Bolinas – a rustic oceanside Marin County enclave – is the poster town for the looming California water crisis.
Manteca's most visible salute to those who built and served America – presidents, labor, and soldiers – starts its seventh year on Feb. 16.
The lull in the economy is giving established Manteca retail and professional concerns the opportunity to move into prime locations.
California's drought is about to hit home. The South San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday may notify the cities of Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy that they are facing the strong possibility of having their 2009 treated water deliveries reduced by 10 percent. If it happens - and SSJID General Manger Jeff Shields warns it is increasing in probability with every passing day without major snow in the Sierra – the cities will be asked to ...
The e-mail was short and sweet. It read, "I'm a Manteca Unified student and it is not fair that we have to go through these cuts." I had to smile. The 15-year-old who sent it had no idea how lucky he really is. I don't mean lucky in that there are teens his age right now across the globe that don't have the opportunity to go to school nor do they have access to computers, ...
Best Buy is opening Feb. 27. JC Penney's doors open March 6. China Express Food-4-Less has just opened its doors. CVS Drug Store, McDonald's, Valero Gas, and Prime Time Car Wash have all submitted building plans to the City of Manteca for new locations at Union and Lathrop roads. Those five new businesses alone represent a $25 million plus vote of confidence in the future of Manteca's economy. It isn't a point lost on Debby ...
Manteca resident Stephen Sangalang favors a $65 per year fee on each of the city's 1,312 residential burglary alarms instead of having Manteca Police switch to verified responses to save manpower costs and free up officers.
"The rich are different than you and I." – From the book "The Great Gatsby" by Scott Fitzgerald
Grocery Outlet - a Berkeley-based firm that supplies 133 independently operating stores - is expanding into Manteca.
Cigarette City is tucked away in a small strip center behind Western Family Dental on the southeast corner of Union Road and West Yosemite Avenue.
It is time to rethink the expensive proposition that the car always comes first in Manteca as well as the goal that drivers should be able to move about the city as quickly as possible.
Countryside Lane is a place you'd expect to see Steve Douglas and his three sons if the widely popular CBS sitcom was based in the 1980s and not the 1960s.
The best bargains may not be foreclosed homes. Sellers who are not in distress, owe fairly little on their homes, and are motivated to sell because they want to take advantage of the best interest rates and prices in 30 years to either move up or move down are getting serious. Those who want to sell in 2009 and make their move are pricing their home to reflect the realities of the foreclosure market. That ...
Manteca's first annexation of the 21st century will not just bring the $13 million Manteca Unified office complex, adjoining school farm, 18 rural residences, and almond orchards destined to perhaps become apartments into the city limits. It also is the first piece to finishing the puzzle that will define Manteca's ultimate city limits to the northwest.
It's official: Manteca is celebrating July Fourth this year on July 3 to avoid overtime costs as well as secure a less expensive aerial fireworks display.
The nice thing about the 3.7 million water tank going up on Atherton Drive is that you won't see much of it.
A private lodging tax is the linchpin that financial experts believe is crucial for a complex deal to secure a 500-room Great Wolf Resort Lodge to make sense for the City of Manteca.
It's the $75 ticket that keeps on giving.
"Fill my heart with song and let me sing forever more." - from Frank Sinatra's "Fly Me to the Moon"
Uncle Sam could put up $3 million to help finance public improvements in the Austin Road Business Park.
Frosty the Snowman would be right at home at this evening's 41st annual Downtown Manteca Twilight Christmas Parade.
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Attending Manteca City Council meetings is about to become easier for handicapped residents.
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