Manteca suffered a second straight record month of post World War II unemployment in December.
Would you entrust the folks who can't balance a budget, won't make the hard decisions to cut expenses by whittling down bloated bureaucracies, and steal from cities and counties to cover up their own fiscal irresponsibility to take over your health insurance?
Six of the 11 felony crimes that the FBI uses to determine the safety of a community continue to sustain double digit drops in Manteca.
The sale of land adjacent to a water well site is netting $459,000 toward a $5.9 million plan to upgrade and expand Manteca's municipal corporation yards straddling the 100 block of East Wetmore Street.
It wasn't too many years ago that a former Manteca City Council member's mantra was "privatize, privatize, privatize."
Al Fleming Jr. was a cool seventh grade social studies teacher.
More and more owner occupied homes that are not under duress are making their way to market.
Finally there is some relief coming for those first-time buyers battling investors for foreclosures.
Three of the biggest – as well as most pivotal and controversial Manteca Redevelopment Agency loans – have been paid in full and ahead of schedule.
Gouges in the pavement, crumbling asphalt along gutters and areas that it appeared weren't over paved on East Alameda Street will all be fixed when the weather cooperates.
I do not need the government to help me celebrate the Fourth of July.
The El Rey Theatre – gutted by a fire after the screening of "The Towering Inferno on Aug. 6, 1975 – stood for 24 years as a burned out shell at the heart of Manteca.
Increasing the license fee for dogs in Manteca that are not spayed or neutered to $100 a year is part of a municipal strategy to reduce the amount of unwanted pets.
It was the grand dame of Manteca.
The first glance inside the boarded up El Rey in 1998 was a real eye opener.
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.