Arie Groenveld, 83, was an inquisitive man of habit – he will be sorely missed. Walking from his home insurance office every morning to the post office – nearly half a mile – he would whistle on his way and greet anyone he met. It was his way and it became a habit. Community members were quick to recognize Arie on the street – they would wave and he would wave back. He was definitely ...
The collapse of housing prices – plunging from a high median of $413,000 some 33 months ago to $178,000 today – have significantly increased housing affordability in Manteca.
LATHROP – July is when summer really sizzles in the valley. But the real sizzler on Saturday, July 11, will be Valverde Park in Lathrop. With about two-dozen barbecue chefs expected to turn out for the International Barbecue Competition and Festival, you won't even need a GPS to show you the way to the Fifth Street community park. Just follow your nose and the aroma of charbroiled chicken and pork ribs will lead you to ...
The Manteca Chamber of commerce mixer was held at Big League Dreams sports complex.
Manteca Ripon Pentecost Society held their 90th annual celebration.
The homeless in Manteca aren't – for the vast majority – drug abusers or lazy.
Best-selling author and natural health coach Elodia Tate is the featured speaker for the July 15 Manteca Women's Connection luncheon.
Retired San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young sent a personal congratulatory video to Saturday night's Court of Honor that inducted 10 new Eagle Scouts.
The farmers market is offering a coupon with an option for a $1 off or an item under a buck for free at the La Croissant Bakery booth for the first 100 visitors on Tuesday
90 years ago June 27, 1919 The Firemen report everything ready for the big rodeo which will start next Friday morning. A big force of men went to work Wednesday morning to finish the fence which surrounds the park. The grandstand is practically complete. The lot of horses which will be used in the races are here and are being put in good condition for the bucking contests and the races. Lucky McFall, manager ...
Health officials are warning people to use caution today through Tuesday as the summer's first sustained heat wave arrives in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
The Ripon LSD Boy Scout Troop 440 is approaching a nation-wide record tonight as it salutes 10 Eagle Scouts in a Court of Honor.
How much do you know about the Portuguese festa, or the festas in Manteca? The word festa alone does not tell the whole story but simply connotes something much bigger and more meaningful. That much I've learned through the years of enjoying the annual celebrations in Manteca. For instance, the flyer that went out for this Sunday's MRPS festa announced, "Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society 90th annual Holy Ghost Celebration," with the last three words in large ...
Volunteers getting ready for the massive crowd that turns out every year for the MRPS festa celebration started preparing the massive pots of beef and cabbage that will be served even before dawn on Friday.
PMZ Real Estate conducted an open house Thursday at their new Manteca location on the corner of Winters Drive and East Yosemite Avenue.
Judge George Abdallah – who has served as a judge or commissioner since 1987 – is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
LATHROP – Moving his company to Lathrop was almost a no-brainer for Joe Antonini.
Thousands of unwanted guests have forced Lucy and Bryan Cook to cancel their Cinco de Mayo party.
LATHROP – After more than 75 years of providing jobs to the local economy, the future of the 724-acre military installation now known as Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin – Sharpe is uncertain. On Tuesday the Defense Logistics Agency – the government entity charged with combat logistics support and the delivery of all military goods to troops in each of the four major branches of the service – announced the opening of the mandatory 30-day ...
Quincy McClain didn't like what was happening in the neighborhood outside the confines of the Southside Christian Church where she serves as pastor.
The incentives and group support in the Manteca TOPS group is being offered to newcomers who want to join in the effort to Take Off Pounds Sensibly at its weekly 7 p.m. Tuesday meeting.
The Manteca Bulletin was honored for its design and creativity at the 2012 CNPA Better Newspapers Contest banquet over the weekend.
Editor's note: A butcher, a baker, and a candle(stick) maker. As part of The Bulletin's Q&A series with people in the community, it rounds out a trifecta with Manteca-based artisan Maria Passetti – who has grown her hobby of making soy-based candles into a healthy side-business.
Dave Bricker - who spent 32 years serving and protecting the people of Manteca - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is celebrating a milestone on Friday, May 10.
A single SUV rollover on the eastbound Highway 120 connector to the northbound Highway 99 Sunday evening sent a driver to a Modesto trauma center after Manteca firefighters cut the roof off of his mid-2000 vintage vehicle.
No one will accuse Ken McIntosh of being a man with no rhythm. His New Balance tennis shoes bounced to the beat playing overhead – and his body followed – as the 74-year-old former newspaperman led the Silver Sneakers through their warm-up. "Welcome. Glad to see everyone," he bellowed over Donna Summer's "Bad Girls" – the opening song to this hour-long workout at California Total Fitness. "Now let's get our cardio going. Step. Step. Step." ...
Three more outlet stores have inked deals to locate in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez confirmed that Craig Realty working with center developers have secured three retailers s that are in the process of preparing to open stores in Manteca before Black Friday. Developer Poag & McEwen has submitted plans to the city to convert at least one of the spaces for the three stores. Hernandez noted the first of ...
By GLENN KAHL
The number of trees in public places in Manteca grew by a half-dozen on Friday. At last count, there were approximately 17,000 of these city-maintained trees, said Park Operations Manager and city arborist Kevin Fant during the annual Arbor Day tree planting which took place at the Manteca Public Library Friday morning. It is for that reason the Family City has once again earned the title of Tree City USA for the 22nd year in ...