For the first time in about half a century, a dinner-dance will be held to kick off the annual St. Anthony's Harvest Festival.
It's a safe bet playing at the upcoming Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Texas Hold 'Em & Bingo Night will benefit kids.
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin County Office of Education will dedicate the Education Service Center today in honor of Manteca resident and recently retired Superintendent of Schools Fredrick "Rick" Wentworth.
Ray Simons looked over his blue 1927 Ford sedan with a smile as a couple passing by asked him about the car.
A private firm is proposing to reduce costs at least 21 percent and extend branch hours by as much as 47 percent if they are awarded a contract to take over the San Joaquin County-operated libraries.
It was my first day of kindergarten Monday at Brock Elliott Elementary School along with 35 wide-eyed students in Mrs. Adrian Andrews' classroom.
LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.
Three of the four incumbents are seeking re-election in the Manteca Unified school board race.
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 – The last slide of Jeff Shields' PowerPoint presentation said as much as the 10 slides ahead of it.
The Fadeff family found the last plastic Easter egg in the final week of the Manteca Bulletin's Easter Egg Hunt.
Thirteen seniors from various high schools in San Joaquin County were the recipients of scholarships this year presented by the non-profit organization Friends of the San Joaquin Fair.
A bold plan to convert the South San Joaquin Irrigation District to pressurized water delivery to crops will reduce the water needed for 54,000 acres of farmland and orchards by 25 percent.
Mark McCool grew up in Lodi on the wrong side of the tracks.
LATHROP – The River Islands Technology Academy running club is fast-approaching its first major milestone.
In January the City of Lathrop produced 17 million less gallons of water per day for residential usage than it did the previous year.
Water conservation is becoming more and more of a priority given the current state-wide drought.
A split second – a misdirected moment in time – can so easily be fatal and a life-long torment for countless people.
Driving under the influence crashes can have unexpected fallout.
Manteca may get 40 additional units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.
Every eighth grader who graduates from St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School in Manteca leaves with plenty of memories. But there is one memory that they all share – the Living Stations of the Cross that has become a Good Friday tradition for more than two decades.
100 years ago
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca observed Good Friday in a solemn service that was repeated in other Catholic churches throughout the world. It did not have the extreme drama that took place in the Philippines, with devotees allowing themselves to be nailed on a cross, but the roughly two-hour worship was just as solemn and meditative.
If it wasn't for a football accident in elementary school, Mark Hochhalter may have a chosen another profession other than dentistry.