PG&E is about to make you pay for their negligence.
Two years ago this month there was a record 625 resale homes available in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon. Of those, more than 250 were foreclosures including almost 180 in Manteca.
Thirty-day layoff notices are being sent to 248 City of Manteca employees today.
A typical PG&E power pole and line serving Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is 37 years-old.
Several readers pointed out that not everyone in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon will see their power bills reduced by 15 percent should South San Joaquin Irrigation District displace PG&E as the retail electricity providers.
Just how did we let drugs get such a destructive hold on our communities?
There was one other victim of the aftermath of the Bank of America robbery that left two young families homeless – an elderly landlord.
Manteca has no plans to start euthanizing unclaimed stray pets sooner just to save a few dollars.
Five teens have earned appointment to the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission.
A punk – and there is no other way to describe whoever did it – spray painted "SUR" on my garage door almost two weeks ago.
Dotty Thompson walked up to Wayne DeLaughder – a young man who is father to a week-old son – and quietly placed some cash into his hands.
It was doom and gloom two years ago.
The resolution to the dramatic 11-hour stand-off between law enforcement and two armed bank robbery suspects holed up in a South Lincoln Avenue duplex came down to what Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker refers to as the three "T"s – time, talk, and tear gas.
It started as a simple gesture.
Measure M – no pun intended – is saving Manteca's bacon.
The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.
Mike Morowit's financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.
Honest people do exist.
Perhaps Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson will drop by the Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon this Friday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see if he can pick up a bargain.
Helping Manteca Chamber of Commerce clean flags and replace those that have been damaged: $5,000 or so.
Want to join a gang?
Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.
Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.
Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.
Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died.
Homes that qualify for FHA mortgages are in high demand.
The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.
A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.
The City of Manteca is the biggest water waster by far.
The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.