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The Manteca Bulletin
Happy Mother’s Day MomI’m up writing what should be a sweet schmaltzy piece about how much we all lov
Happy Mother’s Day Mom
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
I’m up writing what should be a sweet schmaltzy piece about how much we all love our mothers. But as is often the case for Manteca to a T, we are forced to deal with a pressing social issue that has been permeating my thoughts for the past five... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Free dinner for veterans; effort to help homeless with their petswomen who served our country. They are treating all veterans to a free dinner
Free dinner for veterans; effort to help homeless with their pets
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
women who served our country. They are treating all veterans to a free dinner on Friday, May 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane. “We want to honor everyone who served in peace or wartime,” said Kiwanis member... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Conceding Manteca to the homeless?Is Manteca losing its mojo? Manteca has always had a homeless issue. But it wa
Conceding Manteca to the homeless?
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Is Manteca losing its mojo? Manteca has always had a homeless issue. But it wasn’t the–in-your-face-I-can-do-whatever-I-please situation that now exists in some parts of town. But before I go on, let’s make a few things clear. 1. I don’t care if... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
THEY KEEP US SAFEwhy his fellow officers rib him for making a “big bust.” The line prompted a r
THEY KEEP US SAFE
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
why his fellow officers rib him for making a “big bust.” The line prompted a round of laughter Thursday at the Manteca Transit Center during Manteca Rotary’s annual Don I. Asher Law Enforcement Awards presentation. The award is in honor... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
TOUGH FIGHTseries on Lou Gehrig’s Disease — also known as ALS — detailing its effects on i
TOUGH FIGHT
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
series on Lou Gehrig’s Disease — also known as ALS — detailing its effects on its victims and their families in the Greater Manteca Area with May being ALS month.) Shaun and Don Ferraro, both 54, are in the fight of their lives since Don was... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca High celebrates diversityNatalie Duran was crowned Cinco de Mayo queen at Thursday’s special Multicultur
Manteca High celebrates diversity
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Natalie Duran was crowned Cinco de Mayo queen at Thursday’s special Multicultural Week event at Manteca High. She was escorted by Benji Breitenbucher as part of the lunchtime festivities. Duran, who listed “hanging out with friends” as her favorite... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Rodriguez heading to UC MercedEven as an up-and-coming sophomore, Kevin Rodriguez was a leader by example. M
Rodriguez heading to UC Merced
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Even as an up-and-coming sophomore, Kevin Rodriguez was a leader by example. Manteca High soccer coach Justin Coenenberg recalled back then how the other players gravitated towards the young player. “He was an instant leader, even as a sophomore,”... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Former Manteca hoops standout inks with CSDHMichael Hatfield could always knock down the 3. Even during his days at Mantec
Former Manteca hoops standout inks with CSDH
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Michael Hatfield could always knock down the 3. Even during his days at Manteca High, when he was a 6-foot-6, 205-pound senior some two years ago. He got even better since then. Hatfield, who will continue his basketball career at Cal State... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Short day for local qualifiers in section tourneyssingles champions were one and done in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Tennis Tour
Short day for local qualifiers in section tourneys
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
singles champions were one and done in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Tennis Tournament at Oak Park in Stockton on Thursday. Manteca High’s Division II Tournament qualifiers also had a short day at Johnson Ranch Racquet Club in Roseville but has its... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca cuts water use in April by 33%Manteca residents and businesses exceeded state-mandated water consumption cutb
Manteca cuts water use in April by 33%
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
Manteca residents and businesses exceeded state-mandated water consumption cutback goals by 22 percent in April. Water use was down 33 percent to 287.5 million gallons last month compared to 432 million gallons in April 2013. Manteca has been... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Sierra’s Coglio finds perfect fit with Holy Namesto be hard to replace her and I’m really going to miss her.” Coglio said the s
Sierra’s Coglio finds perfect fit with Holy Names
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
to be hard to replace her and I’m really going to miss her.” Coglio said the small-school environment and proximity to Manteca were most alluring to her. But before starting the next chapter in her life, there is unfinished business for she and... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Second-place Timberwolves undefeated in regular seasonbut won’t have a Valley Oak League championship to show for it. The Timberwolv
Second-place Timberwolves undefeated in regular season
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
but won’t have a Valley Oak League championship to show for it. The Timberwolves ended up a point shy of first-place Manteca, a team they went 1-0-1 against this season. What cost them were 3-3 draws against Central Catholic and Oakdale, both... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
LONG TIME COMINGLeah Manuleleua ended her scoring drought against East Union on Wednesday, but
