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Feds grant $1M toward state-of-art SSJID system

Feds grant $1M toward state-of-art SSJID system

Feds grant $1M toward state-of-art SSJID system
Manteca Bulletin
RIPON - A state-of-the art pressured agricultural irrigation system serving farmland west of Ripon and south of Manteca that is expected to cost almost $13 million is receiving a $1 million federal grant. ...

Station monitors Manteca air

Station monitors Manteca air

Station monitors Manteca air
Manteca Bulletin
It won't be long before the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District knows exactly what circulates in the air of southwest Manteca. On Wednesday a new air monitoring station located on the outskirts of the Sierra High School ...

Bees killed by pesticide agent

Bees killed by pesticide agent

Bees killed by pesticide agent
Tracy Press
by Denise Ellen Rizzo / Tracy Press Hours after their arrival downtown, the hundreds of bees resting in a tree adjacent to Gerard's Deli were dead, sprayed by a pest company. According to witnesses, a man in a Patriot Pest Management truck arrived at ...

Scheduled spray areas for Adult Mosquito Control in Manteca

MANTECA - In response to increased adult mosquito populations in several areas of southern San Joaquin County, the San Joaquin County Mosquito & Vector Control District (District) is preparing to conduct adult mosquito control operations.

The district will continue to implement the California Mosquito-Borne Virus Surveillance and Response Plan to protect the public health and welfare. Spray locations and times will normally be available 24 hours in advance.

Residents can access spray information and spray schedules by calling the district at (209) 982-4675 or toll-free at 1-800-300-4675 during business hours from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Ripon Spring Clean-Up begins April 28

Ripon Spring Clean-Up begins April 28

RIPON - The Annual May Citywide Spring Clean-Up will take place on the southwest side of Highway 99 from April 28 - May 2 and on the northeast side of Highway 99 from May 5 - 9.

The clean up collection, sponsored by the City of Ripon, offers residents within city limits, a chance to dispose of large items that are unable to fit in the refuse containers.

Unfortunately, there are some items that simply cannot be collected:

Cardboard / Newspaper

Loose trash which should be in refuse containers.

Lumber / Brush and/or yard waste.

Tree stumps

Lawn mower that is not drained from gas and/or oil

Dirt / Sod / Concrete / Asphalt

Car tires (exceeded the allotted amount of 2 per household)

Dead animals - (Please contact Ripon Animal Control Department at (209) 599-2102)

Commercial Demolition materials

Glass / Mirrors

Refrigerator or freezer

Air Conditioning Units / Hot T

Manteca Unified saves $2.2M on energy bills

Manteca Unified saves $2.2M on energy bills
Manteca Bulletin
By Rose Albano-Risso In a period of 19 months, the Manteca Unified School District has saved more than $2202592 by religiously implementing an energy conservation program. That accomplishment has resulted in the US Environmental Protection Agency ...

Mayor: Flood zone limits growth

Mayor: Flood zone limits growth

Mayor: Flood zone limits growth
Manteca Bulletin
Flooding concerns – and not planning initiatives – is what Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford believes will determine Manteca's ultimate southwest city limits. Weatherford doubts whether much of the area that was the subject of an intense ...