Ted Parker grows a variety of produce in his northwest Manteca backyard.
RIPON – Getting involved in the community is something that just comes naturally to Michelle Ambrose.
RIPON – Having her mother volunteering as part of the court of the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen several years ago gave Camila Sweaney an early taste of what the event was all about.
Beverly Proctor leaves an empty desk in the Manteca Bulletin's advertising department and a great emptiness in the hearts of staff members.
Congress - wrestling with hundreds of billions of dollars in bailout requests - is going to be lobbied to help with funding for the proposed Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau Central Valley Regional Events Center.
Youth are being asked to design posters aimed at discouraging their peers from joining gangs.
RIPON – When Ripon Superintendent Louise Nan opened an envelope from the Sacramento desk of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, she knew that the news wasn't going to be good.
Manteca Unified's seven trustees have a big incentive to embrace the Level II budget cuts being advanced to them at Tuesday's board meeting in a bid to bridge a $14 million budget deficit for the next school year.
There were upwards of 400 Manteca households that were late enough with their municipal water, sewer, and garbage bills in 2006 that they received a 48-hour shut-off notice.
Eight Olympic Gold Medalist USA softball players are instructing a two-day skills clinic April 9-10 over spring break at Big League Dreams.
The Festa do Espirito Santo Manteca (FESM) kicked off the crab feed season in Manteca Saturday night.
Wayne Knauf never knew that he'd become a lay-expert on famous fur trapper and mountain man Jedediah Smith.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is taking steps to develop a public benefits program required of all retail electrical providers in California.
A boom in retail construction, ironically, is the only bright spot in the revenue outlook for the City of Manteca as it contends with a projected deficit in excess of $11.3 million for the fiscal year starting July 1.
High school students may have to pay up to $153 per sport next school year to participate in after-school athletics.
They met. They discussed. They left it alone. For now.
Ripon Police converged on a late model rental car shortly before 2 p.m. Monday as it left the Bank of the West on Main Street with three men from Los Angeles, Fresno and Madera in possession allegedly of a cache of forged credit and ID cards.
Just about the time the Highway 99 widening project through Manteca wraps up another improvement project will start along the freeway.
The Saturday shooting across from Antigua Park was brazen, breakneck, and bold.
It appears Ernie's Food & Spirits may soon be without an important ingredient.
Editor's Note: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. McCreath is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey. These are her thoughts and feelings shared with you.
Michael Seelye missed a Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting to attend the birthday celebration for his first grandchild who was turning one. His absence was excused by the board, which meant he was not going to lose his compensation. The reason for his absence was considered a "hardship."
The Ripon Unified school board race will not go to the polls.
Verizon land line telephone customers in Ripon experienced a loss of dial tones in their handsets as well as interruption in their Internet and Wi-Fi services over the weekend. While intermittent loss of service was first reported early on Saturday it became widespread about noon with some customers thinking the interruption was either in their computers or in their routers.
Since hitting the Internet several months ago, the Ripon City Council meeting viewership reached an all-time high last month.
It was an honest mistake.
Morenzone Field - created originally for adult softball - is being converted to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.
New residents are helping pay for upgrades to aging playground equipment in Manteca's older neighborhood parks.
Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs has never been known to let grass grow under his feet and taking on his club's presidency is no different.
Shots rang out shortly before noon Saturday in a quiet residential neighborhood across from Veritas School at the intersection of Pagola Avenue and Collins Street where two men in their early 20s were struck by gunfire - one in the leg and the other in the buttocks.