Fifth-grade students at St. Anthony's School are about a year away from attending the Outdoor School of the San Joaquin County Office of Education formerly known as science camp.
Manteca is raising its standards when it comes to gas station canopies in neighborhood commercial projects.
George Vitek believes times are hard enough for Manteca leaders to consider reviving a Depression Era and World War II strategy – Victory Gardens.
Leonard Rosas couldn't have been happier as he watched his son scurry around the grounds at The Commons at Union Ranch Friday morning.
Fresh off a performance at Los Angeles' Viper Room, Icarus Jones will be on tonight's "Souzapalooza" bill at Rocko's Sports and Spirits, 757 N. Main St., Manteca.
In the classic movie, Gene Kelly was singing in the rain. In Manteca and Lathrop Thursday, people were smiling and playing in the April showers.
Business is booming at Manteca's Big League Dreams sports complex. The management has just hired 11 new employees and plans to do another wave of hiring in the coming months after ending 2008 with a record 355,000 paying visitors who passed through the turnstiles. The firm leasing and operating the six-field complex that also has two restaurants and an indoor soccer arena reported that in first quarter comparisons there are: •257 adults softball teams this ...
Faith Johnson might have been wearing the most fashionable belt in town. As one of the dozens of kids who turned out for Python Ron's Reptile Kingdom presentation Wednesday at the Manteca Public Library, Johnson showed no fear as she stepped up onto a footstool and prepared herself to have a boa constrictor placed around her waist as she modeled off the new trend with a smile. And while Python Ron's presentation has become an ...
"Don't spend your time being miserable – don't take time for granted!"
Souzapalooza is back. The fifth annual Manteca event will be held on Saturday at Rocco's Sports and Spirit, 757 N. Main St., beginning at 6 p.m. Among the bands on tap are Odessa, Grey Space, and Icarus Jones. Cost is $15 with all proceeds benefitting Jason Davino. According to Mark Souza, who is the Souzapalooza proprietor, Davino is one of the owners of Fuzion Salon and Spa. A cancer patient, he has been receiving treatment ...
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared in the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of April 2-8.
Hollywood productions such as "Driving Miss Daisy", "Ghostbusters II", and "Back to the Future II" were packing them in at movie houses the last time ticket prices were $3.
Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manteca / Lathrop took part in the Wacky Egg Games Wednesday as part of the Spring Break activities.
Spring has definitely arrived in Manteca.
It's organized chaos. And it's a Manteca spring tradition. Some 1,500 to 2,000 kids are expected to descend on Northgate Park Saturday for the free Manteca Noon Kiwanis annual Easter egg hunt. They start arriving at 9:30 a.m., even though the actual gates to the softball complex won't open until well over an hour later. They will come with rabbit ears, in their Easter casual or just plain every day clothes carrying baskets, buckets and ...
Get ready for a new McMansion Era in Manteca.
Youngsters of the Friday Unity Night in the Neighborhood were still getting used to their new digs following the ribbon-cutting event.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
STOCKTON – Non-profits in and around San Joaquin County are appreciative of the money that San Francisco-based PG&E has given out to them over the years.
STOCKTON – The San Joaquin County Fair is back after a brief run this past fall.
It was a long unsolved missing person's murder "cold case" that covered more than two decades until police were tipped off last month that skeletal evidence was buried in or around Manteca. The grave of a missing Stockton woman is yielding clues to a murder mystery that began with the disappearance of Karen Michelle Sterzl, 36, in December of 1990, from a houseboat on the Tuleburg Levee that she shared in Stockton with Manteca upholstery ...
The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta could become saltier if the state builds the two massive diversion tunnels Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed to supply water to the Central Valley and Southern California. And if that occurs, it could lay waste to $560 million of San Joaquin County's annual farm production of $2.2 billion. Water with high salt content ultimately renders soil toxic to Delta farm crops. Once fertile soil laden with salts - either intentionally or ...
LATHROP - Could hedging power costs end up saving taxpayers a bundle? It all depends upon where electricity costs do over the course of the next three decades. Last week the Lathrop City Council heard a proposal by a solar energy firm that could eventually lead to an overhaul of the way that the municipality pays for its electricity. They would shun the standard PG&E model and go instead with an extensive solar power system ...
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) - George Zimmerman's lead attorney will be walking a fine line as he tries to convince jurors that his client didn't murder Trayvon Martin: He needs to show why Zimmerman felt threatened by the African-American teenager while avoiding the appearance that either he or his client is racist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - After years of making money providing Internet service, cable TV companies are now tapping the power of the Internet to improve clunky program guides that are a relic of the 1990s.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to reveal a digital radio service and changes to the software behind iPhones and iPads today as the company opens its annual conference for software developers.
LOOMIS (AP) - At least 15 people suffered heat exhaustion and heat stroke at an outdoor graduation ceremony in Placer County, which saw record-breaking temperatures and conditions that posed extreme fire danger on Saturday, authorities said.
OAKLAND (AP) - A top official for the agency that manages the San Francisco Bay Area's BART system earned more than $330,000 last year - even though she didn't work a single day for the public transit agency, a newspaper reported Sunday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Japanese troops will converge on California's southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country's amphibious attack abilities.