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.
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.
One owner homes often have tender loving care making them in some cases either on par or better than a new home.
Keeping Manteca green may take a little gray as in graywater.