Braata, a local Reggae Rock band, will start the entertainment at the Manteca Independence Day Celebration today at 4 p.m., at the Big League Dreams sports complex.
Lisa Stallings has concerns about the Manteca housing market. The local realtor for RE/Max continues to see people lose their jobs and subsequently their homes. "It's really difficult to place them in a rental because their credit is already destroyed (after losing their home)," said Stallings, who attended the City of Manteca's second and final stakeholder workshop for the Housing Element Update held Wednesday afternoon in the Senior Center. Rik Keller, a planning consultant for ...
LATHROP – No fireworks lit up the evening sky. No long lines waited for free hot dogs being barbecued by community volunteers. And there was no band playing patriotic songs during the five-hour Picnic in the Park celebration Tuesday evening.
A three-year-long plea to have dry weeds cleared from behind their properties in Camellia Gardens has apparently fallen on deaf ears, said retired CHP officer Ed Estes.
The first day of the Target "E" Junior Police Academy may have been an eye-opener for some 18 local junior high school students.
Charles Henry Jr. couldn't help but take in the massive variety of safe-and-sane fireworks that were on display at the stand outside of the Manteca Historical Society.
The Manteca Presbyterian Church will be hosting a group of 25 bicyclists from Austin, Texas, tonight during their stop-over in the Family City on their way to Anchorage, Alaska.
There will be 25 members of the Texas 4000 for Cancer that will be arriving in Manteca this evening, not 50 as reported in the Tuesday edition of the Bulletin. Some 50 college-age bicycle riders started in the Austin, Texas – Anchorage, Alaska bicycle ride; half of the group is taking the Rocky Mountains route, while the half that is making its stop-over in Manteca is traveling via the Coastal route. Some of those in ...
Independence Day celebrations in Manteca come a day early this year as part of a municipal strategy to avoid over $10,000 in holiday overtime costs for public safety personnel and street crews.
Jim Funsten is impressed. The owner of the firm that carries his name as a wholesale distributor of flooring products likes the "can do" attitude" of Manteca's city government. B.F. Funsten was preparing to close up shop in Manteca and move to bigger quarters in Stockton. Now – thanks to an intervention from City Manager Steve Pinkerton that helped clarify erroneous fee information coupled with a fast track commitment to get an addition done - ...
LATHROP – It will be a quiet 20th birthday for the City of Lathrop today. There will be no booming fireworks lighting up the July 1 evening sky with the San Joaquin River levee for backdrop and Mt. Diablo looming in the dark distance, and no chorus of oohs and aahs from thousands of illuminated awed faces. No long lines for free hot dogs are expected either. But that does not necessarily mean the celebration ...
Duane Aul didn't have an endless supply of rows to plant his crops. But despite the relatively closed-in confines of Aul's Lathrop backyard, the green thumb still managed to end up with an impressive assortment of vegetables and spices that he offered this Tuesday for the first time at the Manteca Farmer's Market. With mature tomato plants ready to be transplanted and eggplant bushes also sprouting the purple fruit waiting to attract the attention of ...
LATHROP – Lathrop will be playing host to the group of Texas students who are taking part in the 70-day cancer-awareness bicycle ride to Alaska during their stop-over in Manteca on Thursday.
Binford's Custom Cycles celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday on North Main Street.
Second Harvest Food Bank Executive Director Mike Mallory was driving to work when he noticed the for sale sign at the corner of South Main Street and Industrial Park Drive in front of the B.R. Funsten & Co. distribution center. Mallory mentioned it to his wife Suzanne who happens to serve as Manteca's municipal finance director. She knew how devastating such news could be – B.R. Funsten & Co. is in the top 10 for ...
Sixty years ago, on May 5, 1953, the Manteca High baseballers maintained their top position in the Valley Oak League standings when they defeated Tracy High 7 to 5. Leading hitter for Coach Arte Fairbanks' Buffaloes was Darell Phillips, who had a perfect afternoon by picking up two hits in two official trips to the plate and driving in two runs. He was also the winning pitcher.
Two separate car crashes on Friday claimed the lives of three people.
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
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.