LATHROP – The Lathrop Branch Library presents "One World, Many Songs" today starting at 2 p.m. The program kicks off the 2011 Summer Reading Program for Lathrop, and features singer and musician Bonnie Lockhart who will present a sing and move-along concert of folk songs and World Music games. The event is free and open to the public.
LODI - Cars from 1970 and older, including two rare Microcars used as models for Pixar Studio's Cars 2 movie characters, will be on display at the Vintage Car Show to be held Saturday, June 18, at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum in Micke Grove Park south of Lodi.
TRACY - The City of Tracy – Cultural Arts Division presents Kunstlerleben – From Budapest to the Valley – Stephen Gyermek Retrospective from June 25 through July 23.
United Way's Manteca/Lathrop Community Council will be hosting their second annual wine & chocolate event on Wednesday, June 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Measure M – the half cent public safety sales tax passed by voters – is being mismanaged according to the president of the Manteca Firefighters Association.
With so many choices in front of her, Amber McKinney was almost overwhelmed when browsing the vendor booths in front of the AMC Showplace Cinemas Tuesday afternoon.
The distressed City of Manteca general fund will start scoring $271,000 a year beginning in 13 months.
Joseph "Pep" Valverde had three World War II mementoes that he treasured: an 8x10 black and white portrait of him as a young US Navy man, a log book yellowed with age that contained the hours he spent flying in the war airships or blimps, and a tear sheet from a newspaper with a black-and-white picture of an airship that crashed in a rugged terrain near the California coast.
LATHROP - The Lathrop City Council is about to get a refresher course in the rules and procedures that govern their positions.
The Manteca Unified Student Trust - a non-profit community group that supports school activities- is conducting a general meeting this Thursday.
Four Gen7 green modular classrooms-the Bay Area's first-arrived at Albany High School last week, offering a range of eco-friendly features, an inspiring learning environment and, even better, a budget-friendly price tag. Part of the new Albany High School Aquatic Center project, the Gen7s will give students an additional wing of high-performance learning space that cost less than a traditional building and can deliver as much as 60% in energy savings.
• ACE Great America trip this Saturday: Altamont Commuter Express is offering a ride and play package from Manteca to Santa Clara that includes lunch and admission to Great America amusement park on Saturday, June 11.
Richard Yoshikawa – professional photographer, past county supervisor – has died at the age of 91 in his native Stockton.
RIPON – The City of Ripon took the first step Tuesday towards joining forces with the Ripon Arts League.
RIPON - A dozen Ripon Rotary Club members took part in a computer website workshop last Wednesday in lieu of their regular meeting that showed Rotarians the value of Smart Phones in their research.
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The first San Joaquin County murder of 2016 occurred Friday around 4:45 p.m. at Lathrop Road near Interstate 5 when a 26-year-old man ...
Manteca firefighter Brad Schemper is credited with saving the life of a woman in a smoke-filled home Friday night in north Manteca.
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series profiling the religious leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
Running a school system is a bit like running a household.
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Manteca Unified is planning on setting the record straight when it comes to community facilities districts and the complicated Mello-Roos taxes that fund them.
It's arguably the most popular musical of all time.
Mariah Jeffrey is a defender on the East Union High soccer team.
These are special times for two local elementary schools.
Manteca firefighters in 2015 were given a critical tool to shave precious seconds in determining how to respond to fires and other emergencies - iPads.
A deal hammered out by South San Joaquin Irrigation District, Oakdale Irrigation District and the State Water Resource Control Board avoids a major fight over ...
Some order is taking shape in the chaos along Yosemite Avenue on school days shortly after 2:30 p.m. when Manteca High classes end ...
Jim Anderson is not an Elvis Presley impersonator.