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4,000 plus signed up for Lathrop 5K Mud Run

A little more than 4,000 people have signed up for the 2015 edition of the Mud Run on the Farm taking place Saturday, May 30, at Dell’Osso Farms in Lathrop.

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Posted: may. 19, 2015 1:40 a.m. | | 4,000 plus signed up for Lathrop 5K Mud Run Comments 0 Comments

Bowling alley reopening today at noon

The Manteca Strike Zone and Family Fun Center is re-opening today at noon according to Crystal Wilson.

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Posted: may. 15, 2015 1:19 a.m. | | Bowling alley reopening today at noon Comments 0 Comments

MEA equates a successful recall effort to more pay

The Manteca Educators Association leadership is distributing material to its members essentially saying recalling trustee Ashley Drain — and possibly Sam Fant — is essential to get a salary increase from the Manteca Unified School District board.

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Posted: may. 15, 2015 1:19 a.m. | | MEA equates a successful recall effort to more pay Comments 1 Comment

MUSD students in Kahoots! to set a world record

Manteca Unified School District students on Monday, May 18, are participating in district wide Kahoot! in an attempt to set the world record for the most amount of “Kahooters” participating in a single quiz. Classrooms district wide will be participating in the engaging new platform alongside classrooms around the globe.

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Posted: may. 15, 2015 1:18 a.m. | | MUSD students in Kahoots! to set a world record Comments 0 Comments

BOWLING ALLEY

For the first time ever, Manteca’s bowling alley will not be owned by the Raymus family.

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Posted: may. 14, 2015 1:44 a.m. | | BOWLING ALLEY Comments 0 Comments

Another gas station for Manteca?

The Stadium Retail Center developers are working to bring a gas station and convenience food store to a parcel on the corner of the Fishback Road and Daniels Street intersection next door to where the city’s third Taco Bell will break ground in the coming months.

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Posted: may. 14, 2015 1:39 a.m. | | Another gas station for Manteca? Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Unified board kingmaker?

Manteca Educators Association President Ken Johnson got a few laughs Tuesday at the Manteca Unified School District board meeting when he suggested that he’d come up with the money to help Don Scholl move back into Manteca.

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Posted: may. 14, 2015 1:38 a.m. | | Manteca Unified board kingmaker? Comments 0 Comments

Now you see him & now you don’t

While the Manteca Unified website was experiencing glitches in the past few days prompting the postponement of the action items for the regular meeting on Tuesday until tonight, it didn’t stop the district from removing Alexander Bronson’s mug shot from the website leaving the mugs of only six trustees.

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Posted: may. 14, 2015 1:38 a.m. | | Now you see him & now you don’t Comments 0 Comments

Fastest growing VFW post in the nation

Manteca’s Jimmie Connors Post 6311 led by Commander Carlon Perry is now officially the fastest growing Veterans of Foreign Wars post in the nation.

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Ten citizens serving on City of Manteca water conservation advisory board

The Manteca City Council has appointed 10 citizens to a committee to advise them on water conservation measures that the city could possibly implement.

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Posted: may. 14, 2015 1:37 a.m. | | Ten citizens serving on City of Manteca water conservation advisory board Comments 0 Comments

MEA takes pot shot at Sam Fant

Say what you want about Manteca Unified School District trustee Sam Fant but he doesn’t deserve the latest black eye that the Manteca Educators Association is delivering.

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Posted: may. 12, 2015 1:58 a.m. | | MEA takes pot shot at Sam Fant Comments 0 Comments

Supervisor Elliott speaking at Patriots Meeting Thursday

Bob Elliott, the San Joaquin County Supervisor for District 5, is the speaker for the next Manteca Patriots meeting on Thursday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. 

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Posted: may. 12, 2015 1:57 a.m. | | Supervisor Elliott speaking at Patriots Meeting Thursday Comments 0 Comments

‘No reportable’ income’ buys $42 wine bottle

An alert reader saw the photo embattled Manteca Unified School District trustee Ashley Drain posted on her Instagram site that was reproduced in the Bulletin as she and her husband worked at Michael-David Winery in Lodi.

