TURLOCK – As thousands of area high school and college graduates look proudly toward their futures, one local author also helps them focus on the nuts and bolts of life - literally.
It is one of Manteca's smallest congregations but it isn't preventing Southside Christian Center from striving mightily to tackle one of Manteca's biggest problems – the influence of gangs.
Jim Brown dedicated 38 years of his life serving as a role model for students and athletes alike.
Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place this Friday through Memorial Day.
RIPON - Julian Ortega – the 10-year-old with a winning smile – has captivated the hearts of officers at the Ripon Police Department and especially that of supervisor Linda Johnston.
Heather Bonetti and Bobbie Miller were recently honored by the California Ambulance Association as "Stars of Life" in Sacramento.
Gregory Hartt of Manteca, has successfully completed California Highway Patrol (CHP) cadet training.
RIPON – The concern over a possible power transmission project that could end up severely impacting family farming operations is attracting the attention of the Ripon City Council.
It's a doggone dilemma if there ever was one. The Manteca City Council is being asked tonight to approve a dog park site plan for Woodward Park at the corner of Bridewell and Woodward avenues when they meet at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St. The funding to create the park that has $108,000 in upfront costs would have to come from the park fee fund reserve that has a demand ...
A recipe book has become an inside joke among the women employees and general manager of South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
The hyperbaric chamber sessions that Mauricio Araniz has to undergo aren't cheap. At more than $150 each – with several recommended every week by the doctors that are overseeing his rehabilitation – the mounting bills and the slow progress of a long recovery present both the young man and his family with a daunting future. And the fact that his health insurance company refuses to cover any of the treatments makes the entire situation that ...
Manteca Police are looking for the automatic weapons that go with the 1,000 rounds of ammunition they discovered Sunday in a vacated residence in the 1000 block of Mission Ridge Drive.
It all seemed so simple for Leanna Galang when she first decided to adopt-a-soldier as her part to make sure that at least one person fighting for America's freedom in the Middle East got a dose of home.
It's a political paradox. At the same time municipal staff is asking Manteca's elected leaders to consider outsourcing some functions to save money they are lobbying for a plan to assume work that has already been outsourced to save city jobs. The proposal to assign four park maintenance workers to the landscape maintenance districts isn't as much about saving $350,000 in the general fund as the city isn't currently doing the work as it is ...
The Manteca Children's Foundation will be hosting a Family Fun and Fitness Expo on Saturday, May 23.
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.