My first vote cast in a Republican governor's primary race was in June of 1974. I was 18. Meg Whitman didn't vote that year. She had a good excuse. She was two months shy of turning 18. Besides, she was a resident of Cold Springs Harbor in New York at the time.
Men driven by a vision of bringing prosperity to the sandy plains on the southeast edge of the Delta have put Manteca and its neighbors in Ripon and Escalon in one of the strongest positions in California when it comes to water and power.
An independent consultant's study contends South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undervalued PG&E's assets and underestimated future power costs.
Manteca is spending $89,000 again for the services of a lobbying firm that specializes in pitching projects before Congressional leaders and key bureaucrats who give the thumbs up and thumbs down to how special federal funds are distributed to local jurisdictions.
Almost 150 Manteca residents went back to work in April to push the city's unemployment rate down to 15.5 percent for the lowest level for jobless since December.
Off and on for the past few weeks two different couples have taken a position at the stop sign where Hulsey Drive meets Commerce Drive by In-N-Out Burger. I'd come across them while making my daily Jamba Juice run
Eriq Kurys is going to Sacramento – the hard way.
A typical customer in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon who uses 650 kilowatts in a particular month will see a savings of $9 in their PG&E electric bill for energy consumption after June 1.
Should growth pay its own way?
Manteca Unified is getting ready to end funding for school resource officers.
Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" is among the entries already registered for the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park.
It will go down as a landmark decision.
The buyers of homes in new Manteca neighborhoods approved in the mid-1990s were forced by conditions placed on development to pay into landscape maintenance districts.
Three City of Manteca planning technicians lost their jobs after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's move to commandeer $2.05 billion in redevelopment funds was upheld in court.
Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one glaring exception - gang violence.
There was a time if you called 9-1-1 from a cell phone that law enforcement wouldn't have the foggiest idea of exactly where you are calling from.
Need a custom clock made from aluminum as a wedding gift?
If you have a FHA backed mortgage there are a lot of people out there convinced you can save hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year if you just call them.
The kid was being disruptive
What can $298.50 buy for the classroom to support your child's education?
A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.
Rising temperatures means more opportunity for criminals.
Get ready for Market & Music in Manteca.
Chris Teicheira almost picked the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament to a T.
Two key players behind the Kahoot! are stopping by Manteca Unified on Friday lured by how the game-based classroom response system is catching on in local classrooms since the Going Digital roll out.
Sierra High has a movie date with the winningest cross country coach in California Interscholastic Federation history.
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new initiative to help small business dealing with the city permitting process.
They have taken out the lawn in their back yard and replaced it with brick and sand as well as a water fountain that sits bone dry.
Manteca could have a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center by early 2016.
The question isn't going away: Was Alexander Bronson and Ashley Drain legal residents of the Manteca Unified School District let alone the area they were running to represent when they filed last August to seek election?