LATHROP – The water meters in the older section of Lathrop aren't functioning properly.
Kristin Miller wanted to read a very specific book. She was searching for a story about a girl that had a premonition about her death and then worked closely with the police to solve the murder before it actually happened – a sort-of mystic mystery unlike the books that she commonly came across. The only problem was that there was a reason she wasn't coming across books like that – that story didn't exist. So ...
Leo Matthews was taken out of St. Anthony of Padua Church, his 'lifeless body' hoisted by classmates during a re-enactment of the crucifixion scene on this Good Friday.
Manteca's employment rate was at its highest level in February since mid-2007 as 87.2 percent of the 27,600 people in the labor pool had jobs.
Jennifer Marek is the new publisher of the Manteca Bulletin. The longtime Manteca resident started with the Manteca Bulletin in October 2004 in advertising sales. Marek was promoted to classified manager and then overall advertising manager before being named the general manager for the Oakdale Leader in May 2006. "I like local newspapers as they are the only place you can go to get news of your community whether it is city council coverage, high ...
Manteca is about to start segueing from fossil fuel to electric power to move police officers around town.
LATHROP - An 8-year-old girl that dashed out into traffic in a Lathrop neighborhood on her bicycle and was struck by a passing vehicle is home with her parents after suffering only scrapes and bruises.
So just who is Phillip Randol? Yard signs placed thoughout Manteca have been displaying that question. You can find out by going to WhoIsPhillipRandol.com or stop by Crossroads Grace Community Church this Saturday or Sunday. It is all part of a contemporary delivery of a message that has stood the test of time being staged at the Moffat Boulevard house of worship Easter weekend. The Easter season presentation dubbed "The Fortunate Death of Phillip Randol" ...
TRACY (AP) - California water officials said Wednesday that a $14 billion twin-tunnel plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta would restore the ecosystem and reduce deaths of threatened fish, although during dry years the delta smelt would be killed at the same rate as today.
Michelle Gallon has fond memories of her grandmother. There were the days as a young girl in Kenosha, Wis. – Gallon grew up in nearby Racine – that she spent learning how to bake in the matriarch's kitchen out of old cans because she couldn't afford to go out and buy actual pans. And then there were the days, recently, as the owner of Michelle's Golden Brown Breads when she got to show her grandmother ...
By DENNIS WYATT The Bulletin Rear Admiral Donald Gintzig will join Dakota Meyer - the first living Marine in 38 years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor - as a participant in the 10th annual Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration on May 26 at Woodward Park. The two contacted organizers asking to attend when they heard the 12th panel of the Welcome Home Heroes Traveling Tributes that lists the names of more than 7,000 Americans ...
The public is invited to the annual general membership meeting of the East Union Cemetery Association to be held on Good Friday at 1 p.m.
Brother and sister Sadie Cabral and Joe Cala were Manteca High grads. Sadie operated her beauty salon for over 75 years until her death last year. Her brother Joe went into radio as a sportscaster with KNX 1070 News Radio in Los Angeles. Cala, who lives in Studio City, was recently inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcasters Hall of Fame. His sights are now on garnering more honors as a screenwriter and actor. After ...
Part-time employees for the City of Manteca - unless they are seasonal workers - won't be getting more than 29 hours a week of work.
There are two framed photographs and one prominent black-and-white poster adorning David Burke's otherwise spartan office.
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
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix police officer and firefighter both died Sunday after suffering critical injuries in separate accidents on the job, officials said.
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.