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.
Progress - or what sometimes passes for it - can hit you like a ton of bricks when you've been away from a place for a fair amount of time.
Susie Beeler - a woman who took it upon herself to make sure those from the South County and elsewhere who are fighting the Global War on Terror aren't forgotten - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Mike Mallory wants to put hunger on the run.
The days of expansive yard lawns in Manteca are numbered.
Dave Bricker is on a mission.
Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson ran for the Manteca Unified School District listing their occupation as "educators."
The need to reduce water use could turn some Manteca yards into tinder boxes.
Since 1849 when valley paths expanded into well-worn dirt roads heading toward the mines, strategically placed thoroughfares have been growth inducing in California where mobility and lifestyle are interchangeable concepts.
Manteca Unified teachers will continue to be better paid than their counterparts in Stockton Unified - and most teachers in San Joaquin County - under the latest compensation offer made by the district.
Earl Pimental devoted 31 years teaching Spanish at Manteca High and then launched a second career as a dedicated community volunteer.
When purple ribbons start showing up tied around trees and signposts throughout the community then you know the Manteca Relay for Life is getting near.
There were 2,843 single family homes destroyed and another 437 apartments lost.
Death and taxes.
The $30 million Going Digital initiative is experiencing some minor equipment hiccups.
Manteca may have to end its practice of charging larger water users more in a bid to encourage conservation.
What does Manteca need in terms of municipal parks and recreation?
The master of ceremonies for this year's Manteca Hall of Fame is Place of Refuge Pastor Mike Dillman.
Films produced by seven Sierra High students will be shown on a screen at Brenden Theaters in Vacaville on Thursday.