LATHROP – In the midst of Lathrop-Manteca Fire District's worst budget crisis since its founding in 1936, its union firefighters are stepping forward with a laundry list of suggestions to help soften the fiscal blow.
What a difference a decade makes.
With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.
An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.
RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.
Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.
New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.
The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.
The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.
An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.
You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.
Free vials of "LIFE" will be distributed Tuesday during the downtown Manteca Farmers Market from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Library Park.
The annual Costa's Wild-game Feed will be held Friday, Dec. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Trailer and Motorhome, 204 Vasconcellos (corner E. Highway 120). A story in the Monday, Dec. 1, edition of the Bulletin inadvertently indicated that the event will be held on March 5.
It's time to celebrate the continuing effort to support the Stockton-San Joaquin County Library and literacy year after year.
A decades-long tradition of giving at Christmas continues on December 5 at Manteca Trailer and Motorhome when the perennially popular Costa's Wild-Game Feed returns.
The clock is running for Manteca to avoid a $234,795 stand-alone special election.
A global movement whose mission is to demystify the seemingly secret codes of computer science is coming to Lathrop High School on December 11. The hour-long tutorials are not just for the Spartan students. The two introductory sessions are open to the public as well.
The Nov. 4 general election was recently certified by the Registrar of Voters of San Joaquin County.
LATHROP – If you're a government agency, getting rid of stuff isn't as easy as just taking it to the dump.
About four or five times a year, Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will conduct a special Thanksgiving luncheon for those at Valley CAPS.
The last time Manteca – and the rest of the United States – faced a major flu epidemic that had the potential of closing schools and quarantining victims was 96 years ago.
Samantha Placeres of Manteca graduated with her Juris Doctor degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in a commencement ceremony held on May 16 in Malibu.
Last year Garrett Todd hoped to land a 40-inch television on Black Friday.
A rollover accident spurred by slow traffic and a driver trying to avoid a collision claimed the life of a 64-year-old Sonora woman on Thanksgiving.
A new $1.6 million community center that will serve as the home for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is part of the ongoing revitalization of the Moffat Boulevard corridor.