Federal dollars may help assure that the Manteca Police have top-notch functioning equipment while at the same time avoiding dipping into general fund receipts.
The creation of a one-stop permit center at the Manteca Civic Center is also setting in motion improved efficiencies for other municipal departments as well as improving public access.
Staging a major "thank-you" for war veterans who returned home and those who didn't this Memorial Day Weekend will incur $5,923 in Manteca municipal costs.
Manteca – despite the mortgage meltdown that sent nearly 1,000 single family homes into foreclosure during 2008 - experienced its second highest year in terms of the number of new housing units that were built within the city limits since a growth cap was imposed in 1987.
Manteca is joining a growing trend across America – smaller cities hiring lobbyists to go after $787 billion in federal stimulus funds.
The city is doing a top-to-bottom reassessment of all options including going forward with moving the Manteca Police into the former Qualex building at 555 Industrial Park Drive that was purchased by the Manteca Redevelopment Agency. They are working with the consulting firm Group Four to complete the overview.
Pontiac was the General Motors car line growing up.
Manteca's drive to rethink day-to-day operations and manpower needs is having an unexpected bonus – cost reductions for enterprise and restricted fund accounts.
The bad economy is good news for future buyers of new homes as well as developers of employment centers and retail complexes.
The traffic bulbs downtown don't exactly give everyone the warm fuzzies.
Manteca's next major retail complex could break ground as early as this winter.
Record 100 degree heat just over a week ago is giving way to dull and dreary today.
Florsheim Homes two years ago faced a $4,702 charge per home it built in the Valley Park and Valley Blossom neighborhoods in southwest Manteca.
Prisoners have better healthcare than most taxpayers.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 3,000 points for the first time ever.
What could end up being Manteca's most high profile sign has been in limbo for three years.
This could shape up as a big year for home building in Manteca.
Southern Californians have a tendency to have a smug attitude toward water.
John Harris can hear the trains a comin' and that is not necessarily a good thing.
Future community facilities districts for new neighborhoods built in Manteca could tax those that buy homes for the cost of police and fire services among with other municipal amenities.
Get ready for another new food option in Manteca - Dunkin' Donuts.
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Ron Burns did not grow up to become a mass murderer.
Ninety years ago the American Disabilities Act wasn't around.
If January is a precursor for how 2014 with turn out then major crime will drop significantly in Manteca.
Peggy Miller is retiring from the City of Manteca after 26 years and seven months on the job.
Flying to Phoenix?
Meanwhile 20 miles away at the Modesto City-County Airport Modesto boosters are working to land a major airline connecting non-stop service between Modesto and Los Angeles.
Manteca is in the hunt for the next Amazon.
Are the times changing in San Joaquin County when it comes to the ease of obtaining a concealed weapons permit?