California Highway Patrol officers have ceased what one city official termed "poaching" – at least for now – in writing tickets to trucks pulling the largest allowed cargo trailers onto Commerce Drive and DuPont Court in Spreckels Park.
California needs a taxpayer revolt against spending on the same scale that Howard Jarvis and Paul Gann changed the property tax landscape with Proposition 13 back in 1978.
Centralizing Manteca's public works operations from streets and water to vehicle maintenance in one location could save the city $620,000 a year.
The bottom line for Manteca municipal employees who faced layoffs or compensation cuts was how the city crafted the reduction.
America's favorite pastime these days isn't baseball. It's the blame game.
Now that it is clear the tsunami known as the mortgage meltdown has swept through the Manteca housing market it is safe to start thinking about long-term recovery.
LATHROP – Dell'Osso Farms is arguably the happiest place in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Manteca's next fire station is now targeted for Airport Way on the northwest corner of the 1,420-home Del Webb at Woodbridge neighborhood.
Manteca resident Bud Wallace has an interesting suggestion in a letter you can find elsewhere on today's opinion page.
A behind-the-scenes effort is quietly underway to avoid 16 layoffs of Manteca Police officers this Saturday.
Economic reality has prompted a council that consists of two retired law enforcement personnel – John Harris who served as a San Joaquin County probation officer and Willie Weatherford who is a retired Manteca police chief – to send City Manager Steve Pinkerton forth with a compensation readjustment proposal for all municipal employees including police. If the bargaining groups didn't buy it, the other option is layoffs within that particular set of employees.
A commitment to helping municipal employees have competitive pay with comparable jurisdictions when the job market and economy was hot was one of the major factors setting up Manteca's $14 million deficit.
Mike Moore equates it to doing Jesus Christ's work outside of the box as in the four walls of a church.
Get ready for the Lifestyle Outlets at Manteca.
All or nothing at all is an approach that those on the left and those on the right should use sparingly.
Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?
Manteca's first ramp metering - red and green lights that control the flow of traffic onto a freeway - will be installed on the onramps to Highway 99 at Austin Road.
There is a state law against urination and defecation in public.
The howling was real Friday night in the Timberwolves' den.
Are you willing to throw away $159 million on a gambit?
Manteca Police seized 180 pounds of marijuana and a small arsenal of 16 weapons that included three illegal assault rifles during a raid Thursday morning in the Raymus Village neighborhood.
Those crafty, sneaky, and sinister developers.
Dave Thompson has spent the past 14 years helping struggling families and single moms get off the streets.
Antone Raymus would be pleased.
Manteca mayoral candidate Ben Cantu is conducting a fundraiser Friday with a slight twist.
There is only one question you need to answer if you favor a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca: Would you be willing to have if within a half mile of your home?
Sometime in 2015 the Highway 99 corridor's transformation through Manteca will be complete.
Books are more powerful than computers.
It will cost $549,510 to convert Morenzone Field that was created originally for adult softball to accommodate 13- to 15-year-old Little League baseball play.
Some thought Ron Dell'Osso was out of his gourd.