So how do the homeless take showers?
Mary Kennedy-Bracken sees a lot of good things in Lathrop's future.
The 30th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair kicks off next week when the carnival starts a five-day run adjacent to the old Best Buy store in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the 120 Bypass and Union Road.
People, they say, get the government they ask for.
Manteca's municipal staff - based on the reality of budget cuts not to mention the City Council's own narrative - is doing a Herculean job of keeping things going.
The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.
Too bad satirist Jonathan Swift isn't alive today and on the Manteca City Council.
The federal government - in a move questioned by some biologists as to its effectiveness - is going to release 23,000 acre feet of water in October from New Melones during the fall run of Chinook salmon in the Stanislaus River.
Manteca home builders are having the best year since 2007 for new housing starts.
Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post may have a home after all.
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
It is now clearer than ever that the California Public Utilities Commission is not a neutral state agency trying to balance the interests of powerful energy companies such as PG&E and those of the little guy.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
Manteca Unified has a big problem.
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce is giving the community a gift this Christmas season - a downtown Holiday Street Fair.
Two downtown parking lots are being rehabilitated.
Manteca Unified won't be the first school district in the 209 to "go digital."
Boy Scout Troop 440 will conduct an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for 10 young men this Sunday, Nov, 16, at 5 p.m. at the Manteca City Council Chambers, 1001 W. Center St.
Readers over the past several months have reported seeing panhandlers throughout Manteca using little children as props when they are begging for money.
Jeff Burkhardt was the kind of guy that would give you the shirt off his back.
Manteca residents have reduced year-to-year water use for the fifth consecutive month.
Manteca is having its biggest year for single family home starts since 2005.
Did the Manteca Unified School District board meet behind closed doors in a bid to change the course of the Nov. 4 election?
Manteca's decision to outlaw public defecation and outlawing the homeless' ability to set up encampments wherever they wish is drawing criticism from as far away as Alberta, Canada.
Kaiser and Sutter Health registered nurses in Manteca, Modesto, and Tracy as well as elsewhere in Northern California are starting a two-day strike today protesting what they contend is "eroding patient care conditions symbolized by inadequate Ebola safeguards at most U.S. hospitals."
Woodbridge at Del Webb residents collected $478 so far or enough to buy Thanksgiving turkeys for 40 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop.
Isn't it great to be a criminal these days in California?
Budge Brown - the father of the fiberglass waterpark slide - along with his wife Arlene have been inducted into the World Waterpark Association Hall of Fame.
Former Manteca Police officer David Bordenkircher has penned a book about growing up in Manteca as well as the dynamics that shaped the lives of two young boys - himself and his brother Dale Bordenkircher.