Non-native minnows so small that you can literally see through them almost sent Manteca's monthly wastewater treatment bills up to $100 per household.
You've been warned. Manteca's weed cops hit the streets on May 15. The nine-day warning gives you time to avoid getting a citation for everything from weeds and rubbish to excessive dirt those firefighters can see in your yard from riding on a fire truck. Firefighters issued 1,272 citations in 2008 down from 1,093 citations in 2007. Of those issued, almost all were cleared by the residents of the property cleaning up the mess and ...
Where else do you celebrate the "Best of Manteca" except in the business that literally put the Mann-teee -kaa! in Manteca – Manteca Trailer & RV.
What do mail carriers and St. Vincent de Paul Society have in common? They are both looking out for the needy in our community. You, too, can help in their philanthropic efforts this Saturday when the National Association of Letter Carriers holds its 17th National Food Drive. And you don't even have to hop in your car or lug a basket full of canned goods to the Society's donation center at St. Anthony of Padua ...
It was just another Saturday morning for Mauricio Araniz who was on his way to Modesto Junior College for a basketball game.
Fuzion Salon and Spa in downtown Manteca conducted a Day of beauty to raise funds for Jason Davino's cancer treatment fund.
The local retired U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association donated an American flag to the East Union Cemetery on Tuesday.
The Manteca's VFW Post 6311 & Ladies Auxiliary will be offering Buddy Poppies on Friday and Saturday, May 8 & 9. They will be available at various locations throughout Manteca including Bass Pro Shop, the Post Office on Maple Street, Raley's and Save Mart on Main Street.
Federal dollars may help assure that the Manteca Police have top-notch functioning equipment while at the same time avoiding dipping into general fund receipts. The Manteca City Council tonight is expected to seek its share - $147,000 to be exact – of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds' component aimed at providing funds through the federal Department of Justice to assist state and local law enforcement combat crime. Police Chief Dave Bricker ...
Manteca Soroptimist women handed out a total of $12,000 at their recent awards night dinner to six graduating high school students and four area women who received special recognition awards. The soon to graduate high school seniors receiving college scholarships included Gurwinder Kaur, Manteca High School, Mayra Padilla, East Union High School, Amber Alcaraz, New Vision High School, Tolulope Afolabi, Weston Ranch High School, Mahlynn Liotard, Sierra High School and Heather Scharmann receiving the Betty ...
The creation of a one-stop permit center at the Manteca Civic Center is also setting in motion improved efficiencies for other municipal departments as well as improving public access. The $430,000 project – less than a third of the cost that was originally envisioned – requires shifting personnel around and remodeling other offices. As a result when work being handled by city employees is completed there will be: •American Disabilities Act access for the handicapped ...
Staging a major "thank-you" for war veterans who returned home and those who didn't this Memorial Day Weekend will incur $5,923 in Manteca municipal costs. In the current austere times, the City Council has directed staff to provide exact details of what various endeavors are going to cost whether it is construction, ongoing maintenance or specific costs tied to a specific event and determine if there is a way to recoup the money. That is ...
RIPON – Organizers of Rina's Run are keeping their fingers crossed for more participants. The event consisting of 5 kilometer run / walk is planned for 8 a.m. Saturday kicking off with a mile run for youngsters' age 5 through 12 (the winner gets a GT BMX bike). Thus far, the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation has been thrilled with the numbers of sponsors exceeding that of the previous year. "I'm also extremely excited about the ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin One of President Obama's first stops on his inaugural trip to Europe included a face-to-face meeting with Ripon native Coreen (Ruiz) Hester. The President and Mrs. Obama visited the American School (ASL) in London where they met Hester who serves as head master. It was part of Obama's eight-day tour where he also met with the London U.S. Embassy staff and their families in the ...
Manteca – despite the mortgage meltdown that sent nearly 1,000 single family homes into foreclosure during 2008 - experienced its second highest year in terms of the number of new housing units that were built within the city limits since a growth cap was imposed in 1987.
It's a balmy night in October and the line in front of Modesto's State Theater is growing longer by the minute.
There was the usual smart aleck, wisecracking responses from East Union High's freshman classes when senior Carolina Gutierrez was making her presentation.
A Manteca man was sentenced on Friday to 165 years to life in prison for a multitude of sexual misconduct charges stemming from exchanges he had with two children.
LATHROP – Let there be light.
Where's one of the deadliest stretches of freeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
"Provide justice for the needy and fatherless; uphold the right of the oppressed and the destitute. Rescue the poor and needy." – Psalm 82: 3-5
A 57-year-old Manteca man involved in an early morning vehicle accident in front of a Manteca bar on Nov. 10 has died.
Flooded intersections and runoff covering sidewalks usually aren't something people want to see.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.