Another Christmas has come and gone.
A free Christmas Eve dinner is being made possible through the efforts of the First Assembly of God, the Manteca Christian School, David and Sylvia's Family Dining restaurant and the community at large.
The children of Daniel Escovedo and Martha Fisher were among the first in line for Friday's Ray of Hope Christmas dinner.
LATHROP - The reception honoring Lathrop-Manteca Fire District division chief Chester Smith was in recognition of his nearly 30 years of service, according to the advance announcement.
RIPON - The overall number of youth involved with the Ripon Police Activities League has more than doubled since its council-sponsored inception several years ago.
Visitors from all over the world stay at the famous rustic, elegant, and pricey Awahanee Hotel in Yosemite Valley.
The name of Jeff Shields' favorite Christmas song? Try "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow."
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.
RIPON - It looks like it'll be at least another year before Ripon ever sees a Wal-Mart constructed in town.
LATHROP - TCN Properties has six months to complete the improvements of the portion of Golden Valley Parkway between Towne Centre Drive and Brookhurst at Mossdale Landing.
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
It's the first day of the New Year.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County is seeking applicants for the position of Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk which will become vacant on January 5, 2009 with the retirement of Gary Freeman.
Dave Thompson knows that his organization is facing a tough financial future.
LATHROP – You might want to think twice before grabbing that garden hose.
Target Bass Pro Shops. Twenty more parks including Big League Dreams, Woodward Park and the Spreckels Park BMX track. Del Webb at Woodbridge. Dryers Ice Cream. Ford Motor Company parts depot. The Yosemite Avenue/Highway 99 interchange. The Central Valley Cancer Center
When Sierra High first opened some 20 years ago, then Principal Rick Arucan had the moment captured with a photograph consisting of an estimated 700 students and staff members.
Four tire planters have popped up along the Van Ryn Avenue bike path segment between the city's landscaping just south of Industrial Park Drive.
They met. They discussed. They left it alone. For now.
Ripon Police converged on a late model rental car shortly before 2 p.m. Monday as it left the Bank of the West on Main Street with three men from Los Angeles, Fresno and Madera in possession allegedly of a cache of forged credit and ID cards.
Just about the time the Highway 99 widening project through Manteca wraps up another improvement project will start along the freeway.
The Saturday shooting across from Antigua Park was brazen, breakneck, and bold.
It appears Ernie's Food & Spirits may soon be without an important ingredient.
Editor's Note: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by The Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. McCreath is keeping a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey. These are her thoughts and feelings shared with you.
Michael Seelye missed a Manteca Unified Board of Trustees meeting to attend the birthday celebration for his first grandchild who was turning one. His absence was excused by the board, which meant he was not going to lose his compensation. The reason for his absence was considered a "hardship."
The Ripon Unified school board race will not go to the polls.
Verizon land line telephone customers in Ripon experienced a loss of dial tones in their handsets as well as interruption in their Internet and Wi-Fi services over the weekend. While intermittent loss of service was first reported early on Saturday it became widespread about noon with some customers thinking the interruption was either in their computers or in their routers.
Since hitting the Internet several months ago, the Ripon City Council meeting viewership reached an all-time high last month.
It was an honest mistake.