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.
Manteca is joining a growing trend across America – smaller cities hiring lobbyists to go after $787 billion in federal stimulus funds.
The city is doing a top-to-bottom reassessment of all options including going forward with moving the Manteca Police into the former Qualex building at 555 Industrial Park Drive that was purchased by the Manteca Redevelopment Agency. They are working with the consulting firm Group Four to complete the overview.
FRENCH CAMP ­- Jason Messer calls it "shovel-ready" stimulus money. According to the superintendent of the Manteca Unified School District, the funding source that's being used to help purchase some additional land adjacent to French Camp School is different to that of the one-time stimulus package earmarked for education due anytime from the federal government. "These are contingency dollars used to cover the amount on this project and others," Messer said at last Tuesday's school ...
The Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police (SHARP) corps of volunteers supporting the Manteca Police Department is looking for nearly two dozen new members to increase their visibility in neighborhoods and shopping centers.
If you've ever wondered what happened to the once very popular Manteca Horsemen's Association, wonder no more.
The bad economy is good news for future buyers of new homes as well as developers of employment centers and retail complexes.
RIPON - In support of Ripon's Allison Council and others like her who have been battling cancer, this small close knit community is painting the town purple in its second annual Relay for Life fund raising campaign.
High school and college students who make up the ranks of the Manteca Police Explorers took part in a recent competition held at Sebastopol High School near Santa Rosa.
Target Stores helped sponsor the Day of the Child activities at the Manteca Library on Saturday.
The Manteca Dolphins swim team held an omelet breakfast at the Manteca Senior Center.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., the Manteca Branch Library presents summertime storytime for the months of June and July.
Like many farmers in the area at this time of the year, John Mendes is busy cutting and baling hay in the fields, and storing them for winter feed.
The remains collected from the yard of a Manteca residence have been confirmed to be those of a missing Stockton woman Karen Sterzl, 36, when she disappeared in December of 1990.
Is panhandling becoming too aggressive in Manteca?
When an arsonist torched the playground equipment at McFall School for the second time in three years back in March, it was the students that lost out.
Manteca Police have been unable to contact the man who lost his $2,200 bank roll at a fast food restaurant on May 3 with the good news that KHOP 95.1 radio listeners and the El Pollo Loco corporate office in Southern California want to help.
The heat wasn't enough to keep Josh Johnson inside Tuesday afternoon.
There was no Union Road interchange 20 years ago on the 120 Bypass.
LATHROP - For two years the City of Lathrop has been on the hook for water payments that a defunct developer initially agreed to cover.
LATHROP - It's that time of year again.
The Library Park interactive water feature is back up and running just in time for the opening this afternoon of this summer's Downtown Manteca Certified Farmers' Market.
The annual Antone Raymus Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 8, will once again include a car show.
Flames from a vegetation fire along Highway 99 jumped the freeway Sunday shortly before 3 p.m. putting motorists in danger from the smoke that spread over the traffic lanes. Ripon firefighters at the same time were called to a vehicle collision on Milgeo and Cypress avenues. Units responded to the crash and called on the Modesto Regional Fire Department out of the Salida station to cover the vegetation fire while they were busy with power ...
The key to being successful isn't necessarily being the smartest person in the room. It's being the most adaptable person in the room. And when Jake Guerin saw that traditional birthday parties weren't meeting the changing interests of the youth of today he was smart enough to realize that was a chance to capture a market desperate for something new. G Factor Gaming was born. After recognizing that kids were more interested in XBox and ...
Proposed new rules could mean future City of Ripon city administrators would have to reside within the Ripon Unified School District - unless an exception is granted by the City Council. Ripon's elected leaders will decide Tuesday when the council meets at 7 p.m., at City Hall, 259 North Wilma Ave., whether to amend the municipal code pertaining to the city administrator's employment in such a fashion and to have it brought back for a ...
STOCKTON (AP) - Sport fish from rivers and streams in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta have higher levels of mercury in their systems than fish taken from anywhere else in California, a new survey has found.