Business is booming at Manteca's Big League Dreams sports complex.
The old walled city of Manteca was a forbidding place.
Can the Del Webb homeowners association that already maintains two internal parks, the community's recreation complex and landscaping along sound walls meet " city standards"?
Hollywood productions such as "Driving Miss Daisy", "Ghostbusters II", and "Back to the Future II" were packing them in at movie houses the last time ticket prices were $3.
The use and sale of safe and sane fireworks in Manteca will be legal through at least 2014.
It's too bad President Obama didn't pick Jim Muthart as the architect of his stimulus plan to get the economy rolling again instead of Tim Geithner.
The landscape is changing.
The City of Manteca won't decree that dog owners get their animals fixed.
It's organized chaos.
Transparency is now all the rage at all levels of government.
The typical Manteca homeless family helped by HOPE Ministries isn't battling substance abuse or living off the system. They are clean and gainfully employed.
You've got to love some newspaper reporters.
The curtain is about to go up on four months of community entertainment designed to help foster kids, honor America's servicemen, and provide a family-style setting for live music and movies.
There was a time when stubborn landowners who owned vacant lots had weeds abated by the city at taxpayer expense and then have a lien placed against their property to recoup the money.
What's the name of Manteca's official flower?
The second a stolen vehicle rolls onto one of four bridges that will access River Islands at Lathrop law enforcement will be alerted.
Willie Weatherford is not the Great Wizard of Restaurants.
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign has been in limbo for three years.
This could shape up as a big year for home building in Manteca.
Southern Californians have a tendency to have a smug attitude toward water.
John Harris can hear the trains a comin' and that is not necessarily a good thing.
Future community facilities districts for new neighborhoods built in Manteca could tax those that buy homes for the cost of police and fire services among with other municipal amenities.
Get ready for another new food option in Manteca - Dunkin' Donuts.
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Ron Burns did not grow up to become a mass murderer.
Ninety years ago the American Disabilities Act wasn't around.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
Peggy Miller is retiring from the City of Manteca after 26 years and seven months on the job.
Flying to Phoenix?
Meanwhile 20 miles away at the Modesto City-County Airport Modesto boosters are working to land a major airline connecting non-stop service between Modesto and Los Angeles.