Developers bragged Mountain House was "The Town of Tomorrow" when they broke ground at the dawn of the 21st century on the new community on the edge of the rolling Altamont Hills in western San Joaquin County.
Saturday offers plenty to do in Manteca ranging from a garden tour and the opening day of the Senior Games to a Cinco de Mayo celebration.
More than 300 Mormon volunteers will help spruce up 13 Manteca municipal parks on Saturday.
Are we a nation of laws or a nation of situational ethics?
No worries, no problems, plus plenty of appeal and value.
Everything is coming up roses just 10 months after Manteca took over the city's 23 landscape maintenance districts they previously contracted out to private firms.
Get ready for some major road work.
Mayor Willie Weatherford wants to pull the plug on the city's contract with a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm.
Jennie, I believe, is determined to kill me or, at least, prove me wrong.
Chronic violators of Manteca's weed abatement laws are not only creating fire hazards but they're costing taxpayers at least $200 to get them to comply.
Manteca is taking an $8.1 million hit thanks to a Sacramento Superior Court judge siding with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Delicato Family Vineyards is now arguably among the most versatile wineries in California with its acquisition of the Black Stallion Winery in the fabled Napa Valley.
Sacramento today wouldn't be much more than a larger version of Modesto if it wasn't for one thing – a decision in 1854 by the California Legislature to abandon Benicia and move the seat of state government.
About 500 athletes are converging on Manteca from as far away as Arizona and Utah to compete in the 2010 Manteca Senior Games that open on Saturday.
PG&E's corporate brass are once again doing what they do best which is not playing by the rules.
There's a possibility downtown Manteca and Ripon will get Altamont Corridor Express service even if Stanislaus County voters continue to reject a sales tax for roads, buses, and trains.
Let's cut to the chase.
There are 56 unsheltered homeless in Manteca.
At least one class of Manteca Unified third graders are asking administrators to let them take the school-issued Panasonic 3E tablets home.
The number one way that students are damaging Panasonic 3E tablets issued to them by the Manteca Unified School District?
Good news from Doris Morgan.
A recent photo in Around Town showed how a spot on Moffat Boulevard near where the Moffat Community Center/Veterans of Foreign Wars Post work started this week was a popular dumping ground for pilfered shopping carts. There were eight in the photo.
Abercrombie & Fitch isn't exactly a retailer known for modesty.
More water is rushing down the Stanislaus River today accelerating the draining of New Melones Reservoir and raising the prospect that South County farmers may run out of water before Sept. 30.
Capistrano has its swallows. Pier 39 has its sea lions. And Manteca has its gophers.
Bus service could be cutback in Manteca as well as connections to Stockton where a number of local riders use Regional Transit to reach Delta College and various county services.
Let's be honest.
They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.
Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.
The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.