Manteca has millions of dollars laying around in restricted accounts that can't be used to bridge the city's remaining $2.5 million general deficit.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District is stepping up to help Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon as well as fire districts within its boundaries to weather the state's strong-armed borrowing of local property taxes.
Manteca could end up with 30 percent less police officers over the next few months between retirements and the threatened lay-off of 16 officers by mid-October.
The loss of a newspaper is not a good thing – even a competitor.
So just who is more suave of a dancer - Manteca Councilman Steve DeBrum or Commons at Union Ranch (Premier Care) Chief Executive Officer Don Peterson?
Manteca residents are recycling more and generating less garbage.
Government provides the biggest slice of the employment pie in San Joaquin County and also offers the second highest average weekly wage.
Manteca's best pumpkin desert makers and pumpkin carvers are competing at next weekend's 25th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair.
Those living in the Land of the McMansions are about to get new neighbors – workforce housing.
Manteca may soon drop out of the running for Weed Patch USA honors at least as far as part of the Highway 99 corridor is concerned.
LATHROP – Ron Dell'Osso always wanted his own train set as a child.
That impish signature twinkle lit up her eyes.
Roger Meadows just didn't sit around the house after retiring from his 27-year career with Lockheed as a project planner.
Guss Schmiedt literally helped create one of Manteca's earliest football fields.
The professor was indignant.
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.