The Donner Party came to California 170 years ago.
Moffat Boulevard 20 years ago was what might politely be called a pigsty.
Politicians usually try to look like they're keeping their campaign promises, at least until they get sworn in. Only then do they start mumbling about changed circumstances and the difficulty of dealing with Congress (even if their party controls Congress, as Donald Trump's does).
If you go to certain select websites that hammer away incessantly over hot topic issues such as the homeless in order to draw clicks for page views so they can pocket money from advertisers, you will read how Manteca is one of the cruelest communities on the face of earth.
A Manteca woman in her mid-50s claimed she was sexually assaulted Friday evening at the Angels massage parlor in the 1100 block of East Yosemite Avenue by a male masseuse. The parlor is located in a strip of shops on the south side of Yosemite Avenue facing north.
The 375-year-old American tradition of sharing the bounty of the harvest is being kept alive in Manteca.
Melvin Kauffman goes to work four days a week at Delta A/C Supply in Lathrop. His day-to-day routine is mostly desk work such as opening the mail. And once in a while, he gets his truck loaded up with products ordered by customers and delivers them to the construction site.
There's a new lesson plan for underachieving at-risk 16 to 18 year olds.
Candidates for the upcoming 2017 Almond Blossom Queen Contest gathered Saturday morning to hear what is going to be expected of them prior and during the three day festival on the last weekend of February.
The Manteca City Council election is almost over.
These are dangerous times we are living in.
I saw a meme on Facebook last week that showed a bunch of twentysomethings blocking a freeway with the caption "this is what happens when you give kids trophies for losing."
Say what you want about Jerry Brown - and there's a lot to say about his one track mind on high speed rail as well as his Twin Tunnel religion - but the governor has nailed it again when it comes to prudent budgeting.
My infatuation with California is barely eclipsed by my love of the United States of America.
The State Water Control Board's 3,500-page plan to dismantle the Northern San Joaquin Valley economy in a bid for a net gain of 1,000 more salmon holds water about as well as a sieve.
It's hard for me to come to grips with the fact that 2016 will be a year that everybody will look back on in ...
Google the words "pride, envy, gluttony, lust, anger, greed" and "sloth".
The biggest farce in Manteca?
Twenty miles from the heart of San Jose you will find two things that contrast sharply with its image as the Capitol of the Silicon ...
Manteca's most expensive apartment rental address - Paseo Villas where a three bedroom two bathroom unit rents for $1,960 a month - backs up to ...
Manteca may never have a "Ghost Ship" disaster - the warehouse in Oakland converted illegally into living quarters and an underground music party venue where 36 ...
The other day someone was ranting - it definitely wasn't a discussion - about how the state's mandates for air quality and what we should ...
So apparently the State of California has the perfect idea on how to repopulate the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced Rivers with the salmon that they ...
We are all one California.
It's safe to say there are more than a few merchants in the heart of downtown that don't like the idea there is ...
In what world are pork rinds classified as meat, Twinkies as bread, potato chips as a vegetable, and ice cream as the nutritional equivalent of ...
Manteca may create two distinct zones in downtown in a bid to make it easier to encourage private sector investment.
Over the years, Tony Mistlin has donated well over $9 million towards the park named in his honor.
The McDonald's Restaurant at the corner of West Yosemite and Union Road presented a show of respect for Manteca Police officers and the "thin ...
It was the dream of the late Antone Raymus, an immigrant home builder whose relentless drive and $300,000 bankroll got it started.