Most of the time it isn't hard to find Diana Simmons.
LATHROP – In the midst of Lathrop-Manteca Fire District's worst budget crisis since its founding in 1936, its union firefighters are stepping forward with a laundry list of suggestions to help soften the fiscal blow.
What a difference a decade makes.
With more than three decades of fire experience under his belt, Bob Scharmann knows a thing or two about what it means to be a firefighter.
An aquatic center – complete with Olympic-sized swimming pool for competition coupled with a water park – is considered by a consultant as the best way for Manteca to develop a part of the 111 acres the city owns that fronts the Highway 120 Bypass immediately west of Big League Dreams and Costco.
LATHROP – The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District may close one or two of its remaining three fire stations that are still open, lay off 10 firefighters, and demote some of its personnel as it struggles to grapple with a budget deficit of $336,244.78 right at the start of the 2010-11 fiscal year on Sept. 1.
RIPON - Ripon's retiring police chief Richard Bull is being contracted by the City Council to serve as a consultant to the interim chief of police for the next six months.
Sigrid Laird has been a household name for over 40 years, having taught some 5,000 children how to swim, ranging in age from toddlers to high school seniors.
New home construction valued at $110 million in 2009 is effectively cushioning the City of Manteca from suffering substantial property tax revenue drops for the fiscal year that started July 1.
The final obstacle that was holding up the Library Park expansion - getting agreement between Verizon, Comcast, and PG&E for the location of various utility lines - has been resolved.
The Manteca Police Canine Unit is in need of funding – a scheduled golf tournament on August 14 is hoped to make a difference.
An on-line and in-store consignment seller has taken over the old Mars Department Store in downtown Manteca after being shuttered for a number of years.
You could go three months out of the year without paying PG&E a cent for electricity.
Keeping teens busy is the key to preventing them from getting into trouble or setting out on the wrong path.
Solid waste route drivers would become the first line of defense against blight if Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Behling has his way.
If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.
Investigators have determined that the man found dead inside of a major marijuana grow house in West Lathrop Thursday morning was the victim of a homicide.
Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.
At first glance Jack Snyder's Christmas village is stunningly impressive.
The biggest threat to Manteca and Lathrop: Flood or drought?
Road work on Louise Avenue may take a little longer than expected.
The families at Manteca HOPE Shelter and Raymus Home in Manteca are getting a truck-load delivery of blankets this weekend.
Skaters in Lathrop might have a second place to shred by the time the rainy season wraps up.
You can get a peek at the latest in housing trends while casting a vote for your favorite decorated Christmas tree to benefit three Manteca non-profits.
A statement from the Manteca Unified School District was received by the Manteca Bulletin on Wednesday regarding that day's page one story about Trustee Ashley Drain of Area 2 trying to help a student at Weston Ranch High School who was suspended for five days.
The spiffy look that newly seated Councilman Mike Morowit sported at Tuesday's meeting didn't go unnoticed by Leonard Smith.
Omar Ornelas at 19-years of age thought he already had the whole world figured out.
Vince Hernandez is back in the saddle.
A holiday treat is in store for those 40 and older this Saturday.
A call for help on Tuesday morning at the America's Best Value Inn on East Yosemite Avenue quickly turned into a tense two-hour standoff with police.