It is abundantly clear with each passing day that PG&E – a key player in plunging California into a downward spiral and helping set the stage for the recall of Gov. Gray Davis when it successfully greased politicians in Sacramento to deregulate power in the Golden State – never intended to play by the rules it helped create.
Are things leveling out in the Manteca housing market?
Three young men apparently thought it would be fun Tuesday night to go around with flashing red and blue strobe lights and pull over unsuspecting motorists and ask for their identification.
The November ballot could include a half cent sales tax designed to generate $40 million to pay for the staffing and operations of an expanded San Joaquin County Jail.
All Councilwoman Debby Moorhead wanted on Powers Avenue at Hutchings Street to improve the safety of pedestrians was a crosswalk.
Two years ago PG&E was able to garner support among elected leaders in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon to thwart South San Joaquin Irrigation District efforts to gain official council support of SSJID's efforts to enter the retail power business.
The fast food proliferation in Manteca continues.
If you are clinging to the side of a capsized boat in the middle of shark infested waters praying for rescuers to come to your aid, would you deliberately slash yourself to let blood flow into the water?
There was a time when a princess phone was the cat's meow when it came to high tech from your phone company that you affectionately referred to as Ma Bell.
The head of the organization that represents almost all builders in Manteca has a message for City Hall – if you want to generate jobs slash growth fees for everything from parks to road projects triggered by the need to accommodate growth in half.
Will South San Joaquin Irrigation District's bid to take over PG&E's retail system in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop trigger a rise in the ocean level?
A transit station in downtown Manteca that could one day serve high speed trains running to San Jose is having its environmental study funded by President Obama's economic stimulus package.
The coolest thing about proposed single family residential tract design standards being developed for Manteca might just be the trees.
Technology will soon make it less frustrating – and quicker – to pay municipal utility bills by phone as well as improve the efficiency of municipal staff.
Foreclosure blight may open the door for Manteca to add neighborhoods built in the past 20 years to the redevelopment agency.
The drought means upwards of 200 more families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will struggle this Thanksgiving to put food on their table, let alone a traditional feast.
It's no trick: If you are under 21 and get pulled over tonight - or any time for that matter -driving after taking just a sip of alcohol you will likely lose your license.
The advantage of working past midnight – if you want to call it that – is you become familiar with a Manteca few see.
An art auction with original creations by budding artists is part of this year's Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Telethon set for Monday, Nov. 24, and Tuesday, Nov. 25, on Comcast Cable 97.
City of Manteca garbage crews on Tuesday had to call for assistance to clear three homeless out of a commercial trash bin and enclosure for a fast food restaurant where they had been camping, sleeping, and apparently scavenging food.
You notice in February that your smoke detector is malfunctioning.
Manteca's homeless problem is multi-faceted.
The $1 million "beautification" of Louise Avenue using state tax dollars restricted for that purpose has plenty of detractors.
It's hard not to respect candidates for local elective office, especially in small communities like Manteca.
Ready for a flashback?
Pity the folks within several blocks of Sierra High trying to have a nice quiet Friday evening watching the World Series on television.
The loss of farmland to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $15.2 million.
The tallest "pine tree" in Manteca is going to be "planted" along Button Avenue.
Panhandling has gone high tech.
There's more road work on the way for Manteca motorists to contend with.