Manteca wasn't known for much of anything that would actually attract visitors 15 years ago.
Steve DeBrum sees the revival of the Manteca water slides in a newer and more high profile venue as yet another bold - yet conservative move - by municipal leadership to pump up the city's economy by snaring visitors' dollars.
Robert Ortiz is a reasonable man.
The economy might be wobbling but Big League Dreams has legs.
Not too many moons ago – before the Internet spawned spam to give junk mail a good name – Congress set up the Postal Service as a separate entity.
ck trying to steal a Manteca garbage truck.
Two of Manteca's roughest stretches of street from a pavement standpoint will become much smoother this summer.
Eminent domain, we are told by PG&E, is an evil thing but only if it is used against them.
The rains are less frequent. The mercury is inching up toward 70 degrees. And the gopher mounds are popping up more often than Meg Whitman for governor TV commercials.
AKF Development – the firm that played a pivotal role in helping Manteca snag The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley and Del Webb at Woodbridge plus converted the old Spreckels Sugar factory site into a $200 million economic juggernaut - is now being tapped to help Manteca secure a water park and a hotel.
The odds are if you called 9-1-1 to summon the Manteca Fire Department in 2009 it wasn't due to fire but a medical emergency.
City of Manteca operations are expected to generate $116 million and spend about $500,000 less in the fiscal year ending June 30.
Manteca will lighten the general fund deficit next year by at least $150,000 thanks to $685,830 in federal stimulus recovery funds.
There was a time when 24 passenger trains passed through Manteca daily to take you to Stockton or Modesto.
A century ago intercity trolley service – electric trains if you will – was all the rage transporting people between Sacramento and Northern San Joaquin Valley destinations such as Stockton, Modesto, Galt, Manteca, Merced, Lodi , and Elk Grove.
Forty-one struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have turkeys on their table this Thanksgiving and Christmas thanks to second graders at Great Valley Academy.
My brothers dared me to do what they caught Jeff, a young kid from across the alley, doing one day.
The woman ahead of me in Target was doing her best to distract and confuse the clerk.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.
I am a PG&E stockholder.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.
The biggest price rebound for housing in the Manteca market is also still the most affordable - the Cherry Lane Condos along Union Road.
Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.
Cecily Ballungay has a plan to reduce the ranks of homeless in Manteca.
It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.
Where's the outrage?