Fonseca Farms donated the use of their barn for an old-fashioned barn dance and dinner Saturday to raise funds for the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Friends and fellow veterans of the late Wally Fagundes will dedicate a plaque at the Manteca Historical Society museum in his memory. The event will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Manteca's new home construction remained steady in March with work on 11 new houses getting underway. It may not sound like much compared to the go-go days of 2000 when ground was broken for 89 homes a month or even 2003 when 66 permits were issued to build homes in a given month by the Manteca building department. It does, however, mark the fourth month ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Jerry German says it all with his greetings at Bass Pro Shops – it's his love and respect for people that comes from the depths of his soul. Growing up in Ripon he graduated from Ripon High School and farmed with his dad on North Ripon Road. When his dad became ill, it was Jerry who planted 20 acres in almonds for him. Jerry played ...
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Every time a typical water truck used for construction projects fills up from a municipal fire hydrant it is using enough water to supply the needs of an average Manteca household for 10 days. In the future, though, contractors won't be taking big 3,000-gallon-plus drinks from Manteca's expensive treated water supply. They instead will travel to the Manteca wastewater treatment plant. There they will fill ...
ROSE ALBANO RISSO City editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin LATHROP – Dog litter in Lathrop's nearly two-dozen public parks could be a thing of the past. The City Council tonight will consider a proposal to install dog litter stations at all community and neighborhood parks as a way to encourage park users to clean up after their pets and improve cleanliness at these facilities. There would be 17 Dog Litter Stations installed all in ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Cub Scouts Pack 432 of Manteca will be doing their part for Earth Day on Wednesday. Members have been decorating the standard brown paper grocery bags that will be re-used by customers at Save Mart on N. Main Street – helping spread the message behind the nearly 40-year-old celebration of preserving "the blue marble." According to Earth Day coordinator Troy Stelmack, the local scouts have ...
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin In the dawn's early light this Memorial Day Les Thomas will be at his post without fail. He'll be joined by a dedicated small army of volunteers who will take the flags he hands out in multiples of four and load them into pick-up trucks, SUVs, and vans. They will then drive to the four corners of Manteca's main streets from the city's heart at ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin SACRAMENTO - Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) had its annual statewide bash in Sacramento Saturday night -- honoring officers who had gone the extra mile to keep drunks off the highways. Some 500 officers and family members filled the Sheraton Grand Hotel for the sit-down dinner. Blue and tan uniforms sported shoulder patches from countless departments. DUI patrolmen from Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop and the area ...
When Rhonda Mix moved to Manteca four years ago, she was like a new kid on the block. "I was just so bored because I didn't know anybody," said Mix who is a wife, mom, part-time student and part-time veterinary technician all rolled into one. She didn't stay bored too long once she discovered the United Lutheran Preschool and the church's Moms Group, in that order. She happened to have a three-year-old son at that ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin April is National Organ Donor Awareness month. For Manteca's Jose Zaragoza and his family, this is a matter that's near and dear to him. More than three years ago his 16-year-old son, Matthew Zaragoza Van Gelderen, an East Union High football player, was fatally injured in a non-league game at Bear Creek High. Matthew, who suffered a brain contusion that Sept. 16, 2005, died a ...
Driving Louise Avenue - one of the heaviest traveled streets in Manteca and Lathrop - will get a lot easier by this time in 2010.
The cutting edge of the green power movement isn't in Berkeley nor is it in San Francisco.
Manteca unemployment has nearly doubled in the past year to a record post World War II rate of 14.4 percent in March.
The Eckert's pipeline project was arguably one of the most ingenious and profitable decisions ever to come from Manteca's City Hall as a result of a threat from the state to pull the plug on 350 private sector jobs.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Assemblymember Kristen Olsen is hosting a Covered California Community Coffee today from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at Ripon City Hall, 259 North Wilma Ave., Ripon
SAN JOSE (AP) - The family of a Silicon Valley engineer who amassed one of the nation's most extensive historic military vehicle collections is giving the tanks, missile launchers and armored vehicles to a Massachusetts-based museum that will preserve and display some of them.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - The last of the Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90's, offered a final toast Saturday to their fallen comrades, as they pondered their place in history after a day of fanfare about their 1942 attack on Japan.
HOUSTON (AP) - A house party in suburban Houston to celebrate a girl's 18th birthday erupted into gunfire that killed two teens, wounded many others, and caused some partygoers to flee for their lives through second-story windows, authorities said Sunday.
TRUCKEE (AP) - The opening of a new segment of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway west of Reno means cycling enthusiasts are about two-thirds of the way to completing the dream that began 10 years ago to follow the Truckee River more than 100 miles from Lake Tahoe to its terminus at Pyramid Lake.
Not even one street has been started and the developers of Austin Road Business Park have found a way to pare 4,907 daily vehicle trips in the 1,036-acre project.
One of the Bay Area's most iconic radio stations is famous for broadcasting a traffic report every 10 minutes.
PLEASANTON – Mark Makuta settles into his chair and pulls out a newspaper.
SAN FRANCISCO – It's 7 a.m., and I'm standing on the edge of a train station staring out at a field across the tracks.
What to do about 28 acres in an area of northeast Ripon?
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park officials are moving forward on a $24-million plan to remove parking lots, roads and buildings from Mariposa Grove, an ancient collection of humongous sequoias.
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Woodward Avenue may soon get its first roundabout.
It was once the Northern San Joaquin Valley's top selling GMC dealership.