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Memo to council: It’s a drought emergency

Manteca’s municipal staff — based on the reality of budget cuts not to mention the City Council’s own narrative — is doing a Herculean job of keeping things going.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 12:58 a.m. | | Memo to council: It’s a drought emergency Comments 0 Comments

Can their neighborhood be saved?

A group of moms are demanding changes in their central east Manteca neighborhood after what happened to 11-year-old Hunter Davis and his sibling.  They want it cleaned up and they are looking to the Manteca Police and City of Manteca to make that happen.

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Posted: sep. 22, 2014 12:54 a.m. | | Can their neighborhood be saved? Comments 0 Comments

Embracing Manteca’s homeless

Too bad satirist Jonathan Swift isn’t alive today and on the Manteca City Council.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2014 12:47 a.m. | | Embracing Manteca’s homeless Comments 1 Comment

Booze + 2 kids + 1 gun + 0 responsible adults = tragedy

Hunter Davis.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:46 a.m. | | Booze + 2 kids + 1 gun + 0 responsible adults = tragedy Comments 0 Comments

Where is outcry about Black’s brutal beating?

Where is Al Sharpton? Where is Jesse Jackson? After all, the brutal beating and humiliation of a Black woman was recently caught on video and disseminated widely for all to see, yet there is no outcry from the usual suspects who incite racial divide at every given opportunity.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2014 12:45 a.m. | | Where is outcry about Black’s brutal beating? Comments 1 Comment

Maybe it is time to force sale of PG&E

It is now clearer than ever that the California Public Utilities Commission is not a neutral state agency trying to balance the interests of powerful energy companies such as PG&E and those of the little guy.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 1:02 a.m. | | Maybe it is time to force sale of PG&E Comments 1 Comment

Going Digital takes priority over students’ ‘health & safety’

Manteca Unified has a big problem.

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Posted: sep. 16, 2014 1:23 a.m. | | Going Digital takes priority over students’ ‘health & safety’ Comments 0 Comments

Brand new stove that’s 6 years old

Cleaning my stove is a snap.

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Posted: sep. 13, 2014 12:45 a.m. | | Brand new stove that’s 6 years old Comments 0 Comments

Is Manteca’s new motto: ‘At least we’re not Stockton?’

What harm does it do to have the homeless pushing shopping carts full of personal belongings around Manteca?

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Posted: sep. 12, 2014 1:18 a.m. | | Is Manteca’s  new motto: ‘At least we’re not Stockton?’ Comments 0 Comments

Manteca school board needs to ask Sam Fant to resign his office

Alexander Bronson says he wants to “address all issues of concern in education to parents, staff, and students.” Apparently those concerns for the 21-year-old USC graduate don’t include character, ethics, honesty, or following the rules.

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Posted: sep. 09, 2014 5:34 a.m. | | Manteca school board needs to ask Sam Fant to resign his office Comments 1 Comment

Who’s looking out for kids roaming Manteca’s streets?

If you met Hunter Davis, he’d strike you as a typical 11-year-old boy.

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Posted: sep. 09, 2014 5:40 a.m. | | Who’s looking out for kids roaming Manteca’s streets? Comments 1 Comment

Manteca: The go everywhere bathroom

Remember the good old days when the worst you had to worry about were dogs taking a dump on your lawn?

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Posted: sep. 06, 2014 1:02 a.m. | | Manteca: The go everywhere bathroom Comments 0 Comments

Drive-thru dinner plus wine tasting

Don’t cook dinner on Friday; Anderson’s Mower & Bike will take care of you! They are holding a Texas Roadhouse drive-thru fundraiser dinner on Friday, Sept. 5, at the Spreckels Park BMX Track from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $13 and they are available at their store at 907 W. Yosemite Ave. in Manteca. For more go to http://community.mantecabulletin.com/events/detail/13884/

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 1:36 a.m. | | Drive-thru dinner plus wine tasting Comments 0 Comments

Manteca’s thin blue line & our perceptions

Murder is not acceptable.

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Posted: sep. 04, 2014 1:25 a.m. | | Manteca’s thin blue line & our perceptions Comments 1 Comment

IRS wants to feast on ‘free lunch’ perk in Silicon Valley

Here’s a question for Congressional Republicans: Why do I have to pay my federal income taxes and others don’t to the tune of more than $400 billion a year?

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Posted: sep. 03, 2014 1:27 a.m. | | IRS wants to feast on ‘free lunch’ perk in Silicon Valley Comments 0 Comments

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