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A SHAGGY LOOK

It's all about hair or the lack of it in a man and having the courage to try a toupee. Wearing a hairpiece is something I never considered since losing most of my thinning hair in my mid-30s to pat...

June 21, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Manscaping & the pain of it all

Step No. 1: Squeeze lotion into palm of hand. Step No. 2: Smooth on thick, even layer to cover hair. DO NOT RUB IN. Step No. 3: Wash your hands immediately after application. Step No. 4: Leave the ...

June 21, 2014 | James Burns | Local Columns

Guys who get ink want you to look

Don't let anybody tell you anything different. Getting multiple needles that are vibrating at high speeds dragged across your raw skin is not a pleasant experience. It hurts. And the best thing t...

June 21, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns

Council switch to tablets will save $50K a year

Photocopier stock is about to take a hit. So are the sales of 500-sheet packages of standard copier paper. The Manteca City Council this week gave its blessing to a plan to complete the shift to ...

June 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

San Joaquin Ag Fest staging auction today

After a long run, the San Joaquin County Fair took a break for this year. But that didn't stop the local Ag community. The show went on as usual for members of the various Future Farmers of America...

June 21, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS

Cowell walked from Nevada to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history. It was the ultimate power walk. Joshua Cowell - the Father of Manteca - arrived on the sandy plains in 1863 on ...

June 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Guys, your success is hanging on by a hair

My dad was always very proud of his raven black hair and raven black mustache. When his 40th birthday rolled around, the first gray hair appeared. But he didn't get discouraged by the obvious sign ...

June 21, 2014 | Nina Frisby | Local Columns

He enjoyed ‘me’ time for his feet

My feet recently took a beating. Since my last pedicure – or should I say my first-one ever in early April – I've ran a half-marathon and logged in a couple of hikes including Kings Ca...

June 21, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS

Ripon youth learns a lot about raising pigs

Caleb Lagier has learned more about swine in the two years of showing the livestock. "Pigs do more than just oink," he said at Friday's San Joaquin AgFest Junior Show and Auction at the San Joaqui...

June 21, 2014 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS

He turns old valuables into new treasures

Doug Fiez with some 40 years experience in fine jewelry design and sales has joined Patty Reece at her New York Diamonds store on South Main Street near Safeway and Walmart. The designer has been w...

June 21, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Are dumpster divers stealing?

Are dumpster divers stealing money from the city and evading taxes?At least one Manteca Bulletin reader thinks so. She was specifically referring to the man named Keith whose story appeared in the ...

June 21, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS

Bored? That’s your problem and not the government’s

You've heard the whine: "There's nothing to do in Manteca."You kind of expect that from a kid, but from adults?Those six words more often than not are followed by a tirade directed at either the Ci...

June 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns

Poll-tested pee in a cup

"Pee in a cup" is a phrase you should prepare to hear frequently this election season. A requirement that doctors be subject to random drug and alcohol testing is the curb-appeal provision in a mea...

June 21, 2014 | Debra Saunders | Other Views

His guns are well trained & not abused

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,My guns are not violent. They are properly trained and obey all my commands. They don't go out and shoot people. They stay in the house in their proper place. They never le...

June 21, 2014 | | Letters

SENIOR SENDOFF

STOCKTON - Five Manteca area softball players and two local coaches were part of the winning South softball squad Friday in the 24th Annual High School All-Star Baseball/Softball Classic at Pacific...

June 21, 2014 | Dave Campbell | High School Sports

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