The $2.2 million Manteca Golf Course Clubhouse – dubbed the Taj Mahal by critics when the project moved forward in the early 1990s – will be the city's free and clear in 2010.
Kids and parents alike can get a free taste of what the Boys & Girls Club is all about during the Lights after School Event this Thursday, Oct, 22, from 4 to 8 p.m.
The biggest municipal budget decrease since the Great Depression is before the Manteca City Council Tuesday night for adoption.
Manteca Police's 12 officers who were laid off Saturday as the result of the city's budget crisis will be compensated if they are called into court to testify on cases that they investigated.
It's trash to you but to criminals it is a gold mine.
Adopting the employment contracts entered into for five years in 2006 with Manteca's municipal employee groups were – for the most part – sound judgment at the time.
Fifteen years ago, the average home on the resale market in Manteca closed escrow at $125,000. It was $390,000 in 2005. The market peaked at $413,000 in 2006. Today the average closing price in the Manteca resale market is $178,044.
Triple time for police, firefighters, and dispatchers who work Christmas, Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July is one example of how government sector employment conditions differ from much of the private sector.
Listening to the rain dancing on the roof while you're snuggled up in bed is one of life's little pleasures.
The adoption of state regulations has drastically changed the playing field forcing Manteca to rethink moves made after investing $3.5 million in a building for police operations and $600,000 on a co-gen plant for the wastewater treatment facility.
Engineering is function. Architecture is art.
The Great Recession is a good thing in many ways.
Bass Pro Shop – along with Big League Dreams – may go down as the linchpins that vaulted Manteca into a regional draw.
Life is an interesting journey.
Municipal employees – with the exception of the Manteca Police Officers Association – have made an average of $11,510 per worker in general fund compensation concessions over the next two fiscal years.
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?
Cruella and Dante are dogs.
Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.
It's not 1918 anymore.
The debate over trains irritates me.
One owner homes often have tender loving care making them in some cases either on par or better than a new home.
Keeping Manteca green may take a little gray as in graywater.