NEW HOPE: Join us next Sunday, April 4, 8:30 and 10:15 a.m. as SONdance Ministries performs this powerful and moving production celebrating the Easter message of our Savior's resurrection with all the dance, music, beauty and pageantry that is SONdance! Bring your friends and neighbors. You don't want o miss this!
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, Reading Karen Pearsall's well-written letter in response to a letter that was recently in the Bulletin from a local leader of the Republican Party, it caused me to read that letter again. The first thing I found interesting was the headline of the letter "American vision, Conservative style". Do we really need to have someone try and give us a vision of what a conservative America would look like, considering that we ...
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, As a lifelong member of the Republican Party it saddens me to see where my party has gone. During my life time I have seen the tragedy of President Nixon, the missed guided efforts of Jimmy Carter, the bold leadership of President Regan, the blunders of Bush 1, the disgraces of Bill Clinton, the aimless direction of Bush 2, but none of those historic eras can compare to this current Republican Party. ...
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, William Walter Nichols murdered Susan Mendrin and my son , Michael McDonaldon Sept. 13, 1983 on my son's front porch. He has now served 27 years of his 25 to life sentence. There is a good chance he could be released. He has been a model prisoner. Thanks to all of you wonderful people who are working on petitions and who have written letters to the prison. It really warms our hearts ...
The Manteca Unified School District is having kindergarten registration on Thursday, April 15. Those interested in enrolling their youngster can do at the school of attendance from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., but must furnish the following: •Proof of birth as evidence of age (must be age 5 or older on or before Dec. 2 of the current year). •Written evidence of a physical exam on or after Feb. 8, 2010. •Proof of residency (PG&E, ...
Elsie "Virginia" Kelly, 85, entered into rest on Monday, March 22, in Manteca. She was born August 8, 1924 in Rudy, Arkansas. She joins her husband in heaven James "Sy" Kelly and her beloved great-great-grandson Bryce Johnson.
Margaret " Joan" Shaefer, 77, entered into rest Friday, March 19, in Manteca. She was born May 27, 1932 in Richmond, CA.
RIPON – Ripon High's softball team grabbed its first Trans Valley League win of the young season, rolling over the Ripon Christian Knights with ease 5-0 Thursday.
After putting a close game out of reach in Tuesday's game, Sierra had to hold tight for the series sweep, finishing off a determined Weston Ranch team 6-3 for the Valley Oak League win Thursday.
RIPON – After a Wednesday practice round where everybody was right where they were supposed to be, the Ripon High golf team was confident about Thursday's Trans Valley League matchup against intracity rival Ripon Christian.
Not being able to grab any traction in their singles matches hurt the Weston Ranch Cougars Thursday afternoon, falling 3-2 to the Sierra Timberwolves in a Valley Oak League intradistrict matchup.
Manteca High's soccer team scored three first-half goals on its way to a convincing 6-2 Valley Oak League win over Central Valley Thursday.
Mike Leland went the distance, striking out four in a 13-1 Sierra High sophomore baseball victory over the visiting Weston Ranch Cougars Thursday.
The entire buzz this week has been about the 18.11-pound bass that was recently caught and released by Kyle Gentry of Oakdale.
The St. Anthony's Catholic Church Young Men's Institute will be hosting a delicious breakfast in the St. Anthony School cafeteria from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. after the 7 and 8:45 a.m. Masses.
How can it be that with Washington simmering in scandals, with Republicans (not to mention talk-show hosts) using the "I" word (impeachment) with abandon, with calls to bring back Ken Starr (of Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky fame), President Obama's job approval rating is holding steady at around 50 percent, thank you very much?
Gov. Jerry Brown recently stepped in it when a reporter asked him about the Bay Bridge. In March, 32 of 96 key rods in the under-construction eastern span cracked after they were tightened. Dao Guv -- who, as Oakland's mayor, helped delay construction of the new span to win a tony, world-class design -- gave the wrong answer: "(Scatological stuff) happens."
The Avoid the 10 DUI Task Force is deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI/Drivers License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide to arrest impaired drivers and to keep the public aware of the dangers of driving while impaired by alcohol and drugs.
NO SIGN KILLING OF 2 KIDS WAS PLANNED: WEST POINT, Utah (AP) - A teenager was arrested Thursday in the deaths of his two younger brothers, ages 4 and 10, at the family home in a Utah subdivision of new houses and tidy lawns, police said.