It was a noontime event that showed the appreciation for Manteca's emergency teams last week. It was the second annual event and a first for the new general manager George Bewick.
Family and friends staged a "Chile Cook Off" at Baccaileri Park on Saturday in honor of Eloisa M. De Leon who passed on Sept. 12, 2002. Mama Loy (Eloisa) and Papa Joe (Joe De Leon) moved to Manteca in 1945 from Texas and were both well known in the community. Eloisa De Leon was known for her big heart and amazing cooking.
The Bank of Stockton hosted Saturday's "Break the Bank" Texas Hold 'Em Tournament benefitting the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
There were 130 golfers on hand Friday to support the Agape Villages Foster Family Agency during the "Fairways Fore Foster Kids" tournament at the Manteca Golf Course.
Modesto Irrigation District opted to forgo a planned 16 percent rate increase on Sept. 1 for its retail power customers.
There should be no physical walls to a church.
Not everyone was happy to see Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker at breakfast Saturday.
You can end up being king of the road on a customized motorcycle at this year's Night of Kings and Queens.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Police Services Citizen's Academy is just around the corner.
Big League Dreams is scoring another hit for Manteca.
Villa Ticino is Manteca's little Switzerland.
LATHROP - If you happen around noon today to see a group of people walking from the Sheriff's Office in French Camp headed to the Police Station at Seventh Street in Lathrop, look at their feet.
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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.
Manteca High graduate and author Kristin Miller is now a bona fide national best-selling author. Her latest book made it to the New York Times Bestseller list this week.
The Union Road bridge crossing the 120 Bypass will have four lanes within the next three years if all goes according to plan.
Jeff Shields makes "great" Mickey Mouse pancakes.
By JAMES BURNS