During his younger years, Eric Scholz had limited vision. He lost his sight as a first-grade student growing up in nearby Escalon. "I sort of remember watching a guy kick a ball – maybe a soccer ball?" said Scholz at last week's National Beep Baseball Association World Series. Yet he wanted to stay active. "I love running. I wanted to play a sport," Scholz added. He's thankful for his friend, David Vigil, who is also ...
You might know how to get to downtown from the Bass Pro Shops and Big League Dreams but the more than 2.5 million out-of-town visitors that the two entities attract in a given year may not.
There's a good chance if your identification gets stolen that the thieves found the information they needed to do the crime by shifting through your waste Toter.
The deal was simple. Manteca would put up the money, pay for irrigation work and do the improvements, cover the ongoing maintenance cost plus purchase the shrubs and trees while Caltrans would supply the labor using the California Conservation Corps (CCC) to landscape the weed-infested and barren Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange. Now the city is scrambling to save the $400,000 project thanks to state budget problems that are prompting Caltrans to renege on ...
A glimpse of Central Manteca's future can be seen in the 200 block of North Main Street in earth tone hues accented with brick, old-fashioned barn lights, and awnings.
Vida Loca Skateboards is officially up and running. More than a hundred people packed the Main Street Cafe not for just their regular cup of joe or their average Friday hanging. The event marked the unveiling of the joint venture between Frank Alvarado and Geanette Floyd as a small scale local skateboarding outfit that is looking to get back to the roots and the true spirit of what the sport was born out of. Friday, ...
Manteca Music Fest was conducted Saturday at the Manteca Senior Center to benefit Agape Villages Family Foster Services and Manna Ministries.
The folks fiddling around with trying to define central Manteca might want to follow the money.
The free National Night Out community block party is today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Library Park in downtown Manteca.
A South Manteca resident last fall noticed something suspicious: A teen and preteen kids hanging around in front of a neighbor's home mid-morning on a school day.
The Kids Academy's annual water day took place on Thursday. The annual event takes place as the last summer fling before school starts.
Is it time to bring back the Manteca Waterslides? With the Big League Dreams sports complex proving the value of having regional recreation draws by luring 300,000 visitors to Manteca in an average year plus show ing no sign of weakness even in the current economic crisis, it might be a wise move for Manteca to invest in a strategy that brings back the infamous Manteca Waterslides. Mayor Willie Weatherford a few years back suggested ...
You can have personal documents shredded for free and enjoy great music during the downtown farmers market on Tuesday at Library Park.
Erik Clawson Hoffman, 19, has been called to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Hoffman will be serving in the Michigan Lansing Mission and will enter the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, on Aug. 5.
Sr. Joseph Key, began Navy boot camp on April 27, 2009 and graduated from Navy boot camp June 19, 2009. He began "A" school at NSTC for CS Specialist where he will work for two years before transferring to the (CTN) program to begin training as a Crypto Logic Technician. He will begin his duty on the destroyer the USS Chafee in Hawaii at Pearl Harbor.
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.
Since its inception three years ago, Roselia Aguilar has attended every Family Reading Night function at Sequoia School.
Paula Treick DeBoard knows writing.