Until two years ago, Tom and Rita Canales had the typical American yard and garden. Lush, regularly mowed lawn in front. Another lawn in the back yard surrounded by a veritable collection of plants and trees that they loved.
Manteca has added 7,804 residents since the start of 2007 that marked the first full year of the housing market collapse.
Response times to medical and fire calls in northwest Manteca that includes Del Webb and neighborhoods west of East Union High have dropped almost 50 percent since the city's fourth fire station opened.
Sierra High's first-ever principal is a Hall of Famer once again.
It came as a complete surprise for Angela Ott when she was presented with a bouquet of appreciation at the conclusion of this year's Every 15 Minutes drama focused on saving the lives of Manteca area teens.
The Tioga Road (Highway 120) in Yosemite National Park will open for the season today at noon for all vehicular traffic. The Tioga Road is the popular east-west crossing of the Sierra. Vault toilets are available in several locations along the road.
Manteca City Council hopeful Rich Silverman received the endorsement of Leroy Ornellas who represented most of the City of Manteca from 2001-2012 on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
Richard Perez has spent the majority of his life in or around a square usually adorned by ropes and often times crowded with people staring up from the bottom shouting instructions or staring intently to offer up a score.
The mature plants and trees in the gardens of this new Manteca home at Woodbridge Del Webb are nearly all Sonoma-grown. An instant garden – that's what Duane and Genie Becker had when they moved into their new residence in the Family City.
Starting Thursday Manteca commuters can catch a bus connecting with BART service in Dublin at the Manteca Transit Station.
The Lathrop-Manteca Fire District has the usual grass fire culprits to deal with this summer.
A 22-year-old Manteca man died in a solo motorcycle crash Monday afternoon on a southbound Highway 99 frontage road at Clark Road in Stockton.
Manteca's Golden Girls - Evelyn Allen, Betty Bergthold, Kathryn Lauritson and Selma Wrigglesworth - are being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
A detachment of seven JROTC cadets from Manteca High School served as honor guard pallbearers for a fellow cadet killed as he was walking home on the shoulder of East Highway 120.
Some 3,555 struggling kids improved their academic performance during 2013 thanks in a large part to 377 volunteers working with the free community-based tutoring programs offered through Give Every Child a Chance.
There are four seasons of the year – winter, spring, summer and fall.
Some 300 Police Explorers from throughout the state converged on Ripon High to test their proficiencies in day-to-day police tactics and procedures in the fourth year of the Central Valley Explorer Competition.
Panera Bread is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday seeking approval of a 4,200-square-foot restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
Jon Walkup is at it again.
What's safer to drink: Manteca tap water or bottled water?
Can you really taste the difference between bottled water and tap water?
Some of that water flowing from your faucet in Manteca between April and October likely first reached earth as a snowflake in the rugged Sierra terrain north of Yosemite Park.
Teri Palmer has put together enough care packages to know that the best gift an American soldier can receive isn't soap, soup or a magazine, but a hand-written note.
Juan Cuenca shared his secret on eating watermelon.
Brown lawns are starting to pay off for Manteca when it comes to conserving water.
Steve DeBrum has filed campaign paperwork making him an official candidate for mayor of Manteca.
Jonathan Costa knew that he didn't want to see Frank's Antennas get slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit.
Editor's note: The following is Jeff Tilton's Facebook post about the Bank of the West hostage situation in Stockton on Wednesday.
A Tactical Tacos fundraiser is being held on Friday, August, 8, to benefit the Manteca and Ripon Tactical Officers Association at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, from 6 until 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 and includes tacos, two drink tickets and door prizes.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.