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A cautionary tale about signing on the dotted line

Steve Catalano wants to go home.

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Posted: aug. 29, 2014 1:43 a.m. | | A cautionary tale about signing on the dotted line Comments 0 Comments

Color the Skies hot air balloon festival weekend

Ripon is celebrating improvements to Ripon High Stadium with an all-weather track ribbon cutting tonight 7 p.m. There will be free cupcakes from the Cupcake Lady and Congressman Jeff Denham and Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen will be in attendance. For more information go to http://community.mantecabulletin.com/events/detail/13864/

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 12:15 a.m. | | Color the Skies hot air balloon festival weekend Comments 0 Comments

Why rats like dark tunnels such as the Twin Tunnels

The emperor has no clothes.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 12:00 a.m. | | Why rats like dark tunnels such as the Twin Tunnels Comments 0 Comments

BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE?

Alice Schlote wrapped her arms around the towering Italian cypress in her front yard, pulling her body close to its brush. 

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Posted: aug. 27, 2014 12:47 a.m. | | BARKING UP THE WRONG TREE? Comments 0 Comments

Making it hard to be homeless in Manteca

It’s time to get serious about the homeless in Manteca.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 11:56 p.m. | | Making it hard to be homeless in Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Poor kids can’t ‘buy American’ access while the wealthy can

Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed through Ellis Island when it opened on Jan. 1, 1892.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 1:11 a.m. | | Poor kids can’t ‘buy American’ access while the wealthy can Comments 0 Comments

The case for a 2.5% growth rate for the City of Manteca

A lot has changed in the past 30 years.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 12:33 a.m. | | The case for a 2.5% growth rate for the City of Manteca Comments 0 Comments

Builders have Manteca’s lunch & forgo the ‘tip’

If you work as a waiter or waitress today the odds are overwhelmingly that you can’t keep yourself clothed, fed, and sheltered on what you make.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2014 1:36 a.m. | | Builders have Manteca’s lunch & forgo the ‘tip’ Comments 0 Comments

Manteca needs to liberate ‘taxi’ services

Talk is cheap, especially when the drill is to blame Sacramento.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 12:27 a.m. | | Manteca needs to liberate ‘taxi’ services Comments 0 Comments

FESM Contas Sunday plus country line dancing Friday

Last weekend was the Contas read at the MRPS Hall, this weekend it will be the FESM Hall. Festa Das Contas is on Sunday, Aug. 24, from noon to 9:30 p.m. with Reading of the Accounts at noon followed by LUSO Dance Performance and sopas. 

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Posted: aug. 21, 2014 12:22 a.m. | | FESM Contas Sunday plus country line dancing Friday Comments 0 Comments

It’s OK for greenies to kill Bambi

Look up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s...

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Posted: aug. 20, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | It’s OK for greenies to kill Bambi Comments 0 Comments

Charlie ‘Captain Gadget’ Halford was definitely onto something

Charlie Halford was dubbed “Captain Gadget” by some of his officers during his tenure as Manteca’s Police Chief from 1997 to 2008.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2014 11:15 p.m. | | Charlie ‘Captain Gadget’ Halford was definitely onto something Comments 0 Comments

Great Wolf: Despite critics it isn’t the big bad wolf

Should Manteca have blocked the Hampton Inn that has created dozens of jobs and so far brought more than $200,000 into city coffers in the form of room taxes because the general public isn’t allowed to use the hotel’s pool without booking a room?

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Posted: aug. 18, 2014 1:05 a.m. | | Great Wolf: Despite critics it isn’t the big bad wolf Comments 1 Comment

Dogs could help Moffat not got to the proverbial dogs

Mayoral hopeful Ben Cantu believes the city went off half baked by proposing to put the envisioned community center/veterans hall “off the beaten track” on the southeast corner of Moffat Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive.

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Posted: aug. 16, 2014 12:16 a.m. | | Dogs could  help Moffat not got to the proverbial dogs Comments 0 Comments

SCHOOL SCRAMBLE

Why is River Islands important to Manteca Unified?

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Posted: aug. 15, 2014 1:23 a.m. | | SCHOOL SCRAMBLE Comments 0 Comments

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