The departure of eight municipal employees in the coming weeks - from two police officers to a parks worker - means Manteca will just have $3.8 million left to cut in order to balance the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
LATHROP - A noontime structure fire Friday in Lathrop, with black smoke visible from the east side of Manteca, claimed the lives of two dogs and two cockatiels that had been left in the home while the owner was away.
Spring has sprung.
An earlier sexual battery not guilty plea was reduced to a "no contest" stipulation for simple battery against a female employee by former Manteca Bulletin Publisher Paul Mahony, 54, in the Manteca Branch of the San Joaquin County Superior Court Friday morning.
STOCKTON – Patty Reece has come a long way since she watched the first orchid ever given to her as a gift shrivel up and die right before her eyes.
Scenes from Wednesday's free puppet show at the Manteca Library that was made possible by the Friends of the Manteca Library.
In the not-too-distant future if the San Joaquin County Rail Commission is successful, sleek high speed Altamont Commuter Express trains will pull out of downtown Manteca on a 55-minute journey to San Jose.
Are you true to your school?
The banners that hang inside the gym at the Boys and Girls Club of Manteca tell a story of success that until recently had been a distant memory.
Nominations are being sought for the Manteca Hall of Fame's Class of 2009.
Manteca wasn't known for much of anything that would actually attract visitors 15 years ago.
It used to be the Bobson Cleaners, the long-running dry-cleaning business in Manteca next to the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Patrick Day celebrations in Manteca
Scenes from Wednesday's St. Anthony's Young Men's Institute corned beef and cabbage dinner.
Scenes from Sunday MRPS Hall Poker and Bunco tournament.
Change and making a difference were the key words that echoed throughout the promotion ceremonies Tuesday at Joshua Cowell Elementary School.
The biggest residential project ever approved for Manteca is about to get bigger.
Family get togethers, barbecue, or a celebration at the park like the big gathering that Manteca had over the weekend is "not the true meaning" of Memorial Day weekend, said American Legion Post 249 Commander Jim Winston to the sparse group that showed up Monday at the historic Union Cemetery on Louise Avenue and Union Road.
Walnut grower Chris Van Groningen is hoping the pressurized irrigation system installed by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District west of Ripon and south of Manteca could be tapped for fire suppression.
"The freedom we enjoy is not free," Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal told the crowd gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial for Monday's Memorial Day observance.
AmyJo Mattheis isn't your run-of-the-mill atheist.
The pastor. The retired steel worker. The congressman.
The South San Joaquin Irrigation District has something that at least two thirds of California wants - water.
Bonus bucks are back.
The city that led the drive in California in the 1970s to ban the sale of cigarettes from vending machines accessible to children may now make hookah lounges legal.
Leonor Borges will be the first person in her family to go to college.
There was only one order Mike Dillman regretted following as a soldier.
McWhinney Development - the firm proposing to invest at least $150 million in a Great Wolf Resort in Manteca - wants to break ground this year.
Manteca Transit riders in the coming months will be able to connect with the Altamont Corridor Express station to catch commuter trains running to San Jose.
By DENNIS WYATT