The last thing that the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District is supposed to be thinking about in January is how best to fight grass fires.
LATHROP – Reservoirs are drying up. Mountains are bare. And experts are worried that the beautiful weather that has kept winter balmy and comfortable will soon lead to a crisis in California.
Manteca Scout Troop 423 members Brandon Rogers, Thomas Trzcinski and Connor Schmitz were awarded the rank of Eagle at a recent Court of Honor.
Manteca's tribute to "The Greatest Generation" is up next on the to-do list of civic murals.
The unthinkable is nine days away from happening.
Fire completely engulfed a 35-foot-long motor coach Tuesday afternoon on northbound Interstate 5.
The Manteca VFW Jimmy Connors Post 6311 may soon have a new home.
Meteorologists, farmers and skiers aren't the only ones praying for wet weather.
By the end of her first workout at CORE Athletic Performance, Susan McCreath thought she might be sick in the parking lot.
It's not too tough to guess the No. 1 topic of conversation these days around the doctors' lounge at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Manteca's downtown corridor will be filled with the sound of horns and trumpets on Sunday evening.
LATHROP – It has a long and fairly technical name.
John Scharf gathered a group of children outside the gym doors, handing out garbage bags and a history lesson.
The hunt is on.
Copper thieves ripping off boxes that service street lights are costing Manteca taxpayers $95,000 a year.
There's a reason why Woodward Park sprinklers were watering grass in the middle of one of the heaviest storms in Manteca in more than a year - municipal crews were checking for water leaks.
Herbs are literally the spice of life.
Nearly 400 young girls gathered at Stella Brockman Elementary School's softball field at 10 a.m. Saturday for the Manteca Youth Softball Association (MYSA) opening day ceremonies.
LATHROP – Law enforcement officers and MedicAlert representatives will be there. So too will a mental expert and the parents of special needs children.
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River Islands at Lathrop won't cause much congestion during commute hours on Interstate 5 between the 120 Bypass and Interstate 205 connectors.
LATHROP – It seemed like another bureaucratic meeting tactic.
Come the next election, campaign signs in Ripon could be limited as to when they can be placed.
Manteca has $2 million to serve as seed money to start the community park at the heart of the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone.
The South San Joaquin County's fanciest place for a drink and getting a bit to eat - at least by location - could one day be right where the current offices for River Islands at Lathrop are located overlooking the San Joaquin River.
Second Harvest Food Bank CEO Mike Mallory is breaking out his bright orange running shoes for the Saturday, April 5, "Help Us Stamp Out Hunger in Our Community" 5K and one mile walk/run in downtown Manteca.
The Delta is made up of over 1,000 miles of waterways, covering four counties – Contra Costra, Sacramento, Solano and San Joaquin.
Don't go rush out and buy that concealable handgun just yet.
The 2014 campaign gets underway in earnest next week.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Susan McCreath has been selected to participate in the Year of You, a fitness challenge hosted by the Manteca Bulletin and CORE Athletic Performance. Her journal, along with her measurements, will appear in Tuesday's print edition.