Dear Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
"I halted a fulfilling private sector career path to enter public service. I now have to explain to my wife and daughter that we won't be able to pay the bills because a politician chose to grandstand at our expense." - Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D- Los Angeles, lamenting about forfeiting his pay for the legislature's failure to adopt a balanced budget on time
The air just before dawn in Manteca during the summer is pure heaven.
On June 13, 2011 several special education classes from Manteca Unified schools took a walking field trip to the post office on Maple Avenue for a summer school activity. When we arrived I asked to speak to a supervisor in hopes that we would be able to take a tour of the facility. Autumn Winters spoke to me and said she would be more than happy to accommodate us.
About two weeks ago, an older man who collected recyclable aluminum cans on a daily basis was physically assaulted in the early morning hours during one of his regular rounds.
A tip is a gratuity, right?
You tell your family that it's time to live within your means.
Dead man eating. That's how the public health advocacy organization known as the Environmental Working Group would probably describe me.
Editor's note: Sharyn Bloudoff, an 11th grader with Castle School (home school) and daughter of Dean and Sharyle Bloudoff was the first place winner in the high school division of the National Flag Day Foundation's 2011 essay contest "What Our Flag Means to Me." The following is her winning essay:
Here is the $1.2 million question: Does anyone on the Manteca City Council have the stomach to take a calculated risk to preserve municipal service levels for another year by saving the jobs of six firefighters and at least some of the 10 other municipal workers due to be laid off on July 1 in order to balance the budget?
It was one of the most beautiful sights I had ever seen: My sister leaving UC Davis Medical Center in a wheelchair Sunday afternoon.
Do you drink alcohol? Perhaps you smoke cigarettes. Maybe you drive a vehicle. Do you earn a pay check? Are you among the folks who buy items at retail stores or dine in restaurants?
Most of life is done by rote.
Imagine the City of Manteca having to spend $3.5 million to cover a bond payment because The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley isn't finished.
Does anyone really want to see Manteca lose six firefighters?
The third Manteca Unified school board trustee to be charged with election fraud in the last 12 months is claiming that it's an attempt ...
Planet Party Day offered up some mixed blessing on Friday.
Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters is leaving city employment to work as a respiratory therapist helping with sick newborns at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.
It took all of 20 minutes for students, teachers and staff at Lathrop High Wednesday to file into the stadium from their place on campus ...
Drive by the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
Has the City of Manteca abandoned Downtown Manteca?
It's painfully obvious by now what Downtown Manteca needs.
A few weeks back I took the grandkids to the ultimate San Francisco tourist trap - Pier 39.
Bacon Island is 5,400 acres of what is arguably some of the richest reclaimed farmland on earth. It is 13 miles east of Antioch ...
Editor's note: Bulletin reporter Jason Campbell and Bulletin photographer Hime Romero spent Friday afternoon getting a snapshot of downtown Manteca.
Manteca is now recycling the rough equivalent of 18 Ford-150 pickup truck loads a week of food waste.
One way of conveying a message for an upcoming event or fundraiser is via mailing inserts.
I was so done with associating the University of California, Davis with the nonchalant pepper spraying of student protestors. That is until Linda "Scrubby" Katehi ...
DEAR DIDI: I need your help. I kept two of my dogs male puppies. They are half mini pin and chihuaha mix. They are 2 ...
I get it. There are nothing but dead white guys on American currency and coins.