Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the Gold Rush.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012
Let's talk turkey.
Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes bought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment of the 3.9 percent annual growth cap tied to sewer allocations.
Manteca's water use for the first 10 months of 2016 is 28 percent lower than the same January-through -October period three years ago.
Lathrop is getting into the spirit of Christmas with everything from a home decorating contest to a parade.
The Donner Party came to California 170 years ago.
Vince Hernandez called it a "windshield tour" of Manteca.
Moffat Boulevard 20 years ago was what might politely be called a pigsty.
HOPE Family Shelters is looking to build on its success.
Manteca Unified is delivering on the first wave of campus modernization and safety updates authorized by district voters in 2014 when they passed the $159 million Measure G bond measure.
How cutting edge is Manteca's wastewater treatment plant?
Don't expect any earthshaking changes in Manteca Unified schools when it comes to teaching students a second language in the aftermath of California voters embracing Proposition 58.
The community opened their hearts and their pocketbooks to make sure 1,850 struggling households in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon will have the fixings for a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.
Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday, Dec. 1, kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.
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If you have a home security system you are likely spending $360 a year or so to guard against financial loss.
The big test is coming.
Ten days ago Mike -a Bulletin reader - called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.
The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of ...
California as a civilized state is a fluke.
If I had a day to show off a friend who has never stepped foot in Manteca before why I like living here I'd ...
Lathrop Road is a mess and is likely to get a loss worse.
It's not your imagination. Manteca's streets are getting dangerous.
Manteca is not taking any chances.
Pallets often become essential for navigating Manteca Unified school campuses during extensive periods of rain.
High stakes behind-the-scenes jockeying has been underway for the past two days as South County officials scramble to get the state bureaucracy to take steps ...
Pity a University of California peace officer, especially those assigned to double-standard campuses such as Berkeley and Davis where unrestrained free speech is reserved for ...
"Sediment has been identified as a significant contributor to the aggradation of the San Joaquin River and reduces its capacity to carry flood waters." - Excerpt ...
Serious crime per 1,000 - the yardstick the FBI uses to provide apple to apple crime comparisons on an annual basis - was down ever so ...
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