The thrill of a lifetime awaits an 18-year-old Manteca grad when she jumps out of an airplane two miles above Highway 99 north of Lodi with her 90-year-old great-grandfather jumping behind her on Saturday.
It took dentist Jeanette Flannery Courtad more almost 15 years to complete her first children's book – appropriately themed after teeth and how to care for them.
The Manteca Police Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police unit otherwise known as SHARP just increased in size.
Lathrop-Manteca firefighters battled a six-acre grass fire along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road Thursday at around 6 p.m.
RIPON – Liz Waterbury knows that not everybody can afford to get a proper health screening.
Perry Tipton. George Dadasovich. Frank Teicheria. Roy Lusk. Louis Bronzan. They – and scores of other young men in Manteca during the late 1930s – played for a man who just a year earlier ended his National Football League playing career in 1936 as the starting center for the then Boston Redskins. Larry Siemering, who ended up coaching football for three seasons at Manteca High before joining legendary Almos Alonzo Stagg as an assistant football ...
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop will be celebrating National Night Out block parties on Tuesday, August 4.
The City of Lathrop will be holding its First Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive for Lathrop Elementary Schools.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Manteca's tab for two decades of the state's inability to spend within their means will soon top $25 million. In the biggest money grab yet, the budget deal signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday includes hijacking over $1 million in Manteca property tax receipts plus another $6 million in Manteca redevelopment agency funds. It will bring the total the state has taken from ...
The friendship between Frank Alvarado and Katie McKenzie almost seemed destined – both of whom are the children of best friends and spent their formative years within arms reach of one another. So when McKenzie was diagnosed with breast cancer, Alvarado – instantly feeling helpless – scoured the Internet for ideas before deciding to assemble a team to participate in the "Skate the Lake" breast cancer ride around one of America's most pristine areas. Getting ...
Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising. The heydays of cruising in Manteca was when a young person did something wrong, your parents found out if not from the police then from other community members. It was a time when everyone in the neighborhood knew everyone else and if something was amiss they'd be quick to step up to see what was wrong. Manteca Police – along with ...
LATHROP – There are signs that the real estate home sales in Lathrop may be on the way to a rebound. After years of foreclosures dominating the news in the housing developments wwwest of Interstate 5, the dry spell in new houses being built saw some promise of residential building activity in the last two months. Speaking at the study session special meeting of the Lathrop City Council Tuesday night, acting city engineer Tom Ruark ...
Tuesday's Manteca Unified School District meeting was the last for John McKillip in the role of senior director of student services and special education. He's retiring at the end of this week, wrapping up a 40-year career in education that includes school districts in Sacramento, Coalinga and Fresno. "I must have attended well over 400 school board meetings just in Manteca Unified," McKillip said at the conclusion of the open session. Plans call for his ...
The recent budget cuts forced the Manteca Unified School District to close down the Sequoia Annex and Lathrop Annex. As for what to do with the vacated property, Superintendent Jason Messer is seeking input from the school board and the community. "We've closed down both annexes and have moved students and resources over to the (respective) main sites," he said at Tuesday's meeting. Messer noted that one such plan could include the Manteca Day School ...
Additional looming budget cuts driven by the wobbling economy and the state swiping a chunk of Manteca's local tax receipts is prompting a revision to the VIPS program before it is even rolled out. Police Chief Dave Bricker had been planning to launch Volunteers in Police Servcie (VIPS) in Manteca by taking a page from nearby police departments such as Ripon and Turlock to tap volunteers from 21 to 50 to help augment police operations. ...
Manteca entrepreneur and restaurant owner Frank Guinta was more than a grand marshal in Manteca's Christmas parade Saturday night.
Bishop Stephen E. Blaire of the six-county Catholic Diocese of Stockton announced over the weekend the diocese will likely file for bankruptcy saying there is "no viable option" other than re-organization.
In May of 1944, Al Ftacek, a soldier from the town of Ottawa in Illinois, was sent to England to be part of a six-month bombing mission to Germany.
The annual Christmas luncheon hosted by Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring is planned for Thursday at the St. Anthony Parish gymnasium.
A private lodging tax is the linchpin that financial experts believe is crucial for a complex deal to secure a 500-room Great Wolf Resort Lodge to make sense for the City of Manteca.
Tears were prevalent at the Ripon's Police Memorial at 1 p.m. Saturday as it was dedicated in the memory of late Ripon officers Paul Stevens and Bob Winget.
It's the $75 ticket that keeps on giving.
The proof is in the pudding.
The introduction is brief, but it packs a heady and heavy punch, not just in an emotional but in a very inspirational way.
Neal Plymate recently received an unexpected call from Main Auto Repair.
Various businesses, school groups and individuals are working with Second Harvest Food Bank in the hopes of filling enough donation barrels around town with food stuffs to meet the Christmas dinner needs in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
MODESTO (AP) - Modesto police say one of their officers has shot and wounded an armed man.
STOCKTON – The Manteca High football team claimed its third Sac-Joaquin Section championship in eight years, routing Sacramento 49-6 in a driving rain at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Uncle Sam could put up $3 million to help finance public improvements in the Austin Road Business Park.
The California Connections Academy has expanded its staff with nine new hires at the Ripon site where it serves more than 500 students online in grades kindergarten through high school in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.