The big muddy is back. Just ask the Spooner family. Thanks to wind-whipped dirt just more than a half mile away from City of Manteca property they are being forced to daily clean their swimming pool that they refer to as the sand lagoon, close all windows and enjoy almost daily mini-dust storms. As a result their PG&E bill is climbing as they try to live among the dust drifting in from city land on ...
Speaking of sand and dirt, both are now permanent features on the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue under the Highway 99 bridge.
Someone apparently has been watching too many Dukes of Hazards reruns. A motorist rolled his vehicle several times when the small pickup he was driving struck a median on Spartan Way near Lathrop High. He ended right side up with flattened tires. That didn't stop him from driving off. Police caught up with him near Harlan Road.
Bill Ludwig doesn't like the idea that a median placed in a new location on Woodward Avenue west of Airport Way has cost him part of his fence.
Cars failing to stay on the street while traveling through Manteca is also a concern of Gary and Vickie Martin.
Who said read men don't wear pink? It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the rank and file of the Manteca Fire Department including Fire Chief Kirk Waters are wearing pink T-shirts promoting the public awareness campaign. Not only did Waters wear his pink T-shirt to Tuesday's Manteca City Council meeting but so did Police Chief Nick Obligacion, Parks and Recreation Director Mark Hall, Public Works Director Mark Houghton, and Personnel Services Director Joe Kriskovich. "Real ...
The widening of Louise Avenue east of Cottage Avenue is well underway. Forms were put in place Tuesday on the north side of the street for curb and gutters.
Corrections to Tuesday's Around Town column in the Manteca Bulletin didn't make it on the final page sent to the pressroom creating a fairly embarrassing situation.
Stanley and Tracy Vander Veen are seeking county planning permission to open a crane rental facility on the east side of Comconex Road some 500 feet north of East Highway 120 just outside the city limits.
A reader noted you can't exactly tell time by the new cock tower at the Manteca Transit Station on Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street - at least not by the southern clock face.
Today's bonus answer for those playing Jeopardy is in the category of Manteca politics: Developers, farmers, and Punjabi Americans.
If you're a homecoming candidate at Sierra or Lathrop high schools and you're serious about wearing the crown tonight, let me introduce you to a friend …
It won't be a battle of the bands so much as an all-star collaboration.
Manteca and Sonora football fans have a chance to make the news Friday night.
Baseball's all-time stolen base leader Rickey Henderson couldn't even steal a moment to himself on Tuesday.
Make a difference in the life of an adult resident at Manteca Care & Rehabilitation facility this Christmas. Pick up a green or red stocking and/or bulb decoration at Precision Automotive in Manteca and adopt a resident by purchasing any or all of the items in that person's wish list in the back of the ornament. The gifts being requested will not leave a big hole in your pocket. Many ...
The annual holiday boutique held at Emeritus (formerly Merrill Gardens at 430 N. Union Road in Manteca) will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Featured will be nearly a dozen different vendors offering a variety of items that include handmade arts, crafts, and jewelry. Proceeds from the boutique will be donated to Chuck and Teri Palmer's Operation Candy Cane which sends holiday goodies to American ...
Nearly 200 more families will enjoy a Thanksgiving Day turkey thanks to the sacrifice of many over the weekend.
The Turkey Day Throwdown crowned two winners: Sean Sanders, Marco Marchinni and Catie Marchinni in the scaled division; and Mark Gonzales, Matt Tafoya and Jazz Herrera in the RX'd division.
Ben Theiss' quick assessment of the inaugural Heller Lipsett Memorial Run, which took place Sunday:
Jane -she doesn't want her last name used - plans to make it to Safeway on South Main Street in Manteca on Saturday between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Georgianna Reichelt - a longtime community activist with close to 30 years under her belt of letting elected leaders know what she thinks - was back at the Manteca City Council meeting Tuesday after a long hiatus.
Melvyn Luiz was a dairy farmer at heart. When his father died, there was no question in his mind what he was going to do. First of all, being the only child, it was now up to him to take care of his mother. The job of maintaining the small family dairy that his parents started in the 1940s now rested upon his shoulders, too. On top of that, there was his own family – a wife and twin daughters – to provide for and look after as well.
Frank Guinta - who has made a huge impact on the lives of countless young people over the years - has Stage IV esophageal cancer.
The forecast calls for snow in Lathrop starting Dec. 1 with ice solid enough to skate on forming a few days later.
There are not very many 16-year-olds who can say they are caught up in a statewide political campaign.
Crews are putting the finishing touches on an entrance arch across Stewart Road just off of Manthey Road in Lathrop. The arch reads "River Islands" and includes nautical style lights.
A Manteca businessman was irate with what he and his wife witnessed when they were having lunch Monday at a restaurant across from Library Park.