By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin In the dawn's early light this Memorial Day Les Thomas will be at his post without fail. He'll be joined by a dedicated small army of volunteers who will take the flags he hands out in multiples of four and load them into pick-up trucks, SUVs, and vans. They will then drive to the four corners of Manteca's main streets from the city's heart at ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin SACRAMENTO - Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) had its annual statewide bash in Sacramento Saturday night -- honoring officers who had gone the extra mile to keep drunks off the highways. Some 500 officers and family members filled the Sheraton Grand Hotel for the sit-down dinner. Blue and tan uniforms sported shoulder patches from countless departments. DUI patrolmen from Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop and the area ...
When Rhonda Mix moved to Manteca four years ago, she was like a new kid on the block. "I was just so bored because I didn't know anybody," said Mix who is a wife, mom, part-time student and part-time veterinary technician all rolled into one. She didn't stay bored too long once she discovered the United Lutheran Preschool and the church's Moms Group, in that order. She happened to have a three-year-old son at that ...
By VINCE REMBULAT Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin April is National Organ Donor Awareness month. For Manteca's Jose Zaragoza and his family, this is a matter that's near and dear to him. More than three years ago his 16-year-old son, Matthew Zaragoza Van Gelderen, an East Union High football player, was fatally injured in a non-league game at Bear Creek High. Matthew, who suffered a brain contusion that Sept. 16, 2005, died a ...
Driving Louise Avenue - one of the heaviest traveled streets in Manteca and Lathrop - will get a lot easier by this time in 2010.
The cutting edge of the green power movement isn't in Berkeley nor is it in San Francisco.
Manteca unemployment has nearly doubled in the past year to a record post World War II rate of 14.4 percent in March.
The Eckert's pipeline project was arguably one of the most ingenious and profitable decisions ever to come from Manteca's City Hall as a result of a threat from the state to pull the plug on 350 private sector jobs.
LATHROP - City of Lathrop has two state-of-the-art interactive water play areas that were completed last year.
Bob Raymus believes the homeless – many who are employed 40 hours a week – need a helping hand.
Club City – the moniker given middle school dances staged by the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission in conjunction with the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department at the Golden West Community Gym on North Main Street – was the place to be Friday for the pre-teen set.
The best players in Northern California were in Manteca Saturday for the city's fourth annual wheelchair tennis tournament at the Manteca Regional Tennis Center on Union Road in front of the golf course.
Manteca Police help Stella Brockman students raise funds for St. Jude's.
Jennifer Gowans couldn't help but get emotional as she stepped up to the lectern early Friday afternoon to address the family, friends, and co-workers that had gathered in her honor.
Manteca's Anthony Martin – a CHP dispatcher in Stockton – was credited for his life-saving actions Friday morning that saved the life of a two-year-old toddler two months ago.
SANTA MONICA (AP) - Police have identified the gunman who went on a shooting rampage in Southern California that left five people dead.
FRESNO (AP) - Fresno authorities say a baby boy died of heat exposure after he was unintentionally left in a car for an hour as the temperature reached 101 degrees.
TEMECULA (AP) - A Riverside County father and teen daughter were ordered to stand trial Friday in a vigilante attack on a man the girl has accused of rape.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - What is the next generation of gaming?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Edward Snowden identified himself Sunday as a principal source behind revelations about the National Security Agency's sweeping phone and Internet surveillance programs.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.
PG&E wants you to pay just under $12 more a month to upgrade its natural gas and eclectic distribution systems to enhance reliability and safety.
Character is on the menu of Manteca's El Pollo Loco fast food restaurant.
Brandy Clark and the City of Manteca will watch the mercury closely today, making note of every incremental change in the temperature.
Melinda Kopp has a way of adding some flavor to those summer days.
Jody Correia is inviting everyone to the MRPS Hall on Sunday. The event is the 94th annual Manteca-Ripon Pentecost Society's Holy Ghost festa. The invitation is for everybody to come and share the day's feast of sopas, the traditional soup served especially for this day.
Dry mouth. Fatigue. Dizziness. Confusion. And a sudden inability to cool the body with sweat.
The Manteca economy gets a big kick start every time the Manteca Futbol Club hosts a major soccer tournament.
A lot of factors impact air quality.
Manteca firefighters who will staff the new fire station on Lathrop Road when it is completed later this year may not have far to go to reach some accidents.