Staging a major "thank-you" for war veterans who returned home and those who didn't this Memorial Day Weekend will incur $5,923 in Manteca municipal costs. In the current austere times, the City Council has directed staff to provide exact details of what various endeavors are going to cost whether it is construction, ongoing maintenance or specific costs tied to a specific event and determine if there is a way to recoup the money. That is ...
RIPON – Organizers of Rina's Run are keeping their fingers crossed for more participants. The event consisting of 5 kilometer run / walk is planned for 8 a.m. Saturday kicking off with a mile run for youngsters' age 5 through 12 (the winner gets a GT BMX bike). Thus far, the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has been thrilled with the numbers of sponsors exceeding that of the previous year. "I'm also extremely excited about the ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin One of President Obama's first stops on his inaugural trip to Europe included a face-to-face meeting with Ripon native Coreen (Ruiz) Hester. The President and Mrs. Obama visited the American School (ASL) in London where they met Hester who serves as head master. It was part of Obama's eight-day tour where he also met with the London U.S. Embassy staff and their families in the ...
Manteca – despite the mortgage meltdown that sent nearly 1,000 single family homes into foreclosure during 2008 - experienced its second highest year in terms of the number of new housing units that were built within the city limits since a growth cap was imposed in 1987.
Manteca is joining a growing trend across America – smaller cities hiring lobbyists to go after $787 billion in federal stimulus funds.
The city is doing a top-to-bottom reassessment of all options including going forward with moving the Manteca Police into the former Qualex building at 555 Industrial Park Drive that was purchased by the Manteca Redevelopment Agency. They are working with the consulting firm Group Four to complete the overview.
FRENCH CAMP ­- Jason Messer calls it "shovel-ready" stimulus money. According to the superintendent of the Manteca Unified School District, the funding source that's being used to help purchase some additional land adjacent to French Camp School is different to that of the one-time stimulus package earmarked for education due anytime from the federal government. "These are contingency dollars used to cover the amount on this project and others," Messer said at last Tuesday's school ...
The Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police (SHARP) corps of volunteers supporting the Manteca Police Department is looking for nearly two dozen new members to increase their visibility in neighborhoods and shopping centers.
If you've ever wondered what happened to the once very popular Manteca Horsemen's Association, wonder no more.
The bad economy is good news for future buyers of new homes as well as developers of employment centers and retail complexes.
RIPON - In support of Ripon's Allison Council and others like her who have been battling cancer, this small close knit community is painting the town purple in its second annual Relay for Life fund raising campaign.
High school and college students who make up the ranks of the Manteca Police Explorers took part in a recent competition held at Sebastopol High School near Santa Rosa.
Target Stores helped sponsor the Day of the Child activities at the Manteca Library on Saturday.
The Manteca Dolphins swim team held an omelet breakfast at the Manteca Senior Center.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., the Manteca Branch Library presents summertime storytime for the months of June and July.
Tracy Crane slipped into a bikini and summer dress and joined her boyfriend Scott Johnson for a float down the Stanislaus River.
A known Manteca transient apparently walked in front of a west bound car at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of East Center Street, midway between Lincoln and Grant Avenues.
Threats against a Manteca Police officer's life on the Internet forced a former Manteca man to appear in a Stockton courtroom Wednesday morning for his continued arraignment on felony charges.
Editor's note: This is the third of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.