Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
It is time to turn the page, literally, on how we approach library services.
Thirteen men and women of faith are stepping up to help the Manteca Police.
Is Manteca's strategy of charging $100 a year for licenses for dogs that aren't fixed working at reducing the amount of unwanted pets?
The largest residential development in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea launched 54 years ago by a Fresno native.
I finally made up my mind who to vote for in Tuesday's Republican primary for Congress.
Manteca homebuyers in the past 29 months have spent $546,413,000 snapping up housing deals in the resale market.
At a time when virtually every government agency in California is either drawing down its reserves or is in deficit spending, the South San Joaquin Irrigation District stands out as an exception.
Richard Pombo is a political lightning rod.
California's ongoing government budget crisis may write a new chapter for the Manteca Library.
Two permanent "portable" restrooms are scheduled to be put in place next week at the new BMX track at Spreckels Recreation Park.
Roberta Hogan was loading up her trailer in front of her Manteca home when she realized she had to go to the store to get supplies.
The Internal Revenue Service has now created another marriage penalty to the benefit of California's registered domestic partners - primarily same-sex couples.
Determining value - especially with cash buyers - is an art and not a science.
The dry grass and barren ground that dominates the Highway 120 Bypass corridor through Manteca from mid-spring to late fall may eventually become a thing of the past in some locations.
Folks bellyaching about their lawns being less green in order to meet a state mandated 25 percent water use cutback may want to consider themselves lucky.
Chevrolet's old ad jingle "solid like a rock" is resonating well with Manteca Police and taxpayers.
So how goes Manteca's war on the homeless?
Some things never change.
Commuters to the Bay Area that have to cross the Bay Bridge, San Mateo, Dumbarton, San Rafael, Carquinez or Golden Gate bridges will be able to buy the new FasTrak transponders that you can set for one, two or three passengers in Manteca starting July.
Crews drilling at Lincoln School on Tuesday weren't looking to sink a well for water.
Demolition crews started tearing down the Lincoln Park group picnic area shelter on Tuesday.
There is a fine line between being cautious and paranoia.
The last hurrah of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency's housing bonds could end up providing 40 units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.
It's nice to know I'm not the only one that doesn't trust the Internal Revenue Service or the Franchise Tax Board.
You've seen them before.
Double-digit growth in emergency room visits at Doctors Hospital of Manteca is a byproduct of the Affordable Care Act.
The steel framework of the 3,600-square-foot building going up on Moffat Boulevard is more than just the future home of the Manteca Veterans Center.
Salinity levels at Vernalis south of Manteca would not be so high if the Hypocrites-by-the Bay in the Green Environmental Perfection movement did their fair share to protect fish.
California's lawns are soaking up precious water.