Lincoln in Placer County where I grew up is much like Manteca when it comes to old and new neighborhoods.
Is the era of the McMansion in Manteca giving way to a small is beautiful period?
Manteca will soon see the light for a lot less money.
The following are questions submitted by a reader about why the City of Manteca spends money and/or deploys manpower in the way that they do.
Aaron is a frustrated trucker.
There was a time in the late 1980s that planners scoffed at the idea of houses let along retail south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
Dave Marques once graced Oxygen women's exercise magazine's firefighter calendar as Mr. December.
Melmac and Alf.
Four years ago this month only one home sold for less than $300,000 in Manteca.
Magnolia Court – a 52-unit subsidized senior housing complex – is getting ready to move toward construction.
Halloween kicks off in Manteca a week early this Saturday with two long-standing traditions – Safe Halloween as well as the Boys & Girls Club carnival and haunted house.
The impact of the March 2010 closing of the Fremont NUMMI plant will send shockwaves through the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
You pass them on the street every day – municipal street crews, parks workers, firefighters, police and others.
Manteca's general fund operating reserves for the next eight months has been slashed to a razor-thin $91,637 in order to balance the $32.8 million spending plan.
Manteca leaders are backing an effort to sue the state over a $2.05 billion raid on local redevelopment agency money that the California Legislature seized to balance the state budget.
Target Bass Pro Shops. Twenty more parks including Big League Dreams, Woodward Park and the Spreckels Park BMX track. Del Webb at Woodbridge. Dryers Ice Cream. Ford Motor Company parts depot. The Yosemite Avenue/Highway 99 interchange. The Central Valley Cancer Center
Four tire planters have popped up along the Van Ryn Avenue bike path segment between the city's landscaping just south of Industrial Park Drive.
Just about the time the Highway 99 widening project through Manteca wraps up another improvement project will start along the freeway.
Should Manteca have blocked the Hampton Inn that has created dozens of jobs and so far brought more than $200,000 into city coffers in the form of room taxes because the general public isn't allowed to use the hotel's pool without booking a room?
Unlicensed drivers whose vehicles have been towed, impounded and releases since 2009 are helping pay to make the Manteca Police Department's traffic enforcement efforts more efficient.
The sacrifices made during the Vietnam War will not be forgotten.
Morenzone Field - created originally for adult softball - is being converted to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.
New residents are helping pay for upgrades to aging playground equipment in Manteca's older neighborhood parks.
Mayoral hopeful Ben Cantu believes the city went off half baked by proposing to put the envisioned community center/veterans hall "off the beaten track" on the southeast corner of Moffat Boulevard and Industrial Park Drive.
Stockton has warts and so does Modesto.
The appeal of Del Webb at Woodbridge goes beyond the obvious.
Why is River Islands important to Manteca Unified?
Bad debt write-offs for non-payment of municipal utilities have inched up slightly after dropping for two straight years.
Two thirds of the world is worried about staying alive.
Eight hours earlier I had slipped out of Manteca before the sun's first light silhouetted almond orchards against the distant Sierra.