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.
Cain Lopez – one of the hottest new Latin comics – is heading the upcoming Manteca Chamber of Commerce Comedy Night on Saturday, Feb. 21.
Every child needs a second chance - a second chance to learn. There is a unique educational opportunity in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop that has kept many students from falling through the cracks - Give Every Child a Chance. A fund raising Bowl-A-Thon is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 28. It's more than just knocking down pins for your team and out bowling the competitors. It's about picking up kids that have lost their way in ...
The lull in the economy is giving established Manteca retail and professional concerns the opportunity to move into prime locations.
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Doctors Hospital of Manteca is meeting the nursing shortage head on with a cohort of new hires they will be putting through additional classes for the next four months. Ten recently graduating registered nurses were welcomed into the fold Friday afternoon at a special reception at Doctors Hospital's conference center by administrators Mark Lisa and Carmen Silva. The nurses - all hired on full-time - ...
Karen Wells – a leading motivational speaking – will discuss how to recession proof your business and take it from invisible to powerful during the first quarterly Women's Connection luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Best Buy is opening Feb. 27. JC Penney's doors open March 6. China Express Food-4-Less has just opened its doors. CVS Drug Store, McDonald's, Valero Gas, and Prime Time Car Wash have all submitted building plans to the City of Manteca for new locations at Union and Lathrop roads. Those five new businesses alone represent a $25 million plus vote of confidence in the future of Manteca's economy. It isn't a point lost on Debby ...
An early Friday morning fire caused $130,000 in damages to a Central Manteca home. Twenty-two firefighters from the City of Manteca, Lathrop Manteca Fire District, and Ripon Fire Department battled the blaze at 410 Orange Court off Alameda Street between Powers Avenue and Fremont Avenue. Firefighters were dispatched at 12:22 a.m. The garage was fully involved when they arrived. The fire burned with such intensity the roof of the garage collapsed prior to firefighters getting ...
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
Woodward Avenue may soon get its first roundabout.
It was once the Northern San Joaquin Valley's top selling GMC dealership.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
LATHROP – Seth Harper pushed hard with his right leg and steered with his left.
Dayanara Martinez and Jasnoor Kaur, eyes shining with excitement, proudly showed off the small green toys that made high-pitched croaking sounds when their tiny bodies were squeezed. They were not exactly Kermit the Frog. But they were look-alike frogs all right.
Jimmie Burgess bakes her pies – apple to blackberry, boysenberry, pecan and pumpkin – with a passion she has had for baking since she was just 12 years old when she was taking tips from her grandmother and mother.