Manteca student Joseph Giobatta Ratto received the American FFA Degree at the 82nd National FFA Convention in Indianapolis on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Community choir rehearsals start The Manteca Community Choir will rehearse for this year's Christmas cantata every Sunday evening in November at 7 p.m. at the Manteca Presbyterian Church on North and Main. Adults, teenagers and children are invited to participate in this cantata. "Christmas Fantasia" will be performed on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and is free to the public. Contact Anne Talcott at 823-0054 for more information Baby Buff cheer ...
It was an unexpected call for service. Ten months ago Kirk Waters was a Manteca Fire Department captain when Chris Haas resigned after less than a year as fire chief. City Manager Steve Pinkerton picked Waters to run the department on an interim basis just as the city was in the midst of coming to grips with a $14 billion deficit that ultimately will reshape the way municipal services are delivered. Waters – working closely ...
Jon Walkup sees just about everything through the perspective of his viewfinder. The Sierra High School senior – who just got done with the writing and staging of the school's Lobo Gold Rally as well as a '70s-era B-movie trailer – is constantly looking for new and interesting things to which he can turn his video camera. With his love for cinema and film being central in almost everything that he does, Walkup plans to ...
LATHROP – Local skateboarders aren't going to have to venture very far to enjoy a little competition.
Traffic along the western portion of the Highway 120 Bypass looked surreal all day Tuesday as strong gusty winds kicked up tons of dust from nearby arid fields, enshrouding vehicles that looked like ghostly moving figures.
Curt Collins has a confession to make to his wife. He found the pumpkin. The Manteca man and his son Chris found the golden pumpkin in the parking lot of Bank of America after researching all of the clues listed in the Manteca Bulletin during the annual Great Pumpkin Hunt. A recap of the clues is as follows: • "It all started here" is in reference to pioneer Joshua Cowell building his home on what ...
Members of the Manteca Senior Center Advisory committee are set to pay tribute to veterans from the community at a special gathering of former service men and women at the Manteca Senior Center Thursday at 4 p.m.
Relay for Life meeting Nov. 5 Manteca High will be conducting informational meetings on Relay for Life. The kick-off session is planned for Thursday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the MHS cafeteria. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature activity, with the community getting an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Locally, teams of people have used the track at Sierra High in the past, walking ...
The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
SONORA – New England does not have the monopoly when it comes to dramatic and colorful fall foliage at this time of the year.
The California Highway Patrol commercial officers say they are not handing out tickets to truckers off route with illegally long trailers – only giving drivers prepared educational packets to get the word out.
Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.
LATHROP – Former Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Jerry Sims has publicly apologized for comments he made about former Manteca city councilman Jack Snyder during a recent Lathrop City Council meeting.
The Health Occupation classes at Lindbergh School will be conducting a Safe Halloween at Sequoia School on Saturday, Oct. 31.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Some schools are letting kids with live lice in their hair back in the classroom, a less restrictive policy that has parents scratching their heads.
LATHROP – Seth Harper pushed hard with his right leg and steered with his left.
Dayanara Martinez and Jasnoor Kaur, eyes shining with excitement, proudly showed off the small green toys that made high-pitched croaking sounds when their tiny bodies were squeezed. They were not exactly Kermit the Frog. But they were look-alike frogs all right.
Jimmie Burgess bakes her pies – apple to blackberry, boysenberry, pecan and pumpkin – with a passion she has had for baking since she was just 12 years old when she was taking tips from her grandmother and mother.
Heller Lipsett's death was sudden and tragic, shaking her family at home and in the classroom.
Vietnam veteran and retired Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker is the keynote speaker for Monday's Veterans Day ceremonies taking place at Library Park at 11 a.m.
LATHROP – Residents could soon see a break in their water bill.
Manteca tangled with Caltrans for six years to get a traffic signal at Vasconcellos on East Yosemite Avenue.
A daughter still in the womb - who is expected to need major heart surgery when she is born next month by caesarian section - brought the community out in droves to purchase nearly 600 take-out dinners in a one-of-a-kind fundraiser in support of a young family.
LATHROP – Very few warehousing centers are built in excess of 500,000 square feet.
Some 667 Manteca-Lathrop-Ripon families struggling financially this holiday season won't go without a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
The final hidden Manteca Bulletin golden pumpkin worth $100 was located at 3:15 a.m. Thursday by a Manteca woman who said she was puzzled by one clue that suggested it might be found by a French restaurant.
Jack Bellew – a boy on his own mission to aid U.S. troops – will be at Isadore's Restaurant again this Saturday asking for tips in support of his overseas snack pack operation. He's already sent thousands of boxes to thankful guys and gals in the military.
When the first flag was ever raised atop the pole at Manteca's Fire Station No. 4 on Sept. 11, it represented something unique.
By DENNIS WYATT