Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place May 22-25.
(Editor's note: Kristofer Thomas wrote this essay as an assignment his senior year at Roseville High.)
Christopher Carl Henry Black U.S. Air Force First Class Airman Christopher Carl Henry Black graduated basic training on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. (321st training squadron weapons training, physical training, academic airman flight 656 (coin ceremony excellence integrity, service before self to serve our country. Sworn in at graduation E-1.) He is stationed at Hurbert Field, Florida. He is the son of Marc and Melissa Braumbaugh ...
The Sunday, May 17, Soroptimists' Something Special Sneak Peek will feature collectable appraisals, a gold and metal expert, and a well known local artist who will paint a painting in an hour.
WESTON RANCH - The Weston Ranch Branch Library will present Cinco de Mayo Craft Day on Saturday, May 2, at 2:30 p.m.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The calendar says it is April 2009. Housing prices say it is early 2000. The drop in median prices of existing homes – 34.7 percent since the market's historic peak of $429,000 in 2005 – has brought Manteca the highest level of affordability in almost 40 years. Median selling prices of existing homes is now at $179,900. That means despite unemployment hovering at 14.4 percent, ...
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The future temporary housing for dozens Manteca families forced onto the street was riding on the flip of the cards. Literally. Dozens of local residents took their seats inside of Bank of Stockton Saturday night to participate in a $50 buy-in poker tournament set to benefit HOPE Ministries and the work that they do helping families that are struggling. Organized by local builder Bob Raymus ...
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Dave Thompson loves it when he gets the chance to see 'Kids in a Box.' Every year HOPE Ministries organizes the overnight event being held at the Raymus House where students from around Manteca Unified show up for an evening of festivities before retiring to the cardboard box that they brought for the night. This year they'll be welcoming in students and kids on ...
ROSE ALBANO RISSO City editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin LATHROP - The husband of the current mayor, the husband of a former mayor, and a city Planning Commissioner have been ordered to appear in Manteca Superior Court following a verbal and physical altercation that occurred inside the Council Chambers at Lathrop City Hall on Friday. Ordered to appear in court May 22 on infraction citations by Lathrop Police are Tom Sayles, husband of Mayor ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Transportation coordinator Jason Osborn could recommend the creation of "no bus zones" in place of "walking distance" during tonight's Manteca Unified school board meeting. He recently received 96 comments from several of his school bus drivers along with those attending public information sessions of the past few weeks. Many of the concerns were safety related. Trustees will hear the report on the informational item during ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin WESTON RANCH – Noah Vieira can't always make it to classes. The 11-year-old son of Nancy and Larry Vieira has been in a weaken state from an ongoing battle with cancer. However, the fifth-grade student at Great Valley School perked up about Friday's Farm Day. He looked forward to the annual event. Vieira came away overwhelmed with the section in his honor, "Noah's Special Pigs," ...
Pickleball has the feel of badminton, a bit of ping pong and the look of tennis. The recreation sport that was dreamed up in 1965 in the Puget Sound area of Washington using an asphalt badminton court by two fathers responding to their children saying they were bored now has a governing organization – the USA Pickleball Association – that claims 15,000 members with 30 registered courts in 12 states. "It's amazing," noted Linda Abeldt ...
It looks just like a bunch of fenced in dirt but the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track targeted for christening in the next few months is much more than that.
RIPON - Bill Berghorst will be remembered as an icon of what is good about the Ripon community while leaving a family strongly united.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman is once again hoping to "Color the Skies" over Ripon this Labor Day weekend.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.
The hot air balloons return to Ripon.
Some people call it a tradition.
Hundreds of families and individuals have organizations like St. Vincent de Paul Society and Helping Hands to be thankful for this year, both at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The arts come together at Lathrop High for the "Capture the Holiday" fund-raiser.
Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
It took America less time to beat back the Axis Powers in World War II than it has a low-profile bureaucracy to process an application aimed at putting in place 15 percent lower electricity rates throughout Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Tyler Jennings Wilson was an outgoing young man, charismatic, and a devoted husband and father, among his many sterling qualities that family and friends will long remember.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
Carolyn Cano has a mission. You can call it Rosaries for Students' Scholarships.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .