The din of a junior police academy classroom session was shattered with a jarring door pounding followed by a deafening shout, "This is the Manteca Police SWAT Team – we have a search warrant," then a brief silence and an earth-shaking boom.
A Manteca woman who had just left a bank, a local alarm company installer and a Manteca firefighter all happened on a black plume of smoke coming from a home at 575 North Poplar at about the same time late Thursday morning.
The lucky number if you are selling a house in Manteca today is 3-2 as in three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority that serves 2.1 million acres is in a world of hurt due to lack of water.
A Technology Outreach Program (TOP) is being offered July 13 through July 29 at no cost to children, senior citizens and adults courtesy of Give Every Child A Chance and Best Buy.
LATHROP – What does an American soldier serving in Iraq have to do with the International Amateur BBQ Cookout Competition and Festival this Saturday in Lathrop?
It's been a decade since the Anderson's 209 BMX team finally firing on all cylinders earned sponsorships from the Icee Corporation as well as local BMX parts fabricator Snap.
Parts of Manteca, Banta and southeast Tracy are scheduled for spraying by the San Joaquin County Mosquito & Vector Control District due to the recent increase of the adult mosquito population and the detection of West Nile virus.
The Friends of Manteca Parks & Recreation Foundation and the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department will be co-sponsoring their 7th Annual Swing for Youth Golf Tournament on Friday, July 24.
Manteca Idol is just around the corner and last minute preparations are going into what is shaping up to be one of the best Idol season's ever.
Best-selling author and natural health coach Elodia Tate is featured speaker for the July 15 Manteca Women's Connection luncheon.
Described as what could be fodder for a Woody Allen movie, Tuff Boy Trailers is facing more than $112,000 in fees in their effort to expand a truck storage yard on the west end of Yosemite Avenue where it intersects with the Highway 120 Bypass.
Putting the customer first – whether it is the little guy seeking a permit to install a new water heater or a developer seeking to build a massive employment center – inspired a physical and attitude makeover of the Manteca Community Development Department.
LATHROP – Too much of a good thing is not always good. Case in point: The Park and Ride program for commuters at Valverde Park in Lathrop.
It's going to be an opportunity to chat openly with Manteca's police chief Saturday morning at Johnny's Restaurant in the 600 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
The number of trains that come through Manteca in the next five years is set to double.
Keeping Manteca green may take a little gray as in graywater.
LATHROP – Planning on having a drink or a toke for the road?
They were bowling buddies and baseball babes. And they unabashedly declare to all, "we are gamblers!"
Vern Gebhardt knows firsthand what an afterschool program can provide children who don't have anywhere else to turn.
The strategy is simple.
Project analyst Jose Jasso is the 2013 City of Manteca Employee of the Year.
LATHROP – Just how clean is that wastewater after it goes through its tertiary treatment and chlorination process?
John Depue is describing the FairTax reform at tonight's meeting of the Manteca Patriots.
Great Wolf - the proposed indoor water park resort weighing whether to build in Manteca - conjures up another animal in the mind of some critics. Water Hog.
Federico Chavez knows the struggles of the field.
Second Harvest Food Bank received a $50,000 check from Dot Foods of Modesto to cover the cost of more than 91,000 nutritious meals for struggling families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and nearby foothill communities.
The envisioned Moffat Boulevard Community Hall - the future home of Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post - is a testimonial to perseverance, ingenuity, and municipal staff's can-do attitude.
Early morning before the sun peeks over the rim of the eastern horizon finds husband and wife Sai Saelee and Fahm Saechao at their small farm plot on West Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – Barber poles let people know where they can get a trim.