The 1950s was the era of the flat-top in Manteca with a typical home – even those with traditional roof lines - consisting of a one-car garage, a little over 800 square feet and two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The Congressional Research Service in December of 2005 released a 353-page report that dubbed the eight-county San Joaquin Valley as "The New Appalachia."
Santa Cruz is definitely a much more expensive place to live than Manteca.
Crews are working seven days a week to finish what will be Manteca's biggest retail coup of 2010 – upscale outlet stores.
Old tires may just end up on your street – in the asphalt that is.
De-centralized government could be the next big thing in Manteca.
It was almost a giddy experience back in 1998.
Dorothy was driving her 1975 Yugo on the Highway 120 Bypass in a fierce summer wind storm.
All value gained – and then some – in the past 12 years for Manteca resale homes based on median price at the close of escrow is gone.
Remember the name Frank Roesch.
The decade started with McSizing the American Dream.
Seeing Manteca and the rest of South County through the eyes of Hime Romero is a treat for the Manteca Bulletin staff and we hope for our readers as well.
It was a surreal scene.
Ten years ago the hottest ticket in Manteca was to the Party of the Century at Kelley Brothers.
Recessions usually mean an uptick in crime.
The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.
Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.
You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.
Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?
Manteca's first ramp metering - red and green lights that control the flow of traffic onto a freeway - will be installed on the onramps to Highway 99 at Austin Road.
There is a state law against urination and defecation in public.
The howling was real Friday night in the Timberwolves' den.
Are you willing to throw away $159 million on a gambit?
Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.
Those crafty, sneaky, and sinister developers.
Dave Thompson has spent the past 14 years helping struggling families and single moms get off the streets.
Antone Raymus would be pleased.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu is conducting a fundraiser Friday with a slight twist.
There is only one question you need to answer if you favor a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca: Would you be willing to have if within a half mile of your home?
Sometime in 2015 the Highway 99 corridor's transformation through Manteca will be complete.