Manteca will soon see the light for a lot less money.
The following are questions submitted by a reader about why the City of Manteca spends money and/or deploys manpower in the way that they do.
Aaron is a frustrated trucker.
There was a time in the late 1980s that planners scoffed at the idea of houses let along retail south of the Highway 120 Bypass.
Dave Marques once graced Oxygen women's exercise magazine's firefighter calendar as Mr. December.
Melmac and Alf.
Four years ago this month only one home sold for less than $300,000 in Manteca.
Magnolia Court – a 52-unit subsidized senior housing complex – is getting ready to move toward construction.
Halloween kicks off in Manteca a week early this Saturday with two long-standing traditions – Safe Halloween as well as the Boys & Girls Club carnival and haunted house.
The impact of the March 2010 closing of the Fremont NUMMI plant will send shockwaves through the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
You pass them on the street every day – municipal street crews, parks workers, firefighters, police and others.
Manteca's general fund operating reserves for the next eight months has been slashed to a razor-thin $91,637 in order to balance the $32.8 million spending plan.
Manteca leaders are backing an effort to sue the state over a $2.05 billion raid on local redevelopment agency money that the California Legislature seized to balance the state budget.
That's life, that's what all the people say
Manteca retail sales are expected to fall by almost $100 million when the current municipal fiscal year ends June 30, 2010.
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.
Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.
Manteca's question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?