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You might be a Democrat if . . .

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,What do Democrats really believe? This letter allows you to know you might be a Democrat if…If you believe the government should be obligated to make you feel happy...

December 25, 2017 | | Letters

Republicans misleading on tax plan

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,This is response to Pat Buchanan's column ("Republicans bet the farm") of Dec. 22.Pat repeats a lot of things in a way that mischaracterizes them.I'll start with the Reagan...

December 25, 2017 | | Letters

You’ll pay price via premium hikes for the wildfires

That crackling Christmas Day fire - the largest wildfire in recorded state history that continues to burn after scorching an area larger than Rhode Island in Southern California - is a gift for cli...

December 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Manteca code enforcement

Manteca's municipal sign ordinance is clear.Flag signs are only meant to be temporary. They are allowed for 30 days every three months as dictated by Municipal Code Section 17.054.090. They must be...

December 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Manteca’s per capita water use drops 22.2%

Manteca residents on a per capita basis used 22.2 percent less water in November than they did in the same month four years prior."It's impressive considering it reflects what people are really doi...

December 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Manteca EMT honored for saving life of fellow player

Manteca Ambulance EMT Philip Garcia was honored at an awards luncheon in San Francisco for saving the life of a competing softball player suffering a heart attack on a hot July day in Turlock.Garci...

December 25, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Sheriff responds to deputy DA letter concerning Manteca murder

San Joaquin County Sherriff Steve Moore has responded to criticisms that his internal policies have prevented forensic pathologists from responding to crime scenes even when they're summoned by inv...

December 25, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Ripon, Manteca public schools close for break

The winter break is now in session.Manteca Unified and Ripon Unified will both be closed to the public from now through the early parts of the new year.At MUSD, the district office will resume busi...

December 25, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS

MAKING CHRISTMAS BRIGHTER

Yes, Manteca, there is a Santa Claus.In fact there were close to 100 of them up on North Main Street Christmas Eve morn.And if you think Christmas magic is dead, just ask the Manteca grandmother wh...

December 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

SIERRA FALLS IN THRILLER

STOCKTON – Heartbreak. Edison of Stockton capped a game-ending 12-3 run by scoring the final five points of the contest Saturday night, including a fall-away 3-point jumper with 1.2 seconds l...

December 25, 2017 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports

Cancer survivor makes debut for Texans

HOUSTON (AP) - Cancer survivor David Quessenberry knew all week that he'd make his NFL debut on Monday for the Houston Texans against the Pittsburgh Steelers.What he didn't realize until before jus...

December 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports

Steelers clinch first-round bye with win over Texans

HOUSTON (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger told his teammates they didn't need to make up for Antonio Brown's absence. He just wanted everyone to do what they could to help out, figuring that would be enoug...

December 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports

Fishing Peach Tree Bar on the Merced River

Peach Tree Bar is an old mining camp located on the South Fork of The Merced River.It is completely inaccessible by road and lies about half way between Hites Cove and the Town of Wawona. I usually...

December 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports

Timberwolves beat Lakers for first Christmas win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and 10 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-104 on Monday night for their first...

December 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports

Jury resuming deliberations in FIFA bribery case

NEW YORK (AP) - After convicting two former South American soccer officials of bribery, a U.S. jury is set to return to court on Tuesday to decide the fate of a third official charged in the FIFA s...

December 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports

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