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$12.1M project saves $600K yearly

How can spending $12.1 million without impacting the general fund save the City of Manteca almost $600000 a year in personnel and operational costs? The answer reflects the out-of-the-box thinking the city has employed since first ...

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Crowds in for a ride

Crowds in for a ride

The rodeo, a benefit for Manteca's Give Every Child a Chance, drew rodeo legend Ted Nuce, a Mantecan who won the bull-riding world championship in 1985. Nuce, who lives in Stephenville, Texas, returned just for this rodeo. The cause is good, he said, ...
ROPIN' ON THE RIVERManteca Bulletin

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Hall-of-Fame FB John Henry Johnson passes away

By Sports Network Johnson, a member of the famed "Million Dollar Backfield" passed away in Tracy, California, according to a statement released by the 49ers on Saturday. Johnson, a four-time Pro Bowl selection, ran for 6803 yards and totaled 55 ...
Former Steelers running back John Henry Johnson diesPittsburgh Post Gazette
49ers Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at 81KGO-TV

RC valedictorian to freshmen: Don't slack off

RC valedictorian to freshmen: Don't slack off

RC valedictorian to freshmen: Don't slack off

Manteca Bulletin

RIPON - Ripon Christian High School valedictorian Logan Vos has his own sage advice for incoming freshmen as prepares to lead his small senior class of 54 through graduation exercises on Wednesday. “Basically you don't realize how much ...

FUN TIME FOR KIDS

FUN TIME FOR KIDS

Lois Wolk, and Congressman Jerry McNerney, and Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford. “We've been waiting for (Mayor Weatherford) to come here for 1000 years,” said McClain, who also goes by Dr. Quincy. In turn, he applauded those involved in the FUN Club, ...

RC High's 55 grads net $1.7M in scholarships

RIPON —Ripon Christian High School graduated 55 seniors Friday evening from a class that accumulated $1.7 million is scholarship funds. Five of those receiving their diplomas were Presidential Academic Excellence Award winners with 4.0 ...

Lottery hosted for safe & sane fireworks sales stands

Lottery hosted for safe & sane fireworks sales stands

TRACY - On June 1, 2011, the Tracy Fire Department hosted a lottery to determine which eligible non-profit organizations would have the opportunity to sell Safe and Sane Fireworks in Tracy.

The Tracy City Council recently joined other municipalities in San Joaquin County by adopting an ordinance allowing for the sale and discharge of California State Fire Marshal’s Office approved Safe and Sane Fireworks within the city limits of Tracy.  The new ordinance limits the number of fireworks sales stands to one stand for each 10,000 resident population.  With a current resident population in excess of 80,000, Tracy will issue nine permits to sell Safe and Sane Fireworks in 2011.

Only non-profit organizations are eligible to obtain a permit to sell Safe and Sane Fireworks.  With the number of non-profit organizations exceeding the number of allowable permits, the City of Tracy created a lottery system to determine which organizations will be permitted to opera