Curt Collins has a confession to make to his wife. He found the pumpkin. The Manteca man and his son Chris found the golden pumpkin in the parking lot of Bank of America after researching all of the clues listed in the Manteca Bulletin during the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt. A recap of the clues is as follows: • "It all started here" is in reference to pioneer Joshua Cowell building his home on what ...
Members of the Manteca Senior Center Advisory committee are set to pay tribute to veterans from the community at a special gathering of former service men and women at the Manteca Senior Center Thursday at 4 p.m.
Relay for Life meeting Nov. 5 Manteca High will be conducting informational meetings on Relay for Life. The kick-off session is planned for Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the MHS cafeteria. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature activity, with the community getting an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Locally, teams of people have used the track at Sierra High in the past, walking ...
The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
SONORA – New England does not have the monopoly when it comes to dramatic and colorful fall foliage at this time of the year.
The California Highway Patrol commercial officers say they are not handing out tickets to truckers off route with illegally long trailers – only giving drivers prepared educational packets to get the word out.
Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Jerry Sims has publicly apologized for comments he made about former Manteca city councilman Jack Snyder during a recent Lathrop City Council meeting.
The Health Occupation classes at Lindbergh School will be conducting a Safe Halloween at Sequoia School on Saturday, Oct. 31.
Sierra High Goes on Tour. That's the 2009 homecoming theme for the Timberwolves, who will face Ceres Friday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. The tour is in reference to concerts, according to activity director Amy Gross, with the classes scheduled to decorate their float based on the various music genres. Seniors, for example, will pay tribute to the LAC country music. The juniors will entertain Woodstock, with the Class of 2011 members turning back the ...
One of Manteca's longest running Safe Halloween carnivals will take Saturday, October 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in the gym.
The Lathrop Elementary School was packed with a steady flow of families on Oct. 17 as the school decided to bring back the carnivals of the past at Lathrop, originally started by the Mother's Club back in the late 1950s. Families got to choose between games such as "Goldfish, Sack Races, Lotteria, Sweet Treat Walk, Creamed, and many more. There were, at least 20 games were available to everyone. In addition to the games, there ...
The fight between South San Joaquin Irrigation District and PG&E over control of South County retail power delivery may rest on legal research being conducted by the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
It's turning into a daunting task With only $30 donated to date, Turkeys R Us organizers have 22 days to raise $19,470 to order turkeys to make sure 1,300 families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop hit hard by the sluggish economy will have a traditional turkey dinner for Thanksgiving. Turkeys R Us – working through Second Harvest Food Bank – supplies the main course for Thanksgiving and Christmas each year to the various food closets ...
Some 667 Manteca-Lathrop-Ripon families struggling financially this holiday season won't go without a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
The final hidden Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 was located at 3:15 a.m. Thursday by a Manteca woman who said she was puzzled by one clue that suggested it might be found by a French restaurant.
Jack Bellew – a boy on his own mission to aid U.S. troops – will be at Isadore's Restaurant again this Saturday asking for tips in support of his overseas snack pack operation. He's already sent thousands of boxes to thankful guys and gals in the military.
When the first flag was ever raised atop the pole at Manteca's Fire Station No. 4 on Sept. 11, it represented something unique.
By DENNIS WYATT
Frank Alvarado couldn't believe his eyes as he rolled into the parking lot at Library Park for the start of Saturday's "Ride the Tide."
There will be some 20 "jailbirds" held throughout Friday in Agape Villages' annual Jail 'n' Bail fundraiser at the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
STOCKTON – Rogene Reynolds lives on two acres of farm land on Roberts Island.
Six Ripon civic leaders donned firefighters' heavy turnout gear Friday and learned first-hand the challenges and pressures of being active firefighters in the community.
The agreement outlining the provisions of the exchange of properties between the Manteca Unified School District and Union Ranch Partners will be discussed and considered for approval tonight by the Board of Trustees.
Manteca has two existing water tanks - one on Lathrop Road and another in front of the wastewater treatment plant on West Yosemite Avenue.
A man driving a silver BMW sedan and wearing all black identified himself as a Manteca Police officer as he approached newspaper delivery carriers at about 3:15 a.m. Monday tapping on the driver's window asking what the couple was doing near a restaurant in the 600 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
An ironworker buying doughnuts early Monday morning was shaken up in a carjacking of his 2006 Chevy Silverado extended cab pickup truck after he attempted to stop the thief from driving out of the parking lot.
The Ripon City Council is expected to appoint Katie Nielsen to the Senior Commission at tonight's 7 p.m. open session in the Council Chambers, 259 N. Wilma Ave.
Before he underwent gastric bypass surgery six months ago for health reasons, Manteca Unified Superintendent Jason Messer had to attend pre-surgical preparatory classes in Modesto.