South San Joaquin Irrigation District had $44.1 million in unrestricted cash and investments at the end of 2012.
LATHROP – Bicycle safety is no laughing matter. Two months ago an 8-year-old girl rode her bicycle from between two parker cars right out into the path of a Lathrop Police Services cruiser. She wasn't wearing a helmet, and was struck by the deputy – who didn't have time to stop or swerve. And even though she ended up going home with only scrapes or bruises, the entire scenario served as a reminder of why ...
By DENNIS WYATT The Bulletin Nine men and women were inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2013. They all made one thing clear: It wasn't about them. It was about others. "They make the community work," healthcare inductee Dr. Karl Wolf said of countless people who do their jobs both paid and on a volunteer basis in Manteca. Wolf has a 40-year track record of not just diligently ...
By DENNIS WYATT The Bulletin There's something in the air. That's a given since the San Joaquin Valley is among the worst polluted air basins in the nation often coming in at either the worst or runner-up spot depending upon the particulate being measured. However, the valley's notorious air quality reputation often masks the good news. •Exceedances of the one-hour ozone standard continue to decline, from more than 50 in 2002 to just two in ...
By JASON CAMPBELL The Bulletin The blast near the finish line of the Boston Marathon prompted one of the biggest manhunts in American history and drastically altered the day-to-day routine for New England residents for the better part of a week. But did police and FBI agents go too far when they went door-to-door in the Boston suburb of Watertown searching for the second bombing suspect believed to be hiding in the area? It depends ...
Odds are you've never met Albert Garcia. And that's probably a good thing. It's not because of his personality or outlook on life. He's a nice guy. The reason you should be happy you may not know him is the fact Garcia is an effective and diligent criminal investigator with the San Joaquin County District Attorney's office. Garcia has been working as part of the DA's IMPACT unit - the Interagency Major Public Assistance Crime ...
LATHROP – Steven Gascon doesn't mind the fact that the City of Lathrop shelled out $4,000 to rent the space in the Target parking lot for a weekend carnival.
"Manteca: A hidden gem to live, work and play." Those are the words spoken by football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw in a new promotional video produced by the nationally syndicated Today in America program. The city was approached in October 2011 as a possible candidate for this video production. After interviews with city staff and the mayor, together with the producers of Today in America, Manteca was selected. A production crew visited Manteca for ...
WATERFORD – Rebekah DelSanto did what she had to do in the best interest of her daughter.
Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.
Thirty percent of Manteca's 330 municipal workers take advantage of the city's interest-free loan program to secure computers for their personal use.
If Christina Thurner had her druthers, she'd spend every waking minute with her baby boy.
Gayle Pace chuckles when she says, "I'm the flower floozy who works on a budget."
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.
Property tax receipts are rebounding for the second straight year in Manteca.
Dandi Manuel won't tell you how old she is.
LATHROP - A transportation labor dispute that's not even supported by the rank-and-file members of the unions that started the fight could end up drastically impacting public transit operations in San Joaquin County.
It was a simple prank.
The attempt at a squeeze play may end soon on westbound Lathrop Road at Madison Grove Drive.
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BEVERLY HILLS (AP) - Doug Davidson of "The Young and the Restless" and Heather Tom of "The Bold and the Beautiful" won lead acting honors at the Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday night.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Legislature passed a major piece of the federal Affordable Care Act on Saturday, opting to expand Medicaid to 1.4 million low-income Californians, as it rushed to meet its deadline to complete a state budget.
SALINAS (AP) - A midlevel California appeals court has overturned the conviction of a Salinas man who allegedly tried to sell his 8-month-old baby in a Walmart parking lot.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Lauren Grey didn't think much about the gender recorded on her Illinois driver's license until she went to test-drive a new car. Although she had been living as a woman for months and easily obtained a license with her new name and a picture reflecting her feminine appearance, Grey's ID still identified her as male, puzzling the salesmen and prompting uncomfortable questions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Long Beach Unified School District has won a $2.6 million default judgment against a woman who falsely accused a former high school football star of rape that landed him in jail.