Chris Mendes will be the first to say that weight-loss can be an ongoing battle.
STOCKTON – Anthony Shafer, a 1997 graduate from University of the Pacific's School of Engineering and Computer Science, will give a behind-the-scenes presentation on Disney's "A Christmas Carol." He will give his presentation at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Pacific Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
Changing how Manteca has developers cover the tab for major infrastructure could reduce the cost of building a typical home by about $100.
It's a super fundraising on Super Bowl Sunday that benefits the Manteca Mural Society and Manteca Rotary.
RIPON – Chantyl Vasquez is hoping that making a run for Miss Almond Blossom will help her build valuable life skills.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary was honored on Monday for more than 10,000 hours of service to the community over the last year. Student volunteers logged nearly 3,000 hours.
LATHROP – The name of the new Lathrop police chief who will replace former Chief Dolores Delgado will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, by Sheriff Steve Moore.
RIPON – Karena Stephens admits that she didn't know as much as she would have liked about the businesses in the place that she now calls home.
What would you ask your grandmother if she were still alive? Did you really know that much about her? What do your grandchidren know about you?
Retail sales at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley reached $26,758,000 in the initial seven months after the first store opened its doors.
LATHROP – Some of the homes at Camino Real Mobile Estates in Lathrop are sinking, and residents are pointing the blame at the heavy truck traffic on Harlan Road and the poor condition of the road.
Driving the streets of Manteca Jim Todd noticed an incredible resource going to waste – fresh citrus.
RIPON – Annaliese Ippolito always admired the young women who were selected to represent Ripon as they made their way down Main Street in the annual Almond Blossom parade.
LATHROP – Repairs on a section of Harlan Road between Louise Avenue and Lathrop Road could start in early April.
RIPON - It was "Oliebollen Day" at Bethany Home with residents and staff flocking to the afternoon event in the west dining room where Marie De Bie and Elizabeth Van Klaveren had set up their operation to turn out some 200 of the deep-fried treats.
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River Islands at Lathrop won't cause much congestion during commute hours on Interstate 5 between the 120 Bypass and Interstate 205 connectors.
LATHROP – It seemed like another bureaucratic meeting tactic.
Come the next election, campaign signs in Ripon could be limited as to when they can be placed.
Manteca has $2 million to serve as seed money to start the community park at the heart of the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone.
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