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.
Thousands of homes have been built in Manteca during the last 20 years that are outside a 5-minute response time of a fire station.
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"You can't expect people to turn their lives around if you don't provide them with the opportunity to do so." – Dave Thompson, executive director of the HOPE Family Shelters
Bay Area housing prices may once again impact future trends in Manteca values.
Dave Thompson was well aware of Manteca's homeless 20 years ago.
The California Legislature today is conducting a joint hearing on Proposition 16 – the measure PG&E crafted for the June 8 ballot requiring a super majority of voters to approve any attempts to weaken the for-profit's monopoly on retail power sales.
It is always entertaining listening to teen-age guys talk as if they've got the stronger sex - not the weaker sex as they believe - figured out.
Manteca is spending between $1.5 million and $2 million in staff time related to the processing of development projects, building plans, and inspecting construction.
Water could start running through South San Joaquin Irrigation District ditches to South County farmers on March 19.
Developers are playing with fire – literally.
The days of free-flowing bonus bucks – up to $17,000 charged on each new tract home built in Manteca – may be ending.
Manteca's crime rate has dropped for the 21st consecutive month.
Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.
The biggest threat to Manteca and Lathrop: Flood or drought?
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.