Dewayne Michael Smith, 50, a convicted child sex offender, was released into the Manteca community Tuesday after spending some 22 years at Atascadero State Mental Hospital located on the coast between San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Manteca's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, in front of the Manteca Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
Volunteering has always come easy for Jeff and Jan Stoermer.
At the time of her passing, Dara Torrano was president of the local women's bowling association.
Benny Arnold's food bag had a can of ham instead of a frozen turkey.
Friday's Give Every Child a Chance After School dance competition featured 136 kids in 14 dance crews.
RIPON - Citizens of the Ripon community along with area firefighters honored Code 3 for a Cure founder Lorenzo Abundiz Friday morning in the engine bays of Station One on Stockton Avenue on his nationwide journey.
The biggest holiday party in Manteca is being planned by Manteca Soroptimists for their upcoming 30th Annual Holiday Affair.
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop is accepting entry applications for the Dec. 12 Festival of Lights Holiday Parade.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today offered a reminder that there is still time to participate in his third annual "Holiday Cards for Our Troops" program before the Wednesday, December 2 deadline.
You could one day move between Stockton and Los Angeles in just less than two hours.
The 30th annual Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club telethon might very well turn out to be The Telethon That Could in the annals of the organization.
Manteca Unified cut $32 million from its current budget.
RIPON - The Inter-Service EMS Recognition medal will be presented to Ripon Police School Resource Officer Scott Lindsay on Wednesday, Dec. 2, for his quick actions that saved the life of a man choking on food at a dinner in Stockton.
The Manteca Idol torch has been passed.
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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