Thousands of homes have been built in Manteca during the last 20 years that are outside a 5-minute response time of a fire station.
Who is the best mail carrier in Manteca?
"You can't expect people to turn their lives around if you don't provide them with the opportunity to do so." – Dave Thompson, executive director of the HOPE Family Shelters
Bay Area housing prices may once again impact future trends in Manteca values.
Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.
The California Legislature today is conducting a joint hearing on Proposition 16 – the measure PG&E crafted for the June 8 ballot requiring a super majority of voters to approve any attempts to weaken the for-profit's monopoly on retail power sales.
It is always entertaining listening to teen-age guys talk as if they've got the stronger sex - not the weaker sex as they believe - figured out.
Manteca is spending between $1.5 million and $2 million in staff time related to the processing of development projects, building plans, and inspecting construction.
Water could start running through South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditches to South County farmers on March 19.
Developers are playing with fire – literally.
The days of free-flowing bonus bucks – up to $17,000 charged on each new tract home built in Manteca – may be ending.
Manteca's crime rate has dropped for the 21st consecutive month.
Low-income seniors can get help with their groceries.
Manteca's wastewater treatment plant seven years ago was under intense scrutiny from state water quality control inspectors.
Property and sales taxes may have taken a dive in terms of revenue to pay for Manteca municipal operations but there are four taxes that have actually brought more money into municipal coffers.
The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.
Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.
You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.
Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?
Manteca's first ramp metering - red and green lights that control the flow of traffic onto a freeway - will be installed on the onramps to Highway 99 at Austin Road.
There is a state law against urination and defecation in public.
The howling was real Friday night in the Timberwolves' den.
Are you willing to throw away $159 million on a gambit?
Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.
Those crafty, sneaky, and sinister developers.
Dave Thompson has spent the past 14 years helping struggling families and single moms get off the streets.
Antone Raymus would be pleased.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu is conducting a fundraiser Friday with a slight twist.
There is only one question you need to answer if you favor a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca: Would you be willing to have if within a half mile of your home?
Sometime in 2015 the Highway 99 corridor's transformation through Manteca will be complete.