When it comes to generosity, the gold standard is set by Manteca businessmen like Dennis Williams who oversees Ernie's Food and Spirits and Casino Real as well as Phil Waterford who owns Manteca Ford and Exotic High Car Line.
Stealing water during a drought is a crime that the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board wants stopped.
Congresswoman Barbara Lee is advocating placing California's minimum wage at $26 an hour.
The closing price for the typical Manteca resale home today stands at $266,200.
Nearly 100 rural Manteca residents are casting a wary eye toward the City of Manteca's plans to potentially use recycled treated wastewater for everything from park and farmland irrigation to recharging underground water tables.
One man's grass is another man's weed.
While we're on the subject of Manteca stepping up to be more environmental friendly, it's been seven years since the first "rubber" streets were put in place in Manteca and they are still doing fine. A rubberized cape seal was put on sections of Cottage Avenue and Center Street while a rubberized overlay was used on segments of Alameda Street and Union Road.
I have an iPhone.
The grass isn't always greener.
William Kent Krueger has scored again.
Marion Elliott, Dino Curial and Jack Snyder - three men who have served on the Manteca Hall of Fame committee since its inception 22 years ago - accepted recognition from the Manteca City Council Tuesday for their organization's efforts.
What's in a name?
McWhinney Development wants to invest $150 million in Manteca to build a 500-room hotel with an indoor waterpark.
Dan Levin knows that some cases are harder to crack than others.
Jeff Liotard - an entrepreneur who believes giving back to the community is good business - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Mike Morowit is not running away from who he is.
Ben Cantu gets points for being eager.
Hasn't anyone that enforces abandoned car rules noticed the crumpled sedan complete with jagged metal sticking out and shattered glass around it parked on West Yosemite Avenue near Johnny's Restaurant?
On the first day of the state's "get tough" water conservation rules, a Los Angeles water pipe broke spilling 20 million gallons of water, submerging 960 cars in an underground parking garage, covering the University of California Los Angeles Pauley Pavilion's basketball court with 10 inches of water, and has caused other damages.
Richard Silverman last week became the first candidate to qualify for the Manteca City Council ballot as all of his signatures on his nomination papers have been verified.
Sports Authority is opening a store in Tracy's West Valley Mall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8 a.m.
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.