YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. (AP) - Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect habitat and waterways as the fall rainy season approaches.
Arnold "Butch" Rothlin is not a happy camper. Actually, he's not a happy alfalfa farmer.
The reunion committee for Manteca Union's Class of 1963 is missing contact information for a few of its classmates. The 50th reunion is set for Friday, Sept. 20, at Chez Shari from 5 to 11 p.m.
The Manteca Patriots will dedicate their Thursday, Sept. 12, meeting to a solemn remembrance of those who lost their lives in the terrorist ttacks on Sept. 11. It will include a grateful tribute to courageous first responders both then and today.
PASO ROBLES (AP) - Brooke Mayo never stopped thinking of the rosy-cheeked little girl she gave up for adoption nearly three-quarters of a century ago.
Caltrans has reopened Highway 120 from Groveland into Yosemite National Park. Crews reopened the section at noon on Friday. The state route has been closed 18 days since Monday, Aug. 19 due to the Rim Fire. Since the fire, Caltrans crews have been working 12 to 14 hour shifts removing fire damaged trees, repairing guardrail posts and replacing numerous signs. Caltrans has replaced nearly 1,000 burned out guardrail posts, and removed over 1,800 trees (that ...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Even as firefighters battle a gigantic wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park, environmental scientists are moving in this weekend to begin critical work protecting habitat and waterways before the fall rainy season beings.
For the last 25 years, the countryside in southwest Manteca was home to the Cornejo family. Next week, home will be a two-bedroom house on West Yosemite Avenue just a yodel away from the downtown business district.
They're shuttered, paved over or almost completely forgotten. But for Kristopher Rowberry, the amusement parks of yesterday are just as fascinating as any trip to Disneyland or Great America, even if there's nothing left to ride. Take, for example, his recent endeavor to chronicle the golden years of Manteca's famed Oakwood Lake waterslides. If you were to ask any Manteca resident that has called the growing community home for a substantial amount of time, they'll ...
Four different people harassed elementary school students over a four-day span last month. And three of them exposed themselves in the process. Even with a handful of tips coming from the public that are currently being followed up on by investigators, the Manteca Police Department is still looking for crucial information that may lead to the arrest of the individuals that they believe are responsible. The first of the incidents took place on Friday, Aug. ...
Manteca is on pace for the sixth straight year of 280 plus new homes being built. Builders have finished or started 217 homes through the end of August. Developers are convinced the market is picking up steam as site work is now underway on four new housing projects. It takes between four to six months to go for raw land to be turned into build-able lots. New residential construction - the barometer of Manteca's economic ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - When it comes to hyping next-generation hardware, the video game industry doesn't typically opt for simplicity. However, during a presentation at the GameStop Expo in Las Vegas to promote the upcoming Xbox One console last week, a no-frills, old-school approach is exactly what Microsoft employed when confronted with a convention room full of passionate gamers.
NEW YORK (AP) - After the crossfire, CNN's new debating crew plans a "Ceasefire."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southern California man who almost didn't survive the Boston Marathon bombing has returned home after five months of recovery and rehabilitation.
Manteca was booming in 1980. The city built a fire station at 399 West Louise Avenue to cover new neighborhoods along the Louise corridor. The station sat empty, though, when the hammers finally fell silent with the project's completion. Despite the booming economy, Manteca couldn't afford to staff the fire station. It would be a good year before the station was activated. It was the same time when the city's general fund reserves dwindled down ...
LATHROP – Seth Harper pushed hard with his right leg and steered with his left.
Dayanara Martinez and Jasnoor Kaur, eyes shining with excitement, proudly showed off the small green toys that made high-pitched croaking sounds when their tiny bodies were squeezed. They were not exactly Kermit the Frog. But they were look-alike frogs all right.
Jimmie Burgess bakes her pies – apple to blackberry, boysenberry, pecan and pumpkin – with a passion she has had for baking since she was just 12 years old when she was taking tips from her grandmother and mother.
Heller Lipsett's death was sudden and tragic, shaking her family at home and in the classroom.
Vietnam veteran and retired Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is the keynote speaker for Monday's Veterans Day ceremonies taking place at Library Park at 11 a.m.
LATHROP – Residents could soon see a break in their water bill.
Manteca tangled with Caltrans for six years to get a traffic signal at Vasconcellos on East Yosemite Avenue.
A daughter still in the womb - who is expected to need major heart surgery when she is born next month by caesarian section - brought the community out in droves to purchase nearly 600 take-out dinners in a one-of-a-kind fundraiser in support of a young family.
LATHROP – Very few warehousing centers are built in excess of 500,000 square feet.
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."