Bruce Blodgett flippantly refers to the massive landfill to the east of Highway 99 in the direct flight approach to Stockton Metro Airport as "Mt. Stockton."
Karen Arnpriester writes for herself. She writes because it gives her control. She writes because it's therapeutic. And she writes because ever since she started four years ago she has discovered a process that has both reaffirmed her personal beliefs and allowed her to expand upon them. Next month the Manteca resident will be one of the featured authors at the Great Valley Bookfest set for Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...
A Manteca High graduate assigned to a Missouri Marine Corps post died late Monday night when he plummeted more than 70-feet to the bottom of an unexposed sinkhole.
Nikka Perez is hero in her own right. The 10-year-old run down by a truck earlier this week as she and an older cousin used a crosswalk on East Yosemite Avenue at Washington Street has proven to be more than resilient in the aftermath of the hit-and-run incident. Nikka is in a hospital bed at the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento where she has had a compound leg fracture set and put into a ...
B y DENNIS WYATT The Bulletin Longer microphone stems have corrected shortcomings in the new Manteca council chambers' $225,000 high tech upgrade that include an audio component. It means those in the audience as well as those listening at home on Comcast Channel 97 can clearly hear council members, department heads, and the public when they speak. To make it as easy for handicapped individuals to attend a council meeting, though is going to take ...
Most reservoirs in California are dropping to near low record levels this month. That's not the case with Woodward Reservoir.
Get ready for a new, improved, and politically correct Manteca Unified School District. Those are the goals of a move that is now in motion at the district level. That move is to change the map showing the district areas that are being represented by a Board of Education trustee. Right now, the school district has five trustee areas. Each area is represented by one trustee, with the exception of densely populated Area 5 which ...
Kailey Maschott and Payton Willox looked forward to Wednesday's annual St. Jude Carnival at Stella Brockman School.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK. (AP) - A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.
Nearly two-dozen models will strut their stuff at the Comedy Fashion Show put together by the Ripon VFW Post 1051 Ladies Auxiliary.
MIAMI (AP) - A home surveillance video shows a man accused of killing his wife and then posting a picture of her bloody body on Facebook walk away from a confrontation and then return moments later to fire a gun.
Three times in 29 years out-of-control cars have ended up in Vicky Martin's front yard taking out brickwork around a lamppost near the sidewalk.
A 10-year-old Manteca girl was reportedly in serious condition after being run down by a motorist who witnesses said failed to stop for the girl and her older male cousin as they used a crosswalk in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday.
One year ago, JROTC instructor Karl Knutsen took the challenge. Could he rally enough community support in three days to properly cheer on "Run for the Fallen," a national tribute race honoring soldiers killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom? With the help of the Manteca Police Department and the cadets in the East Union JROTC program, he did. Approximately 60 students, including the color guard, followed the runners through Manteca and into ...
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez jotted his name and his telephone number down as quickly as possible.
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.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.