Sitting at the kitchen table interviewing the retired master sergeant, it was clear that the former tank platoon leader was someone who had given his all in his devotion to country - serving in both Korea and Vietnam.
Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.
Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
Thirteen men and women of faith are stepping up to help the Manteca Police.
As soon as the weather warms up, the signs in local grocery stores start advertising local fruit.
Is Manteca's strategy of charging $100 a year for licenses for dogs that aren't fixed working at reducing the amount of unwanted pets?
The largest residential development in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea launched 54 years ago by a Fresno native.
Manteca's downtown farmers market is at Library Park Tuesday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. as part of its weekly run through the end of August.
Merrill Gardens at Manteca will celebrate Support Our Troops Week by hosting a Big Band Swing Concert played by "Tradewinds Dance Band" on Thursday, June 17, at 6 p.m. at the retirement community located at 430 N. Union Road.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is joining the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) to celebrate the association's centennial anniversary by highlighting the importance of local water supply projects to the state's development.
Manteca homebuyers in the past 29 months have spent $546,413,000 snapping up housing deals in the resale market.
Nine-year old Marcus White couldn't have been having a better time Friday as he buzzed around the Southside Christian Church for the first in a series of Friday night gatherings aimed at giving the youth of the area something positive to do.
Manteca in 2014 had its biggest year for single family housing starts in eight years.
It took less than a week for a jury to convict Michael Roessler in the murder of 51-year-old rural Manteca Michael Lawrence.
The Manteca Kindred Arts has been bringing top-notch musicians of national and international caliber to Manteca for nearly three decades. Perhaps less known is the fact the non-profit organization has been offering other entertainment options every year for the public's gastronomical pleasure, among other things.
Public employee retirees are living longer.
Maddy Hudson made the cut.
The quilted American flag occupying one entire wall at Ladybug Quilts in Manteca is not just a store decoration.
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Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.
Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.
Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.
In the summer, with California in the throes of a record-setting drought, the sign that popped up all over the farming areas in and around Manteca caught a bit of attention with the message: "Pray for Rain."
Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.
East Union celebrated the return of its music man, Jose Baron, this past weekend.
There's nothing small about the proposed Lathrop Gateway Business Park.
The value of search and rescue dogs throughout the state was demonstrated before Manteca Unified School District's law enforcement and fire service students in the be.tech Academy's "First Responders" program.