It was an unexpected call for service.
If pain is relative, then it must be one of my first cousins.
The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.
Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.
San Francisco seems to have a thing against law-abiding citizens.
The fight between South San Joaquin Irrigation District and PG&E over control of South County retail power delivery may rest on legal research being conducted by the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission.
It's turning into a daunting task
Felony crimes dropped almost 2 percent in Manteca during July.
California has reduced financial support to foster families by 10 percent due to the weak economy and the state budget deficit.
Imagine, Manteca having a population of 110,000 in 25 years.
It's a popular myth that cities can balance their budget – or at least pay for police officers – by issuing tons of tickets.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's headquarters may soon again be inside the city limits of Manteca.
Halloween fun shifts into high gear in the coming week.
Lincoln in Placer County where I grew up is much like Manteca when it comes to old and new neighborhoods.
Is the era of the McMansion in Manteca giving way to a small is beautiful period?
Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.
The biggest threat to Manteca and Lathrop: Flood or drought?
Road work on Louise Avenue may take a little longer than expected.
The spiffy look that newly seated Councilman Mike Morowit sported at Tuesday's meeting didn't go unnoticed by Leonard Smith.
Vince Hernandez is back in the saddle.
The parents are frustrated.
Manteca could have a new councilman tonight.
Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Manteca as well as downtown Ripon within five years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.
Forty-three days have passed since the resounding no confidence vote on the Manteca Unified School District board and they still don't get it.
Manteca Police are playing Santa once again for needy kids as they've done for years.
Rains may pound the Central Valley and Bay Area relentlessly but it won't help much if rain and heavy snow doesn't fall in the Sierra.
Lloyd Haworth insisted.
Folks who can only afford $500,000 homes are riffraff.
Most first-time buyers can come up with the income to comfortably cover a monthly house payment but often lack the money needed up front.
Another 210 turkeys and no family in need that requested turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas this year at Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop food closets will go without.