It might have sounded like a bomb.
Three men – two from Manteca and one from Castro Valley – who allegedly attempted a home burglary shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday were arrested thanks to the quick thinking of a 13-year-old boy who was home at the time because of his school's teacher in-service day.
Airport Way between Louise Avenue and Northgate Drive in West Manteca was shut down shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday after a suspected explosive device was discovered in a black plastic bag at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
Nobody just gives away water these days.
Sales tax sharing deals that brought The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley anchored by Bass Pro Shops and Costco to Manteca have netted municipal coffers $3,539,221 in taxes over four years.
Ripon Unified still has some tweaking to do with its transportation.
Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.
The Manteca High teacher arrested last month after a fight outside of a crab feed for a local elementary school will get his day in court.
Nine days after Valentine's Day and exactly 21 days after their engagement, Patrick Payan and Andrea Juarez will exchange vows and wedding bands in front of family and friends.
Mantecan Jean Ramey has added another feather to her artist's cap. Her nostalgic watercolor rendition of a restful garden setting has earned the nod of the Manteca Garden Club to be the signature picture that will grace the brochures, flyers and posters of the garden tour in May.
A sinkhole started developing on southbound Highway 99 at Austin Road at about 9:30 Monday night prompting numerous calls to the California Highway Patrol.
There are no trophies for fourth place.
Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto, is speaking this Thursday at a meeting of the Manteca Patriots.
The Manteca Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday, Feb. 14, at an undisclosed location within the City of Manteca between the hours of 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
A bold initiative to take farm water conservation to the next level is being vetted by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
The South San Joaquin County's fanciest place for a drink and getting a bit to eat - at least by location - could one day be right where the current offices for River Islands at Lathrop are located overlooking the San Joaquin River.
Second Harvest Food Bank CEO Mike Mallory is breaking out his bright orange running shoes for the Saturday, April 5, "Help Us Stamp Out Hunger in Our Community" 5K and one mile walk/run in downtown Manteca.
The Delta is made up of over 1,000 miles of waterways, covering four counties – Contra Costra, Sacramento, Solano and San Joaquin.
Don't go rush out and buy that concealable handgun just yet.
The 2014 campaign gets underway in earnest next week.
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. Her journal, along with her measurements, will appear in Tuesday's print edition.
Manteca High graduate and author Kristin Miller is now a bona fide national best-selling author. Her latest book made it to the New York Times Bestseller list this week.
The Union Road bridge crossing the 120 Bypass will have four lanes within the next three years if all goes according to plan.
Jeff Shields makes "great" Mickey Mouse pancakes.
By JAMES BURNS
The historic two-room San Joaquin School, built on South Austin Road in 1915, is now the home of the Brad and Tricia Hickman family.
YOSEMITE (AP) - Visitors to Yosemite National Park will no longer be allowed to leave their cars on the roadside while stopping at the Tuolumne River to explore nearby meadows and admire surrounding mountain peaks, under a plan released Thursday.
Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) is once again offering the Service Challenge Scholarship.
What started out as a few like-minded souls sharing their collective worldview in a public setting back in January turned into a massive community gathering that left people on both sides of the aisle trading barbs and crying foul.
Nursing students at Doctors Hospital are pledging to stay together after graduation for a week to help open an orphanage in a small village in Ghana.