Ray Gonzalez's dream of personal training was always bigger than a garage gym.
Josh Herbert is not a happy camper.
So how do the homeless take showers?
A couple of weeks ago, concerned residents in the Crom Street area made sure that children walk to school safely. They lobbied the city into creating a three-way stop at the corner of Foxfire and Crom Street, citing concerns about speeding cars zooming right past children walking to and from Stella Brockman Elementary School.
It was an honest fumble.
Today is Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford's 72nd birthday.
Ever wonder where federal surplus equipment goes?
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva are honoring their parents with a unique gift - they are having streets in the new neighborhood being built by Raymus Homes in south Manteca named in their honor.
Denise's Farmers Market - a popular produce stand on East Highway 120 midway between Manteca and Escalon across from the winery - is opening a second location in October.
There's a drought on.
For those who thought the homeless only used cardboard signs to make a pitch that they will work for food, a lone homeless picketer took to the sidewalk in front of the Manteca Bulletin Wednesday afternoon to fly a sign with a different message.
Someone finally stated the obvious.
This may sound like heresy to the countless families over the years such as those in the Mission Ridge Drive neighborhoods that pushed to get their kids into Nile Garden School, but there are parents who are in the school's attendance zone that don't want their kids to go there.
It hasn't happened in well over 24 years, but all of the official candidates in an upcoming municipal election were in attendance at a Manteca City Council meeting.
If Mike Morowit is elected he will be the first Manteca City Council member from north of Lathrop Road as he resides in Union Ranch. Council hopeful Richard Silverman lives near Woodward Park as does incumbent Vince Hernandez. Cantu resides near Sierra High while Councilman Steve DeBrum - who is running for mayor - lives in east Manteca on the edge of the city limits in almond country.
Tracy's downtown does a Herculean job of finding ways to get folks to visit the community's central business district.
The past few months have seen several changes at the pioneer East Union Memorial Cemetery, beginning with the passing of Evelyn Prouty in July.
Manteca is getting another bakery.
Retired educator Sally Hale, retired administrator Gary Dei Rossi, and LearningQuest director Karen Williams were presented with the first annual Great Valley Bookfest Literacy Hero Awards last Friday.
The Manteca Rotary Club is again gearing up to serve a free community Thanksgiving meal for struggling families as well as those who have nowhere else to go on the day of thanks.
The incredible shrinking New Melones Reservoir could dip below 500,000 acre feet by November thanks to what some biologists contend is a questionable decision to help fish migration.
City of Manteca Manager Karen McLaughlin indicated during Tuesday's City Council meeting that staff is starting to work on special zoning changes to help foster downtown investment and development.
You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.
Antone Raymus would be pleased.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu is conducting a fundraiser Friday with a slight twist.
Rich Silverman is not splitting hairs.
Sierra High graduate Michelle Rindels has been tapped by the Associated Press to serve as the Nevada statehouse reporter in Carson City.
Ben Cantu wants to be Manteca's mayor.
They're busy sprucing up the long-vacant Kelley Brothers Brewing Co. in the heart of downtown Manteca including new paint.