Erik Clawson Hoffman, 19, has been called to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Hoffman will be serving in the Michigan Lansing Mission and will enter the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, on Aug. 5.
Sr. Joseph Key, began Navy boot camp on April 27, 2009 and graduated from Navy boot camp June 19, 2009. He began "A" school at NSTC for CS Specialist where he will work for two years before transferring to the (CTN) program to begin training as a Crypto Logic Technician. He will begin his duty on the destroyer the USS Chafee in Hawaii at Pearl Harbor.
Two area students have received degrees from Western Governors University. The online, nonprofit university awarded nearly 900 degrees at its semi-annual commencement ceremonies held in Salt Lake City on July 11. While more than 90 graduates attended the event in person, more than 425 participated live via the Internet. • Michelle Townsend of Escalon received a Post Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation Program in Elementary Education Grades. • Samuel Vincent of Lathrop, received a Bachelor of Science ...
The thrill of a lifetime awaits an 18-year-old Manteca grad when she jumps out of an airplane two miles above Highway 99 north of Lodi with her 90-year-old great-grandfather jumping behind her on Saturday.
It took dentist Jeanette Flannery Courtad more almost 15 years to complete her first children's book – appropriately themed after teeth and how to care for them.
The Manteca Police Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police unit otherwise known as SHARP just increased in size.
Lathrop-Manteca firefighters battled a six-acre grass fire along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road Thursday at around 6 p.m.
RIPON – Liz Waterbury knows that not everybody can afford to get a proper health screening.
Perry Tipton. George Dadasovich. Frank Teicheria. Roy Lusk. Louis Bronzan. They – and scores of other young men in Manteca during the late 1930s – played for a man who just a year earlier ended his National Football League playing career in 1936 as the starting center for the then Boston Redskins. Larry Siemering, who ended up coaching football for three seasons at Manteca High before joining legendary Almos Alonzo Stagg as an assistant football ...
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop will be celebrating National Night Out block parties on Tuesday, August 4.
The City of Lathrop will be holding its First Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive for Lathrop Elementary Schools.
By DENNIS WYATT Managing editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Manteca's tab for two decades of the state's inability to spend within their means will soon top $25 million. In the biggest money grab yet, the budget deal signed into law by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Tuesday includes hijacking over $1 million in Manteca property tax receipts plus another $6 million in Manteca redevelopment agency funds. It will bring the total the state has taken from ...
The friendship between Frank Alvarado and Katie McKenzie almost seemed destined – both of whom are the children of best friends and spent their formative years within arms reach of one another. So when McKenzie was diagnosed with breast cancer, Alvarado – instantly feeling helpless – scoured the Internet for ideas before deciding to assemble a team to participate in the "Skate the Lake" breast cancer ride around one of America's most pristine areas. Getting ...
Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising. The heydays of cruising in Manteca was when a young person did something wrong, your parents found out if not from the police then from other community members. It was a time when everyone in the neighborhood knew everyone else and if something was amiss they'd be quick to step up to see what was wrong. Manteca Police – along with ...
LATHROP – There are signs that the real estate home sales in Lathrop may be on the way to a rebound. After years of foreclosures dominating the news in the housing developments wwwest of Interstate 5, the dry spell in new houses being built saw some promise of residential building activity in the last two months. Speaking at the study session special meeting of the Lathrop City Council Tuesday night, acting city engineer Tom Ruark ...
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.
The Northern San Joaquin Valley's longest running twilight holiday parade is gearing up for its 41st run.
Ripon High's new stadium flag pole is being dedicated this Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m.
Telethon organizers are hoping items such as authenticated signed jerseys of football greats Ken Stabler and Jim Otto as well as San Francisco Giants legend Willie Mays will help raise funds to provide a safe haven for 1,500 Manteca and Lathrop kids.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.