RIPON - When Joe O'Leary retired as the Superintendent of Ripon Unified School District, he know that he was going to have to have something to keep him occupied. It was 1993, and there were only so many times a man could rearrange his sock drawer before boredom set it. But with his love of music and his realization that Ripon didn't have very much to offer the masses, he got together and formed the ...
The Manteca Unified Student Trust announced its 2009 scholarship winners on Friday. The recipients were recent graduates from the district's secondary sites – Manteca High, East Union, Sierra, Weston Ranch and Lindbergh schools. Students were required to maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average and contributed at least 100 hours of community service within the past four years.
Kids are taking over the Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park this Tuesday. Everything will be kids related from entertainment provided by an acclaimed youth rock band to games, activities, and even information booths. The free Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau event runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p. m. Tuesday. It features 10 certified farmers produce booths, baked goods, commercial vendors, and food booths. This Tuesday booths will include a slew of information booths on ...
Ray of Hope lost a key supporter of its Students Success Program in Mervyn's. The major retailer along with Crossroad Grace Community Church would work together to provide back-to-school clothing for children in severe need. During these tough economic times, the non-profit organization is faced with more referrals than ever for the program. Mervyn's, however, is no longer in business, leaving Ray of Hope facing a big dilemma. "We used to match funds (with Mervyn's) ...
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it may now cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond.
It's un-official. The majority of the Manteca City Council doesn't want to see Independence Day celebrated in Manteca on any other day than the Fourth of July. At the conclusion of Tuesday's itemized agenda, council members one-by-one used the council comment section to voice their preference to keep Independence Day on the Fourth of July. Manteca this year moved city-sponsored events such as the activities at the Big League Dreams sports complex and the aerial ...
By GLENN KAHL Staff reporter for the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin The body of missing 28-year-old Jeremy Lum was found about 5 p.m. Sunday in the San Joaquin River near the Lockhart Road bridge about a mile west of the San Joaquin County Hospital and the sheriff's complex in French Camp at I-5 and Mathews Road. Family members were asked to confirm the clothing found on the body about 8 p.m. – with deputies also wanting ...
In an effort to be closer to the public, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker mixed with the Saturday morning breakfast crowd at Johnny's Restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – The search for Jeremy Lum, 28, of Lathrop reached into Stockton as far as Alpine Road with some 700 fliers being handed out.
Manteca police motorcycle officers Sgt. Nick Obligacion and David Bright took second place trophies in Saturday's police motorcycle competition in Oakland.
Classic cars and hot rods were on display Saturday at the Del Webb Car Show.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department will be hosting its annual Junior Police Academy this summer July 20 through July 31. The academy is open to fifth- through eighth-grade students from Lathrop. Students must maintain at least a "C" grade average and have no criminal contact with Lathrop Police Services.
Manteca enjoyed its most robust month for housing starts in over a year in June as 34 new homes broke ground.
LATHROP - Lathrop's Lum family is organizing a ground and air search party for their missing 28-year-old son Jeremy this morning
For over 10 years, Miguel Ramirez has relied on his 1983 Toyota sedan to get to and from work. The Manteca resident is a journeyman pressman, having been employed during the years by the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury News and the Lodi News-Sentinel. However, Ramirez's work situation is currently on idle, but he's on-call if and when duty calls. "My type of work means having to go out of town," he said ...
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.
California is the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
It's been a very good year for McManis Family Winery in Ripon.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.
Bob Adams - the Manteca city manager that played a key role in major civic and private sector improvements ranging from Speckles Park and Big League Dreams to landing Bass Pro Shops - is now helping a second California city on the ropes financially since his retirement in 2008.