Burger King is killing you. It used to be that you'd have to at least buy a charbroiled burger and consume it before you had to start worrying about your health. In the good old days all you had to fret about was trans fats and whether they cooked the meat enough to stay healthy. Now the San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Control District is saying second-hand charbroiling can kill you. The people who made ...
Manteca's biggest employer has given notice they may be laying off 320 plus workers. That employer is the Manteca Unified School District. The district last week issued more than 320 "pink slips" to certified teachers. Actually, they are notices that must be sent by March 15 if there is a chance that they may not have jobs when the next school year rolls around when instruction starts in August. How many jobs actually will be ...
Manteca's population has grown by 37 percent in a 10-year period from 1999 to 2008 going from 48,027 to 66,451 residents.
George Orwell must have been elected to Congress this past November. There is growing support for a plan to tax motorists on the mileage they drive in a bid to make up for falling federal gas tax revenues as more vehicles with increased fuel efficiency go on the road every year. Their justification is simple. The nation is getting less federal tax gas receipts at a time when there is major freeway and highway infrastructure ...
The rain so far this month is far from being a drought breaker but it will help South San Joaquin Irrigation District stretch available water supplies by delaying the need to start irrigation runs until early April.
Manteca Rotary Club is celebrating 50 years of service. The service club over the years has left its mark on Manteca with civic improvements, scholarships, and support of non-profits to helping eradicate polio and seven other diseases worldwide. The club is marking its golden anniversary on Thursday, March 12, with a dinner at The Emory. The keynote speaker is Past Rotary International President Cliff Dochterman. His topic is, "We've had a lot of lunches over ...
I still remember the day 14 years ago when instructor Susan Stricker walked over to me in the middle of a group exercise class at In Shape.
Commerce Drive was a $1 million controversy when it was first funded using the Manteca Redevelopment Agency to cover 100 percent of the cost of building it a decade ago.
A 75-foot aerial lift truck valued at $165,000 is symbolic of how close Manteca's elected leaders are now assessing every dollar they spend.
Gasoline per gallon at the Chevron I go to is down to two shares of Citibank stock plus a half a share of GM stock.
Are you just looking for a house or are you in the market for a home? You'll understand the difference the second you step into Jennifer Harnden's listing at 1713 Bingham Lane although you'll be pretty impressed when you just pull up to the curb. The Coldwell Banker Real Estate agent represents the owners of a two-story, four bedroom, and three full bathroom Beck-built home with 2,612 square feet of living space plus a two ...
There are two scams you need to look out for if you're a homeowner looking to reduce property taxes or someone trying to stay above water. One is trying to get you to fork over $179 to have your property taxes lowered and the others are popping up since President Obama's administration unveiled Wednesday how they are going to help homeowners who are current but are struggling to make mortgage payments.
Manteca's tallest building yet in terms of multiple floors – the four-story Hampton Inn & Suites – is breaking ground at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley/Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
A permit fee as high as $600 per organization selling fireworks is being floated as one way the Manteca Fire Department could raise revenue to help cover a looming gap in the 2009-10 fiscal year municipal budget.
A Memorial Day weekend event honoring those who gave their all serving America is expected to draw thousands from throughout Northern California to Manteca.
By DENNIS WYATT
Get ready for the invasion of the Barneys.
Nearly 100 acres of city-owned wastewater treatment plant land could end up as the premier family entertainment hub for the Northern San Joaquin Valley while tapping into the Bay Area market as well.
Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop could become more than just neighboring communities at least when it comes to wastewater.
A handful of kids are going to get a chance to think out of the box when it comes to perceptions about the homeless.
It was the white lie of the last decade.
Federal authorities are intentionally flooding low land along the Stanislaus River in a test to see whether it will help increase the chances of salmon fingerlings making it to the Delta.
Shame on you, Tim Cook.
Your federal tax dollars funneled through the City of Manteca are paying Charlie Halyer $178.08 an hour and his fellow worker $144.88 an hour. The two are resident engineers. But they aren't being paid that rate to make sure a freeway bridge is built safely. Instead the Caltrop employees are being paid to make sure trees and shrubs planted along the 120 Bypass corridor and part of Highway 99 get enough water. "It's ridiculous," said ...
South San Joaquin Irrigation District had $44.1 million in unrestricted cash and investments at the end of 2012.
The San Joaquin Valley's blessing is its curse.
By DENNIS WYATT
By DENNIS WYATT
Odds are you've never met Albert Garcia.