LONG TIME COMING
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Leah Manuleleua ended her scoring drought against East Union on Wednesday, but more importantly she helped Manteca put a halt to a decade-long stretch without a championship. The Buffaloes captured their first Valley Oak League title since 2005 with... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
CLASSROOM CRUNCH COMINGmitigated agreements with developers + state bond money = schools to house new
CLASSROOM CRUNCH COMING
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
mitigated agreements with developers + state bond money = schools to house new students generated by growth. It takes Manteca Unified School District $35,000 per housing unit to provide educational facilities. The equation above — once the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
FIREWORKS CRACKDOWNopting to launch illegal fireworks after mid-June had best prepare for a rude —
FIREWORKS CRACKDOWN
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
opting to launch illegal fireworks after mid-June had best prepare for a rude — and expensive — awakening. Not only will Manteca’s police and firefighters be empowered under new city law to pin blame for the discharge of illegal fireworks on... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Punjabis stage festival Saturday at Woodward8,400 miles away from its roots in Punjab, the Vaisakhi Festival – being hosted
Punjabis stage festival Saturday at Woodward
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
8,400 miles away from its roots in Punjab, the Vaisakhi Festival – being hosted by the Punjabi American Association of Manteca – will descend on Woodward Park for the sixth straight year to bring a dose of culture and custom to all who wish to... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Oakdale Athletes Run All Over Central Catholicfirst in shot put at 29’8.5” and Elizabeth Rushing in discus at 80’4”. Oakdale
Oakdale Athletes Run All Over Central Catholic
The Oakdale Leader / Posted yesterday
first in shot put at 29’8.5” and Elizabeth Rushing in discus at 80’4”. Oakdale looks to continue their season with strong efforts on Saturday, May 7 at Sierra High School in Manteca for the 2016 VOL Finals. Events are scheduled to begin at... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Mixed Results For Swimmers At VOL Meetannual event. Oakdale’s junior varsity girls took first place with a total of 1
Mixed Results For Swimmers At VOL Meet
The Oakdale Leader / Posted yesterday
annual event. Oakdale’s junior varsity girls took first place with a total of 111 points, 15 points over the second place Manteca Buffaloes. Oakdale’s varsity girls team finished in third with a total of 90 points on the day, Ripon swam away with... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Soccer Girls Battling For Postseason Berthhit this past week. Oakdale tied the first place Sierra Wolves 3-3 on Monday, A
Soccer Girls Battling For Postseason Berth
The Oakdale Leader / Posted yesterday
hit this past week. Oakdale tied the first place Sierra Wolves 3-3 on Monday, April 25 and fell short 2-1 on the road to Manteca. Oakdale entered the week in fourth place, the cutoff point for a playoff spot, with four games remaining on the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
QUIET CONTRIBUTORas her Lancers softball counterparts, but that may be because she makes it look
QUIET CONTRIBUTOR
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
as her Lancers softball counterparts, but that may be because she makes it look so easy. Against visiting crosstown rival Manteca on Tuesday, Guzman made a putout to first from her knees, tagged out a runner and then completed a double play to... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Buffs stampede WAC champion in D3 openerPATTERSON — With several of his players not competing in the Valley Oak League
Buffs stampede WAC champion in D3 opener
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
PATTERSON — With several of his players not competing in the Valley Oak League Tournament last week, Manteca head coach Frank Fontana was concerned his Buffaloes would show some rust in their Sac-Joaquin Section Division III first-round playoff match... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Homeless man’s dog attackslegs shredded but he’s alive The 80-year-old Cummings — known for his work wit
Homeless man’s dog attacks
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
legs shredded but he’s alive The 80-year-old Cummings — known for his work with horses and for promoting the now-defunct Manteca Rodeo held for years where Bass Pro Shops is now located — was knocked down and attacked Friday by a Pitbull... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
DELTA LEVEESan occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and t
DELTA LEVEES
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and the weather that play a key role in supplying Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop and much of California with water. Gazing down from atop 3,489-foot high Mt. Diablo, the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca High marks multicultural weekWhat better way to spend Cinco De Mayo than with Mexican food on the menu. As
Manteca High marks multicultural week
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
What better way to spend Cinco De Mayo than with Mexican food on the menu. As part of Multicultural Week activities at Manteca High, the Manteca Unified Nutrition Education team and the MHS Leadership class are offering up a choice Chipotle Crunch... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Council keeps aerial display at BLD complexlaunched near the Big League Dreams sports complex this Fourth of July but the
Council keeps aerial display at BLD complex
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex this Fourth of July but the plug has been pulled on the pre-party. The Manteca City Council on Tuesday unanimously nixed a staff recommendation to move the fireworks show as well as the vendors... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Homeless are destroying MantecaEditor, Manteca Bulletin, A few years ago when the water feature in Library Pa
