•Install a low-flow showerhead. •Install a "soak and soap" valve in the shower to allow you to reduce or stop the flow without adjusting any settings. •Install faucet aerators. •Turn off the water while shaving, washing or brushing your teeth. •Run full loads in dishwashers and washing machines. •Don't use the toilet as a trash can, every flush can use up to 7 gallons. •Install an ultra low flow toilet. You could save up to ...
In the clearest sign yet that the resale housing market is at or near bottom there are now 309 homes either sold or pending so far in 2009 with a median price hovering around $179,650.
It's been several years since Monica Cane first got the urge to pen a Christian fiction novel that takes place in Manteca.
Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week runs through Feb. 14. As a way of marking the occasion, a coalition of families, individuals, support groups, and health professionals, to name a few, are involved in a campaign to get the word out. Included are Shannon Bauer and her husband, Bryan, of Escalon. Their 2-year-old daughter, Casey Lynn Bauer, was born with Ebstein Anomaly, a CHD characterized by displacement of the tricuspid valve. "She was born with two ...
Bob Drew passed away Monday night leaving an emptiness, a serious void with all those who knew him.
The next Manteca Citizen Police Academy starts Feb. 25 and runs through April 8. The seven-week-long academy runs primarily on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Manteca started its first Citizen Police Academy in 1995 with 30 people from all walks of life. Today Manteca has one of the longest-running academies in the state. The academy is offered twice a year in the spring and fall. The class size is limited to 20 participants and ...
Debby Moorhead is upbeat about Manteca's future. It might not be what you'd expect from someone who took office right as the Manteca City Council started looking in earnest at ways to chip away at a projected $11.3 million deficit that will develop in the next fiscal year starting July 1 if revenue and spending patterns in place in December aren't changed. The way Moorhead sees it is that Manteca is in a much better ...
The Geek Squad is already on its way. Monday afternoon dozens of Best Buy employees started the two-week long process of stocking the shelves and readying an outpost of the nation's largest consumer electronics outfitter – accounting for almost 21 percent of the overall market. According to General Manager Marcel Fehlmann, two teams will work on merchandising the store between now and February 27 when the first customers are welcomed into Manteca's largest electronics outfitter ...
RIPON – The good news is that indications show that the Ripon Unified School District will be able to meet its financial obligations for at least this year and the two years following.
Twenty-two Manteca firemen responded to a predawn fire in a home in the 400 block of Seville Way in north Manteca near Crestwood Park Sunday morning that caused an estimated $300,000 in damage.
Ripon High was recognized as one of the top small schools at Saturday's San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon held at the University of the Pacific and the Scottish Rite Auditorium.
The Manteca Unified School District Honor band concerts were conducted Saturday at Lathrop High.
Manteca new home builders got off to a big start in 2009 – big as in house sizes. There were 15 new single family homes started in January compared to 13 in the same month in January of 2008. The real big news, though, was in the size of the homes. The average home started so far this year in Manteca has 3,303 square feet compared to 2,099 square feet in January 2008. That's 55 ...
Bolinas – a rustic oceanside Marin County enclave – is the poster town for the looming California water crisis.
Manteca's most visible salute to those who built and served America – presidents, labor, and soldiers – starts its seventh year on Feb. 16.
The annual observance held on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year honors an "elite" group of people in the United States, said retired Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker speaking before the small group gathered at Library Park on Monday.
Ripon's Veterans' Day ceremonies were nestled in a park-like campus flanked by a Memorial Wall of names of those who have served from the community and the historic military museum that contains countless artifacts from all the U.S. involved wars of the past.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Assemblymember Kristen Olsen is hosting a Covered California Community Coffee today from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at Ripon City Hall, 259 North Wilma Ave., Ripon
SAN JOSE (AP) - The family of a Silicon Valley engineer who amassed one of the nation's most extensive historic military vehicle collections is giving the tanks, missile launchers and armored vehicles to a Massachusetts-based museum that will preserve and display some of them.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - The last of the Doolittle Raiders, all in their 90's, offered a final toast Saturday to their fallen comrades, as they pondered their place in history after a day of fanfare about their 1942 attack on Japan.
HOUSTON (AP) - A house party in suburban Houston to celebrate a girl's 18th birthday erupted into gunfire that killed two teens, wounded many others, and caused some partygoers to flee for their lives through second-story windows, authorities said Sunday.
TRUCKEE (AP) - The opening of a new segment of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway west of Reno means cycling enthusiasts are about two-thirds of the way to completing the dream that began 10 years ago to follow the Truckee River more than 100 miles from Lake Tahoe to its terminus at Pyramid Lake.
Not even one street has been started and the developers of Austin Road Business Park have found a way to pare 4,907 daily vehicle trips in the 1,036-acre project.
One of the Bay Area's most iconic radio stations is famous for broadcasting a traffic report every 10 minutes.
PLEASANTON – Mark Makuta settles into his chair and pulls out a newspaper.
SAN FRANCISCO – It's 7 a.m., and I'm standing on the edge of a train station staring out at a field across the tracks.
What to do about 28 acres in an area of northeast Ripon?
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Yosemite National Park officials are moving forward on a $24-million plan to remove parking lots, roads and buildings from Mariposa Grove, an ancient collection of humongous sequoias.
Bulletin staff reports