Good food. Great service. A chance to help a struggling student in need. You can have them all on Wednesday when the Manteca Fire Department once again teams up with Applebee's for the 13th annual Tip a Firefighter fundraiser for Give Every Child a Chance. When Firefighter Wes Chamberlain set out to help organize the event this year, all he really ended up having to do was contact Applebee's to secure the date and have ...
COLUMBIA - It was the second to the last weekend presentation of Oklahoma at the historic Fallon House Theatre Sunday afternoon that ended with a surprise meeting with a former Manteca High English and Theatre Arts instructor from 13 years ago.
A multi-vehicle accident along the 120 Bypass Monday afternoon shut down a freeway and left at least one family mourning the loss of a loved one.
One of the advantages of living in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop is access to fresh produce, The three communities are part of the fertile San Joaquin Valley that's considered the most bountiful agricultural region on earth. And even as farmers markets in Ripon and Manteca are preparing to wind down by month's end, there are still farmers markets that will continue with one market in Stockton going year round. And if you don't like the ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is pushing a plan to increase annual water storage by enough to serve the entire population of Sacramento and Stockton combined without costing a cent to do so.
Myles Weber and Michael Midgley were two participants at Saturday's 5th Annual Harvest Food Bank Chili Cook off at the MRPS Hall.
Darryl Bain sat on the concrete step outside his girlfriend's Southside Park duplex, revealing a weathered, taped-together suitcase.
A children's swing set - or other playground equipment - can't be placed within three feet of either a property line or within 10 feet of a side street in Manteca. Play equipment can never go in a front yard.
Jon Walkup's parents were out of town. He had the entire house to himself. And you better believe that he called up all of his friends and told them to come over. Instead of the stereotypical house party, Walkup offered popcorn and a screening Nicolas Winding Refn's stylized "Drive" – the hyper-violent crime drama that made Ryan Gosling look like a much darker Steve McQueen. It's just what you do when you're a film buff. ...
LATHROP – The racetrack that was Louise Avenue through the bulk of Lathrop will get at least somewhat of a speed limit reduction.
For Father J. Patrick Walker, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca, 2013 is a silver year.
The CHP has yet to confirm whether the motorcycle rider, who was killed Tuesday afternoon on Highway 99 was run over by a semi-tractor trailer truck as he crashed near a roadside guardrail on the transition ramp between the freeway and the westbound Highway 120 Bypass.
Two new sergeants and five officers plus one dispatcher were officially added to the Manteca Police Department's team Wednesday afternoon in badging ceremonies in the City Council Chambers.
The irony wasn't lost on Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez. Just up the tracks 16 miles from where he made brief remarks during the dedication this week of Manteca's Transit Center sits California's biggest train wreck in terms of municipal government finances. The Great Recession hit Manteca, Stockton and elsewhere hard. Yet Stockton ended up in bankruptcy with $1 billion in debt while Manteca is $140,000 away from balancing general fund fiscal year expenses with revenues. ...
Stacie Riordan sees people walking out in front of her house every day. On the surface that wouldn't seem like a big deal. But Riordan lives next to the Northstar Program's facility on South Airport Way, where people that are released from California's mental health lockup facilities come for treatment. She says that she's tired of worrying about her own safety and wondering what kind of violent crimes the men she sees on a daily ...
If Great Wolf Resorts wants to build in Manteca they won't get Mayor Willie Weatherford's vote if the deal is like the one McWhinney Development struck with Garden Grove in Southern California. That deal involved $69 million in public funds and land going to McWhinney to build a 600-room hotel, indoor water park, and 18,000 square feet of retail. City Manager Karen McLaughlin said that won't happen in Manteca as she wouldn't ...
It was a shopping adventure for antiques completely out of the box Thursday with a chartered bus taking interested collectors to five shops on both sides of the Stanislaus River from Salida and Ripon to Manteca.
The newest fire engine in the City of Manteca's fleet and a 1998 Buick Park Avenue met each other in a slow speed head-on collision at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday on West Yosemite Avenue injuring the sedan's two front seat occupants along with a back seat passenger and three firefighters.
Keith Breedlove knows his way around a kitchen.
Manteca leaders hinted they might resort to roundabouts and other traffic calming devices on Cottage Avenue and Crom Street after increasing speed limits on those streets to conform to state mandated rules involving issuing tickets using radar.
Manteca's Miss Pumpkin 2012 Jessica Ray has a new role – a zombie volunteer on Discovery Channel's hit show, Mythbusters.
Friends in need are friends indeed. The family of nine-year-old Destiny Herrera, who is bravely battling osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, is finding the truth of that adage.
The Manteca Bulletin pumpkin hunt rewarded two Doctors Hospital nurses when they stopped for coffee at the I-Hop Restaurant on Yosemite Avenue at 4 a.m. Saturday after they had finished their shifts.
Ten years ago Manteca's elected leaders saw the need to create safe bike friendly routes across the 120 Bypass.
It sounded like a decent deal.
Rick Walston has just published his first sci-fi, mini-novel he has entitled, "A Power Beyond Heaven" with some 300 pages.
The Manteca Redevelopment Agency is dead.
The newly drawn Manteca Unified trustee map which brings to seven – up from the current five – areas represented by the elected members of the Board of Trustees was approved Tuesday by a majority vote of 4-3.
A grass-root effort to prevent Kaiser Permanente from continuing to eliminate services and possibly save the Manteca hospital from closing its doors appears to be gaining support.
The Blossom Express is expected to feature some new and improved transit service come Nov. 5.