Manteca needs to encourage the building of 2,188 affordable housing units by 2014 to meet a state mandated goal.
Manteca Transit's "brand' is about to be stimulated.
Transit villages are supposedly cutting edge concepts in urban planning.
The next hot spot for Manteca housing: Try the southwest corner of the city.
Manteca's long-stalled transit center planned for Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street is moving forward thanks to an infusion of federal stimulus funds.
John Harris – without fanfare or public mention – started several months ago "giving back" 30 percent of the $500 stipend he receives monthly serving as a Manteca City Councilman.
"We have met the enemy and he is us." – The much quoted line from Pogo comic strip from 1971
Manteca's efforts to reduce auto theft may be undermined severely by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to bridge a $26.1 billion state deficit.
Exploding transformers in San Francisco are in part going to drive up your PG&E rates by almost 10 percent over the next three years.
Those who arrive Saturday before 7 p.m. for the final Movies in the Park screening of the summer will get in free.
The 1906 Earthquake couldn't do it.
It is going to cost $68 annually for every man, woman, and child to cover the cost of operating the proposed expansion of the San Joaquin County Jail.
How did we get to the point where the government – through debt and taxes – essentially controls our day-to-day economic well being?
There are dozens upon dozens of homes built decades ago along Woodard Avenue west of Main Street when it was still almost a mile drive to reach Manteca.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and the so-called Big Five should be ashamed of themselves for coming up with the biggest Ponzi scheme the world has ever known.
Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.
Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.
Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died.
Homes that qualify for FHA mortgages are in high demand.
The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.
A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.
The City of Manteca is the biggest water waster by far.
The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.
Selecting eyeglass frames is always interesting given my eyesight.
Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.
"Little drops of water
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.
There is no middle ground with Jack Snyder. You either like him or you don't.
There is less water than previously thought available from New Melones for South County farmers and municipal users in Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy.
Panera Bread is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday seeking approval of a 4,200-square-foot restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.