Manteca is getting a jump on celebrating Independence Day this year as the city's official celebration has been shifted to Friday, July 3.
It was a simple directive.
Manteca Unified School District's classified employees are one savvy group.
One day there will be 560 homes on a large 156.8-acre parcel used primarily for crops such as pumpkins and corn providing owners Joe and Lillian Machado can clear all of the necessary hurdles for the land on the southwest corner of Airport Way and Woodward Avenue.
Manteca is going to call on VIPs to help argument police services.
Ed Powers was 24 years old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.
An iPod costs as much as a dental exam and cleaning.
They are out there but you can barely see them.
Manteca's unemployment rate improved for the second straight month in May.
"Journey to the Center of the Earth" kicks off the 2009 Movies in the Park series this Saturday at Woodward Park.
I drove to Lodi Saturday without having to go through government checkpoints.
It is high noon and you're enjoying a picnic beneath a shade structure at Woodward Park.
Two out of five people who have died on Manteca's streets in traffic accidents between 2005 and 2007 did so as a direct result of a motorist drinking.
Passing gas could one day become a criminal act.
Wendy Benavides has a bright idea.
The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.
Mike Morowit's financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.
Honest people do exist.
Perhaps Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson will drop by the Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon this Friday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see if he can pick up a bargain.
Helping Manteca Chamber of Commerce clean flags and replace those that have been damaged: $5,000 or so.
Want to join a gang?
Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.
Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.
Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.
Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died.
Homes that qualify for FHA mortgages are in high demand.
The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.
A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.
The City of Manteca is the biggest water waster by far.
The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.