Roger Meadows just didn't sit around the house after retiring from his 27-year career with Lockheed as a project planner.
Guss Schmiedt literally helped create one of Manteca's earliest football fields.
The professor was indignant.
You can own your own home in Manteca for less than $550 a month and not have to sink a lot of money into the foreclosure you're buying.
Dropping wages due to high employment and more young people entering the labor market ultimately could go a long way to curing what ails Manteca's general fund – high employee salaries.
It's an early fall Sunday afternoon as it was meant to be in Manteca.
Catch and release.
Surface treated water, the installation of park irrigation wells, and reduced pipeline construction costs could bring about a rarity these days – lower water rates.
Here are some Ripley's Believe It Or Not amazing facts from the streets of Manteca.
In Shape City a few years back wanted to convert a racquetball court into open space to make additional room for their existing exercise equipment.
Farming continues to be San Joaquin County's $2 billion baby.
We weren't the Brady Bunch nor were we the Waltons.
The Highway 120 Bypass and Union Road interchange will soon become ground zero for retail in the South County.
Much ado – and appropriately so – is made about Manteca's peace officers and firefighters.
There's lean and mean and then there's the Manteca streets division.
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign has been in limbo for three years.
This could shape up as a big year for home building in Manteca.
Southern Californians have a tendency to have a smug attitude toward water.
John Harris can hear the trains a comin' and that is not necessarily a good thing.
Future community facilities districts for new neighborhoods built in Manteca could tax those that buy homes for the cost of police and fire services among with other municipal amenities.
Get ready for another new food option in Manteca - Dunkin' Donuts.
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Ron Burns did not grow up to become a mass murderer.
Ninety years ago the American Disabilities Act wasn't around.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
Peggy Miller is retiring from the City of Manteca after 26 years and seven months on the job.
Flying to Phoenix?
Meanwhile 20 miles away at the Modesto City-County Airport Modesto boosters are working to land a major airline connecting non-stop service between Modesto and Los Angeles.
Manteca is in the hunt for the next Amazon.
Are the times changing in San Joaquin County when it comes to the ease of obtaining a concealed weapons permit?