WESTON RANCH - The Weston Ranch Branch Library will present Cinco de Mayo Craft Day on Saturday, May 2, at 2:30 p.m.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The calendar says it is April 2009. Housing prices say it is early 2000. The drop in median prices of existing homes – 34.7 percent since the market's historic peak of $429,000 in 2005 – has brought Manteca the highest level of affordability in almost 40 years. Median selling prices of existing homes is now at $179,900. That means despite unemployment hovering at 14.4 percent, ...
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The future temporary housing for dozens Manteca families forced onto the street was riding on the flip of the cards. Literally. Dozens of local residents took their seats inside of Bank of Stockton Saturday night to participate in a $50 buy-in poker tournament set to benefit HOPE Ministries and the work that they do helping families that are struggling. Organized by local builder Bob Raymus ...
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Dave Thompson loves it when he gets the chance to see 'Kids in a Box.' Every year HOPE Ministries organizes the overnight event being held at the Raymus House where students from around Manteca Unified show up for an evening of festivities before retiring to the cardboard box that they brought for the night. This year they'll be welcoming in students and kids on ...
ROSE ALBANO RISSO City editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin LATHROP - The husband of the current mayor, the husband of a former mayor, and a city Planning Commissioner have been ordered to appear in Manteca Superior Court following a verbal and physical altercation that occurred inside the Council Chambers at Lathrop City Hall on Friday. Ordered to appear in court May 22 on infraction citations by Lathrop Police are Tom Sayles, husband of Mayor ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Transportation coordinator Jason Osborn could recommend the creation of "no bus zones" in place of "walking distance" during tonight's Manteca Unified school board meeting. He recently received 96 comments from several of his school bus drivers along with those attending public information sessions of the past few weeks. Many of the concerns were safety related. Trustees will hear the report on the informational item during ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin WESTON RANCH – Noah Vieira can't always make it to classes. The 11-year-old son of Nancy and Larry Vieira has been in a weaken state from an ongoing battle with cancer. However, the fifth-grade student at Great Valley School perked up about Friday's Farm Day. He looked forward to the annual event. Vieira came away overwhelmed with the section in his honor, "Noah's Special Pigs," ...
Pickleball has the feel of badminton, a bit of ping pong and the look of tennis. The recreation sport that was dreamed up in 1965 in the Puget Sound area of Washington using an asphalt badminton court by two fathers responding to their children saying they were bored now has a governing organization – the USA Pickleball Association – that claims 15,000 members with 30 registered courts in 12 states. "It's amazing," noted Linda Abeldt ...
It looks just like a bunch of fenced in dirt but the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track targeted for christening in the next few months is much more than that.
RIPON - Bill Berghorst will be remembered as an icon of what is good about the Ripon community while leaving a family strongly united.
RIPON – Jessica Coleman is once again hoping to "Color the Skies" over Ripon this Labor Day weekend.
Prestige Senior Living at Empire and Louise avenues in East Manteca hosted a benefit talent show Saturday that was staged by seniors to help Agape Family Services.
STOCKTON – Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in this country. About one million Americans develop skin cancer each year. Although researchers cannot explain why one person develops skin cancer and another does not, we do know that taking precautions to protect our skin and early detection are the best weapons in the fight against skin cancer.
The MRPS Classy Car Show will be held on Sunday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 133 N. Grant St. in Manteca. All makes and models of cars will be accepted. Dash plaques and drawing tickets will be awarded to the first 100 entrants. The drawing and awards will be held at 2:30 p.m.
Holly Halleck wasn't immediately a fan of the idea of being involved with the Manteca Relay for Life.
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.