PG&E is pushing a statewide imitative requiring a two-thirds vote before any government agency can either go into the retail power business for themselves, join an existing non-profit provider such as Modesto Irrigation District or simply break away from the for-profit San Francisco-based business.
Now – more than ever - it is essential one spends their money wisely.
Every government action has an unintended reaction.
The impromptu geysers that happen every time someone shears off a fire hydrant aren't all that rare of an occurrence.
First there were the Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police.
Manteca is receiving at least $4.8 million in federal stimulus funds with efforts underway to secure even more.
The bleakest stretch of the Tidewater Bikeway that doubles as a 34-acre linear park through Manteca's heart may soon sport 250 trees.
Tevanie Deanne Lantz by all accounts was a good person and a good mom.
Pedestrians no longer have to walk on the edge of travel lanes to avoid large pools of water during the rainy season or cross rutted ground during dry weather while walking on the northern side of East Yosemite Avenue between Cottage Avenue and Powers Avenue.
It is costing $400 to provide a 30-day trial that is allowing Manteca Transit service to southwest Airport Way neighborhoods that do not have sidewalks connecting to areas north of the Highway 120 Bypass or even neighborhood schools.
RIPON – Federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds will help make traveling Highway 99 through Ripon safer.
Want to enjoy a good meal, help kids do better in school and have a firefighter at your beck and call?
Thank God for people like Quincy McClain and the dedicated volunteers who have devoted their Friday evenings this summer to mentoring kids.
I like bicycling, especially going downhill at 45 mph.
There are 61 million reasons why the South San Joaquin Irrigation District leaders are confident they're on firm ground when it comes to being able to purchase and separate the PG&E system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon while upgrading service and cutting rates 15 percent across the board.
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.
You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.
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.