Forty years ago George Perry was among the pumpkin growers who decided to do something about the braggarts in Half Moon Bay who claimed they were the "Pumpkin Capital of the World."
There were 289 participants in Saturday's 2009 Pumpkin Run staged by the Manteca Unified Student Trust along the Tidewater Bikeway.
Most 11 year olds are thinking about their next video game purchase, hurrying home to watch their favorite TV show or playing football or soccer outside with friends. In that sense Nicolas Perez is just like his peers.
90 years ago October 3, 1919 There have been several untruthful and foolish stories in circulation during the week about the diphtheria scare which has frightened a lot of parents. The truth is that there has been but one new case in town this week and this is not serious. 80 years ago October 3, 1929 Thirty-five new families have moved to Manteca during the past month, it is shown by the water ...
It may not be as flashy as Spreckels Park and it doesn't hold the promise of thousands upon thousands of new jobs like Austin Business Park, but the Manteca Industrial Park is still chugging along providing well over 1,000 jobs even in today's shaky economy.
Next time I need to access Crom Street to get to either Airport Way or Union Road, I'll think twice about taking that route.
Video might have killed the radio star. But it didn't stop Dreama Diaz from taking possibly one of the most famous music video songs of all time with Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" and running with it to advance to the next round of the Manteca Idol competition Wednesday at Chez Shari. While she didn't have her own disco floor to light up like Michael did in the classic video, Diaz timed her own dance steps ...
The Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair Special Access Day took place Friday at Dell'Osso Farms for more than 1,700 youths and adults with special needs from throughout the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Award-winning concert pianist and composer from Sacramento, Tan Plescia, will kick off the 23rd anniversary season of the Manteca Kindred Arts Concert Association with a performance on Sunday, Oct. 4, starting at 3 p.m.
RIPON - Wanted: Tractors to be displayed at Ripon's downtown Main Street. The event, sponsored by the Ripon Chamber of Commerce, is the 24th Annual Main Street Day & 7th Annual Car Show & Health Faire scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those who want to enter their tractors in the car show are asked to fill out a form and indicate the make, model and year of the vehicle ...
LATHROP - It was 76 degrees Thursday in Lathrop – and it was snowing. Ron and Susan Dell'Osso were doing what any other big kids would be doing if snow fell in the Northern San Joaquin Valley. They were having a spirited snow ball fight. The show started falling shortly after 2 p.m. as the artificial ice machine imported from Japan started spewing out the white stuff for the first time. It is all part ...
The fourth annual Pumpkin Run is Saturday. Registration will be accepted prior to the start of the 5K and one mile races. "But it's important to get there early for registration, especially for the one mile," said Wendy King, who is helping to organize the event benefiting the Manteca Unified Student Trust. The mile run is the first of the two races, with the event starting promptly at 8 a.m. Cost is $20. The commemorative ...
The following are the questions – and the answers to the pumpkin quiz that appeared in Thursday's special Pumpkin Fair section in the Manteca Bulletin.
Sales of existing houses in Manteca continues at record volume levels thanks to unprecedented affordability with prices reflecting the mid-1990s.
The Great Valley Bookfest is bringing everything from nearly four dozen authors to gourmet food trucks to Manteca's Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley along the 120 Bypass on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The loss of farmland to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $13.8 million.
LATHROP – The scene just didn't look right to Lathrop Police Services' deputy Jeff Watson.
The side of the historic Oddfellows building in the heart of downtown Manteca for years listed the names of the 954 Manteca area residents who served in World War II.
There is Helen and there is Grace – the iconic women of the CrossFit culture.
Manteca businessman Phil Waterford continues to help with the recovery of the seriously injured Lincoln Elementary School sixth grader who was airlifted to the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento several weeks ago.
The father-son team of Matthew and Michael Cassidy found the first golden pumpkin worth $100 in the Manteca Bulletin's Great Pumpkin Hunt.
Since 2008, Manteca Unified School District has been in partnership with Lodi Support Our Troops in their annual Holiday Cheer Box Drive.
It may be called Pumpkin Fair. But judging by the human traffic that paraded Saturday Sunday around the Pumpkin Fair grounds in downtown Manteca, Family Fair may be an apt moniker for this popular annual event.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The best shot at saving the most prime farmland from development over the next 27 years in San Joaquin County is the creation of high density clusters of jobs, services and housing.
LATHROP – If you're a Lathrop resident you know what the city logo looks like.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.