numbers of needy and destitute women and children in all corners of the United States, the world and California.
A woman in her 60s is the first San Joaquin County resident to die this year after it was discovered that she had contracted West Nile Virus.
For the first time ever, East Union High School has a student book club. The campus club is taking part in the annual Great Valley Bookfest set for today at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
For the last 51 years Janis Music has been a generational go-to for families with musically gifted children – offering lessons to help them make it to the next level on their given instrument.
New Melones reservoir is now 15 percent lower than it historically has ever been in mid-October
Two vintage hand grenades created something of an adrenaline rush when they were discovered Thursday evening by staff of a storage facility cleaning out an abandoned storage unit.
Most downtown merchants are happy with the location of their businesses.
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Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring are loading up the candies.
The northwest corner of South Airport Way and Daniels Street should be devoid of all political campaign signs by the end of the day on Friday.
Dr. Jeffrey Becker got his start in dentistry in a first grade class at Nile Garden School 21 years ago when his dad and dentist Jim Becker used him to show his classmates the procedure of taking a "gooey" impression of his teeth in Ms. Robin Wilson's class.
Rick Deutsch is Mr. Half Dome for good reasons.
Dave Thompson has spent the past 14 years helping struggling families and single moms get off the streets.
The two nuns serving St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church will be the guests of honor at a luncheon hosted by the Manteca chapter of the Young Ladies Institute.