WESTON RANCH - The Weston Ranch Branch Library will present Cinco de Mayo Craft Day on Saturday, May 2, at 2:30 p.m.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The calendar says it is April 2009. Housing prices say it is early 2000. The drop in median prices of existing homes – 34.7 percent since the market's historic peak of $429,000 in 2005 – has brought Manteca the highest level of affordability in almost 40 years. Median selling prices of existing homes is now at $179,900. That means despite unemployment hovering at 14.4 percent, ...
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The future temporary housing for dozens Manteca families forced onto the street was riding on the flip of the cards. Literally. Dozens of local residents took their seats inside of Bank of Stockton Saturday night to participate in a $50 buy-in poker tournament set to benefit HOPE Ministries and the work that they do helping families that are struggling. Organized by local builder Bob Raymus ...
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Dave Thompson loves it when he gets the chance to see 'Kids in a Box.' Every year HOPE Ministries organizes the overnight event being held at the Raymus House where students from around Manteca Unified show up for an evening of festivities before retiring to the cardboard box that they brought for the night. This year they'll be welcoming in students and kids on ...
ROSE ALBANO RISSO City editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin LATHROP - The husband of the current mayor, the husband of a former mayor, and a city Planning Commissioner have been ordered to appear in Manteca Superior Court following a verbal and physical altercation that occurred inside the Council Chambers at Lathrop City Hall on Friday. Ordered to appear in court May 22 on infraction citations by Lathrop Police are Tom Sayles, husband of Mayor ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Transportation coordinator Jason Osborn could recommend the creation of "no bus zones" in place of "walking distance" during tonight's Manteca Unified school board meeting. He recently received 96 comments from several of his school bus drivers along with those attending public information sessions of the past few weeks. Many of the concerns were safety related. Trustees will hear the report on the informational item during ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin WESTON RANCH – Noah Vieira can't always make it to classes. The 11-year-old son of Nancy and Larry Vieira has been in a weaken state from an ongoing battle with cancer. However, the fifth-grade student at Great Valley School perked up about Friday's Farm Day. He looked forward to the annual event. Vieira came away overwhelmed with the section in his honor, "Noah's Special Pigs," ...
Pickleball has the feel of badminton, a bit of ping pong and the look of tennis. The recreation sport that was dreamed up in 1965 in the Puget Sound area of Washington using an asphalt badminton court by two fathers responding to their children saying they were bored now has a governing organization – the USA Pickleball Association – that claims 15,000 members with 30 registered courts in 12 states. "It's amazing," noted Linda Abeldt ...
It looks just like a bunch of fenced in dirt but the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track targeted for christening in the next few months is much more than that.
RIPON - Bill Berghorst will be remembered as an icon of what is good about the Ripon community while leaving a family strongly united.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman is once again hoping to "Color the Skies" over Ripon this Labor Day weekend.
Prestige Senior Living at Empire and Louise avenues in East Manteca hosted a benefit talent show Saturday that was staged by seniors to help Agape Family Services.
STOCKTON – Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in this country. About one million Americans develop skin cancer each year. Although researchers cannot explain why one person develops skin cancer and another does not, we do know that taking precautions to protect our skin and early detection are the best weapons in the fight against skin cancer.
The MRPS Classy Car Show will be held on Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca. All makes and models of cars will be accepted. Dash plaques and drawing tickets will be awarded to the first 100 entrants. The drawing and awards will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Holly Halleck wasn't immediately a fan of the idea of being involved with the Manteca Relay for Life.
William "Bud" Cunningham helped bring the Oakland Coliseum to fruition 47 years ago when he served as the first stadium general manager.
Jesus didn't have to worry about a cold spell.
Austin Road Business Park could emerge as the top concentration of non-public sector employment for Ripon residents.
Dick Durham knows that the $75 it cost for a ticket to Wednesday's 34th annual Holiday Affair staged by the Manteca Soroptimists is well spent.
Gary Lemesh shudders to think if Kaiser-Manteca Medical Center were to make more cuts.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and members of her congregation from Southside Christian Church spread tiding of comfort and joy Wednesday at the Manteca Care & Rehabilitation Center.
A commitment letter could set the stage for the creation of 9,134 more jobs to chip away at Manteca's 10.1 percent unemployment rate.
The chance of outrunning one Manteca police officer is totally out of the question for fleeing bad guys in the city unless they can cover 26.2 miles without stopping.
Richard Silverman is seeking one of two Manteca City Council seats up for grabs in November 2014.
The sun is still hiding from the frost this morning, but some 50 hardy Manteca Nuts & Bolts diehards are already up and about making sure needy children will wake up with a smile on Christmas morning.
LATHROP – It's like Linda Rose that she'd feel like she wasn't deserving of the honor of being the 2013 Lathrop Holiday Parade Grand Marshal.
Firefighters' spray turned into ice when it hit the ground at a fully engulfed garage fire shortly before 4 a.m. Monday causing them to slip and slide while attacking the blaze at the rear of a boarded up home in the 600 block of Virginia Avenue west of Sequoia Street.
Manteca entrepreneur and restaurant owner Frank Guinta was more than a grand marshal in Manteca's Christmas parade Saturday night.
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the six-county Catholic Diocese of Stockton announced over the weekend the diocese will likely file for bankruptcy saying there is "no viable option" other than re-organization.
In May of 1944, Al Ftacek, a soldier from the town of Ottawa in Illinois, was sent to England to be part of a six-month bombing mission to Germany.