If there is a merciful deity, there is a special spot reserved in hell for those who abuse the privilege of chewing bubble gum in public.
It can cost upwards of $50,000 in growth fees to build a home in Manteca.
Manteca's leaders may officially cut their own pay by 10 percent on Tuesday.
A South Manteca resident last fall noticed something suspicious: A teen and preteen kids hanging around in front of a neighbor's home mid-morning on a school day.
Is it time to bring back the Manteca Waterslides?
The Titanic should have taught us all a lesson. When the ship of state hits an iceberg, it's the rich and powerful to the lifeboats first while the rest of us are left scrambling around like a bunch of trapped rats on a sinking ship.
The wobbling economy managed to do what critics couldn't – stop red light cameras from being installed at Manteca intersections.
Perry Tipton. George Dadasovich. Frank Teicheria. Roy Lusk. Louis Bronzan.
I get it now.
There are those who are still in denial that their homes are no longer the equivalent of a Bureau of Engraving printing press.
Ryan had $10 to spend at street fair a few years back.
By DENNIS WYATT
Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising.
Additional looming budget cuts driven by the wobbling economy and the state swiping a chunk of Manteca's local tax receipts is prompting a revision to the VIPS program before it is even rolled out.
Federal dollars through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will help Manteca hire or retain four police officers for the next three years.
Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
California's countryside green is fading fast to gold.
You can go jump into the lake today.
The homeowner was miffed.
There are various yardsticks to judge a neighborhood before you buy - the overall cleanliness, low crime rates, and amenities such as plenty of walking paths.
Felony crimes continue to drop in Manteca.
The old Tidewater Southern Railway corridor slicing through the heart of Manteca for years served as a magnet for the homeless, criminal activity, and those illegally dumping garbage.
There's another traffic signal going up in Manteca.
Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.
Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.
Manteca's question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?
Cruella and Dante are dogs.
Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.
It's not 1918 anymore.
The debate over trains irritates me.