A large cardboard box was delivered to the Manteca Bulletin office Monday morning bearing the name of "The Little Hero: Alesaundra Tafoya". It came from a woman in New Jersey who has never met the three-year-old Manteca girl.
Those who can do creative things with pumpkins - whether it is carving scary or silly faces or else creating anything edible with the orange fruit - have an opportunity to showcase their skills during the upcoming Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
The opening week of the Manteca Idol finals showed us some of the performances that have made the singing competition – which doubles as a Manteca Boys and Girls Club fundraiser – something worth following.
RIPON – Ripon Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring "Meet the Candidates Night" for the City Council Candidates on Thursday, Oct. 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 259 N. Wilma Ave.
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.