The Sacramento Kings had their biggest game for the season on Dec. 28 when they played the World Champions Boston Celtics. Not only was the game a sell out, but also Olympian Michael Phelps was in attendance to receive his key to Sacramento, his own Kings jersey, and even got to sit courtside to see Manteca's Dance and Cheer Stars.
Ripon Library is going to host a unique black author in February - she is blind and in her 90s. She started writing because she "wanted to inspire people and make them feel good."
RIPON - What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a friend who cares about you every day of the year: your Teddy Bear!
FRENCH CAMP - The Haven of Peace emergency/homeless shelter will be hosting their 2nd Annual "Coming Out of Our Shell" Crab Feed Fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 31. This year's proceeds will benefit the Haven's "day-to-day" operations so they may continue to offer a 'safe haven' to those in need in the community.
KNIGHTS FERRY - It's a magical time along the Stanislaus River. The 16 recreation areas operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from Goodwin Dam to River's End southwest of Manteca where the Stanislaus and San Joaquin rivers converge are devoid of the crowds of summer. Even the "hot spot" - Knights Ferry - has less bustle. The trees - and other vegetation - are deep in their winter slumber. It's an ideal time ...
OAKDALE - The Sierra Railroad Dinner Train offers the romance of good old-fashioned rail travel.
It was a rare sight - a goggle wearing, thrill seeking police canine riding in the sidecar of a Russian motorcycle on Ripon streets over the weekend.
Hundreds of youngsters had fun under the sun on the new playground equipment at Shasta Park over the three-day weekend.
In the story about the Portuguese Cultural Class offered at the Manteca Senior Center (Manteca Bulletin, Monday, Jan. 19), it was incorrectly stated that the instructor Mary Del Pino is offering it through the Manteca Unified School District. The Manteca Senior Center, not the school district, is sponsoring the class. Del Pino's school district e-mail address was also inadvertently included in the story. All inquiries about the Portuguese cultural class should be sent to Del ...
FRENCH CAMP - Mark Poncardas had to play the Geography Bee waiting game Friday. The French Camp School seventh-grade student breezed through the preliminary round while the rest of the field battled for the other finalist spot. Poncardas, 12, needed a tie-breaker against fellow seventh-grader, Amy Dolores, to finally emerged as the school champion. "I studied every night," he said in preparation for the Geography Bee. Poncardas and Dolores fielded nine questions in the tie-breaker, ...
Mary Del Pino's weekly Portuguese Cultural Class at the Manteca Senior Center started two weeks ago. But the overwhelming response was such that an evening session to accommodate those who have indicated their interest to attend but are hampered by their daytime jobs may be forthcoming.
Manteca is getting lower power costs for its portion of the Nick DeGroot South County Surface Water Treatment Plant plus receiving $150,646 from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a bonus.
Scenes from Saturday's Boys & Girls Club crab feed held at the MRPS Hall in Manteca.
Felonies – crimes that involve inflicting great bodily harm or aggressive acts of stealing - dropped 2.47 percent in Manteca during 2008.
Commercial construction - for the second straight year - trumped residential building in Manteca during 2008.
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.
Greg Leland - whose dedication to young people has spanned 27 years - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Nearly life-long Manteca resident Gilbert Simoni is celebrating his 100th birthday today from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Commons at Union Ranch.
Editor's note: First of two parts. In Friday's Bulletin the transgender spouse and non-transgender spouse share their thoughts.
Jim Anderson turned toward "Fingers" on the keyboard and let his legs shake, dipping his left knee as the music reached a crescendo.
The request by South San Joaquin Irrigation District to take over a chunk of the PG&E service territory isn't the first rodeo for the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
LATHROP – The war wounds that Al Alexander suffered during the 13 months that he spent in Korea still plague him to this day.
Tuesday morning was not about softball.
Chef Jose Morales knows how to pick a menu.
Councilman Steve DeBrum wants Cottage Avenue made safer between the Highway 99 overpass and Louise Avenue and he doesn't want to spend thousands on a consultant to do so.
Dropping power prices may actually make it more feasible for South San Joaquin Irrigation District to leverage Tri-Dam Project receipts to deliver on a promise to reduce power costs by 15 percent assuming they get past the San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission.
Tracy Crane has organized memorial races, uniting the heavy-hearted in a common cause.
Weight-loss patients in Manteca now have a CIGNA Healthcare certified Bariatric Center at Doctors Hospital of Manteca, according to its CEO Nicholas Tejeda.