Thirty-five months ago only 4.8 percent of the people working and living in San Joaquin County could afford to buy a home here.
If you have an alarm and you don't have a free city permit it is going to cost you $200 if it goes off and Manteca Police respond after July 1.
Austin Road Business Park – a 1,050-acre project that could yield as many as 13,000 jobs – is dependent on a new $110 million interchange on Highway 99 for full build out.
Are you a daredevil? Do near misses excite you? Is it your firm belief the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to make left turns at will across a busy commercial block with 15 driveways to a number of high traffic attractions? In that case, you want to make sure the pending repaving of East Yosemite Avenue between Commerce Drive and Cottage Avenue goes forward in the coming year without the City Council directing staff to ...
Manteca may be spending money to snag money. Mayor Willie Weatherford is advocating a strategy that could significantly increase the chances of Manteca getting a slice of the nearly $800 billion stimulus bill just passed by Congress. It would require the City Council obtain the services of a Washington, D.C., based lobbying firm with strong working relationships with civil servants who administer the actual funding programs. City Manager Steve Pinkerton noted that time is of ...
Manteca's elected leaders may earmark $102,300 in federal pass-through funds to replace the aging heating and air conditioning system at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club, 545 W. Alameda St.
Do you really need a phone that has an application that turns it into a level to hang a photo? It isn't exactly a "what-is-the-meaning-of-life" type question but your answer does give you an insight into how you view the world. Yes, the iPhone is a remarkable device but on the scale of inventions it doesn't even rate much higher than a "one." It is simply a new fangled take on previous inventions such as ...
Unless April revenue reports shower the city coffers with more money, May will bring $5.5 million in more budget cuts to keep the City of Manteca general fund in the black.
The day may come when not flushing your toilet when it is just "mellow yellow", switching from baths to more short showers, and buying high efficiency washing machines may actually allow you to save money on your residential sewer bill.
Two of the roughest stretches of street pavement in Manteca are targeted for upgrades. The streets are: •East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Commerce Drive. •Moffat Boulevard between Main Street and Austin Road. The City Council is being asked Tuesday to appropriate $255,000 from Local Transportation Funds (LTF) in order to secure $1,904,604 in federal dollars for the projects that will cost just over $2.1 million. The LTF is restricted use money for transportation ...
Last April a Manteca woman in her 40s was able to stop the foreclosure process on her rural Airport Way home. She did it by working odds jobs and relying on the generosity of others who gave her items to have yard sale after yard sale.
Manteca's municipal park crews are increasing their workload 25 percent as part of a strategy for the city to bridge a looming $11.3 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Money that property owners once paid to support municipal services as well as irrigation district operations has been flowing to Sacramento instead for the past 16 years.
Tom Ammiano is pushing a bill in the Assembly to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in California.
It's not a misprint. You can buy a virtually new home at Del Webb at Woodbridge for $217,000. A motivated seller is offering a several-years-old, two bedroom with two full bathrooms home with 1,329 square feet at 2476 Bellchase Drive through Carol Bragan of Bragan Realty (481-3540). The active community for those 55 and older – one resident has to be at least 55 – is well-kept plus has a 28,000-square-foot clubhouse complete with two ...
Editor's note: This is the third of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
The City of Manteca has a new unofficial municipal motto: "This is the new norm."
Sacramento made it clear to Manteca: Pay back a $1.7 million redevelopment agency loan now or risk having local sales and property taxes seized.
Editor's note: This is the second of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
God and country.
Everything from Ripon schools and roads to fire service will feel the impacts of the Austin Road Business Park - the largest development ever approved in Manteca.
Editor's note: This is the first of a six-part series taking a look back at Manteca's first 95 years as an incorporated city. Voters approved incorporation on May 28, 1918.
Lie to the federal government and you'd better get you affairs in order.
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.