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Posted: may. 06, 2015 1:04 a.m. | |  ‘No reportable’  income’ buys  $42 wine bottle Comments 0 Comments

Residents with busted mailboxes wait on repairs

Judy and Jimmy Spears are starting to wonder when the U.S. Postal Service will deliver on a repair.

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Posted: may. 06, 2015 1:03 a.m. | | Residents with busted mailboxes wait on repairs Comments 0 Comments

Why are fountains still flowing?

A reader wondered why the Del Webb at Woodbridge water fountains are still operating. The short answer is because they re-circulate water.

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Posted: may. 05, 2015 1:58 a.m. | | Why are fountains still flowing? Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Unified School District trustees Alexander Bronson and Ashley Drain will have their first da

Manteca Unified School District trustees Alexander Bronson and Ashley Drain will have their first day in court on Thursday, May 7, at 1:30 p.m., at the Stockton Courthouse.

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Tickets available for Thursday’s prayer breakfast

There is still time to buy tickets for the Manteca Community Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, May 7, at 6 a.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

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Ripon National Day of Prayer set for Thursday

The community is invited to join the 10th annual Ripon Community National Day of Prayer Service on Thursday, May 7, at 7 p.m. hosted by the First Christian Reformed Church, 305 Boesch Drive, Ripon.   

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Tioga Road opens today

The continuing drought is allowing the opening of the Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park for the second earliest time since 1980.

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Bronson, Drain may face recall

Answering to felony charges in San Joaquin County Superior Court this week is just one of the problems facing embattled Manteca Unified School District trustees Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson.

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Posted: may. 04, 2015 1:08 a.m. | | Bronson, Drain may face recall Comments 1 Comment

Teachers union: Is Ashley Drain misusing district equipment?

The Manteca Teachers Association is pulling no punches about its thoughts about Ashley Drain, the Manteca Unified School District board member facing felony charges about lying about where she lived on her candidacy papers among other things.

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Posted: may. 01, 2015 1:16 a.m. | | Teachers union: Is Ashley Drain misusing district equipment? Comments 1 Comment

Manteca Unified trustees: Now you see them . . .

More than a few folks at the Manteca Unified School District level art show conducted Tuesday evening in the board room at the administrative complex on Louise Avenue noticed only five of the seven trustees’ photos gracing the wall.

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Posted: apr. 30, 2015 1:39 a.m. | | Manteca Unified trustees: Now you see them . . . Comments 2 Comments

Drain ready to do battle with MUSD

Ashley Drain apparently believes that the “enemy” is the Manteca Unified School District.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2015 1:05 a.m. | | Drain ready to do battle with MUSD Comments 0 Comments

Tying purple ribbons for Relay for Life

When purple ribbons start showing up tied around trees and signposts throughout the community then you know the Manteca Relay for Life is getting near.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2015 1:34 a.m. | | Tying purple ribbons for Relay for Life Comments 0 Comments

Dillman serving as Hall of Fame MC

The master of ceremonies for this year’s Manteca Hall of Fame is Place of Refuge Pastor Mike Dillman.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2015 1:03 a.m. | | Dillman serving as  Hall of Fame MC Comments 0 Comments

7 Sierra students part of film festival

Films produced by seven Sierra High students will be shown on a screen at Brenden Theaters in Vacaville on Thursday.

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Riponites finish Boston Marathon

Tiffany McBroom and Ramona Huerta can cross the Boston Marathon off their running bucket list.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2015 1:52 a.m. | | Riponites finish  Boston Marathon Comments 0 Comments

Manteca patrol units will soon be 100 percent Chevy Tahoes

Chevrolet’s old ad jingle “solid like a rock” is resonating well with Manteca Police and taxpayers.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | Manteca patrol units will soon be 100 percent Chevy Tahoes Comments 0 Comments

Downtown: Manteca’s No. 1 problem 52 years ago

Some things never change.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2015 1:15 a.m. | | Downtown: Manteca’s No. 1 problem 52 years ago Comments 0 Comments

New FasTrak transponders available at Costco July 1

Commuters to the Bay Area that have to cross the Bay Bridge, San Mateo, Dumbarton, San Rafael, Carquinez or Golden Gate bridges will be able to buy the new FasTrak transponders that you can set for one, two or three passengers in Manteca starting July.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2015 1:14 a.m. | | New FasTrak transponders available at Costco July 1 Comments 0 Comments

They’re not looking for water at Lincoln School

Crews drilling at Lincoln School on Tuesday weren’t looking to sink a well for water. 

