The St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Manteca gave away more than 300 food boxes for needy families at Thanksgiving. They expect to distribute just as many again this Christmas.
The City of Ripon should have a say in the all-important San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission meeting next week regarding the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a possible electric service provider.
Starting today, two changes to the Manteca Municipal Code will go into effect: One that makes homeless encampments of any kind illegal within Manteca's city limits; and another that will give Manteca's city attorney the power to prosecute those cited for public urination or defecation.
In drought-stricken California, nobody is crying the blues because it's raining. The prevailing wet weather, however, is not enough cause for celebration – not for farmers, not for residents whose lawns have have turned brown due to watering restrictions – and everybody else, for that matter, since drought is leaving no one unaffected.
Hundreds of American soldiers serving in far-flung and troubled corners of the world will have a taste of Christmas back home, thanks to the efforts of many students and other individuals from all over San Joaquin County.
The annual Costa's Wild-game Feed will be held Friday, Dec. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Manteca Trailer and Motorhome, 204 Vasconcellos (corner E. Highway 120). A story in the Monday, Dec. 1, edition of the Bulletin inadvertently indicated that the event will be held on March 5.