Downtown merchants and property owners don't want to tax themselves to provide services and improvements specifically benefitting the Manteca's oldest shopping district through the formation of a Property-Based Business Improvement District.
Manteca's biggest Halloween family event - the MRPS Halloween Festival and Dance - takes place tonight at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. from 4 p.m. to midnight.
Struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop face their bleakest Thanksgiving in 12 years.
Imagine if the federal government were in charge of Halloween.
The state taketh $1,034,872 from Manteca and the California Statewide Communities Development Authority giveth back.
Claus Spreckels must be laughing his head off up there in Sugar Land.
The countdown has started.
Manteca reached a milestone once thought unattainable this week for the second time in two years – 1,000 existing homes sold in less than 10 months.
Get ready for three days of harvest festival and Halloween fun on today, Friday, and Saturday.
You could see them rolling down Atherton Drive.
Send your congressman a congratulatory note.
It was an unexpected call for service.
If pain is relative, then it must be one of my first cousins.
The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.
Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.
Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.
Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.
Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died.
Homes that qualify for FHA mortgages are in high demand.
The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.
A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.
The City of Manteca is the biggest water waster by far.
The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.
Selecting eyeglass frames is always interesting given my eyesight.
Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.
"Little drops of water
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.
There is no middle ground with Jack Snyder. You either like him or you don't.
There is less water than previously thought available from New Melones for South County farmers and municipal users in Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy.