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SWAT rolls out turkeys & pies

To say it isn’t a monstrosity would be doing it a disservice. 

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Posted: nov. 27, 2014 12:37 a.m. | | SWAT rolls out turkeys & pies Comments 0 Comments

They will sing of their joy

This holiday, almost upon us, seems to be different, slightly more tension, more pressure, life moving faster.

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Posted: nov. 27, 2014 12:33 a.m. | | They will sing of their joy Comments 0 Comments

It wasn’t perfect in a Mayberry vanilla way

My brothers dared me to do what they caught Jeff, a young kid from across the alley, doing one day.

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Posted: nov. 27, 2014 12:31 a.m. | | It wasn’t perfect in a Mayberry vanilla way Comments 0 Comments

Giving thanks for all the things we do not have

We give thanks every day. But Thanksgiving is a special time to be thankful for the many blessings we have.

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Posted: nov. 26, 2014 1:13 a.m. | | Giving thanks for all the things we do  not have Comments 0 Comments

Free Thanksgiving dinners in Manteca, Oakdale, Escalon

Join the 5th annual Thanksgiving in Manteca for a free traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Mountain Mike’s Pizza (corner of Main and Louise) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Posted: nov. 26, 2014 1:11 a.m. | | Free Thanksgiving dinners in Manteca, Oakdale, Escalon Comments 0 Comments

Shoplifters are stealing from you & me

The woman ahead of me in Target was doing her best to distract and confuse the clerk.

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Posted: nov. 26, 2014 1:06 a.m. | | Shoplifters are stealing from you & me Comments 0 Comments

Freeing yourself from PG&E’s expensive power & indifference

I am a PG&E stockholder.

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Posted: nov. 25, 2014 1:41 a.m. | | Freeing yourself from PG&E’s expensive power & indifference Comments 1 Comment

A costly penny for your thoughts

It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.

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Posted: nov. 22, 2014 1:23 a.m. | | A costly penny for your thoughts Comments 0 Comments

What if we’re judged by how we treat animals?

I still feel guilty.

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 1:49 a.m. | | What if we’re judged by how we treat animals? Comments 0 Comments

Serial killers can marry but not law- abiding gays in some states

Where’s the outrage?

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Posted: nov. 21, 2014 1:14 a.m. | | Serial killers can marry but not law- abiding gays in some states Comments 0 Comments

Chances to go holiday shopping plus order pie

It’s time to go shopping! The Ripon Senior Center (422 S. Wilma Ave.) is holding its annual Craft and Bake Sale on Friday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event will feature local crafters and bakers, so come by and do some early Christmas shopping or pick up a yummy dessert for Thanksgiving. 

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 12:47 a.m. | | Chances to go holiday shopping plus order pie Comments 0 Comments

PG&E for years relied on SSJID for cheap power

Back before deregulation, rolling brown outs, power market manipulations costing  Californians billions upon  billions of dollars  and skyrocketing PG&E bills there was a promise.

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Posted: nov. 20, 2014 12:47 a.m. | | PG&E for  years relied on SSJID for cheap power Comments 0 Comments

Running to keep memory of beloved teacher alive

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article first appeared in the Nov. 8, 2013 edition of the Manteca Bulletin. It has been modified to accommodate Sunday’s second annual Heller E. Lipsett Memorial.

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Posted: nov. 19, 2014 1:15 a.m. | | Running to keep memory of beloved teacher alive Comments 0 Comments

Wedding bells ring for brutal executioner

Charles Manson is getting married.

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Posted: nov. 19, 2014 1:13 a.m. | | Wedding bells ring for brutal executioner Comments 0 Comments

Clearing up inaccurate info on city ordinance

Editor’s note: Police Chief Nick Obligacion penned the following in response to misinformation circulated on social media as well as on a television station.

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Posted: nov. 18, 2014 1:51 a.m. | | Clearing up inaccurate info on city ordinance Comments 0 Comments

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