Manteca's wastewater treatment plant seven years ago was under intense scrutiny from state water quality control inspectors.
Property and sales taxes may have taken a dive in terms of revenue to pay for Manteca municipal operations but there are four taxes that have actually brought more money into municipal coffers.
If you live in Manteca, you pay property taxes to support the Manteca Fire Department.
You don't have to look too far to find the real heroes in America today.
No category of housing in Manteca has dropped farther in value than the Cherry Lane condos.
Language in PG&E's $6.5 million gambit to prevent local jurisdictions from entering the retail power business under a ballot measure the company embraced in 2002 may make it difficult in the future for South San Joaquin Irrigation District to add additional power load should they secure the ability to sell power directly to customers in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.
Manteca new car sales are down 60 percent in a year-to-year comparison between July, September, and October of 2007 and the same three months of 2009.
LATHROP - The weekend forecast? Look for a lot of snow down to 23 feet with dry snow tubing conditions.
Home after home seemed to pop up overnight in the mid 1980s in Manteca putting a strain on services.
I was out for a walk about 15 years ago with my first Dalmatian named Zebra when an elderly neighbor – she actually lived two blocks away – beckoned me from her porch.
The first-time homebuyer story of four years ago in Manteca now seems like ancient history.
Call it the Darwin Proposition 13 effect.
The state bureaucracy is bloated.
The chances of flooding in Lathrop and southwest Manteca will be reduced significantly thanks to $62.4 million in state bond money awarded this week to Reclamation District 17.
Waiting up to 20 seconds longer at traffic signals on roads either yet to be built or widened in Manteca could reduce the rise in the cost of future housing as well as save future tax dollars when it comes to street maintenance.
Public employee retirees are living longer.
Manteca wants people to reduce water use - or do they?
Folks who make their living tossing theories abound about human behavior generally define Millennials as those born between the 1980s and 2000s. Some define Millennials by those who were in their formative years or reached adulthood at the dawn of the 21st century.
Rain and snow when it does fall can sometimes inflict painful misery on parts of Manteca and Lathrop.
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Arguably the worst placed bulb in downtown Manteca is gone.
Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.
Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.
Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.
The chickens have come home to roost.
Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.
Out of sight and out of mind.
Property and sales tax receipts for the City for Manteca are exceeding budget projections.
Question: How many Starbucks does Manteca need?