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Harold Van Klompenburg

Harold John Van Klompenburg was called home to the Lord on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. He died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 94. Harold was born on February 23, 1922 on his family farm n...

March 23, 2016 | | OBITS

Caroline Virginia Beal

Caroline Virginia Beal, 83, entered into rest on March 10, 2016 in Manteca, California. She was born on April 15, 1932 in Kauai to the late Jess and Pauline Vierra. She leaves behind her loving ...

March 23, 2016 | | OBITS

The environmental perfectionist-career bureaucrat-LA water complex

First question: Why does Sacramento - built in a flood zone on the biggest river in terms of water volume in all of California - never flood?Part of the reason is much of the town was elevated in t...

March 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Rule-or-ruin Republicans

"Things reveal themselves passing away," wrote W. B. Yeats.Whatever one may think of Donald Trump, his campaign has done us a service - exposing the underbelly of a decaying establishment whose rep...

March 23, 2016 | | Other Views

Time to push for dredging SJ River

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,The state is placing the emphasis on resolving the flood issue on small cities that don't have the income to spend on this huge project. Then they reduce the options we hav...

March 23, 2016 | | Letters

Says council blows Great Wolf project

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,After years of talk, talk, talk about Great Wolf, the issue has finally been laid to rest. There will be no "Wolf Park." Thanks to incompetent leadership on both sides of o...

March 23, 2016 | | Letters

New SJ River crossing

The first new crossing of the San Joaquin River in the Northern San Joaquin Valley since Interstate 5 was built in the 1960s could be open to traffic by the end of the year.The twin spans of Bradsh...

March 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

FAST FRIENDSHIP

George Terry was wearing his Vietnam veterans' baseball cap while delivering meals for Manteca Unified Nutritional Services at Nile Garden School when a staff member said a young boy wanted to ask ...

March 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Gallego honored for saving 10-year-old’s life

Oakdale Police officer Sammy Gallego has been recognized by that city's elected leaders for helping save the life of a 10-year-old boy.The 26-year-old patrolman is the son of veteran Manteca office...

March 23, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Little League World Series star in Manteca this Saturday

Mo'ne Davis - the first girl pitcher ever to win a game and throw a no hitter in the Little League World Series - will visit Manteca Ford on Saturday.The teen is helping launch Sober Youth's latest...

March 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

New homes paying fees to cover growth

The North Pointe Specific Plan was adopted by the Ripon City Council last summer.Elected leaders moved forward at their March 8 meeting by approving the sub-regional fee program otherwise known as ...

March 23, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS

Free tickets to hear Benghazi hero speak in Manteca

The hottest tickets in Manteca for April - a seat at the Not Forgotten Evening of Honor dinner with guest speaker Mark "Oz" Geist who was a member of the Annex Security Team that fought the Battle ...

March 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Planning starts Thursday for Vietnam War memorial

The Manteca Mural Society is inviting all veterans to gather Thursday, March 24, from 10 a.m. until noon at the American Legion Hall, 220 E. Yosemite Ave., to begin discussions about the upcoming V...

March 23, 2016 | | NEWS

EU tops Sierra in battle of section champs

A battle of unbeatens and defending Sac-Joaquin Section champions played out Tuesday with Michelle Castro hitting a solo home run and an RBI double to lead East Union past Sierra 2-0 in Valley Oak ...

March 23, 2016 | Dave Campbell | High School Football

NEVER SAY DIE

Ronaldo Tijero slugged a towering double to drive in Manteca's first run of the game and later prevented Oakdale from expanding its lead with an astounding unassisted double play from the outfield ...

March 23, 2016 | Jonamar Jacinto | High School Sports

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