By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Everyone wants to pack everything they have into the back of a U-Haul and head down to Hollywood to pursue a career in acting.
Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" is among the entries already registered for the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park.
LATHROP – Lathrop nonprofit organizations that are interested in submitting an application for Safe and Sane Fireworks this year are invited to attend an orientation meeting today starting at 5 p.m.
RIPON - Ripon's two veteran organizations, VFW Post 1051 and American Legion Post 190 will be holding the Annual Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday, May 31, at 10:30a.m.
The buyers of homes in new Manteca neighborhoods approved in the mid-1990s were forced by conditions placed on development to pay into landscape maintenance districts.
Three City of Manteca planning technicians lost their jobs after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's move to commandeer $2.05 billion in redevelopment funds was upheld in court.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted to roll back efforts to give states more consumer powers Tuesday – a partial victory for federally chartered banks that don't want state regulators meddling in their business.
Station 242 was visited on Monday by 35 Brock Elliot School second graders from Ms. Acosta's class. They were full of energy and interesting questions. Captain Breitenbucher, Engineer McLeod, and Firefighter Avant took out all the stops for these kids. Along the tour these 35 lucky second graders were able to learn all about Truck 24 and Engine 242. They were able to see a little about fire station life with a tour of the inside of the station as well as meet our new Fire Marshall Lantz Rey. After the tour of the station and apparatus came the ...
Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one glaring exception - gang violence.
It's not exactly like the world famous Medieval Times that has put the Southern California city of Buena Park on the map.
Jerald Martin sat in his backyard last week as his two children tossed around the Nerf football.
LATHROP – About 190 Lathrop Elementary School students can honestly say they are nowbona fide published writers.
RIPON - Tara Fisher has done it all on the farm, made her mark as an outstanding student at University of California, Santa Cruz and served as a probation officer and unit supervisor in Santa Cruz County .
Inclement weather in January, February, and March failed to slow down growth in attendance and play at the Big league Dreams sports complex.
The loss of farmland to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $15.2 million.
Fire in a mobile home Sunday morning at the El Rancho Mobile Home Park, Space 38, in the 1800 block of East Yosemite Avenue resulted in a $70,000 loss to the structure and $35,000 to its contents, according to Manteca Fire Battalion Chief David Marques.
Live and silent auctions were part of the well-attended roast for retiring Mayor Willie Weatherford Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center netting some $13,000 for the building fund for a new VFW hall that will be built on Moffat Boulevard.
The tallest "pine tree" in Manteca is going to be "planted" along Button Avenue.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu started hitting the campaign trail a year ago. That may be too early to some but, as it turns out, he is right on the vote.
• The Banta Inn – The building stands alone – tucked along a set of railroad tracks in a desolate area outside of Tracy. And the story of how it came to be, and its subsequent history, makes this rural destination popular with weekenders traveling through the Central Valley an interesting – if not unnerving – stop. It was originally built by Frank Gallegos, an alleged member of Joaquin Murrieta's band of outlaws – a group that migrated from Mexico to California's Central Valley during the Gold Rush, attacking wagon trains and allegedly killing upwards of 40 people. The man believed to be Murrieta ...
Every day is Halloween for San Joaquin Valley Paranormal Research.
Editor's note: This story first ran on Feb. 9, 2010 in the Manteca Bulletin
Few things were off-limits to the capacity crowd that gathered Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center to usher Willie Weatherford off into a peaceful retirement after serving 12 years as mayor.
There's more road work on the way for Manteca motorists to contend with.
It's hard enough being a senior in high school, getting ready not only for graduation with all the academic requirements but for college entrance as well.
A few years ago, Sister Veronica Hagen was a special guest at the senior luncheon hosted by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring.
As many as 2,000 costumed kids are expected to converge on downtown Manteca Saturday as part of the 16th annual Safe Halloween.
MRPS Hall on Grant Street is undergoing a facelift. The new and improved popular social facility owned by the Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society will be unveiled in December.
Molly K. Hooper- a Capitol Hill staff writer for the respected Washington, D.C., publication "The Hill", interviewed Congressman Jeff Denham Wednesday morning in the Manteca Museum next to the desk of the late, longtime Manteca Congressman John J. McFall.