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 Rev. Quincy McClain and her flock take their charge to do the Lord's work seriously. That is why they are once again reaching out to help change the lives of hundreds of youth who live in what is one of Manteca's most notorious at-risk neighborhoods for gang influences – Southside. They also want to steer them away from drugs as well as help them do better in school with the goal of being able ...
The 2009 Manteca Senior Games have officially begun. More than a hundred people turned out at Del Webb Woodbridge Saturday evening for the opening ceremonies of Manteca first-ever regional hosting of the statewide games that those 50 and over can qualify for. According to Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Linda Abeldt, 300 people from throughout the Western United States have signed up to participate in the activities that run thorough next week. "Normally ...
Manteca Police Department's 39th annual canine trials drew nearly 20 departments and 40 canines from northern and central California to Morenzone Field Saturday morning for obedience, agility and protection competition.
It was a full moon Friday night – not a good omen for motorists driving into the North Main Street DUI checkpoint cone zone where two were arrested for drinking and driving and three others had their vehicles impounded. One of the two DUI suspects arrested allegedly had an alcohol level of more than three times the legal limit. Sgt. Jodie Estarziau was in charge of the assignment, reporting that 532 vehicles went through the ...
Thousands of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday participated in a day of service designed to improve communities throughout California.
Manteca's premier all-star cheerleading organization, Victorious Elite Allstars (VEA), added three more championship titles to their collection on Saturday, April 20, at the Xtreme Elite International Championship competition in San Francisco.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca has been recognized for superior achievement in quality care, service excellence and operational performance receiving parent Tenet Corporation's 2013 Circle of Excellence tribute. Doctors' is one of nine in the corporate systems to be honored with the excellence award. CEO Nicholas Tejeda spoke on behalf of the entire leadership team and governing board, saying they were all thankful and appreciative of every employee, physician and volunteer the well-deserved recognition. "Through hard ...
Louise Avenue between Main Street and the railroad tracks west of Union Road is about to get a $1 million Botox treatment courtesy of Uncle Sam.
Demetrius Snaer has memories that live among the afro puffs and big-collared shirts of the disco era, but he swears that wasn't his motivation.
The Manteca Police Department Canine Unit is hosting its annual canine trials today beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until at least 2 p.m.
When Social Security built a new Manteca office in 2012, the federal government chose a site behind Home Depot that was away from public transit and not accessible by sidewalk.
They were married in April of 1984. But soon after they reached a significant milestone in their marriage, their 25th wedding anniversary, Ramon and Angela Chu's union as husband and wife came to an end.
LATHROP – Need gas? Need God?
Three engine companies – Lathrop-Manteca, Manteca City and Ripon Consolidated Fire District joined forces in combating an early 4:07 a.m. morning house fire Thursday on South Manteca Road.
LATHROP – Pastor Willie Anderson Jr. had a vision.
A sign at the entrance to Manteca Tailoring on Maple Street has been baffling several people including some customers in a panic.
Give a man a tomato and he can spruce up a salad.
Drivers beware – police are out to snare drunk drivers Friday night at a DUI checkpoint.