It costs a lot of green to operate Manteca's landscape maintenance districts. It is why Del Webb residents are battling the city over a proposed $60.65 annual assessment on their individual lots to pay for the maintenance on landscaping including utilities (electric and water), irrigation systems, entry signs, walls and other hardscapes, graffiti removal, vandalism repair, curbs and gutters as well as re-lamping of decorative lights (on Union Road only by Woodbridge) on improvements made ...
Fifth-grade students at St. Anthony's School are about a year away from attending the Outdoor School of the San Joaquin County Office of Education formerly known as science camp.
Manteca is raising its standards when it comes to gas station canopies in neighborhood commercial projects.
George Vitek believes times are hard enough for Manteca leaders to consider reviving a Depression Era and World War II strategy – Victory Gardens.
Leonard Rosas couldn't have been happier as he watched his son scurry around the grounds at The Commons at Union Ranch Friday morning.
Fresh off a performance at Los Angeles' Viper Room, Icarus Jones will be on tonight's "Souzapalooza" bill at Rocko's Sports and Spirits, 757 N. Main St., Manteca.
In the classic movie, Gene Kelly was singing in the rain. In Manteca and Lathrop Thursday, people were smiling and playing in the April showers.
Business is booming at Manteca's Big League Dreams sports complex. The management has just hired 11 new employees and plans to do another wave of hiring in the coming months after ending 2008 with a record 355,000 paying visitors who passed through the turnstiles. The firm leasing and operating the six-field complex that also has two restaurants and an indoor soccer arena reported that in first quarter comparisons there are: •257 adults softball teams this ...
Faith Johnson might have been wearing the most fashionable belt in town. As one of the dozens of kids who turned out for Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom presentation Wednesday at the Manteca Public Library, Johnson showed no fear as she stepped up onto a footstool and prepared herself to have a boa constrictor placed around her waist as she modeled off the new trend with a smile. And while Python Ron's presentation has become an ...
"Don't spend your time being miserable – don't take time for granted!"
Souzapalooza is back. The fifth annual Manteca event will be held on Saturday at Rocco's Sports and Spirit, 757 N. Main St., beginning at 6 p.m. Among the bands on tap are Odessa, Grey Space, and Icarus Jones. Cost is $15 with all proceeds benefitting Jason Davino. According to Mark Souza, who is the Souzapalooza proprietor, Davino is one of the owners of Fuzion Salon and Spa. A cancer patient, he has been receiving treatment ...
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared in the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of April 2-8.
Hollywood productions such as "Driving Miss Daisy", "Ghostbusters II", and "Back to the Future II" were packing them in at movie houses the last time ticket prices were $3.
Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop took part in the Wacky Egg Games Wednesday as part of the Spring Break activities.
Spring has definitely arrived in Manteca.
Editor's note: This is the first of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
The 2-year-old who was run over by the family's pickup is still undergoing some tests at Children's Hospital in Oakland but is expected to come home soon.
If Emmanuel Torres ended up on the street tomorrow, he wouldn't fare so well. For starters, the 15-year-old vice president of the Manteca Boys and Girls Club's Keystone Club - a leadership academy for teenagers -- struggled with piecing together a makeshift shelter that only needed tape and staples to finish. Even with a handful of helpers, Torres couldn't manage get the thick cardboard walls to stick to the wooden frame that had shielded him ...
Ripon High School senior Paige Burrell is moving on to the next chapter in her volleyball career and has accepted a scholarship to play for a NCAA Division II school - Nyack College in Nyack, NY.
A two-year-old child is recovering at Children's Hospital in Oakland after being run over by her parents' pick-up truck. The vehicle was parked in the family's driveway at Alfonso Lane in Manteca shortly before 1 p.m. on Sunday. The status of the child is unknown as of press time; however, a Manteca Police spokesman said the child was "alert and crying" when officers arrived at the scene. According to preliminary investigations, only one of the ...
By DENNIS WYATT
By JASON CAMPBELL
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.