Wildfires, they say, are getting worse.
MI-WUK VILLAGE – It's going to take more than a bucket of water and hoses to extinguish the Rim Fire.
Southside is unlike any other city park.
"We were bored and didn't have anything to do so we decided to kill somebody." - what one of three teen suspects in a thrill kill told police in Oklahoma.
Louisa Clapp arrived in what is now known as Manteca in 1849 with her husband Noah.
Manteca is not New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg's kind of town.
Enjoying the air quality of the last few days?
Face it. You are Jim Carrey and you are the star of "The Truman Show."
QUESTION: If a chicken rancher has 50,000 chickens and he has to pay $40 a hen for new roomier cages to meet a state mandate how much of the cost are consumers going to absorb?
John Carney is a 31-year-old pursuing a master's degree in fine arts at the University of Maine.
"Manteca today finds itself in a position which is hardly unique in California. Population is exploding, while the Downtown remains worn out and outmoded, without the qualities which will maintain it as the prime shopping center of the community."
Drive eastbound on the 120 Bypass long enough and you know the drill: Grip the steering wheel, get ready to hit the brakes, and fear for your life.
No red flags here.
Manteca's cozy lounge bar was locked up and put behind bars on Monday.
Crab feed AND a tri-tip dinner? Yes, please! The Lathrop High School Athletic Boosters crab feed/tri-tip dinner is Saturday, Feb. 8, at the FESM Hall, 230 N. Main St. You must be at least 21 to attend. A no-host bar will start at 5 p.m. and then dinner followed by dancing from 6 to 1 a.m. Tickets are available for $50 from Lathrop High coaching staff members, Karen Dell'Osso at 938-6357, Chuck Garcia at (510) 928-7849, or Elena Garcia at 629-9579.
Family patriarch, World War II Silver Star recipient, Realtor and a friend to everyone he met, Bill Castillo has died from complications after suffering a fall. Bill was a longtime friend of mine as well, knowing him for some 40 years.
Take a walk along the San Joaquin River levees between the confluence with the Stanislaus River and the Mossdale Crossing.
"Mary" pushed a stroller.
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. McCreath will keep a weekly journal, highlighting the strides and struggles of her fitness journey. These are her thoughts and feelings shared with you.
The ugly underside of society has reared its head in Manteca.
Farmers get a bad rap.
The problem isn't the minimum wage.
The problem isn't the minimum wage.
The running joke among John Geurin's buddies is that the retired 60-year-old could catch a fish anywhere.
A sincere thank you to everyone that enjoyed the first installment of "Manteca to a T." Hearing from my Grandmother that Earl "The Pearl" Pimentel was proud of his former student's column or being forwarded a message from coach Joe Handy – "Teicheira you're like a Virginia Slim. You've come a long way, baby!" – had me walking tall and proud for a day … until I stopped by my mother's house for dinner Friday night.
I had several great teachers, a few mediocre teachers, one real bad teacher, and mostly good teachers during 13 years in public schools.
The Bible tells Christians to, "Always be prepared to give an answer (defense) to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have." I Peter 3:15
"Get a running start and leap," shouted the bobbing head in the water below, "but make sure you clear the pump or we're all in trouble."
Delta Smelt, the 5- to 7-centimeter fish that tends to hang around the Tracy pumps, is California's biggest consumer of water.