Not too long ago someone asked me why I had started a conversation with a younger gentleman who had stopped by the office with a press release by referring to him as "sir."
The Manteca City Council – contrary to anyone's expectations – is not the Federal Reserve Board. Nor are they, thank goodness, Congress.
Michael McDonald was a happy-go-lucky kid.
It seems impossible that the heart of a man like Dick Hale would ever give out but it did.
Upwards of 250 new jobs are being generated through five food-related businesses opening in the coming months in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley across from the Bass Pro Shops.
Pulte Homes is Manteca's largest payer of property tax.
Some $505,000 in pass-through federal funds aimed at helping low-income areas in cities across the United States is being allocated by the Manteca City Council Tuesday.
Banks could be the big losers if the Manteca City Council Tuesday opts to allow home builders to hold off paying growth-related fees until the close of escrow.
Redevelopment agencies can indeed be great tools to stimulate economic growth and fight blight.
Manteca built 304 homes last year while Modesto built eight homes and Tracy even less.
Eleven neighborhoods in Manteca where more than 700 foreclosures occurred in 2008 and 2009 could become part of the municipal redevelopment project area.
LATHROP – Before there was Manteca, there was Lathrop.
LATHROP – The fourth crossing of the San Joaquin River in the South County could be in place by the end of 2013.
Manteca has a big financial stake in trying to encourage at least 300 new homes to be built annually over the next several years.
California has a $20 billion deficit, is releasing tens of thousands of hardcore felons early from prison, education funding is being slashed, public college tuitions are soaring, and unemployment is at 12 percent statewide.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.
I am a PG&E stockholder.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.
The biggest price rebound for housing in the Manteca market is also still the most affordable - the Cherry Lane Condos along Union Road.
Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.
Cecily Ballungay has a plan to reduce the ranks of homeless in Manteca.
It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.
Where's the outrage?
The most loyal contributors to the Turkeys R US campaign - a 17-year-old effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop goes without the traditional holiday turkey at Thanksgiving and Christmas - are those who know tough times.
Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion said his department will comply with a federal appeals court decision that keeps a lower ruling in place that loosens restrictions on carrying concealed weapons.
PG&E is removing upwards of 36 trees along a greenbelt walking path in east Manteca near Joshua Cowell School.