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Lathrop tree lighting Dec. 1 starts season

Lathrop is getting into the spirit of Christmas with everything from a home decorating contest to a parade.And it's all happening thanks to the Lathrop Parks and Recreation Department.The season ki...

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Sheriff warns of scams using law enforcement

It's beginning to look a lot like the time of year that people are swindled out of money. And apparently a group of fraudsters are using the name of local law enforcement groups in order to do it. ...

November 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Duncan leads in his bid to replace Fant

The race to replace Sam Fant as the Weston Ranch trustee on the Manteca Unified Board of Education is still too close to call. After the San Joaquin Registrar of Voter's office released updated ele...

November 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Chase ends with crash at Moffat & Spreckels

An early Wednesday afternoon pursuit from North Main Street beginning near the Highway 99 off ramp led Manteca Police through the city at speeds over 50 miles per hour and ended when Desiree Suarez...

November 23, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Donner Party would have tough time understanding our fears today

The Donner Party came to California 170 years ago.The ill-fated company of immigrants got stuck in a heavy, early December snow at the eastern end of Donner Lake below the imposing Donner Summit.Th...

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

14 YEAR RUN ENDS

Vince Hernandez called it a "windshield tour" of Manteca.But it was more like a victory lap.The 54-year-old Manteca native turned on the ignition to his Prius - his family has three hybrids - and p...

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Some Thanksgivings are easy. When my children were younger, I just could not believe how lucky I was: two beautiful children, kinehora (in Jewish, that means "Keep the evil eye away"). We invited f...

November 23, 2016 | | Other Views

Those death panels do exist

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,I recently sent a letter to the Bulletin regarding Sarah Palin's accurate prediction of "death panels" if the Affordable Care Act passed. I said she was correct except that...

November 23, 2016 | | Letters

DeBrum should resign as Manteca mayor

Editor, Manteca BulletinIf Steve DeBrum is going to be a fulltime mayor for Manteca he should do so. He should take care of his "personal business" on his time, not on the time of us taxpayers. DeB...

November 23, 2016 | | Letters

Dorothy E. Micheletti

Dorothy E. Micheletti, age 63, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 following a three year battle with lung and brain cancer. She is survived by her sons Shamel and Shawn, sisters Dale Michel...

November 23, 2016 | | OBITS

Joseph Joe Cultrera

Joseph (Joe) Cultrera passed away peacefully on November 21, 2016 in Modesto, California. He was 91 years old. Joe was the youngest child of Italian immigrants, Salvatore and Angelina Cultrera....

November 23, 2016 | | OBITS

Rene Lee Allen

Rene Lee Allen, born Alice Lorene Lee on June 3, 1921 in Oklahoma, died peacefully on November 4, 2016 in Sonora, CA, surrounded by people who loved her. Rene was preceded in death by parents...

November 23, 2016 | | OBITS

Miracle on Moffat Boulevard

Moffat Boulevard 20 years ago was what might politely be called a pigsty.The once main entrance to Manteca from the south for Highway 99 traffic before the freeway was built in 1955 had fallen into...

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Proud of Manteca’s support of Turkeys R Us

Editor, Manteca BulletinI just want to thank the great Manteca community for their outpouring of support to the Turkeys R Us food drive. Generous, caring, and compassionate all describe the true ch...

November 23, 2016 | | Letters

Will the real Donald Trump please stand up?

Politicians usually try to look like they're keeping their campaign promises, at least until they get sworn in. Only then do they start mumbling about changed circumstances and the difficulty of de...

November 23, 2016 | | Local Columns

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