Red light runners won't have to worry about being caught any time soon in Manteca by high-tech cameras when they violate the law and jeopardize public safety.
Turkeys-R-Us organizers anticipate they will need to raise funds for 2,600 turkeys to make sure struggling families, low-income seniors, and the unemployed in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop do not go without the main course for holiday meals this Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Ever notice that it is getting rarer and rarer these days to find a male of the species under the age of 25 without an ear ring?
The first measurable rain of the weather year that started July 1 is expected to hit the South County Tuesday.
CLEMENTS - Brad Goehring was just trying to support this family and keep employees working.
We bury the hatchet
Manteca's deepening municipal financial crisis delivered its first casualties when the sun rose this morning – 12 police officers no longer have jobs.
Municipal leaders are touting the expanded San Joaquin County enterprise zone that includes virtually the entire city as a way for business to get an edge by expanding or locating in Manteca.
California Highway Patrol officers have ceased what one city official termed "poaching" – at least for now – in writing tickets to trucks pulling the largest allowed cargo trailers onto Commerce Drive and DuPont Court in Spreckels Park.
California needs a taxpayer revolt against spending on the same scale that Howard Jarvis and Paul Gann changed the property tax landscape with Proposition 13 back in 1978.
Centralizing Manteca's public works operations from streets and water to vehicle maintenance in one location could save the city $620,000 a year.
The bottom line for Manteca municipal employees who faced layoffs or compensation cuts was how the city crafted the reduction.
America's favorite pastime these days isn't baseball. It's the blame game.
Now that it is clear the tsunami known as the mortgage meltdown has swept through the Manteca housing market it is safe to start thinking about long-term recovery.
LATHROP – Dell'Osso Farms is arguably the happiest place in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
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.
There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free mine-resistant protected (MRAP) for that matter.
The Manteca City Council is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee.