The guy looked to be perhaps 17, if that old. There was nothing unusual at first: Oversized pants about 10 sizes too big, baseball cap on backwards, and tent-sized T-shirt. It was the typical "I'm-making-my-statement" uniform of a teen kid who is much more copycat than original.
Back in 1998, Raymond and Sanchalee Lee wanted to open a restaurant in a downtown building on Manteca's shortest street – Pierce Avenue – near Library Park.
A vehicle is stolen every 39.2 hours in Manteca so far in 2010.
Proposed high speed rail Altamont Commuter Express trains could zip along the Highway 120 Bypass median by 2020 to serve Modesto.
Clicking cameras along with awestruck looks as people gaze at the scenery while lingering for three to four hours to take it all in can mean only one thing - a popular tourist spot.
There's a wonderful, inexpensive device that can make you a responsible dog owner. It's called a leash.
Some design castles. Others make gingerbread houses or house boats.
Sorry Ronald, but Jared is about to ace you out.
PG&E has finally conceded that the smart meters they are installing aren't as infallible as they have been contending.
Sharing the road may one day become Manteca's planning mantra for future streets.
Helping "neighbors" in California who need water isn't a simple - or cheap - task.
Manteca developers started 30 new homes in April.
The lead story in Sunday's Manteca Bulletin was a bit of a surprise for Samuel Anderson.
In just 177 days Manteca voters will elect a mayor to a four-year term.
Manteca author Debra Ann Ristau has one word for the Lodi wine growing region that includes all of San Joaquin County and a sliver of Stanislaus County – "unpretentious."
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?
It's tough to support one's self on $8,000 a year.
A trip to British Columbia inspired Manteca's high-profile mural undertaking.