CERES – The Sierra High golf team didn't need its best effort, but the squad came close nonetheless, in beating Central Valley with relative ease in a 179-292 Valley Oak League win at River Oaks Golf Course Thursday.
WESTON RANCH – Wafa Hafed put on a performance to remember as the Weston Ranch soccer squad rolled the McNair Eagles 6-0 to close out its non-league schedule with an impressive win.
The Sierra High sophomore softball team exposed the Modesto Panthers in a 15-0 non-league blowout Wednesday at Sierra High.
The Bassmaster TroKar Duel in the Delta has begun. Pre-tournament favorites of the event always seem to be the anglers with the most experience on the Delta - native Californians. The last time the Bassmaster Elite Trail visited the Delta, Californian Aaron Martens, took home the top prize. Practice reports have been very bleak from most anglers, including those who have fished the Delta for years. Last weekend during a local tournament, a 21-pound catch ...
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, Remember the movie "One Eyed Jacks" with Marlon Brando? The title alluded to people who showed one side of themselves when they actually had another side. I was reminded of that movie when I started seeing some leading Republicans saying things now that seemed to contradict earlier statements or actions or just outright lie about facts. Now these Republicans aren't the new guys on the block, these are guys that have been ...
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, Why was it so easy for a "pot house" to open in Manteca? The city council last year refused to consider adopting an ordinance making it legal to set up a medical dispensary in Manteca. The city attorney says "we're seeking to abate it as a nuisance and to dispense a controlled substance is a violation of federal law." The owner of the dispensary claims it is a pharmacy. He did not ...
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, Delta Blood Bank would like to thank Sierra High School for hosting a blood drive on Friday, March 5. Altogether we collected 70 units; 28 were from first-time donors. All registered donors received a free T-shirt, courtesy Delta Blood Bank. Thank you for giving the gift of life. Delta Blood Bank Manteca March 9, 2010
The Valley Oak League unquestionably has some of the best golfers in the Sac-Joaquin Section and a handful of them were on display Wednesday when Sierra High was edged out by East Union 204-216 Wednesday at Manteca Golf Course.
The East Union Lancers have picked up a little steam and now they are rolling into Valley Oak League action, putting together another shutout Wednesday in a 3-0 non-league win over Buhach Colony.
Sierra High broke open a close game with a six-run fourth inning and kept things out of reach with a dominant pitching performance from senior Gabby Hawkins in a non-league victory over Modesto High Wednesday.
SALIDA – The Sierra High baseball team got a nice opening to its 2010 season, beating a talented Modesto Christian team 2-1 in the squads' season debut.
A woman walking or possibly running in the darkened number one lane of Highway 99 Monday night was struck and killed when a Ripon motorist failed to see her in time to stop, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society is conducting a pancake breakfast followed by Bunco and Gil's Card Party on Sunday, March 14.
Janie Rebecca Garceau, 54, died Monday, March 1. She was born in Oakland, Cal and raised in Hayward. She had lived in Manteca for the last 30 years.
Glenn Dee Smith, 68, passed away in Stockton, on Wednesday, March 3. He was born September 18, 1941 in Lexington, OK to the late James & Rena Smith. In Heaven he joins his parents and two brothers Viencel J. Smith and James R. Smith.
There are many ways to catch a fish. Yesterday while doing some grocery shopping I ran into my high school physical education teacher, coach Gebhart. He reminded me of a way of catching fish that I've never really gotten into. Coach Gebhart likes to fly fish just as much as he likes to golf. I have a fly rod, which is 27 years old and has sat collecting dust for the past 20 years. I ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 5 on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - LeBron James was a unanimous pick for the All-NBA team and Kobe Bryant earned his record-tying 11th first-team selection.
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.