One of Manteca's great movers and shakers has died. Aldo Brocchini, longtime owner of Accent Carpets One and the former Ace Hardware Store in Manteca, died Thursday night at Kaiser Modesto after a short illness. Friends, business acquaintances, employees and customers remembered the always amiable Brocchini as a people person, a progressive thinker, a shrewd businessman and a great business promoter with a golden heart. His death at the age of 82 came as a ...
Past Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year honorees have run the gamut from teens that turned their lives around to kids who have devoted an extraordinary amount of time helping with community service endeavors.
When someone gave Patty Reece an orchid to take care of herself, the poor plant didn't last more than a week before shriveling up and dying.
FRENCH CAMP – Doctor Sheela Kapre, chair of the Medicine Department and director of the Internal Medicine Teaching Program for San Joaquin General Hospital, is one of 10 program directors from across the country to receive the nationally acclaimed Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
St. Anthony of Padua School PTG will hold its second annual Table Setting Luncheon on Saturday, April 4, in the school gym.
Mother Nature isn't going to bring four days of rain mid-month as forecasters had hoped. The change of the outlook for precipitation in the next 30 days prompted the San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday to decide to start the 2009 irrigation season on the last day of winter – Thursday, March 19 - instead of waiting until the first week of April. Originally, the board had hoped four days of rain forecasted to start ...
David Blancarte, 47, is on his feet for the first time since suffering major injuries in a motorcycle accident some 20 years ago.
My wife, son, daughter-in-law, grandson and myself have been growing our hair out for almost two years. We decided to do this for a couple of reasons.
Brian D. Lawley Air Force Airman Brian D. Lawley has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, core values, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward ...
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of March 5-11.
In a nutshell Manteca police dogs are trained through their natural drives: hunt, scent, play and defense from the inception of the canine unit in the early 1960s until today.
Manteca Idol has seen its fair share of changes ever since it first kicked off six years ago as an event to help raise money for the programs that the Boys and Girls Club uses to keep kids off the streets.
East Union Cemetery Association will hold its annual general membership meeting at 3 p.m., Friday, March 20, at the Manteca Historical Society Museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave.
Manteca's ultimate McMansions – the 4,336-square-foot behemoths built by Seeno Homes just south of Joshua Cowell School – are still in a price free fall.
LATHROP – Is there a Lathrop in South San Joaquin Irrigation District's future jurisdiction?
Carlon Perry leans forward onto his forearms, peering over the top of reading glasses.
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop could become more than just neighboring communities at least when it comes to wastewater.
LATHROP – Joyce Gatto has many fond memories of Vera Walquist for a number of reasons.
Nikki Freitas pinned down quivering lips as she surveyed the newest panel in the Welcome Home Heroes series.
LATHROP - It's been a few years since the City of Lathrop financed its way into an additional allotment from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District's surface water treatment plant.
A handful of kids are going to get a chance to think out of the box when it comes to perceptions about the homeless.
Federal authorities are intentionally flooding low land along the Stanislaus River in a test to see whether it will help increase the chances of salmon fingerlings making it to the Delta.
Your federal tax dollars funneled through the City of Manteca are paying Charlie Halyer $178.08 an hour and his fellow worker $144.88 an hour. The two are resident engineers. But they aren't being paid that rate to make sure a freeway bridge is built safely. Instead the Caltrop employees are being paid to make sure trees and shrubs planted along the 120 Bypass corridor and part of Highway 99 get enough water. "It's ridiculous," said ...
Efren Juarez had a good thing going with his business that hosted poster tournaments for non-profit organizations.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District had $44.1 million in unrestricted cash and investments at the end of 2012.
LATHROP – Bicycle safety is no laughing matter.
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