Watering yards every other day during restricted hours and doing such things as employing quick-acting nozzles to wash cars won't cut it when it comes to Manteca residents conserving water.
It draws attention.
The order had been made. The bill paid. And the lights are still out.
It's pretty disgusting most days when players arrive to practice at the refurnished Lincoln Park baseball field.
What's good for the goose should be good for the gander.
Orem is a tidy city at the base of the Wasatch Range.
Manteca's highest profile home - the opulent 30,000-square-foot mansion built by grape broker Michael Hat - could become a high priced teardown.
It was driving Sawyer slightly crazy.
Get ready for a 200-year flood.
Two parcels once set aside for elementary school sites may soon have the sound of nails being hammered to create 58 new homes.
Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis is in the process of writing his memoirs with the help of Caroline Lambert.
There is a connection between being allowed to carry a concealed weapon and national security, but it isn't what you think.
I had bonked the previous day on Sonora Pass on a 90-degree day. It was the sixth day of a fully loaded touring bicycling trip with two teen boys. I was carrying 80 pounds of gear and supplies on my touring bicycle. They were on racing bicycles with just handlebar bags. The object was to crisscross seven major Sierra passes in seven days. The previous day we had crested Tioga Pass and were headed to Topaz Lake via Sonora Pass before tackling Monitor Pass and heading home to Lincoln.
You can bet Jason Messer's wife doesn't let him go grocery shopping alone.
One of California's water rights gurus says the state wants to protect senior water rights such as the ones held by South San Joaquin Irrigation District.
California is in the third year of a severe drought.
Manteca needs to restore police and firefighting staffing to prerecession levels.
I'd venture to say that I view cemeteries a bit differently than most people.
Electricity generated at federal facilities will start powering the South San Joaquin Irrigation District offices and a portion of the agency's pumps starting in 2015.
A lot has happened since June 2009 when South San Joaquin Irrigation District filed its current application before the San Joaquin Local Area Formation Commission to become the retail electricity provider for Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Steve Winter - a Manteca High Buffalo through and through for 40 years first as a student, then as a teacher and coach, next as an administrator, and then five years as principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
California's countryside green is fading fast to gold.
You can go jump into the lake today.
The homeowner was miffed.
There are various yardsticks to judge a neighborhood before you buy - the overall cleanliness, low crime rates, and amenities such as plenty of walking paths.
Felony crimes continue to drop in Manteca.
The old Tidewater Southern Railway corridor slicing through the heart of Manteca for years served as a magnet for the homeless, criminal activity, and those illegally dumping garbage.
There's another traffic signal going up in Manteca.
Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.