Manteca set the trend when it comes to controlled growth in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Lady Bird Johnson is probably rolling over in her grave.
Everything from up and coming garage bands and seasoned musicians to fresh vocalists are part of the entertainment line-up for the 14th annual Crossroads of California Street Fair today and Sunday in downtown Manteca.
They come knocking typically on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Shopping – just plain browsing – is pure fun whenever the Crossroads of California Street Fair takes over downtown Manteca streets.
Just how courteous and helpful are Manteca municipal workers when it comes to dealing with the public?
A caller back in November 2008 who identified herself as a Democrat informed me that I was biased since the Manteca Bulletin did not carry what she termed was "the historic" election of Barrack Obama as president on the front page.
Are you ready to scratch your head?
Michael Monsoor was the only Navy SEAL who could have escaped injury or death that fateful day on a roof-top in the war-torn Iraqi city of Ramadi.
Sunny skies and a nearly sold-out street fair that offers a variety of new attractions including a carnival offers an ideal way to spend a spring day this weekend in downtown Manteca.
Another economic coup for Manteca-Lathrop will help solidify the growing importance of the two cities as a major distribution hub to reach 17 million consumers within a 100-mile radius.
The Progressives – led by liberal Republican Hiram Johnson – 99 years ago put in place the imitative process in California.
Ben Cantu - who hopes to ascend to the mayor's post this November – calls the quagmire over downtown Manteca's future the equivalent of a "Mexican stand-off."
Every day someone in Manteca is going to walk to their car and find a smashed out window.
RIPON - Call the Ripon Chamber of Commerce and you'll get one of the three most enthusiastic people on the line when it comes to singing the praises of Ripon as a place to live, work, or play.
Fred Sheil fights crime.
Manteca's next municipal building could go up on Daniels Street.
Manteca in 2014 had its biggest year for single family housing starts in eight years.
There is a reason why it is not a good idea to unlock the Library Park restrooms unless there is a special event.
Perhaps you don't like the new medians on Louise Avenue.
Public employee retirees are living longer.
Manteca wants people to reduce water use - or do they?
Folks who make their living tossing theories abound about human behavior generally define Millennials as those born between the 1980s and 2000s. Some define Millennials by those who were in their formative years or reached adulthood at the dawn of the 21st century.
Rain and snow when it does fall can sometimes inflict painful misery on parts of Manteca and Lathrop.
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Arguably the worst placed bulb in downtown Manteca is gone.
Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.
Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.
Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.
The chickens have come home to roost.