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 ...
Pillsbury Road is off the beaten track for most Manteca residents. Up until 10 years ago it was a sleepy two-lane road that T-intersects with Woodward Avenue between Atherton Drive and Bridewell Avenue. That's when two streets from two new neighborhoods were extended to Pillsbury Road and a landscaped median added for a short stretch. Pillsbury Road also provided additional access point to the estate where the 30,000-square-foot Hat Mansion is located. The semi-country feel ...
Three suspected arson fires in a 13-hour period at an abandoned home on Union Road near Wawona Street fire kept the Manteca Fire Department and assisting agencies busy from the predawn hours to after 8 p.m. Friday.
Olive Avenue - a sleepy two-lane country road just west of Ripon - could one day become a six-lane expressway.
I don't even know what to call the moves in Zelmar Vedders' dance repertoire. I'm pretty sure I saw him doing Deion Sanders' touchdown celebration, but that doesn't make any sense because Sanders ended his pro career when Vedder was only three-years-old. You see, Vedder is 10 – a sixth-grader at Joseph Widmer Elementary School in Lathrop that spends his time honing his skills on the football field, the basketball court and the baseball diamond. ...
The City of Ripon's elected leaders will look to make it official in keeping marijuana dispensaries off limits.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.