It's officially the first day of spring. The Vernal Equinox marks the end of the Northern San Joaquin Valley's version of the long, cold and dark winter. And that's music to the ears of Brett Phillips. Phillips – who expected the spring weather that has rolled in and hovered over the Northern San Joaquin Valley to break a week ago – doesn't mind that rain and snow weren't a big part of the late winter ...
Worried about your home price bouncing back up? Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford doesn't think you have much to worry about. "Existing homes are going to become very valuable," Weatherford said. The mayor bases his prediction on a 2006 law that has yet to become part of the vernacular outside of government circles and businesses that are worried about its long-term ramifications and cost. The Global Warming Solutions Act or Assembly 32 signed into law mandates ...
It has been eight years since the City of Lathrop moved its offices into the Mossdale-area digs now serving as its home.
If you live in Lathrop or southwest Manteca or farm south of Manteca in the Delta secondary zone you may one day have to get clearance from a super regional agency seeking veto power over everything from how you use your land to what you build on it.
Manteca gardener Marion Golisano was enjoying the luck of the Irish over the weekend. Her good luck came not for having come from the clover country but for having something that comes to her naturally – a green thumb.
A Manteca couple lost their lives Saturday afternoon in a head-on collision near Jamestown that also claimed the life of a Roseville motorist.
FRENCH CAMP – Deputies say the man accused of killing his longtime girlfriend told them it was an accidental shooting.
Rena Wiriaatmadja knows books. She knows authors. She knows genres. She knows themes, elements of style, characters and symbols. She can tell you what Daisy meant to the central theme of The Great Gatsby, and can pick apart any of the Harry Potter books with tenacity and tact. And that's just what she needs to know for work. As a Library Assistant II assigned to Manteca, Wiriaatmadja has been taking ...
Nate Kankelfitz had exhausted all measures. He had applied for every job imaginable, only to be told he wasn't qualified, told he was too late or told nothing at all. "I put in applications for places to do the most simplest of positions. I guess it was a lack of job experience," said Kankelfitz, a well-spoken 29-year-old. "No one ever wanted me." With seemingly no options, he turned to man's best ...
Give Every Child a Chance is conducting Miss Ropin' on the River Rodeo Queen Competition.
STOCKTON - Water hyacinth spraying is starting in the Delta.
She was born and raised in a city of stars, called Disneyland her backyard and was related to a Hollywood extra.
Julian Semenza is an artist. He doesn't spend hours in front of an easel with pastels or oil paints, and it isn't a sketch book that takes up most of his time. But if you hand Semenza a yo-yo – yes, a yo-yo – the Sierra High School junior is absolutely mesmerizing with a quiver of tricks that run the gamut from wild flipping loops to intricate string manipulation that seems downright impossible. Last weekend ...
LATHROP - The national King of Wake 2013 series is coming to Lathrop's Mossdale Quarry Lakes on June 29-30.
STOCKTON (AP) - California water officials released on Thursday the first part of a $23 billion plan to restore and protect the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem and guarantee a stable water supply for millions of Californians.
Give a man a tomato and he can spruce up a salad.
Drivers beware – police are out to snare drunk drivers Friday night at a DUI checkpoint.
Greg Leland - whose dedication to young people has spanned 27 years - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Nearly life-long Manteca resident Gilbert Simoni is celebrating his 100th birthday today from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Commons at Union Ranch.
Editor's note: First of two parts. In Friday's Bulletin the transgender spouse and non-transgender spouse share their thoughts.