All value gained – and then some – in the past 12 years for Manteca resale homes based on median price at the close of escrow is gone.
There's nothing like going on a police ride-along to be up and personal with the night street life in the community – especially on New Year's Eve.
LATHROP – June 6, 1989 in Lathrop was a red-letter day for this small town along the San Joaquin River.
Bradley Noli Betanio is the first baby born in 2010 and in all of San Joaquin County.
The FESM hosted a New Year's Eve party.
Firefighters from two departments responded to a 911 call that smoke was rolling off the roof above a second story apartment Friday night and kept the blaze from spreading to three adjacent living units.
The decade started with McSizing the American Dream.
Seeing Manteca and the rest of South County through the eyes of Hime Romero is a treat for the Manteca Bulletin staff and we hope for our readers as well.
Heather Castillo found therapy in writing.
The City of Lathrop reached a milestone in 2009. San Joaquin County's youngest incorporated city officially turned 20.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District netted $8.3 million from wholesale power sales in 2009 to continue building a financial base in its goal to lower retail power rates for 38,000 customers in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon by as early as the first quarter of 2011.
California is still behind the drought eight ball.
The banner in front of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca reads: "Come home for Christmas… and stay!"
If all goes according to plan, BMX racers could be hitting the track in Manteca by the end of January.
Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
Here's yet another sign of the times. The demise of family-owned dairy farm operations. In many cases, the dairy farm has been handed down from one generation to the next.
By JASON CAMPBELL
LATHROP – Last year Lathrop collected $350,000 in hotel taxes.
There is a good reason these days why California has happy cows, as touted in the Milk Advisory Board-backed television advertising. It's the same reason that could put a happy smile on the faces of dairy farmers in the Golden State.
If you wait for your dad's shoes, you'll wait all your life.
The day started at 5 a.m. for the Curnejo family. Jaime and wife Velma, and their older children, were up before the break of dawn – winter, spring, summer and fall. No fail. They had nearly 200 cows to milk in the barn.