A private firm is proposing to reduce costs at least 21 percent and extend branch hours by as much as 47 percent if they are awarded a contract to take over the San Joaquin County-operated libraries.
It was my first day of kindergarten Monday at Brock Elliott Elementary School along with 35 wide-eyed students in Mrs. Adrian Andrews' classroom.
LATHROP - The only way historically to have a home in the Central Valley with a sweeping view of either the San Joaquin River or Sacramento River is to have a home elevated and hugging a levee.
Three of the four incumbents are seeking re-election in the Manteca Unified school board race.
LATHROP – J. "Chaka" Santos, a Lathrop businessman and entrepreneur and, lately, a candidate for mayor in the Nov. 2 elections, told the City Council Monday night that he'd rather have the Community Center gym named after any of the long-time residents rather than basketball great and 2010 NBA Coach of the Year Scott Brooks.
LATHROP – It was about two years ago that Lathrop High first opened its doors to a student body consisting of 456 freshmen and sophomores.
Bad debt from Manteca's municipal utility accounts has tripled in the past two years to $261,594.
Seven -year-old Jack Bellew has already made his mark on the world with some 100 people showing up Saturday night at Isadore's Restaurant to help raise funds to send his snack packs to troops serving overseas.
The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of the triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.
Those hoping to take home the crown of either Manteca Idol of Manteca Junior Idol only have two days to make sure that they're ready.
Manteca High students will welcome a new look to the Dawson Center.
LATHROP - Get ready to go for a spin this October in a pumpkin.
Add a little of this, and a dash of that, and pretty soon you have something that will help feed hungry families in more ways than one.
Manteca's municipal coffers are about to come into some much needed cash - $940,000 to be exact - from the sale of two city-owned properties.
The lazy days of summer aren't something that 12-year-old Ricky Artery is going to miss.
Sister Ann Venita Britto is gearing up for her upcoming luncheon for seniors.
For the first time since it was formed in 1909 the South San Joaquin Irrigation District will restrict the irrigation water it delivers to customers to 36 inches per acre for a mandatory 16 percent reduction.
That alarm system you are paying $25 plus a month plus to have in place may be totally worthless unless you have registered it with the Manteca Police Department.
Contrary to the images portrayed on TV shows like "Toddlers and Tiaras" not all girls who wear a crown are self-absorbed divas.
A motorcyclist was reportedly popping wheelies on busy West Yosemite Avenue near the Manteca Marketplace shopping center before slamming into the passenger side of a Dodge Caravan early Monday evening.
March brings the annual Manteca Youth Focus scholarship competitions, a 20-year institution in our community.
Courtney Settle found the giant plastic Easter Egg in the first week of the Manteca Bulletin's Easter Egg Hunt.
Randy May knows just how valuable Manteca Fire Department's Seniors Aiding Fire Effort (SAFE) volunteers are when it comes to helping keep city residents safe.
The biggest transportation agency in the South County in terms of ridership isn't Regional Transit or the Altamont Corridor Express. It's the Manteca Unified School District.
Monica Cane recalled raising teenage daughters.
New Melones Reservoir - projected to "go dry" sometime in August due to the ongoing California drought - is prompting the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday to formally adopt mandatory water emergency rules.
Upwards of 50,000 people are expected to attend the 19th annual Crossroads Street Fair Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in downtown Manteca.
Owners of homes to the southwest of Sierra High - and along the Airport Way corridor - may think they have no skin in the game when it comes to the $168 million levee upgrades even though they are in the 200-year flood-plain.
Kerry Harris understands the road to wellness involves lifestyle changes.
The 2015 Central Valley Wellness Expo is a focused and relevant symposium of wellness-related experts and seminars taking place Friday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.