Spreckels Sugar plant would probably still be standing today as an abandoned and shuttered complex complete with four 15-story silos some 14 years after closing.
It isn't cheap to build state-of-the-art wastewater treatment and surface water treatment plants to meet stringent state and federal clean water standards.
Two pivotal projects that could end up making or breaking Central Manteca's future are expected to break ground in the coming months.
It's not exactly "Jaws" but the predators that lurk in the Stanislaus River unmercifully attack the young.
Manteca two years ago had 67,000 residents and 430 municipal workers.
A few years back, Manteca Waterslides did a take-off on a popular Top 40 song "Walk Like an Egyptian" to create a radio campaign dubbed "Walk Like a Manteekan" promoting the recreation water park.
Manteca is spending $20.1 million in capital improvement projects during the fiscal year starting July 1.
Almost 400 Manteca residents went back to work in Manteca to push the city's unemployment rate down to 14.1 percent for the lowest level for those without jobs since October.
Sometime on Friday afternoon when I was busy planting four Japanese maples, the earthly journey of my oldest brother Richard ended.
The late rains combined with unkempt foreclosed properties could make this a Fourth of July that some Manteca residents may never forget.
Manteca's two-story golf course clubhouse has been called a lot of things over the years.
Roy Gardner lived across the alley from my family when I was growing up in Roseville.
The day of great deals are numbered.
Manteca, thanks to pre-emptive belt-tightening 18 months ago that included major employee compensation concessions, is expected to lay off just one worker in the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Manteca taxable sales grew 0.8 percent in the last four quarters.
There was a time if you called 9-1-1 from a cell phone that law enforcement wouldn't have the foggiest idea of exactly where you are calling from.
Need a custom clock made from aluminum as a wedding gift?
If you have a FHA backed mortgage there are a lot of people out there convinced you can save hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year if you just call them.
The kid was being disruptive
What can $298.50 buy for the classroom to support your child's education?
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Rising temperatures means more opportunity for criminals.
Get ready for Market & Music in Manteca.
Chris Teicheira almost picked the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament to a T.
Two key players behind the Kahoot! are stopping by Manteca Unified on Friday lured by how the game-based classroom response system is catching on in local classrooms since the Going Digital roll out.
Sierra High has a movie date with the winningest cross country coach in California Interscholastic Federation history.
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new initiative to help small business dealing with the city permitting process.
They have taken out the lawn in their back yard and replaced it with brick and sand as well as a water fountain that sits bone dry.
Manteca could have a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center by early 2016.
The question isn't going away: Was Alexander Bronson and Ashley Drain legal residents of the Manteca Unified School District let alone the area they were running to represent when they filed last August to seek election?