There was a time when stubborn landowners who owned vacant lots had weeds abated by the city at taxpayer expense and then have a lien placed against their property to recoup the money.
What's the name of Manteca's official flower?
Jowell Griggs laughs as she recalls her first encounter with her husband-to-be Leo.
The lives of 1,700 dogs could be spared over the next 10 years if Manteca has the same success with a proposed mandatory spay and neutering ordinance such as the one Santa Cruz now has in place.
If your neighborhood socialist – aka congressmen, senators and legislators – used your tax dollars to prop up AIG while AIG was selling you a commodity that they kept hiking the price on, how would you react? And what if while you're on a fixed income, in a wage freeze or have lost your job and the AIG division that you had no choice but to buy the commodity from gives its CEO a 5 percent increase to $8.7 million in compensation thanks in a large part to stock awards that your neighborhood socialist helped prop up and protect?
The sale of fireworks – an endeavor generating close to $250,000 in net proceeds for 14 local non-profits each year – is set to end at the stroke of midnight on July 4.
The developers of Tesoro need a break to build 60 homes without putting all the amenities in first.
Enough is enough.
RIPON - It's a home worthy of a cover spread in Sunset Magazine.
Providing affordable housing in Manteca is trickier than in many other parts of California thanks to the long shadow cast by the Bay Area economy.
There's one danger in playing chicken. If the other guy doesn't flinch you've got to face the music.
A cost recovery study shows in several instances developers are being charged too much for basic building permits while homeowners are being substantially undercharged for things such as patio covers, re-roofing projects, and room additions.
Let me tell you
If you run a day care or a business with state-mandated fire inspections it doesn't cost you a cent today for the services of City of Manteca firefighters.
Developing Manteca's strategies for encouraging affordable housing is the end goal of a workshop this Thursday.
You can go jump into the lake today.
The homeowner was miffed.
There are various yardsticks to judge a neighborhood before you buy - the overall cleanliness, low crime rates, and amenities such as plenty of walking paths.
Felony crimes continue to drop in Manteca.
The old Tidewater Southern Railway corridor slicing through the heart of Manteca for years served as a magnet for the homeless, criminal activity, and those illegally dumping garbage.
There's another traffic signal going up in Manteca.
Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.
Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.
Manteca's question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?
Cruella and Dante are dogs.
Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.
It's not 1918 anymore.
The debate over trains irritates me.
One owner homes often have tender loving care making them in some cases either on par or better than a new home.
Keeping Manteca green may take a little gray as in graywater.