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Not wise to pass fake $100 to police officer

Here’s some advice: If you’re going to try to pass counterfeit $100 bills at a fireworks booth don’t do so at the one manned by the Manteca Police Officers Association.

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Posted: jun. 30, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Not wise to pass fake $100 to police officer Comments 0 Comments

Fant’s implication doesn’t ring true about other trustees

Trustee Sam Fant likes to keep implying that most of the Manteca Unified School District board has “never been tested in an election.”

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Posted: jun. 25, 2015 1:18 a.m. | | Fant’s implication  doesn’t ring true  about other trustees Comments 1 Comment

Fant says he was simply exercising his rights

Does Manteca Unified School District have to worry about crazed mothers in the Fitness, Aerobic, Nutrition, Training (FANT) program endangering the safety of students at August Knodt School as the San Joaquin Grand Jury report ripping into the conduct of school trustees and how district administrators have responded infers?

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Posted: jun. 25, 2015 1:17 a.m. | | Fant says he was simply exercising  his rights Comments 1 Comment

Laughs for a change at MUSD board meeting

Nobody really knew what the format would be when the Manteca Unified School District trustee hopefuls sat in the front row Tuesday night awaiting their introduction.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2015 1:10 a.m. | | Laughs for a change at MUSD board meeting Comments 0 Comments

Manteca Police targeting bicyclist/vehicle violations

The Manteca Police Department will be stepping up bicycle safety enforcement operations with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.

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Posted: jun. 24, 2015 12:40 a.m. | | Manteca Police targeting  bicyclist/vehicle violations Comments 0 Comments

Restaurant on lake set to open at River Islands

Arguably the restaurant with the best views in the entire South County will open next month at River Islands at Lathrop.

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Posted: jun. 19, 2015 1:24 a.m. | | Restaurant on lake set to open at River Islands Comments 0 Comments

Manteca didn’t simply take dog from homeless man

Several Manteca residents called the Bulletin Wednesday concerned that Manteca Police had taken a dog away from a homeless man near the Shell station at Northwoods Avenue and East Yosemite Avenue. A check with the police department indicated that wasn’t exactly the case. 

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Posted: jun. 18, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Manteca didn’t simply take dog from homeless man Comments 0 Comments

Tracy’s popular Girls Night Out is June 19

The Ninth Annual Girls Night Out event hosted by the City of Tracy takes place on Friday, June 19, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Upcoming citywide garage sale June 27

Shelly Nabb is among those helping organize a “Manteca City Wide Yard Sale” on Saturday, June 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2015 12:45 a.m. | | Upcoming citywide  garage sale June 27 Comments 0 Comments

Del Webb leads Manteca home building in April

The impact on Manteca of Del Webb at Woodbridge — Pulte Homes’ community for those 55 years and older — continues to be felt.

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Posted: jun. 10, 2015 12:44 a.m. | | Del Webb leads  Manteca home  building in April Comments 0 Comments

Hot Wheels racing set for Saturday

Car shows are a dime a dozen this time of year in Manteca and surrounding communities.

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VFW pitching tent for next meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is pitching a tent Thursday on Moffat Boulevard.

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Posted: jun. 09, 2015 1:42 a.m. | | VFW pitching tent for next meeting Comments 0 Comments

Manteca High bell tower may ring again

Manteca High’s beloved bell tower may be making a comeback.

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Posted: jun. 05, 2015 1:22 a.m. | | Manteca High bell tower may ring again Comments 0 Comments

Quarter of Manteca’s mayors

Some 24 years of Manteca history occupied three seats in the far southeastern corner of the Manteca City Council chambers on Tuesday.

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Posted: jun. 03, 2015 1:28 a.m. | | Quarter of Manteca’s mayors Comments 0 Comments

Manteca residents go solar in big way

What’s the hottest home construction trend in Manteca today? It’s solar power.

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Posted: may. 30, 2015 1:48 a.m. | | Manteca residents go solar in big way Comments 0 Comments

New retailer for vacant Best Buy

The vacant Best Buy store in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley will soon have a new retailer by year’s end.

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Posted: may. 28, 2015 2:31 a.m. | | New retailer for vacant Best Buy Comments 0 Comments

Homeless man helps protect rentals

Karin Meyer has come up with a novel way to combat problems caused by homeless that don’t respect private property laws while lending a helping hand to at least one homeless person at the same time.

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Posted: may. 27, 2015 12:54 a.m. | | Homeless man helps protect rentals Comments 0 Comments

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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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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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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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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Posted: may. 05, 2015 1:57 a.m. | | Manteca Unified School District trustees Alexander Bronson and Ashley Drain will have their first da Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: may. 05, 2015 1:57 a.m. | | Tickets available for Thursday’s prayer breakfast Comments 0 Comments

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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Posted: may. 04, 2015 1:08 a.m. | | Tioga Road opens today Comments 0 Comments

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

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