Most days, Irma Hernandez feels like a therapist or a teacher. Not a tax preparer. The office manager at Liberty Tax Service looked the part on Monday morning, too. Wearing black-framed glasses and using her pointer finger as a guide, Hernandez had just one goal for the busiest day of the tax season – to comfort the uncomfortable. And on national Tax Day, there were plenty. Monday was the last day to file federal taxes ...
The devastating news from Monday's Boston Marathon jolted Connie Perez. Members of her local Team in Training for the inaugural Washington, D.C., Rock & Roll Marathon the end of this month were running that day.
LATHROP – San Joaquin County Sherriff's Department officials are hoping that experts from Chico State will be able to shed some light into who exactly they dug up on Manthey Road last week.
The sound of flushing toilets one day is expected to help cash registers ring. Poag & McEwen is preparing to move forward with constructing a large restroom complex at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. It is the first step in developing a Yosemite Welcome Center in Manteca. "It's a big deal," said City Manager Karen McLaughlin. That's because the National Park Service is moving toward a plan to protect Yosemite that includes limiting the ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in Manteca.
LATHROP – It didn't take San Joaquin County Supervisor Steve Bestolarides very long to find a shining-example of a public-private partnership.
Lindsey Clark had a dream. She wanted to do her part in cleaning up Manteca. And her family bought into it.
A vacant building in the Manteca Industrial Park is getting new life as a green-friendly container production plant for Oakland-based Ecologic Brands.
The Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis Club members rolled up their sleeves Friday to build a play area for the Raymus House women's and children's shelter in the 500 block of South Union Road. It will have swings, slides and other challenges for shelter youngsters.
Twenty three months ago residents south of Woodward Park petitioned the City Council for a crosswalk on Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive.
LATHROP - Jaime Hernandez knows football. It's his love. It's his passion. It's what he has dedicated more than a decade of his life to – the founder and president of the Lathrop Junior Spartans. But Hernandez also knows respect. He understands that sports can be an incredible vehicle for delivering some of life's biggest lessons. And in his given profession – law enforcement – he knows all too well what happens when kids don't ...
Fire calls are up 26 percent in Manteca over the past three years. Manteca Fire handled 5,937 emergency calls in 2012 compared to 4,712 in 2010. At the same time the percentage of calls that had help on the scene within the five-minute targeted response time went from 82 percent in 2010 to 69 percent last year. The national standard is to try and get fire units on the scene of an emergency or fire ...
Manteca City Manager Karen McLaughlin moved about the dining hall at the Manteca Senior Center, shuffling between pockets of people.
It isn't always easy being green. Just ask the City of Manteca. The city has the start of the solution for significant water conservation and – under the Global Warming Solutions Act mandate – reducing greenhouse gas in place but isn't pulling the trigger. Municipal leaders are gun shy about proceeding with the use of treated wastewater to irrigate the Big League Dreams sports complex and landscaping in and around Stadium Retail Center due to ...
Crothall Healthcare wants to build a 60,150-square-foot laundry facility in Manteca. But this isn't your father's laundry. The cutting edge complex planned for North Airport Way west of Del Webb at Woodbridge will use only 0.7 gallons of water per pound of laundry. That could easily qualify as the most miserly water use for an industrial laundry in California. Typically, laundries on the scale as the one the firm proposes in Manteca would consume 2.5 ...
Everything from a low rider car show to Mexican bands are part of the free Manteca Cinco de Mayo celebration taking place this Sunday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Library Park in downtown Manteca.
Manteca has bumped Turlock to become the fifth largest city in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
When Sandra and Al Nevares moved to Manteca, they not only bought a new home at Woodbridge Del Webb in Manteca. After 30 years of living in a small house in Stockton with limited yard space and just a swimming pool, they suddenly found themselves enjoying a new hobby in their retirement years – gardening.
Extended camping – more than one night – in the Wal-Mart parking lot doesn't thrill some Manteca civic leaders.
Judge George Abdallah – who has served as a judge or commissioner since 1987 – is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
LATHROP – Moving his company to Lathrop was almost a no-brainer for Joe Antonini.
Thousands of unwanted guests have forced Lucy and Bryan Cook to cancel their Cinco de Mayo party.
LATHROP – After more than 75 years of providing jobs to the local economy, the future of the 724-acre military installation now known as Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin – Sharpe is uncertain. On Tuesday the Defense Logistics Agency – the government entity charged with combat logistics support and the delivery of all military goods to troops in each of the four major branches of the service – announced the opening of the mandatory 30-day ...
Quincy McClain didn't like what was happening in the neighborhood outside the confines of the Southside Christian Church where she serves as pastor.
The incentives and group support in the Manteca TOPS group is being offered to newcomers who want to join in the effort to Take Off Pounds Sensibly at its weekly 7 p.m. Tuesday meeting.
The Manteca Bulletin was honored for its design and creativity at the 2012 CNPA Better Newspapers Contest banquet over the weekend.
Editor's note: A butcher, a baker, and a candle(stick) maker. As part of The Bulletin's Q&A series with people in the community, it rounds out a trifecta with Manteca-based artisan Maria Passetti – who has grown her hobby of making soy-based candles into a healthy side-business.
Dave Bricker - who spent 32 years serving and protecting the people of Manteca - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is celebrating a milestone on Friday, May 10.
A single SUV rollover on the eastbound Highway 120 connector to the northbound Highway 99 Sunday evening sent a driver to a Modesto trauma center after Manteca firefighters cut the roof off of his mid-2000 vintage vehicle.