Karen Arnpriester writes for herself. She writes because it gives her control. She writes because it's therapeutic. And she writes because ever since she started four years ago she has discovered a process that has both reaffirmed her personal beliefs and allowed her to expand upon them. Next month the Manteca resident will be one of the featured authors at the Great Valley Bookfest set for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...
A Manteca High graduate assigned to a Missouri Marine Corps post died late Monday night when he plummeted more than 70-feet to the bottom of an unexposed sinkhole.
Nikka Perez is hero in her own right. The 10-year-old run down by a truck earlier this week as she and an older cousin used a crosswalk on East Yosemite Avenue at Washington Street has proven to be more than resilient in the aftermath of the hit-and-run incident. Nikka is in a hospital bed at the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento where she has had a compound leg fracture set and put into a ...
B y DENNIS WYATT The Bulletin Longer microphone stems have corrected shortcomings in the new Manteca council chambers' $225,000 high tech upgrade that include an audio component. It means those in the audience as well as those listening at home on Comcast Channel 97 can clearly hear council members, department heads, and the public when they speak. To make it as easy for handicapped individuals to attend a council meeting, though is going to take ...
Most reservoirs in California are dropping to near low record levels this month. That's not the case with Woodward Reservoir.
Get ready for a new, improved, and politically correct Manteca Unified School District. Those are the goals of a move that is now in motion at the district level. That move is to change the map showing the district areas that are being represented by a Board of Education trustee. Right now, the school district has five trustee areas. Each area is represented by one trustee, with the exception of densely populated Area 5 which ...
Kailey Maschott and Payton Willox looked forward to Wednesday's annual St. Jude Carnival at Stella Brockman School.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. (AP) - A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.
Nearly two-dozen models will strut their stuff at the Comedy Fashion Show put together by the Ripon VFW Post 1051 Ladies Auxiliary.
MIAMI (AP) - A home surveillance video shows a man accused of killing his wife and then posting a picture of her bloody body on Facebook walk away from a confrontation and then return moments later to fire a gun.
Three times in 29 years out-of-control cars have ended up in Vicky Martin's front yard taking out brickwork around a lamppost near the sidewalk.
A 10-year-old Manteca girl was reportedly in serious condition after being run down by a motorist who witnesses said failed to stop for the girl and her older male cousin as they used a crosswalk in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.
One year ago, JROTC instructor Karl Knutsen took the challenge. Could he rally enough community support in three days to properly cheer on "Run for the Fallen," a national tribute race honoring soldiers killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom? With the help of the Manteca Police Department and the cadets in the East Union JROTC program, he did. Approximately 60 students, including the color guard, followed the runners through Manteca and into ...
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez jotted his name and his telephone number down as quickly as possible.
A motorcycle revved its engine, spun its tire and exited the Game Stop parking lot, leaving behind only a cloud of smoke.
For the second year in a row, the nearly two-dozen staff at Re/Max Executive in Manteca are stepping up to the plate to help the hundreds of homeless students attending various schools in Manteca Unified.
One person was arrested early Friday night for driving under the influence after driving through a Manteca Police Department sobriety checkpoint.
Nancy Scott and fifth grader Riley Simmons are the benefactors of a blood drive this Friday at the Ripon Fire Department headquarters in the 100 block of South Stockton Avenue from 2 until 7:30 p.m.
A pedestrian hit by a northbound train late Saturday morning at Center Street was in critical condition at San Joaquin County Hospital, according to a Manteca Police spokesman.
The United Lutheran Church will open its food pantry Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The church is located at 649 West Northgate Drive west of North Main Street in Manteca.
Clarence "Clancy" Rogers has been named as the new manager of the Manteca Museum.
FRESNO (AP) - Trucks loaded with tomatoes, milk and almonds clog the two main highways that bisect California's farm heartland, carrying goods to millions along the Pacific Coast and beyond. This dusty stretch of land is the starting point for one of the nation's most expensive public infrastructure projects: a $68 billion high-speed rail system that would span the state, linking the people of America's salad bowl to more jobs, opportunity and buyers.
Two future high speed route alternatives cut through Manteca.
Deborah Hoffman is a breast cancer survivor. Not once, not twice, but four times. She is living proof that prayers work, and that miracles do happen.
If music gets you in the mood for Christmas and you like to sing there are two opportunities for you to join others in the community to make a joyous noise.
Got expired or unwanted prescriptions clogging up the medicine cabinet?
LATHROP – Almost 60 percent of a position critical to Lathrop Police Services' mission to network with the community will be paid for by a grant.
LATHROP - Manteca High's Most Outstanding Athlete in 1952.
The first of upwards of 1,000 jobs from various business park developments moving forward in Northwest Manteca will materialize by mid-2014.
Julie De Araujo has made a difference in the "heart and soul" department in Bethany Home over the past 15 years. She is leaving to make the community an even better place for seniors to be able to remain in their homes for a lifetime.