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.
Inclement weather in January, February, and March failed to slow down growth in attendance and play at the Big league Dreams sports complex.
Why is government so out of whack? The answer is simple. We want it both ways.
The median value of homes changing hands in Manteca ended 2.5 years of freefall sometime during the summer of 2009.
Is spending $89,000 on a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., worth it?
Juveniles arrested for burglary in Manteca may soon be forced to wear ankle monitors.
PG&E's brass will do whatever it takes to protect their multi-million dollar compensation packages whether it is breaking laws, distorting the truth, or leading an effort to amend the California Constitution to shore up their monopoly.
Austen Nunes is Manteca's undisputed wheelie king.
A $500,000 "Peace Keeper" program that would interface with Manteca gangs has the total support of Manteca Police Chief David Bricker and could become a reality as soon as October.
Young kids in his neighborhood call Austen Nunes a show-off.
Don't look for a wider bridge deck any time soon at the Airport Way and Highway 120 Bypass interchange.
Decades of lip service, adding on programs and regulations willy-nilly to appease special interest groups whether they are corporate campaign contributors or advocacy groups, and the use of accounting mirrors and borrowing in advance against revenues are about to come to a head.
An almond orchard eventually will be replaced with 93 single family homes on a 24-acre parcel on the south side of Woodward Avenue to the east of Union Road.
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?