Municipal budget cutbacks triggered by The Great Recession may have forced the gutting of much of Manteca's gang unit but during the 18 months it was up and running at full force it provide police with an invaluable weapon - an expanded list of documented gang members.
Manteca Police did not arrest the 21-year-old suspect who crashed his 1995 Ford Mustang after a chase that reached speeds of up to 110 miles per hour following a gang-related fight at a North Main Street convenience store.
A temporary restraining order barring Quick N' East Markets from selling marijuana in downtown Manteca has been extended for 90 days.
This may come as a shock to those who are convinced that all of Manteca's 500 documented gang members are Hispanic.
What passes for affordable country property sometimes is laughable.
Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one huge caveat – gang-on-gang violence.
Every 22.8 hours in Manteca during 2009 someone became a victim of fraud or forgery.
Get ready for the economic collapse of Humboldt County.
It is a million dollar view with a $299,000 price tag.
Manteca's reserve firefighters have taken a 56 percent pay cut yet there is still a strong interest for the chance to land one of the available spots with the city fire department.
Manteca has come a long ways from the day when former Councilwoman Denise Giordano reduced a young lady who had just graduated from Manteca High to tears during a special council meeting.
PG&E rates for electricity may drop 2.5 percent on June 1.
Manteca's decision to suspend the bonus bucks charge of up to $17,000 for each new home built for the next five years has touched of a mini-building boom.
Scott Nicholson was arrested again on Monday.
The late Clarese Anderson led a one-woman crusade for much of her life to beautify her adopted hometown.
Folks bellyaching about their lawns being less green in order to meet a state mandated 25 percent water use cutback may want to consider themselves lucky.
Chevrolet's old ad jingle "solid like a rock" is resonating well with Manteca Police and taxpayers.
So how goes Manteca's war on the homeless?
Some things never change.
Commuters to the Bay Area that have to cross the Bay Bridge, San Mateo, Dumbarton, San Rafael, Carquinez or Golden Gate bridges will be able to buy the new FasTrak transponders that you can set for one, two or three passengers in Manteca starting July.
Crews drilling at Lincoln School on Tuesday weren't looking to sink a well for water.
Demolition crews started tearing down the Lincoln Park group picnic area shelter on Tuesday.
There is a fine line between being cautious and paranoia.
The last hurrah of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency's housing bonds could end up providing 40 units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.
It's nice to know I'm not the only one that doesn't trust the Internal Revenue Service or the Franchise Tax Board.
You've seen them before.
Double-digit growth in emergency room visits at Doctors Hospital of Manteca is a byproduct of the Affordable Care Act.
The steel framework of the 3,600-square-foot building going up on Moffat Boulevard is more than just the future home of the Manteca Veterans Center.
Salinity levels at Vernalis south of Manteca would not be so high if the Hypocrites-by-the Bay in the Green Environmental Perfection movement did their fair share to protect fish.
California's lawns are soaking up precious water.