Call it the miracle on Industrial Park Drive.
Workers at some of Manteca's largest firms are getting a little extra in their upcoming paychecks - $500 off on a new vehicle.
Count your blessings this Thanksgiving that you live in Manteca.
Five of the top 10 paid Manteca municipal employees in 2008 were not department heads. They were police sergeants including two who made more than the police chief.
California is the promised land for the light brown apple moth.
LATHROP – There's ceramic kitchenware crafted from Randy Pearsall's studio nestled in the almond orchards east of Manteca.
Manteca has 12 less police officers today than it did 40 days ago.
Who knows what they're talking about – PG&E or South San Joaquin Irrigation District?
LATHROP - It was tough to determine what was brighter - the twinkle in 4-year-old Carlos Jimenez' eyes or the snow piled 18 inches deep on Mt. Dell'Osso.
Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.
Four hundred Manteca residents joined the ranks of the unemployed in October as the jobless rate inched back toward a post Depression high of 14.4 percent set in March.
There are a number of "city slickers" and tekkies who are convinced farmers are so 19th century when it comes to thinking and being stewards of the earth.
The Manteca Police Officers Association doesn't want to change the terms of their contract with the city to allow for Manteca to rehire at least part of the 12 officers that were laid off due to the budget deficit.
The pizza guy has his designs on becoming the South County yogurt king.
Why am I digging into my pockets to donate to next week's Boys & Girls Club Telethon?
The double-crested cormorant is not on any endangered species list.
It's now the $310 million question.
Stockton Police are alleging Manteca Unified School District board member Sam Fant is a person of interest in an Internet café gambling operation.
Brooke Riley shot an even-par 37 to lead East Union's 246-288 win over Manteca at Manteca Park Golf Course. Monday's win moves the Lancers to 5-0 in the Valley Oak League.
What's right with the world?
The Moving Wall - an 80 percent replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., - is returning to Manteca a little more than 20 years after its first appearance.
Editor's note: This is an abbreviated version of a column about the Manteca High Vietnam Moving Wall ceremonies that former Manteca High student and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis appeared at that was published in March of 1993.
You can tell a lot about a city by its garbage.
Water is water, right?
She's a single woman in Manteca in her 50s.
It rained 0.51 inches in Manteca on Thursday.
There is no delicate way to put this. The folks who run the City of Manteca day-to-day are out of touch with the people they serve.
Government doesn't - and shouldn't - have all the answers.
"People have a right to privacy."
Josh Herbert is not a happy camper.