LATHROP – How it unfolded is understandable. Technicians performing a series of tests on the sewer system that will serve residents west of Interstate 5 tinkered with fail safes and other mechanisms in order to make sure everything was working properly. The only problem was that it wasn't. Lathrop's only raw sewage screen stopped operating the way that it was supposed to. Sewage spilled and started to seep into the ground. Even though the incident ...
Manteca's newest fire station passes the style test. Traditional white tile flooring has been replaced with a sleek black concrete finish. The countertops and appliances in the kitchen have a stainless steel appearance. And the workout room has the same interlocking floor mats that you'd find at your local gym. Yes, Manteca's firefighters are going to be living large when not out on calls or handling the standard day-to-day tasks that comes with the job. ...
The Manteca City Council would prefer a two-mile stretch of Louise Avenue become as creepy as possible by allowing ivy to spread across sound walls.
By GLENN KAHL The Bulletin & GOSIA WOZNIACKI Associated Press BUCK MEADOWS - An out-of-control forest fire forced the closure of Highway 120 and was threatening 2,500 structures late Wednesday including the community of Pine Mountain Lake and its 2,800 residents. Five San Joaquin County strike teams composed of firefighters and equipment from agencies in Manteca, Stockton, Lodi, Woodbridge, and Tracy departed the Home Depot parking lot in Manteca at 5:30 p.m. en route ...
LATHROP – It was supposed to be one the happiest purchases of Brandon Sandifer's life.
Manteca's parks - except within 25 feet of playground equipment - are still legal places for smokers to puff away.
You can make sure that the elderly who can't afford smoke or carbon monoxide detectors and struggling families hard-pressed to buy car seats will have a safer future.
LATHROP - A retired Oakdale fisherman had two lines along the bank of the San Joaquin River at Mossdale Crossing when he heard a loud splash near the base of the railroad trestle.
Aaron Rodgers or Adrian Peterson? Crepe or a po' boy sandwich? Too early for a kicker? Too late for a beer?
RIVERBANK - With a history of being a security guard with a license to carry a firearm and reported past boasting of phantom employment within the fire service, investigators have arrested Brandon Pettit, 25, in connection with the murder of his parents. The bodies of his mother and father were discovered after an Aug. 8 house fire in Modesto.
In an effort to thwart increasing ozone levels, the air basin's first Air Alert episode of 2013 began Monday and continues through Wednesday. The Air Alert is effective in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and the Valley portion of Kern County.
Work has started on the second phase of an effort to enhance water quality and pressure for southeast Manteca as well as put in place services for growth along the Austin Road corridor.
A series of four suspicious fires - including three in one day - at an abandoned house just a block away from the Union Road fire station underscores a growing problem in Manteca: Arson.
The Bulletin Nine new members could be appointed to the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission. The City Council on Tuesday is expected to appoint all nine applicants since there are nine vaccines. The youth group coordinates a number of events including the junior high dances at the Golden West Community Gym School and assists with various community projects. They also are called on occasionally to advise the council on youth issues. The nine applicants are: • ...
LATHROP – Is $11,000 too much for an American flag? That'll be up to the Lathrop City Council to decide tonight whether they'll spend up to that amount to outfit the city's new booster pump station – the large water tank on Manthey Road visible from I-5 – with a painted mural of the Stars and Stripes. In a report prepared at the request of the council, Public Works Director Joseph Reyes outlined a series ...
LATHROP – If all goes according to plan, the City of Lathrop will save upwards of $1 million over the course of the next 25 years.
The power hungry Silicon Valley could be helping Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon electrical users eventually obtain lower rates.
If Mike Midgley has a future in television, he's not saying.
Like most Americans, Michael Eggman reached his breaking point with politics over the course of the last two weeks.
The Health Services Department of Manteca Unified will offer flu shots free of charge on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
By early 2014 you will be able to visualize how much water is needed for 233,000 five-minute showers using low-flow heads.
The power hungry Silicon Valley could be helping Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon electrical users lower rates. The Santa Clara based Silicon Valley Power Company has inked a 10-year deal to buy hydro power from the Tri-Dam Project that is owned 50-50 by the San Joaquin Irrigation District and Oakdale Irrigation District. That contract is for a higher amount per kilowatt hour than the current deal with an energy firm that expires on ...
Five days after a 33-year-old Manteca man walked into the path of a train Union Pacific Railroad Police teamed up with their Manteca counterparts to stage a safety sting operation.
Bob Marley sang about how the sun is shining and the weather is sweet.
The longest-running fund-raiser at St. Anthony of Padua School, perhaps at any school in Manteca, is going back to its roots.
Kaiser Permanente's Manteca Medical Center and Modesto Medical Center both received the top score of "A" by the Leapfrog Group in its annual safety report released Wednesday.
It sounds like a deal that's too good to pass up: A $1,100 discount once a year for non-profits to rent the City of Manteca's state-of-the-art community room at the new $7 million transit center.
Two more years of road work lies ahead for motorists using 10 miles of Highway 99 from the 120 Bypass in Manteca to Arch Road in Stockton.
Pat Mitchell started California Natural Products with only two employees in 1980.