Jim Muthart has seen it all when it comes to foreclosures. Toilets unbolted and then stolen. Bath tubs sledge hammered. Air conditioning units cannibalized for copper. Holes punched into walls. Massive stains on carpets. And even a home where nothing was left in the kitchen except for ripped out flooring with marks left where there used to be a stove, dishwasher and cabinets, And as a real estate agent the banks he represented expected him ...
You may never have met Nick DeGroot but he made it possible for clean, treated surface water to flow from Manteca and Lathrop taps.
Vietnam War veteran Clinton Boersma of Manteca is a man on a mission. The retired U.S. Air Force radar operator who saw action in Vietnam from 1967 to 1970, and whose two late brothers were wounded during World War II in Europe, is again engaged in another battle. As the head of the John Birch Society group in the Manteca, Tracy and Lathrop area, he is working hard to beef up the organization's membership. "We ...
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared in the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of April 9-15.
During her last visit to Manteca, Sister Veronica Hagen encountered gray skies and foggy conditions reminiscent of her home back in London.
The distinct talents of two Manteca performers – one relatively new to the music scene and another that has built up a following who her piano-driven vocals – will be showcased tonight at Modesto's J Street Café.
Daisy Scott has been playing bridge for more than six decades. Sue Hinricks says that she would actually cut class in college in order to play the game with her friends. And by keeping everyone in stitches, Morrie Donahue injects a little bit of fresh air into a game that can be both competitive and strategic. They're just part of the group of routine bridge players that assembles three days a week at the Manteca ...
Charges of murder and rape with a foreign object of 8-year-old Tracy resident Sandra Cantu, devastated not only the woman defendant but also the families, friends and neighbors in a Stockton courtroom Tuesday afternoon.
Today's mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures will be tempered by wind gusts of up to 21 miles per hour through the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and Liberty are among the area's big three income-tax filing services.
The San Joaquin County Alternative Work Program (AWP) has brought a group of painters to Manteca on Saturdays to remove gang graffiti from fences, walls and buildings in the community.
The City of Manteca is offering free shredding of personal documents as well as a free e-waste collection on Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 210 E. Wetmore just a block east of the traffic signals at South Main Street.
Jennifer Gowans will take her oath-of-office close to the high-noon hour as the new Manteca Postmaster on Friday, April 17, 12:30 p.m., at the Manteca Post Office, 165 North Maple Street.
On Tuesday, April 14, the Bulletin incorrectly stated in a story about the previous night's Ripon Unified School Board meeting that six students from Weston Elementary School were not transferred during the previous school year. According to district officials, the students were in fact transferred from Weston – the only school in the district where the numbers dictated the transfer – and those who wanted to return were the given chance before the start of ...
LATHROP - Fired Lathrop chief building official Matt Browne has won a sweeping victory in his two-year wrongful-termination battle against the city.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - An Inglewood police spokeswoman says an officer fatally shot a man who was using a sword or machete to damage police cars.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano was shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume was thinning Saturday and no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.
WASHINTON, D.C. (AP) - With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's almost time for a new Xbox.