Parents of many of the 255 children enrolled in Kids Zone not only were able to convince the Manteca City Council to retain the after-school child care by making it legal under state law but they may also eventually see lower fees.
Losing their morning paper to a dog drew reactions from Bulletin readers Tuesday who called the circulation desk complaining that a large brown and white St. Bernard had just run off with their newspaper.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.