Homeless are destroying Manteca
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, A few years ago when the water feature in Library Park was still working, our daughter, son-in-law and grandsons came to visit. It was a hot day and my wife took them to the park to play in the water. The crowd of regulars... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca: The little city that couldn’tCan Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction? For whatever reason Gre
Manteca: The little city that couldn’t
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Can Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction? For whatever reason Great Wolf may be in the wind. The new indoor water park player that McWhinney — the developer Manteca is working with to provide the anchor needed to make the ambitious... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Dangerous crop pest found in Tracysaid it’s worth it to protect the industry from devastation. Two years ago, As
Dangerous crop pest found in Tracy
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 2 days ago
said it’s worth it to protect the industry from devastation. Two years ago, Asian Citrus Psyllid was detected in Lodi and Manteca -- then again last year in Stockton. On Wednesday, the CFDA will determine how strict the quarantine in Tracy will... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
No July 4th fireworks at WoodwardEditor, Manteca Bulletin, I am writing in response to the article on Woodward
No July 4th fireworks at Woodward
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, I am writing in response to the article on Woodward Park and the Fourth of July festivities. I have lived on East Woodward Avenue, which used to be considered out of town, for 23 years. I bought a two acre parcel to raise... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Water leaks, burned out street lights & frustrationA well-lit neighborhood is a deterrent to crime. That’s what the City of Mante
Water leaks, burned out street lights & frustration
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
A well-lit neighborhood is a deterrent to crime. That’s what the City of Manteca will tell you. The city also will tell you water must not be wasted. In fact, you have 24 hours to fix known water leaks under Manteca municipal rules — but apparently... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Education cartel: $$$$ Taxpayers: 0K-12 students per book. One would think the advent of e-books would send prices
Education cartel: $$$$ Taxpayers: 0
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
K-12 students per book. One would think the advent of e-books would send prices tumbling especially for districts such as Manteca Unified that are sinking considerable resources into digital education. It’s not. Prices haven’t dropped a cent. A... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
EYES ON THE PRIZEat 1-1. With six teams vying for four playoff spots and one game remaining, Si
EYES ON THE PRIZE
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
at 1-1. With six teams vying for four playoff spots and one game remaining, Sierra remains a point behind first-place Manteca. Central Catholic will finish in third and East Union and Oakdale – who tied Monday – are tied for fourth, one point... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca closes in on VOL crownMODESTO — It all comes down to Wednesday’s Valley Oak League finale at East Uni
Manteca closes in on VOL crown
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
MODESTO — It all comes down to Wednesday’s Valley Oak League finale at East Union for first-place Manteca. The Buffaloes have their first league championship since 2005 in sight after crushing Central Catholic 4-0 on Monday. Manteca (11-1-1 VOL,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Larkin leads Ripon to TVL championship69 leading the way. East Union was the runner-up with a 430 with Oakdale trail
Larkin leads Ripon to TVL championship
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
69 leading the way. East Union was the runner-up with a 430 with Oakdale trailing the Lancers by five strokes. Four Manteca Unified individuals advance to the SJS Division III Tournament with the VOL’s top three teams. Weston Ranch’s Austin... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Police walk a fine lineManteca Police are walking a fine line when it comes to what some contend is th
Police walk a fine line
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Manteca Police are walking a fine line when it comes to what some contend is the city’s most pressing quality of life issue — the proliferation of homeless. Officers, many who go out of their way to direct homeless to services beyond simply handing... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
MUSD expands board recognitionThe Sky is the Limit as the Manteca Unified School Board conducted its expanded
MUSD expands board recognition
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
The Sky is the Limit as the Manteca Unified School Board conducted its expanded recognitions meeting. Board members flew from location to location on April 26 at the district office complex in order to honor as many staff and students as they... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
FOOD TRUCKS RETURNOne the biggest single day events ever staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation
FOOD TRUCKS RETURN
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
One the biggest single day events ever staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department — Manteca Food Truck Mania — returns to Woodward Park on Sunday, May 8, from 3 to 8 p.m. The inaugural event last month drew more than 6,000 people. As of... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Agape Villages helps foster kids‘N Bail on Friday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Oak Valley Bank at 191
Agape Villages helps foster kids
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
