What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
MODESTO - The Modesto St. Andrews Society, established to promote Scottish Heritage, will hold a dinner on Saturday, Jan. 30, to honor Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous poet and bard.
A pre-emptive move to cut labor costs in the city's enterprise operations – sewer, water, garbage, and the golf course – is helping Manteca avoid rate increases induced by The Great Recession that other cities are now pondering.
Joe Rosa did not have to invent a tall fish tale when he came home from his deep-sea fishing adventure last weekend.
RIPON – The six Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls have officially hit the ground running.
The Manteca Garden Club welcomes garden enthusiasts in the Central Valley to attend their next meeting on Monday, Jan, 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the McFall Room of the Manteca Public Library to hear Diana Montgomery, speak on "Four Seasons of Color" for your garden.
STOCKTON – The situation in Haiti is tragic and will require tremendous resources to recover.
One of the most comprehensive displays of native California amphibians and reptiles is coming next month to Manteca's Bass Pro Shop.
RIPON - A zero tolerance police saturation patrol to take drunk drivers off Ripon streets is set for this weekend.
SACRAMENTO – Due to increased demand, the Department of Motor Vehicles announced today that field office appointments can now be made 45 days in advance, either on the department web site (www.dmv.ca.gov) or by telephone (800-777-0133).
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will meet Tuesday, Jan. 12, for a special session.
Chris Mendes will be the first to say that weight-loss can be an ongoing battle.
STOCKTON – Anthony Shafer, a 1997 graduate from University of the Pacific's School of Engineering and Computer Science, will give a behind-the-scenes presentation on Disney's "A Christmas Carol." He will give his presentation at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Pacific Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
Changing how Manteca has developers cover the tab for major infrastructure could reduce the cost of building a typical home by about $100.
It's a super fundraising on Super Bowl Sunday that benefits the Manteca Mural Society and Manteca Rotary.
The $1 million "beautification" of Louise Avenue using state tax dollars restricted for that purpose has plenty of detractors.
Santa is getting new digs.
The final Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 is being hidden on Wednesday.
A special mental illness forum is set for Doctors Hospital of Manteca Wednesday from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center on the North Street campus.
Pity the folks within several blocks of Sierra High trying to have a nice quiet Friday evening watching the World Series on television.
Lathrop's newest house of worship, which is holding a grand opening Sunday, Nov. 2, at 11 a.m., is called Thrive Church for a reason.
The loss of farmland to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $15.2 million.
Fire in a mobile home Sunday morning at the El Rancho Mobile Home Park, Space 38, in the 1800 block of East Yosemite Avenue resulted in a $70,000 loss to the structure and $35,000 to its contents, according to Manteca Fire Battalion Chief David Marques.
Live and silent auctions were part of the well-attended roast for retiring Mayor Willie Weatherford Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center netting some $13,000 for the building fund for a new VFW hall that will be built on Moffat Boulevard.
The tallest "pine tree" in Manteca is going to be "planted" along Button Avenue.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu started hitting the campaign trail a year ago. That may be too early to some but, as it turns out, he is right on the vote.
• The Banta Inn – The building stands alone – tucked along a set of railroad tracks in a desolate area outside of Tracy. And the story of how it came to be, and its subsequent history, makes this rural destination popular with weekenders traveling through the Central Valley an interesting – if not unnerving – stop. It was originally built by Frank Gallegos, an alleged member of Joaquin Murrieta's band of outlaws – a group that migrated from Mexico to California's Central Valley during the Gold Rush, attacking wagon trains and allegedly killing upwards of 40 people. The man believed to be Murrieta ...
Every day is Halloween for San Joaquin Valley Paranormal Research.
Editor's note: This story first ran on Feb. 9, 2010 in the Manteca Bulletin
Few things were off-limits to the capacity crowd that gathered Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center to usher Willie Weatherford off into a peaceful retirement after serving 12 years as mayor.