Manteca sales tax receipts dropped 2.4 percent in July, August and September of 2009 compared to the same three months in 2008.
It wasn't the Red Sea that rolled into Sierra High's football stadium Friday night.
Sweeping Manteca's streets will soon be done with clean machines.
Finley's Bar and Grill was a last-minute addition to Manteca Restaurant Week.
The frost isn't on the pumpkin yet and the day time highs are still hitting the upper 80s and lower 90s.
RIPON - Sirens screaming down Ripon city streets at 1 p.m. today will be the highlight of the Emergency Vehicle Display Show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair set at the community center on Fourth Street.
Manteca's animal shelter is about to go downtown - almost.
Over the years, Elaine Thompson has developed a rapport with vendors come Pumpkin Fair time.
The "Racin' 4 Jason" fundraiser last Sunday was deemed a success by organizers.
It isn't 2000's torrid pace of 1,074 new housing starts but given the economic conditions Manteca is arguably in the middle of a mini-housing boom with 289 new single-family home housing starts in the first eight months of 2010.
Teen farmers at the Manteca Unified School District farm are inviting children to visit their pumpkin patch and corn maze beginning this Friday and Saturday.
Sophia Payan isn't taking the little things in life for granted.
Home grown entertainment is part of the offering Saturday and Sunday during the 26th annual Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair in downtown.
Whether Manteca Police pay is out-of-line has emerged as an issue in the Nov. 2 election.
Pumpkin mania gets into full swing Saturday when two South County traditions - the Sunrise Kiwanis Pumpkin Fair in Manteca and the Dell'Osso Farms Pumpkin Maze in Lathrop - get underway at 10 a.m.
A water conservation coordinator is being sought by the City of Ripon to keep an eye on water use in the community.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society has helped untold number of needy families and individuals in Manteca and surroundings for decades. Young men studying for the priesthood have been able to continue pursuing their religious vocation, thanks in part to the assistance provided by the Bishop's Seminarian Fund of the Diocese of Stockton. And a number of area youth have been able to play in Little League with the help of generous donations from organizations whose mission is to step up when there's a need.
The third $100 Manteca Bulletin Easter Egg was found in a bush and behind a sign at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
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.
Six home gardens will be featured in this year's annual Manteca Garden Tour. These private Edens range from modern and with state-of-the-art features located in Woodbridge at Del Webb on North Union and the gated community of Primavera in northwest Manteca, to a vintage home with a rustic ambience on East Louise Avenue.
The City of Lathrop has money.
On an agenda the item seemed pretty routine.
To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April and California Teen Safe Driving Week, the first week of April.
Manteca could have a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center by early 2016.
The sound of pins crashing against one another, the faint aroma of fryer food and hundreds of pairs of shoes fill Charlotte Black's work space.
A two-year-old child with only diapers on was seen walking near a Black Lab Monday noon in the middle of Alameda Street causing motorists to pull to the side of the road for the child.
Bob Piccinini - the Manteca High graduate who parlayed his family's first grocery store they opened in Manteca into a chain of 243 stores throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada - passed away Tuesday. He was 73.
Lew Templeton turns the nozzle on his faucet in the front yard of his house and grabs the spray handle.
The mother-of-all Manteca McMansions - the massive 30,000-square-foot home built by a grape broker - may soon be a step closer to being part of the city.
A former principal at St. Anthony of Padua School in Manteca has come out of retirement to reprise his old administrative role at St. George's School in Stockton.