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.
Crystal Downs couldn't be happier with the mural that will grace the north side of her State Farm Insurance building at 259 North Main Street.
Dev will make her national television debut on Lopez Tonight.
Jermaine Lenorse Williams, 30, appeared before Superior Court Judge Ron Northup Tuesday afternoon to answer charges of kidnapping and rape involving a 30-year-old woman he had reportedly invited to his home Friday night after exercising at a local gym.
Manteca City Manager Steve Pinkerton - when mid-2011 rolls around - will have given up $30,000 a year in compensation.
There are 23,400 students on 30 campuses in the Manteca Unified School District.
Less than two days remain to save 50 percent on carnival tickets for the Sunrise Kiwanis Manteca Pumpkin Fair carnival that starts Wednesday.
Cat owners in the Mayors' Park area, west of Union Road, are complaining someone is shooting their cats with a pellet gun. One resident reportedly called the city's animal control officer to pick up his dead pet, claiming it had been shot with a pellet gun.
Florence Vierra turns 105 today.
Ten-year-old Lucia Barragan won fourth place and a cash prize of $800 over the weekend at a national songwriting contest held in San Antonio, Texas.
There are a lot of problems facing San Joaquin County as a whole.
The drop in Manteca's crime rate is accelerating.
They push shopping carts filled with all of their worldly possessions down the street.
The Delta Protection Commission's newly released Delta Flood Preparedness 2015 calendar is chockfull of information. Every page contains not only useful tips on what to be aware of, how to be prepared, and what actions to take to minimize flood risks but also entertaining and pertinent historical facts about the Delta.
Aubri Munoz, Sydney Sudaria and Caylie O'Neal are best of friends.
It took more than 50 years before the MRPS Hall got more than an interior upgrade.
Doctors Hospital has a new chief nursing officer with a passion for her vocation after scouring the country and seeking applications from coast to coast.
The next big thing in Manteca - Austin Road Business Park with its promise of 9,134 direct jobs - is about to take its first physical step.
Rondolyn Baker barely made it to the annual Christmas Eve Breakfast Wednesday at Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford.
Hospitalists in white coats have come to Doctors Hospital of Manteca to relieve local doctors from having to make rounds twice daily to check on their patients.
Joe Klocek had just spent two months as a comedian-in-residence making audiences in China laugh uncontrollably with his unique and engaging presentation and style.
Some 250 senior citizens greeted Stockton Diocese Bishop Stephen Blaire at a noontime luncheon in the St. Anthony's Catholic School gym in Manteca last week.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.