One of Manteca's great movers and shakers has died. Aldo Brocchini, longtime owner of Accent Carpets One and the former Ace Hardware Store in Manteca, died Thursday night at Kaiser Modesto after a short illness. Friends, business acquaintances, employees and customers remembered the always amiable Brocchini as a people person, a progressive thinker, a shrewd businessman and a great business promoter with a golden heart. His death at the age of 82 came as a ...
Past Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year honorees have run the gamut from teens that turned their lives around to kids who have devoted an extraordinary amount of time helping with community service endeavors.
When someone gave Patty Reece an orchid to take care of herself, the poor plant didn't last more than a week before shriveling up and dying.
FRENCH CAMP – Doctor Sheela Kapre, chair of the Medicine Department and director of the Internal Medicine Teaching Program for San Joaquin General Hospital, is one of 10 program directors from across the country to receive the nationally acclaimed Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
St. Anthony of Padua School PTG will hold its second annual Table Setting Luncheon on Saturday, April 4, in the school gym.
Mother Nature isn't going to bring four days of rain mid-month as forecasters had hoped. The change of the outlook for precipitation in the next 30 days prompted the San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday to decide to start the 2009 irrigation season on the last day of winter – Thursday, March 19 - instead of waiting until the first week of April. Originally, the board had hoped four days of rain forecasted to start ...
David Blancarte, 47, is on his feet for the first time since suffering major injuries in a motorcycle accident some 20 years ago.
My wife, son, daughter-in-law, grandson and myself have been growing our hair out for almost two years. We decided to do this for a couple of reasons.
Brian D. Lawley Air Force Airman Brian D. Lawley has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, core values, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward ...
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of March 5-11.
In a nutshell Manteca police dogs are trained through their natural drives: hunt, scent, play and defense from the inception of the canine unit in the early 1960s until today.
Manteca Idol has seen its fair share of changes ever since it first kicked off six years ago as an event to help raise money for the programs that the Boys and Girls Club uses to keep kids off the streets.
East Union Cemetery Association will hold its annual general membership meeting at 3 p.m., Friday, March 20, at the Manteca Historical Society Museum, 600 W. Yosemite Ave.
Manteca's ultimate McMansions – the 4,336-square-foot behemoths built by Seeno Homes just south of Joshua Cowell School – are still in a price free fall.
LATHROP – Is there a Lathrop in South San Joaquin Irrigation District's future jurisdiction?
By JASON CAMPBELL
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards.
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) - One of several tornadoes that touched down Sunday in Oklahoma turned homes in a trailer park near Oklahoma City into splinters and rubble and sent frightened residents along a 100-mile corridor scurrying for shelter.
LATHROP - Give Every Child a Chance is staging the Ropin' on the River Rodeo hosted by Dell'Osso Family Farm on June 1-2.
SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Sunbathers flocking to Southern California beaches are used to feeding the meter or paying a parking attendant. Not so along the less developed north coast where it's customary to ditch cars on the shoulder of Highway 1 to surf, swim or picnic.
MODESTO (AP) - Seventeen bodies have been removed from a Modesto funeral home after complaints the home was taking too long to cremate the bodies, officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California law that requires all semi-automatic handguns to be equipped with technology that stamps its identifying information on bullet casings is now in effect after years of delays.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of steel tendons used to strengthen the skyway portion of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge were exposed during construction to rainfall and salty bay mist, leading to rust and corrosion concerns.
EUREKA (AP) - Two earthquakes rattled the far Northern California coast Saturday morning, but authorities say there are no reports of damage or injuries.
FREMONT (AP) - In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
INGLEWOOD (AP) - An Inglewood police spokeswoman says an officer fatally shot a man who was using a sword or machete to damage police cars.
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million - the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
ANCHORAGE (AP) - Alaska's remote Pavlof Volcano was shooting lava hundreds of feet into the air, but its ash plume was thinning Saturday and no longer making it dangerous for airplanes to fly nearby.