By DENNIS WYATT
The following is the speech given by Andrew Ramos at Calla High's graduation last week. Caroline Thibodeau, Manteca Unified's Director of Health Services and Homeless Foster Liaison, is trying to secure Ramos a job so he can support himself and continue going to college. She can be reached at 858-0782.
Shasta School's 8th-grade class of 2009 will go down in history as the first to hold graduation ceremonies in its brand-new multi-purpose gym.
There's no guarantee that the annual lobbying trip that San Joaquin County elected officials and non-profit representatives take to Washington, D.C,. is going yield anything of major substance by the time the lobbying trip ends.
The 11 categories of crime that the FBI rates the general overall safety of a community dropped 11.4 percent in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2008.
RIPON - The spirit of Alison Council was there - in Ripon High's Stouffer Field football stadium Monday night - there for a hastily orchestrated candlelight tribute in her honor.
Christopher Blane Miller, 43, was sentenced to eight years in state prison on sexual abuse to two children under 14. He was charged with lewd and lascivious conduct, Manteca Police said.
The Manteca High School Sober Grad committee has announced the Class of 2009 will have their grad night celebration at the Strike Zone Family Center after the graduation ceremonies on Thursday night.
You think your personal PG&E bill is staggering consider what you pay as a Manteca taxpayer and ratepayer.
Want a workout without working up a sweat?
LATHROP – The final step in the long-running wrongful termination charges filed by former senior building official Matt Browne against the City of Lathrop appears to be approaching the finish line.
RIPON – Mike Restuccia didn't know that the financial markets would be on the verge of collapse when he first came up with the idea to give 8th grade students at Ripon Elementary $20 in a savings account as a way to teach them about saving money.
Lauren Mitchell, Robyn Raker and Jessica Golden could be considered this year's best and brightest students at East Union High.
The kids' squealing was sweet music to Steve Houx's years.
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.
Manteca is setting the stage for a possible future business park on city-owned land at the wastewater treatment plant.
Water starts flowing in South San Joaquin Irrigation District canals Monday as the region's farmers face the bleakest drought year since 1924 when nearly half of the county's farms faced foreclosure due to a lack of water.
LATHROP – Non-profit and community groups that feel that they qualify for the community development block grant money that the City of Lathrop takes in submit proposals outlining why they deserve the money – more often than not for thousands of dollars above what is actually available.