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.
Road work on Louise Avenue may take a little longer than expected.
The spiffy look that newly seated Councilman Mike Morowit sported at Tuesday's meeting didn't go unnoticed by Leonard Smith.
Vince Hernandez is back in the saddle.
The parents are frustrated.
Manteca could have a new councilman tonight.
Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Manteca as well as downtown Ripon within five years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.
Forty-three days have passed since the resounding no confidence vote on the Manteca Unified School District board and they still don't get it.
Manteca Police are playing Santa once again for needy kids as they've done for years.
Rains may pound the Central Valley and Bay Area relentlessly but it won't help much if rain and heavy snow doesn't fall in the Sierra.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
Folks who can only afford $500,000 homes are riffraff.
Most first-time buyers can come up with the income to comfortably cover a monthly house payment but often lack the money needed up front.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.
You have two chances to play Santa for kids in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop that may go without toys on Christmas.
Brandy Clark has some good news.