Vietnam War veteran Clinton Boersma of Manteca is a man on a mission. The retired U.S. Air Force radar operator who saw action in Vietnam from 1967 to 1970, and whose two late brothers were wounded during World War II in Europe, is again engaged in another battle. As the head of the John Birch Society group in the Manteca, Tracy and Lathrop area, he is working hard to beef up the organization's membership. "We ...
A sample of the photos taken by the Bulletin staff that appeared in the print edition of the Manteca Bulletin during the week of April 9-15.
During her last visit to Manteca, Sister Veronica Hagen encountered gray skies and foggy conditions reminiscent of her home back in London.
The distinct talents of two Manteca performers – one relatively new to the music scene and another that has built up a following who her piano-driven vocals – will be showcased tonight at Modesto's J Street Café.
Daisy Scott has been playing bridge for more than six decades. Sue Hinricks says that she would actually cut class in college in order to play the game with her friends. And by keeping everyone in stitches, Morrie Donahue injects a little bit of fresh air into a game that can be both competitive and strategic. They're just part of the group of routine bridge players that assembles three days a week at the Manteca ...
Charges of murder and rape with a foreign object of 8-year-old Tracy resident Sandra Cantu, devastated not only the woman defendant but also the families, friends and neighbors in a Stockton courtroom Tuesday afternoon.
Today's mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures will be tempered by wind gusts of up to 21 miles per hour through the evening, according to the National Weather Service.
H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and Liberty are among the area's big three income-tax filing services.
The San Joaquin County Alternative Work Program (AWP) has brought a group of painters to Manteca on Saturdays to remove gang graffiti from fences, walls and buildings in the community.
The City of Manteca is offering free shredding of personal documents as well as a free e-waste collection on Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 210 E. Wetmore just a block east of the traffic signals at South Main Street.
Jennifer Gowans will take her oath-of-office close to the high-noon hour as the new Manteca Postmaster on Friday, April 17, 12:30 p.m., at the Manteca Post Office, 165 North Maple Street.
On Tuesday, April 14, the Bulletin incorrectly stated in a story about the previous night's Ripon Unified School Board meeting that six students from Weston Elementary School were not transferred during the previous school year. According to district officials, the students were in fact transferred from Weston – the only school in the district where the numbers dictated the transfer – and those who wanted to return were the given chance before the start of ...
LATHROP - Fired Lathrop chief building official Matt Browne has won a sweeping victory in his two-year wrongful-termination battle against the city.
It's a $150 million investment backers say will relieve traffic congestion, take trucks off the crowded Altamont Pass corridor, reduce air pollution, strengthen the San Joaquin County economy, and ease the need for more freeway construction.
RIPON – As many as 122 Ripon Unified students between fourth and seventh grades might end up finding themselves at another school next year.
UPTON, N.Y. (AP) - New York to Chicago, in five weeks?
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - With evacuees anxious to return, firefighters worked Sunday to dig up and extinguish hot spots to protect homes spared by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado's history.
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston hospital is starting the world's first hand transplant program for children, and doctors say it won't be long until face transplants and other radical operations to improve appearance and quality of life are offered to kids, too.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana woman put on death row at age 16 for killing an elderly Bible school teacher is scheduled to be released Monday after serving a prison term that was shortened after the state Supreme Court intervened.
Investigators are looking into the possibility the Friday evening fire at the vacant and previously burned home and the wooded land it sits on was caused by homeless squatters.
There's no doubt that Les Thomas loves the American flag.
Manteca is being left less high and dry these days when it comes to unpaid municipal water bills.
STOCKTON – Shim Lacy was praying for a hot day.
Jonathan Amaral has definitely left his mark on the George McParland Elementary School with a map of the United States on the playground.
Manteca is exploring whether the city can outright ban solicitation of all types in Manteca's 54 municipal parks.
Throwing garbage cans into the back of a truck was actually a step towards a more leisurely workday when Robert Sumner joined the City of Manteca's solid waste division 15 years ago.
Future Farmers and 4-H members from Manteca and Ripon were obviously sleep deprived as they cared for their animals – from sheep to steers, swine and turkeys – at the San Joaquin County Fair Thursday morning.
Kota trots eloquently down the path, his short hair glistening in the sun.
More than 100 entries are expected for this year's Fourth of July parade down Main Street in Manteca.
STOCKTON - Cupcakes, cacti, tractors and quilts, oh my! And that's just the tip of the iceberg as far as the San Joaquin County Fair now in full swing is all about.