Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
He seemed a nice enough of a young man.
Old-fashioned Americana, some claim, is passé.
The forecast of temperatures dipping slightly below freezing Thursday hasn't triggered an emergency in San Joaquin County although cold, high winds have.
The wind-blown sandy loam plains of South San Joaquin County weren't exactly hospitable to farming back in 1908.
The world isn't just about you or I.
A number of teachers must be loving the Going Digital initiative being implemented by the Manteca Unified School District.
A bit of paradise - and a rare look into a winter's day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley 150 years ago - awaits those venturing to Caswell Memorial State Park.
Pain is relative. In my case it's a first cousin.
It was there, stark as heck.
Manteca's first move to buy a "public utility" and monthly charges ended up saving took place in 1928 and resulted in rates being slashed by almost 50 percent.
The drop in Manteca's crime rate is accelerating.
They push shopping carts filled with all of their worldly possessions down the street.
It was the grand dame of Manteca.
Forgive me for not jumping up and down and screaming "First Amendment rights" as some of the jubilant folks did who managed to secure a ticket for the first showing of "The Interview" on Christmas Day.
In an extremely rare move, Manteca fire and building safety inspectors along with county health representatives ordered the Inn at the Station on Moffat Boulevard shut down Monday until a long list of health and safety repairs are made.
The Inn by the Station is not the Rose Motel of yesteryear or even of five years ago.
It was brought to the attention of Manteca Unified that a parent was not sending her two kids to school.
There was a time if you called 9-1-1 from a cell phone that law enforcement wouldn't have the foggiest idea of exactly where you are calling from.
Need a custom clock made from aluminum as a wedding gift?
If you have a FHA backed mortgage there are a lot of people out there convinced you can save hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year if you just call them.
The kid was being disruptive
What can $298.50 buy for the classroom to support your child's education?
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Rising temperatures means more opportunity for criminals.
Get ready for Market & Music in Manteca.
Chris Teicheira almost picked the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament to a T.
Two key players behind the Kahoot! are stopping by Manteca Unified on Friday lured by how the game-based classroom response system is catching on in local classrooms since the Going Digital roll out.
Sierra High has a movie date with the winningest cross country coach in California Interscholastic Federation history.
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new initiative to help small business dealing with the city permitting process.