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.
A Manteca man who suffered a compound fracture above his ankle during a river accident and faced amputation will get to keep his left foot.
Orena Monahan once again enjoyed her three-day stay at the Fourth of July Powwow at the Three Rivers Lodge in Manteca.
"Coach" is still swinging for the bleachers.
There's a potential $32,000 pay day in Manteca for someone trying to make a living by filing Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits for alleged non-compliance to federal rules.
If everything goes according to plan, eight elementary schools in Manteca Unified will be fully wired for 21st-century technology connection by September.
It wasn't exactly the fictional Wagon Queen Family Truckster from National Lampoon Vacation.
Five graduate nurses picked from a field of 187 applicants were welcomed into Doctors Hospital's six-month-long Versant internship program at a noon luncheon on Wednesday in the DHM conference room.
Today's Manteca Independence Day Parade will feature over 34 entries to the theme of "Traveling the USA."
There's money for pay raises in Manteca's $30.1 million general fund spending plan for the next 12 months.
They've been known to drive dogs crazy.
Pet stores are offering sedation pills to calm dogs during the booming July 4th fireworks, according to Manteca Animal Control Officer Les Rowe.
Gloryanna Rhodes loves the open spaces in America. That feeling first hit her in the gut about 45 years ago while going over the Altamont Pass on the way to Yosemite National Park as she gazed at the vast valley below.
Water and power are the subject of Thursday's meeting of the Manteca Patriots.
Manteca City Council hopeful Richard Silverman has been endorsed for election in November by the Manteca Police Officers' Association.
Editor's note: The following is the last in a series recapping Manteca's history.