Floating a proposal to build a water park in the middle of a recession is an idea you'd expect to sink faster than the price of homes after the housing bubble burst.
The woeful lack of new blood and young members are threatening the demise of many organizations.
With bull horns in hand, Service Employees International, United Health Care Union organizers led a picket line in continuous chants outside the Palm Haven Care Center Thursday afternoon demanding better staffing and increased pay for workers.
Those brave enough to step before the judges and claim the titles of Manteca Idol and Young Manteca Idol will finally get their chance - three of them actually.
The Antone Raymus Golf Tournament – in memory of the military past and present – is scheduled for July 16 at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. Pastor Mike Dillman will make a special guest appearance.
So how could Manteca sell 329 single family homes - or more than the rest of San Joaquin County combined - during the past 12 months?
Art Mortimer – the appropriately named artist whose work has already been featured in Manteca during a "mural in a day project" that churned out "The Bountiful Valley piece that accentuates downtown slowly sipping a drink in the garden of Liz and Leon Sucht.
Manteca's second Portuguese festa is being celebrated on Sunday, July 11.
The best things in Manteca this weekend might just be free.
Mama Aneka did not need to say the words.
Pinkie Rideau seemed at home while clutching her retro carbon microphone in the gazebo at Library Park.
Manteca's next mural will celebrate family and the community's cultural diversity.
Graduating Manteca Junior Police Academy cadets began their ceremonies Friday morning with a full inspection by officers and Police Chief Dave Bricker.
The 47,800 acres in San Joaquin County planted in almonds primarily surrounding Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon yielded 47,300 tons of the nuts in 2009.
Even avid gardeners have to take some time off in the summer.
New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.
Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.
Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.
The Almond Hullers & Processors Association applauded the tentative agreement reached to resolve the West Coast ports situation.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.
Seniors at East Union, Manteca High, Lathrop High, and Sierra high schools were among those honored as Good Citizens by the El Toyon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The local students were among the 14 who were recognized during a ceremony attended by the students with their parents, guardians, counselors, and administrators at the Central United Methodist Church in Stockton.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.
There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.
Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.
If the murder case won't be enough to potentially keep Richard Howard Watkins behind bars for life, the other charges very likely will.
Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.