How many pints are in 25 gallons? Ask Manteca businessman Dave Macedo. Like clockwork since November 1977 the former Manteca City Councilman has faithfully followed the eight week cycle as close as possible to give blood. On Monday, Macedo reached an impressive milestone– 25 gallons or 200 pints of blood – with a donation at Delta Blood Bank's Manteca location next to Rite Aid on North Main Street "They told me I've given enough to ...
Jennifer Mitzman is keeping up with a family tradition. She and Ashley Bergman, both of Sierra High, attended the Pacific Music Camp on the campus of the University of the Pacific. Mitzman, who plays clarinet, is the third in her family to attend the Senior Band Camp for ninth-through-12th grade students. Both of her parents – Debbie and Joel Mitzman – are graduates of UOP, with her mother attending the same camp as a high ...
Have you ever seen someone regularly without really knowing them and find yourself relying on their presence as part of your daily routine?
Seniors who must take prescription medicines are being encouraged to stop by the Manteca District Ambulance booth at the farmers market Tuesday to obtain a free Vial of Life kit.
Developers anticipate building 350 new homes in the next 12 months in Manteca. If that happens, it would mean 55 percent more homes would be built in the coming 12 months in Manteca compared to 225 homes from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009. Community Development Director Mark Nelson said based on data and comments provided by builders that he is fairly confident there will be 350 housing starts. He attributes it to the ...
LATHROP - Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire District Chief Jerry Sims has come out of retirement. It isn't, however, to pursue another career. Sims said he is tired of seeing the Matt Browne case stretched indefinitely and letting taxpayers' money being used in what he called a "frivolous" complaint against the city's former Chief Building Official. After reading newspaper reports about the Matt Browne hearing before the City Council on June 23, and the publication of Browne's ...
Big League Dreams – contrary to critics of the project – is anything but a financial drain on the city even in the current economic downtown.
RIPON – The economy may be down but a dedicated group of Riponites are not allowing that to get in the way of their annual summer tradition.
South San Joaquin irrigation District isn't about to let PG&E set the perimeters of the debate this time around in their bid to provide the people of Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon with a minimum 15 percent reduction in electrical bills, better customer service, and more reliable electricity.
The City of Lathrop will be holding its First Annual Backpack and School Supply Drive for Lathrop Elementary Schools.
LATHROP – The Lum family took their lobbying effort to the Lathrop City Council Tuesday night in the wake of the tragic death of 28-year-old Jeremy Lum a few days ago.
The imposing 184-acre Sedan Estate – complete with a 30,000-square-foot mansion visible for miles – is being pondered for possible purchase by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
It was a surreal scene. The sun was shining and there wasn't a cloud in the sky during the first week of January 1997 as over four dozen California Conservation Corps workers were feverishly laying down plastic weighted by sand bags on the dry cross-levee paralleling Woodward Avenue as water inched up ever so higher on the south side. A half mile away, Caltrans crews were "plugging" the McKinley Avenue underpass of the Highway 120 ...
Manteca's annual effort to rally neighborhoods to join in the fight against crime kicks off next Sunday with a National Night Out community block party at Library Park.
Manteca needs to encourage the building of 2,188 affordable housing units by 2014 to meet a state mandated goal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
LATHROP – Seth Harper pushed hard with his right leg and steered with his left.
Dayanara Martinez and Jasnoor Kaur, eyes shining with excitement, proudly showed off the small green toys that made high-pitched croaking sounds when their tiny bodies were squeezed. They were not exactly Kermit the Frog. But they were look-alike frogs all right.
Jimmie Burgess bakes her pies – apple to blackberry, boysenberry, pecan and pumpkin – with a passion she has had for baking since she was just 12 years old when she was taking tips from her grandmother and mother.
Heller Lipsett's death was sudden and tragic, shaking her family at home and in the classroom.
Vietnam veteran and retired Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is the keynote speaker for Monday's Veterans Day ceremonies taking place at Library Park at 11 a.m.
LATHROP – Residents could soon see a break in their water bill.
Manteca tangled with Caltrans for six years to get a traffic signal at Vasconcellos on East Yosemite Avenue.
A daughter still in the womb - who is expected to need major heart surgery when she is born next month by caesarian section - brought the community out in droves to purchase nearly 600 take-out dinners in a one-of-a-kind fundraiser in support of a young family.
LATHROP – Very few warehousing centers are built in excess of 500,000 square feet.
Some 667 Manteca-Lathrop-Ripon families struggling financially this holiday season won't go without a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
The final hidden Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 was located at 3:15 a.m. Thursday by a Manteca woman who said she was puzzled by one clue that suggested it might be found by a French restaurant.
Jack Bellew – a boy on his own mission to aid U.S. troops – will be at Isadore's Restaurant again this Saturday asking for tips in support of his overseas snack pack operation. He's already sent thousands of boxes to thankful guys and gals in the military.
When the first flag was ever raised atop the pole at Manteca's Fire Station No. 4 on Sept. 11, it represented something unique.
By DENNIS WYATT