Municipal employees – with the exception of the Manteca Police Officers Association – have made an average of $11,510 per worker in general fund compensation concessions over the next two fiscal years.
Red light runners won't have to worry about being caught any time soon in Manteca by high-tech cameras when they violate the law and jeopardize public safety.
Turkeys-R-Us organizers anticipate they will need to raise funds for 2,600 turkeys to make sure struggling families, low-income seniors, and the unemployed in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop do not go without the main course for holiday meals this Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Ever notice that it is getting rarer and rarer these days to find a male of the species under the age of 25 without an ear ring?
The first measurable rain of the weather year that started July 1 is expected to hit the South County Tuesday.
CLEMENTS - Brad Goehring was just trying to support this family and keep employees working.
We bury the hatchet
Manteca's deepening municipal financial crisis delivered its first casualties when the sun rose this morning – 12 police officers no longer have jobs.
Municipal leaders are touting the expanded San Joaquin County enterprise zone that includes virtually the entire city as a way for business to get an edge by expanding or locating in Manteca.
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.
The tallest "pine tree" in Manteca is going to be "planted" along Button Avenue.
Panhandling has gone high tech.
There's more road work on the way for Manteca motorists to contend with.
Manteca is getting another bakery.
Back in the Dark Ages 40 years ago when I graduated from high school, if you wanted to call someone you had to use Pacific Bell or one of its Ma Bell siblings unless you were served by a smaller phone company such as Contel or a local independent.
Retired educator Sally Hale, retired administrator Gary Dei Rossi, and LearningQuest director Karen Williams were presented with the first annual Great Valley Bookfest Literacy Hero Awards last Friday.
The Manteca Rotary Club is again gearing up to serve a free community Thanksgiving meal for struggling families as well as those who have nowhere else to go on the day of thanks.
The incredible shrinking New Melones Reservoir could dip below 500,000 acre feet by November thanks to what some biologists contend is a questionable decision to help fish migration.
City of Manteca Manager Karen McLaughlin indicated during Tuesday's City Council meeting that staff is starting to work on special zoning changes to help foster downtown investment and development.
Think you dodged a bullet if you own a business and haven't been slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit?
Manteca is gearing up to outlaw all makeshift homeless housing.
A looming deadline on a state edict to connect homes in the gated community of Oakwood Shores to a municipal wastewater treatment system could end up costing existing homeowners at least $3,961 each or $66 a month for five years.
My earliest childhood memory is as a 5-year-old being taken to Roseville's Royer Park by my mom back in 1962.
The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.
Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.