The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community-wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday, July 3.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Every time you flush the toilet you're flushing money down the drain. Not only is the three gallons or so of drinking water expensive but making waste water clean enough to meet ever tightening state standards before it is discharged to the San Joaquin River is actually more expensive. It is one reason why Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford wants to see that water put to ...
The following is the speech given by Andrew Ramos at Calla High's graduation last week. Caroline Thibodeau, Manteca Unified's Director of Health Services and Homeless Foster Liaison, is trying to secure Ramos a job so he can support himself and continue going to college. She can be reached at 858-0782.
Shasta School's 8th-grade class of 2009 will go down in history as the first to hold graduation ceremonies in its brand-new multi-purpose gym. "They're thrilled. They are so excited," a faculty member said, describing the reaction of the graduating students to having their commencement exercises in the just-completed building next to Shasta Park, arguably the most picturesque neighborhood parks in Manteca. Sixty-five proud hornets proudly wore their yellow and black school colors to the Monday ...
There's no guarantee that the annual lobbying trip that San Joaquin County elected officials and non-profit representatives take to Washington, D.C,. is going yield anything of major substance by the time the lobbying trip ends. But Monday afternoon, Congressman Jerry McNerney – who represents California's 11th Congressional District – was happy to welcome dozens of local dignitaries to Sequoia Elementary School where he unveiled a $476,000 check that will help provide a much needed influx ...
The 11 categories of crime that the FBI rates the general overall safety of a community dropped 11.4 percent in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2008. It is part of a continuing trend for over a year that has seen most crimes drop in Manteca. The felonies that are also known as Part 1 crimes have dropped from 2008 to 2009 on a January through April comparison ...
RIPON - The spirit of Alison Council was there - in Ripon High's Stouffer Field football stadium Monday night - there for a hastily orchestrated candlelight tribute in her honor. Her spirit was there in the hearts of the some 500 friends -- adults and students alike - who filled one set of bleachers with candles in hand. So many of those 500 promise to be at graduation Wednesday night and fresh in their hearts ...
Christopher Blane Miller, 43, was sentenced to eight years in state prison on sexual abuse to two children under 14. He was charged with lewd and lascivious conduct, Manteca Police said.
The Manteca High School Sober Grad committee has announced the Class of 2009 will have their grad night celebration at the Strike Zone Family Center after the graduation ceremonies on Thursday night.
You think your personal PG&E bill is staggering consider what you pay as a Manteca taxpayer and ratepayer.
Want a workout without working up a sweat? Manteca Parks and Recreation may have the answer for you. As part of its upgraded summer recreation offerings for adults and youth, the city is offering poolates for both men and women this summer. Classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting June 8 and running through Aug. 7 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Lincoln Park Pool on Powers Avenue. The cost is $5 per day. ...
Manteca Cub Scout Pack 423 annual Regatta Crossover Swim Party at Lincoln Pool took plaec on Sunday.
LATHROP – The final step in the long-running wrongful termination charges filed by former senior building official Matt Browne against the City of Lathrop appears to be approaching the finish line.
RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker and Jessica Golden could be considered this year's best and brightest students at East Union High.
Throwing garbage cans into the back of a truck was actually a step towards a more leisurely workday when Robert Sumner joined the City of Manteca's solid waste division 15 years ago.
Future Farmers and 4-H members from Manteca and Ripon were obviously sleep deprived as they cared for their animals – from sheep to steers, swine and turkeys – at the San Joaquin County Fair Thursday morning.
Kota trots eloquently down the path, his short hair glistening in the sun.
More than 100 entries are expected for this year's Fourth of July parade down Main Street in Manteca.
STOCKTON - Cupcakes, cacti, tractors and quilts, oh my! And that's just the tip of the iceberg as far as the San Joaquin County Fair now in full swing is all about.
LATHROP - What's the "coolest" building in Lathrop?
LATHROP – They don't call him "Gnarly" for just any reason.
An 18-year-old woman thrown through the air after being struck in a crosswalk on East Yosemite Avenue at Washington Avenue early Tuesday afternoon became the eighth pedestrian hit by a vehicle so far this year.
LATHROP – For the first time in two years the City of Lathrop will pass a budget that doesn't call for employee layoffs.
Marilyn Lindberg and Melissa Meharg watched as Lucille Solaegui taste-tested the colorful cupcake topped with a floral motif.
Michael Shrope had a unique piece of wall art arrive in the mail earlier this week.
There was a time when Manteca's leaders dreamed of landing employers in the same genre of PeopleSoft, AT&T and LSI Logic to power the city's economic engine.
Growing up, April Smith loved to play the role of police officer – collaring the "bad guy" in living-room and neighborhood standoffs.
Here's a hunch: Bet on Heather Scharmann.
Mabel Teicheira is a mother of two, the grandmother of three, and great-grandmother of nine.