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.
Prestige Senior Living at Empire and Louise avenues in East Manteca hosted a benefit talent show Saturday that was staged by seniors to help Agape Family Services.
STOCKTON – Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in this country. About one million Americans develop skin cancer each year. Although researchers cannot explain why one person develops skin cancer and another does not, we do know that taking precautions to protect our skin and early detection are the best weapons in the fight against skin cancer.
The MRPS Classy Car Show will be held on Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca. All makes and models of cars will be accepted. Dash plaques and drawing tickets will be awarded to the first 100 entrants. The drawing and awards will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Holly Halleck wasn't immediately a fan of the idea of being involved with the Manteca Relay for Life.
The Rev. Quincy McClain and her flock take their charge to do the Lord's work seriously. That is why they are once again reaching out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside. They also want to steer them away from drugs as well as help them do better in school with the goal of being able ...
The 2009 Manteca Senior Games have officially begun. More than a hundred people turned out at Del Webb Woodbridge Saturday evening for the opening ceremonies of Manteca first-ever regional hosting of the statewide games that those 50 and over can qualify for. According to Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Linda Abeldt, 300 people from throughout the Western United States have signed up to participate in the activities that run thorough next week. "Normally ...
For the past seven years, the City of Manteca has been required to notify residents that some water delivered by the City was out of compliance with regulatory requirements. The primary cause of the non-compliance was arsenic, a naturally occurring element commonly found in ground water.
It was over two years ago that Neal Plymate ran away from home.
Manteca Unified's Transitional Student Success Program can be a haven for homeless students.
Stacy Ochoa recently helped a family housed in a local shelter with five children on a shopping spree.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District may take water conservation to the next level.
The woman behind the Ripon Community Athletic Foundations' successes in the million dollar restoration of the Ripon High School stadium – Stephanie Hobbs – said the dedication of the flag pole Friday had the "deepest impact" on her heart.
It's a balmy night in October and the line in front of Modesto's State Theater is growing longer by the minute.
There was the usual smart aleck, wisecracking responses from East Union High's freshman classes when senior Carolina Gutierrez was making her presentation.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.