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Posted: apr. 16, 2015 1:14 a.m. | | They’re not looking for water at Lincoln School Comments 0 Comments

Lincoln Park picnic area project starts

Demolition crews started tearing down the Lincoln Park group picnic area shelter on Tuesday.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2015 1:13 a.m. | | Lincoln Park picnic area project starts Comments 0 Comments

Manteca author signing his books

John Rallios has a creative habit that’s not unlike “The Hobbit.”

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River Islands students present ‘Evening of Art’

River Islands Technology Academy will celebrate its second annual Evening of Art tonight.

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ACA drives up ER visits at Doctors

Double-digit growth in emergency room visits at Doctors Hospital of Manteca is a byproduct of the Affordable Care Act.

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Posted: apr. 14, 2015 2:38 a.m. | | ACA drives  up ER visits at Doctors Comments 1 Comment

Pastor does gang diversion work at Weston Ranch High

Pastor James E. French is now working to help prevent at-risk teens at Weston Ranch High from falling under the influence of gangs.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2015 1:40 a.m. | | Pastor does gang diversion work at Weston Ranch High Comments 0 Comments

They’re asking: Why is Manteca allowing new swimming pools?

 Some residents are wondering why a temporary moratorium on putting in swimming pools isn’t part of the 14-point plan the Manteca City Council is considering when they meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. to deal with the governor’s mandate that water urban water use by slashed 25 percent below 2013 levels.

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Posted: apr. 06, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | They’re asking:  Why  is Manteca  allowing new  swimming pools? Comments 1 Comment

Bed bug notice puts big bite in Drain’s claim

Did Manteca Unified School District trustee Ashley Drain lie on her declaration of candidacy statement as well as Form 700 required to disclose real property, investments and where candidate and elected officials live?

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Posted: apr. 06, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Bed bug notice puts big bite in Drain’s claim Comments 0 Comments

Smile! Your street’s on Google camera

Wonder who has lush lawns in Manteca and those who have cut back a bit to save water as of this week?

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Reusing water softened with salt can be deadly for plants

Speaking of droughts, several readers have indicated it is important for some agency — perhaps a municipal water department — to come up with information to advise people on what water savings might actually be detrimental.

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Posted: apr. 02, 2015 1:39 a.m. | | Reusing water softened with salt can be deadly for plants Comments 0 Comments

Street fair just over a week away

Upwards of 50,000 people are expected to attend the 19th annual Crossroads Street Fair Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in downtown Manteca.

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Radio Shack in Manteca not closing

Contrary to a radio report, a longtime tenant in the Manteca Marketplace shopping center is not closing its doors.

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Posted: apr. 01, 2015 1:16 a.m. | | Radio Shack in Manteca not closing Comments 0 Comments

Interested in having your dog part of dog therapy effort?

Manteca’s Therapy Dog Club — Paws4Friends — is well known for the work they do having a handler and dog visit places such as Manteca Care, The Commons, Emeritus and Prestige, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, the Manteca Library, French Camp School, Agape Foster Agency, as well as Haven of Peace and Raymus House.

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Posted: apr. 01, 2015 1:14 a.m. | | Interested in having your dog part of dog therapy effort? Comments 0 Comments

Manteca farmers market gets makeover

Get ready for Market & Music in Manteca.

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Chris Teicheira ranked 5,685th in ESPN’s NCAA challenge

Chris Teicheira almost picked the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament to a T.

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Kahoot! developers dropping by Manteca schools

Two key players behind the Kahoot! are stopping by Manteca Unified on Friday lured by how the game-based classroom response system is catching on in local classrooms since the Going Digital roll out.

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Legendary cross-country coach speaking at Sierra High on Monday

Sierra High has a movie date with the winningest cross country coach in California Interscholastic Federation history.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 1:26 a.m. | | Legendary cross-country coach speaking at Sierra High on Monday Comments 0 Comments

Chamber launches ‘Business Buddies’

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new initiative to help small business dealing with the city permitting process.

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