Two more parks are on target to have aging playground equipment replaced.
What will come first – a new police station, a new city hall, or an expanded corporation yard?
It is a sight I will never forget.
Get ready for another coffee invasion from the Pacific Northwest.
Forty years ago George Perry was among the pumpkin growers who decided to do something about the braggarts in Half Moon Bay who claimed they were the "Pumpkin Capital of the World."
Richard Behling – stressing the need for more accountability, clearer and more transparent communication with residents, and new blood among leadership – has become the first candidate to officially announce for the 2010 Manteca City Council election.
The days of weed and barren ground at Manteca's "front door" are numbered.
How dare they - the argument goes – cut back on law enforcement pay or talk about layoffs – when we passed the Measure M public safety half cent sales tax to pay for police officers and firefighters?
It may not be as flashy as Spreckels Park and it doesn't hold the promise of thousands upon thousands of new jobs like Austin Business Park, but the Manteca Industrial Park is still chugging along providing well over 1,000 jobs even in today's shaky economy.
Manteca is trying to entice municipal employees nearing their retirement with an extra two years of service credit in a bid to get them to retire early.
Congress opens each day with a prayer and – quite frankly – there has been no sign of divine providence setting anybody in that neck of the woods on the straight and narrow.
LATHROP - It was 76 degrees Thursday in Lathrop – and it was snowing.
Rank-and-file members of six of Manteca's seven municipal employee groups Thursday begrudgingly embraced reducing their compensation to avoid layoffs.
If the City of Manteca's compensation renegotiations were a chess game Manteca's firefighters make have put Manteca's police officers a move away from check mate.
Tired of looking at homes in less-than-move-in condition?
Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
California's countryside green is fading fast to gold.
You can go jump into the lake today.
The homeowner was miffed.
There are various yardsticks to judge a neighborhood before you buy - the overall cleanliness, low crime rates, and amenities such as plenty of walking paths.
Felony crimes continue to drop in Manteca.
The old Tidewater Southern Railway corridor slicing through the heart of Manteca for years served as a magnet for the homeless, criminal activity, and those illegally dumping garbage.
There's another traffic signal going up in Manteca.
Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.
Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.
Manteca's question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?
Cruella and Dante are dogs.
Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.
It's not 1918 anymore.
The debate over trains irritates me.