Blight in Manteca comes in many forms based on a proposed expansion of the redevelopment agency.
Bigger is better when it comes to single family residential lots.
A large cardboard box was delivered to the Manteca Bulletin office Monday morning bearing the name of "The Little Hero: Alesaundra Tafoya". It came from a woman in New Jersey who has never met the three-year-old Manteca girl.
LATHROP – The Lathrop City Council Monday night approved 3-0 the $395,000 loan request from the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District.
Last February, Sophia Payan opened her Modesto dance studio.
The driver of a milk tanker involved in a solo accident Sunday night on East Yosemite Avenue at the southbound Hwy 99 onramp sustained only minor injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Those who can do creative things with pumpkins - whether it is carving scary or silly faces or else creating anything edible with the orange fruit - have an opportunity to showcase their skills during the upcoming Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
LATHROP – A $395,000 one-time loan at zero interest is being proposed to bail out the financially ailing Lathrop-Manteca Fire District. The money to be loaned is coming from Lathrop's general fund.
The total number of complaints registered with the California State Contractors Licensing Board (CSLB) against Manteca's Aqua Pool and Spa has reached 106 as of Thursday.
The opening week of the Manteca Idol finals showed us some of the performances that have made the singing competition – which doubles as a Manteca Boys and Girls Club fundraiser – something worth following.
RIPON – Ripon Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring "Meet the Candidates Night" for the City Council Candidates on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 259 N. Wilma Ave.
Jon Cardoza has solid parents.
Paul Binford will always know that his name is on a trophy in the lobby of the Harley-Davidson corporate headquarters in Milwaukee.
Chris Rivas is "D" man when it comes to supporting the Manteca High Buffaloes.
RIPON - The home and garden of Don and Gina Owens on River Road shows what one can do to a one-and-a-half-acre site in a span of seven years.
Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Manteca as well as downtown Ripon within five years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.
Manteca Police are playing Santa once again for needy kids as they've done for years.
Once upon a time, the Manteca Unified Board of Trustees met twice a month.
Rains may pound the Central Valley and Bay Area relentlessly but it won't help much if rain and heavy snow doesn't fall in the Sierra.
Six Ripon High School teens and two girls from Ripon Christian High School and a senior from Connecting Waters Charter School make up the court of Almond Blossom Queen candidates for the 2015 edition of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce event.
When it's completed the grade separation on Lathrop Road will cement the thoroughfare's status as the city's transportation core.
For 16 years, Joe Waller uses this time of year to convert his Careers in Law Enforcement class room into a barroom.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
In her final months, Frances Loureiro may have forgotten the lyrics to her favorite songs, but the beat and rhythm reverberated through her soul, connecting her with family and friends one last time.
Jeff Saunders has his house spruced up for the holiday.
STOCKTON – It took 63 months, millions of dollars and a community coalition that seemed to swell as more time went on.
Tumbleweeds blowing cross the 120 Bypass, minor street flooding, and a few downed trees and power lines was the worst that Mother Nature could throw at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop in the biggest storm to pass through the Northern San Joaquin Valley since October 2008.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.
LATHROP – Arnita Montiel remembers Mo Iorio as fun loving and gregarious.
Kevin Custer clutched the microphone in one hand, thanking those that came before him – his father, his grandfathers, his uncles and his cousins – for bringing him to this moment.