Manteca's spring fair is at a crossroads. The street fair – now in its 14th year – draws crowds in excess of 30,000 people during the first weekend in April. The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is launching a two-year strategy to "take it to the next level." This year during April 3-4 the Manteca Crossroads Street Fair will expand farther to the east down Yosemite Avenue. There will be craft booths in the 100 ...
The last McMansion sold by Seeno Homes in late 2004 set a record that has never been challenged - $750,000 for a new Manteca tract home.
JC Penney - one of the nation's largest department store retailers - is officially opening nine new stores nationwide on Friday, March 6, including a Manteca location in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road.
Manteca developer Marie Raymus is once again making it possible for the Give Every Child a Chance bowl-a-thon to take place on all 48-lanes at Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center.
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of February 5-11.
Thaera Schluer and her family are no strangers to Sparkles the Clown. They've had the local entertainer of parties, company gatherings, weddings, carnivals, school assemblies, and various other functions over at their Manteca home. "We're had Sparkles at two of my children's birthdays as well as her husband, Ravioli, for another (party)," said Thaera, who, along with her sister, Elizabeth Hamdan, brought her two children, Lela, 4, and Collins, 2, to the special Friends of ...
The Symphony Comes to Manteca Evening with the Maestro is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday at Delicato Vineyards Tasting Room, 12001 S. Highway 99 Frontage Road.
Barring a series of Sierra blizzards of Biblical proportions, the watershed that supplies water for South County farms and cities will face its third skimpiest yield in the past 113 years.
•Install a low-flow showerhead. •Install a "soak and soap" valve in the shower to allow you to reduce or stop the flow without adjusting any settings. •Install faucet aerators. •Turn off the water while shaving, washing or brushing your teeth. •Run full loads in dishwashers and washing machines. •Don't use the toilet as a trash can, every flush can use up to 7 gallons. •Install an ultra low flow toilet. You could save up to ...
In the clearest sign yet that the resale housing market is at or near bottom there are now 309 homes either sold or pending so far in 2009 with a median price hovering around $179,650.
It's been several years since Monica Cane first got the urge to pen a Christian fiction novel that takes place in Manteca.
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week runs through Feb. 14. As a way of marking the occasion, a coalition of families, individuals, support groups, and health professionals, to name a few, are involved in a campaign to get the word out. Included are Shannon Bauer and her husband, Bryan, of Escalon. Their 2-year-old daughter, Casey Lynn Bauer, was born with Ebstein Anomaly, a CHD characterized by displacement of the tricuspid valve. "She was born with two ...
Bob Drew passed away Monday night leaving an emptiness, a serious void with all those who knew him.
The next Manteca Citizen Police Academy starts Feb. 25 and runs through April 8. The seven-week-long academy runs primarily on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Manteca started its first Citizen Police Academy in 1995 with 30 people from all walks of life. Today Manteca has one of the longest-running academies in the state. The academy is offered twice a year in the spring and fall. The class size is limited to 20 participants and ...
Debby Moorhead is upbeat about Manteca's future. It might not be what you'd expect from someone who took office right as the Manteca City Council started looking in earnest at ways to chip away at a projected $11.3 million deficit that will develop in the next fiscal year starting July 1 if revenue and spending patterns in place in December aren't changed. The way Moorhead sees it is that Manteca is in a much better ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Local gasoline prices are swinging up and down ever more drastically, a result of a national fuel system that is operating with a shrinking margin for error.
Manteca Unified School District Superintendent Jason Messer is a big loser. But he came out of that being a winner.
Mission accomplished. That's how Manteca Educators Association president Ken Johnson described the completion of the group's annual project benefiting American soldiers overseas during the holidays.
LATHROP – The firm that was initially set to develop the section of town now known as Central Lathrop failed to meet its obligations.
The Swingin' Blues Star will highlight the next Ripon Arts League concert on Thursday, Nov. 21.
Bulb-outs -the much maligned traffic control devices that do double duty in downtown Manteca as planters - are coming to a neighborhood near you.
MIAMI (AP) - Dean Griffin liked the health insurance he purchased for himself and his wife three years ago and thought he'd be able to keep the plan even after the federal Affordable Care Act took effect.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police must get a warrant before using GPS to track a suspect's vehicle, a federal appeals court has ruled, throwing out a cache of evidence against three brothers charged in a wave of pharmacy burglaries and going beyond a Supreme Court ruling that left open the question of whether judges have to approve of the high-tech surveillance.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he's already endorsing her.
CHICAGO (AP) - Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Some of the world's top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won't be enough to head off extreme global warming, and they're asking environmentalists to support the development of safer nuclear power as one way to cut fossil fuel pollution.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The gunman charged in the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport lay bloodied and handcuffed on the floor of Terminal 3 after being gunned down by police, but he replied to critical questions that helped authorities lock down the scene.
FRESNO (AP) - A year ago federal officials trucked 116 spawning salmon to the upper San Joaquin River in Central California and invited media to watch them swim free for the first time since a dam cut off the river's flow a half century ago.
SANTA ANA (AP) - Orange County is weighing whether to create an online map pinpointing dangerous dogs in more than a dozen cities.