It costs a typical homeowner in the Mossdale section of Lathrop west of Interstate 5 an additional $4,100 a year in property taxes to pay the debt of special financing districts.
Jim Muthart has seen it all when it comes to foreclosures. Toilets unbolted and then stolen. Bath tubs sledge hammered. Air conditioning units cannibalized for copper. Holes punched into walls. Massive stains on carpets. And even a home where nothing was left in the kitchen except for ripped out flooring with marks left where there used to be a stove, dishwasher and cabinets, And as a real estate agent the banks he represented expected him ...
You may never have met Nick DeGroot but he made it possible for clean, treated surface water to flow from Manteca and Lathrop taps.
An ambitious effort to expand what has been a tight definition of downtown Manteca for generations and then to have property owners tax themselves to fund everything from enhanced public safety and maintenance to marketing and special events is now underway.
Four Stockton teens hatched a plan to drive to Manteca and rob two gas stations on East Yosemite Avenue.
Go out along Wellington Avenue on a Wednesday or Thursday morning and you'll see two to five men at work.
It's a $150 million investment backers say will relieve traffic congestion, take trucks off the crowded Altamont Pass corridor, reduce air pollution, strengthen the San Joaquin County economy, and ease the need for more freeway construction.
The City of Manteca will help you do your part in protecting the earth as well as your identity this Saturday.
Jack Snyder – a man who made it his business to build a better community – is being honored as the recipient of the 2009 Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award.
The City of Lathrop should be cautioned against ever opening a casino. The way they're running things they'd have looser slots than any casino in Reno. A city employee files a sexual harassment claim. Why litigate? Just hit up the tax payers - ka-ching! - for $500,000 to cover their losses after settling a claim in world-record time that hadn't even had a chance to turn into a lawsuit. The mayor doesn't like the harsh ...
Manteca District Ambulance is in the process of locating a substation along Airport Way to put 2,700 homes in West Manteca within its targeted five-minute response time.
Spending money to save money is a strategy that is coming under fire from some quarters as Manteca leaders struggle with whittling away a projected $11.3 million deficit expected to materialize in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Want to make educarts - those educators who morph into bureaucrats - squirm? Forget aggressive public signs of affection that are supposed to be taboo at public schools. Such acts won't raise a yawn in some quarters. Do something apparently that is disruptive and obscene as praying and get prepared to be suspended. That is what happened to two community college students - Kandy Kyriacou and Ojoma Omaga - when they had the audacity to ...
Four days honoring those who served America – from Manteca's most decorated soldier to the latest Manteca soldier to lay down his life for his country - takes place May 22-25.
Joe and Lillian Machado are moving forward with plans to annex and build 560 homes on 156.8 acres they own on the southwest corner of Woodward Avenue and Airport Way.
Woodward Park is a long way from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Editor's note: This is the fifth of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
Want to see the future of the Northern San Joaquin Valley?
Frank Ruhstaller and Steve Bestolarides are rallying the troops as California's perennial water wars heat up.
Editor's note: This is the fourth of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
The toughest job in Manteca might just be the men who are part of the Manteca Police Department's traffic enforcement unit.
Editor's note: This is the third of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
The City of Manteca has a new unofficial municipal motto: "This is the new norm."
Sacramento made it clear to Manteca: Pay back a $1.7 million redevelopment agency loan now or risk having local sales and property taxes seized.
Editor's note: This is the second of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
God and country.
Everything from Ripon schools and roads to fire service will feel the impacts of the Austin Road Business Park - the largest development ever approved in Manteca.
Editor's note: This is the first of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
Lie to the federal government and you'd better get you affairs in order.
By DENNIS WYATT