‘N Bail on Friday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Oak Valley Bank at 191 West North Street at North Main Street in Manteca. Walk-ins are welcome to enter the bank turned courthouse and get thrown in jail for a good cause supporting foster... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown honors police officers killed in servicethat will distribute contributions to shelters serving homeless families with c
Jerry Brown honors police officers killed in service
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
that will distribute contributions to shelters serving homeless families with children. Sens. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Manteca, Bob Huff, R-San Dimas, and Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and Assembly members Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach, and Young... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca may up fee for non-resident golfNon-resident green fees for playing 18 holes at the Manteca Golf Course may inc
Manteca may up fee for non-resident golf
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Non-resident green fees for playing 18 holes at the Manteca Golf Course may increase by $1 starting July 1. The Manteca City Council on Tuesday will consider upping the weekday fee to $22 and the weekend fee to $29. The council meets at 7 p.m. at... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Manteca Red Sox overpower Northgate Giants juniorsThe Manteca Little League Red Sox took advantage of six walks to put up 12 firs
Manteca Red Sox overpower Northgate Giants juniors
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The Manteca Little League Red Sox took advantage of six walks to put up 12 first-inning runs and never looked back in a 21-8 win over the Northgate Giants in junior division action at Morenzone Field. Matt Dunham and Christian Tonna each pounded out... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
SHS boys win VOLand the 400 freestyle relay of Scheid, Sweet, Winter and Brubaker finished firs
SHS boys win VOL
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
and the 400 freestyle relay of Scheid, Sweet, Winter and Brubaker finished first (3:59.57, section qualifying). The Manteca boys 200 freestyle relay of Austin Welch, Kameron Beamon, Steele Roberts and Jacob Evans took first place with a... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Illegal fireworks crackdownThose firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a great
Illegal fireworks crackdown
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Those firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a greater risk of being slapped with a $750 fine plus the cost of police and fire responses. Police Chief Nick Obligacion and Fire Chief Kirk Waters hammered out a proposed... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
MHS fence falls toward residencesto a partially collapsed 40-foot high chain link fence covered with ivy meant t
MHS fence falls toward residences
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
to a partially collapsed 40-foot high chain link fence covered with ivy meant to protect mobile homes adjacent to the Manteca High baseball diamond. Winds were blamed for the incident that forced the evacuations of 10 residents from adjacent... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Bulbs in and now bulbs going outEditor, Manteca Bulletin, The letter in the Bulletin on April 25 from Kris Day
Bulbs in and now bulbs going out
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Editor, Manteca Bulletin, The letter in the Bulletin on April 25 from Kris Day certainly hit the nail on the head concerning Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum. The mayor is only concerned about his own pet issues. The North Main Street bulb-out blunder... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
The fallacy of minimum wage & rising the tideeconomy are immune from increased automation, increased workload and pay stagna
The fallacy of minimum wage & rising the tide
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
economy are immune from increased automation, increased workload and pay stagnation due to minimum wage doubling by 2022. Manteca Unified currently sets aside 74.36 percent of its budget for employee pay and compensation. Due to a state mandate... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
1986: Buffs’ Woods just misses perfect gameEighty years ago, on April 24, 1936, playing one of its hardest games of the se
1986: Buffs’ Woods just misses perfect game
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
Eighty years ago, on April 24, 1936, playing one of its hardest games of the season, Coach Maurice Tracie’s Manteca High baseball team defeated Patterson High by a 3 to 1 score in Patterson. Milo Candini struck out 22 men and walked four in the... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Tradition of the arts continues in Lathroppieces that are in the Joyce Gatto Art Gallery at City Hall. The city’s art co
Tradition of the arts continues in Lathrop
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
pieces that are in the Joyce Gatto Art Gallery at City Hall. The city’s art collection includes paintings by Tom Olson of Manteca whose rustic and bucolic scenes of the countryside, especially weather-beaten barns are sought after by collectors... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
DOWN BUT NOT OUTaway.” The Lancers have a tough closing stretch to the regular season with muc
DOWN BUT NOT OUT
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
away.” The Lancers have a tough closing stretch to the regular season with much-improved Weston Ranch and first-place Manteca looming. They head to the Ranch next Wednesday. “We just have to move forward,” Gonzales said. “We have a lot of... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Buffs bash 16 hits to beat LHSLATHROP — Devin Sullivan pitched five strong innings in his first start in more
Buffs bash 16 hits to beat LHS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
LATHROP — Devin Sullivan pitched five strong innings in his first start in more than month, and Manteca rapped out 16 hits in completing a series sweep of Lathrop with 12-6 win on Friday. Jake Menasco (3 for 5) was one of three Buffaloes to belt... Read more
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