Hector Velasquez vividly remembers watching his grandfather as he hammered away on boot heels and repaired leather – taking in the smell of wax and polish and that familiar dust that comes from finishing a job.
RIPON – Taking the bus to school might not be an option for Ripon Unified students for very much longer.
Manteca is avoiding over $520,000 in costs while upgrading the city's water system. It is being done with a combination of putting projects out to bid in an extremely competitive climate for construction work as well as thinking a bit out of the box. The most high-profile cost savings is Manteca's water tower on Wetmore Street. State law required the city to determine whether it was safe to withstand a major earthquake. Several years ago ...
Councilwoman Debby Moorhead has heard the grumblings. Not a lot of people are happy about a decision to switch Manteca's official Fourth of July celebration to July 3 in a bid to avoid the City of Manteca paying public safety workers plus other municipal support staff such as street crews overtime and holiday pay as they struggle with an $11.3 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that starts in 21 days. That's why in ...
LATHROP – Lathrop City Council members and staff will hold budget reviews this week even as they continue efforts to find ways to cut $1.2 million more from an anticipated budget deficit of about $2.5 million in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Two men who personify community service – Les Thomas and Jack Snyder – were presented the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's highest honors during the 86th annual installation and awards dinner.
Mountain Valley Express has been going green. By that, the regional Manteca-based company with a fleet of 170 tractors and trailers including 60 locally recently partnered with U.S. EPA-certified SmartWay. President Scott Blevins noted Friday that MVE is committed to operating cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles. His trucks operate on diesel engines. "We now have a no engine idling policy with annual smoke testing (on diesel engines) to make sure our trucks are not emitting exhaust ...
Manteca landed the Ford Motor Company's small parts distribution center in Spreckels Park thanks to the San Joaquin Partnership.
Manteca Recreation's popular summer day camp starts Monday. The series of nine one-week camps are the summer answer to after school programs. They allow parents who need a full-day of child care for kids from 5 to 12 years or for someone who is looking for six hours or less. There is even a single day charge for those who need to drop off their kids occasionally. The first and ninth weeks – June 8-12 ...
Sister Ann Venita Britto and her Ministry of Caring will celebrate the feast of St. Anthony on Wednesday, June 10.
The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau's weekly downtown certified farmers continues its summer run Tuesday, June 9, at Library Park.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams will be sponsoring a community wide Independence Day Fireworks event at Big League Dreams on Friday July 3.
An early-morning home fire Thursday in the 200 block of North Grant Street rousted a 40-year-old woman and her sleeping 18-year-old daughter at about 7 a.m.
Three years ago $399,000 wouldn't even buy you a 50-year-old house in Manteca with 1,000 square feet on a 5,000-square-foot lot.
Manteca's grassroots campaign to help steer kids away from gangs is starting its second year of outreach on Friday.
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.