By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Every time you flush the toilet you're flushing money down the drain. Not only is the three gallons or so of drinking water expensive but making waste water clean enough to meet ever tightening state standards before it is discharged to the San Joaquin River is actually more expensive. It is one reason why Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford wants to see that water put to ...
The following is the speech given by Andrew Ramos at Calla High's graduation last week. Caroline Thibodeau, Manteca Unified's Director of Health Services and Homeless Foster Liaison, is trying to secure Ramos a job so he can support himself and continue going to college. She can be reached at 858-0782.
Shasta School's 8th-grade class of 2009 will go down in history as the first to hold graduation ceremonies in its brand-new multi-purpose gym. "They're thrilled. They are so excited," a faculty member said, describing the reaction of the graduating students to having their commencement exercises in the just-completed building next to Shasta Park, arguably the most picturesque neighborhood parks in Manteca. Sixty-five proud hornets proudly wore their yellow and black school colors to the Monday ...
There's no guarantee that the annual lobbying trip that San Joaquin County elected officials and non-profit representatives take to Washington, D.C,. is going yield anything of major substance by the time the lobbying trip ends. But Monday afternoon, Congressman Jerry McNerney – who represents California's 11th Congressional District – was happy to welcome dozens of local dignitaries to Sequoia Elementary School where he unveiled a $476,000 check that will help provide a much needed influx ...
The 11 categories of crime that the FBI rates the general overall safety of a community dropped 11.4 percent in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2008. It is part of a continuing trend for over a year that has seen most crimes drop in Manteca. The felonies that are also known as Part 1 crimes have dropped from 2008 to 2009 on a January through April comparison ...
RIPON - The spirit of Alison Council was there - in Ripon High's Stouffer Field football stadium Monday night - there for a hastily orchestrated candlelight tribute in her honor. Her spirit was there in the hearts of the some 500 friends -- adults and students alike - who filled one set of bleachers with candles in hand. So many of those 500 promise to be at graduation Wednesday night and fresh in their hearts ...
Christopher Blane Miller, 43, was sentenced to eight years in state prison on sexual abuse to two children under 14. He was charged with lewd and lascivious conduct, Manteca Police said.
The Manteca High School Sober Grad committee has announced the Class of 2009 will have their grad night celebration at the Strike Zone Family Center after the graduation ceremonies on Thursday night.
You think your personal PG&E bill is staggering consider what you pay as a Manteca taxpayer and ratepayer.
Want a workout without working up a sweat? Manteca Parks and Recreation may have the answer for you. As part of its upgraded summer recreation offerings for adults and youth, the city is offering poolates for both men and women this summer. Classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday starting June 8 and running through Aug. 7 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Lincoln Park Pool on Powers Avenue. The cost is $5 per day. ...
Manteca Cub Scout Pack 423 annual Regatta Crossover Swim Party at Lincoln Pool took plaec on Sunday.
LATHROP – The final step in the long-running wrongful termination charges filed by former senior building official Matt Browne against the City of Lathrop appears to be approaching the finish line.
RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker and Jessica Golden could be considered this year's best and brightest students at East Union High.
The kids' squealing was sweet music to Steve Houx's years. It was late Friday morning and dozens of preschool kids were swarming over the playground equipment at Woodward Park. Houx couldn't help but smile. Houx – more than anyone else – realizes the value of the 52 acres around him. "I don't think you'll find another park this size in San Joaquin County except for Micke Grove's Park," Houx said. Houx this month ended a ...
The Manteca Redevelopment Agency is dead.
The newly drawn Manteca Unified trustee map which brings to seven – up from the current five – areas represented by the elected members of the Board of Trustees was approved Tuesday by a majority vote of 4-3.
A grass-root effort to prevent Kaiser Permanente from continuing to eliminate services and possibly save the Manteca hospital from closing its doors appears to be gaining support.
The Blossom Express is expected to feature some new and improved transit service come Nov. 5.
Since its inception three years ago, Roselia Aguilar has attended every Family Reading Night function at Sequoia School.
Paula Treick DeBoard knows writing.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 20 years, it's possible for the details of a relationship to get fuzzy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Mormon congregations don't typically require members to have transportation, commit to active participation, accept assignments, be employed and forgo any church welfare.
Scott Hamilton, 34, of Manteca survived a three-car pileup Sunday morning on Highway 120 south of Sonora that claimed two lives of the occupants of an oncoming vehicle at Keystone Ranch.
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - A couple accused of killing their 5-month-old daughter by giving her a bottle of formula with heroin in it were charged with manslaughter on Friday.