Manteca's leaders may officially cut their own pay by 10 percent on Tuesday.
A South Manteca resident last fall noticed something suspicious: A teen and preteen kids hanging around in front of a neighbor's home mid-morning on a school day.
Is it time to bring back the Manteca Waterslides?
The Titanic should have taught us all a lesson. When the ship of state hits an iceberg, it's the rich and powerful to the lifeboats first while the rest of us are left scrambling around like a bunch of trapped rats on a sinking ship.
The wobbling economy managed to do what critics couldn't – stop red light cameras from being installed at Manteca intersections.
Perry Tipton. George Dadasovich. Frank Teicheria. Roy Lusk. Louis Bronzan.
I get it now.
There are those who are still in denial that their homes are no longer the equivalent of a Bureau of Engraving printing press.
Ryan had $10 to spend at street fair a few years back.
By DENNIS WYATT
Summer nights, teens, The Patio Drive-In, and Yosemite Avenue were all made for cruising.
Additional looming budget cuts driven by the wobbling economy and the state swiping a chunk of Manteca's local tax receipts is prompting a revision to the VIPS program before it is even rolled out.
Federal dollars through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will help Manteca hire or retain four police officers for the next three years.
Future Spreckels Park and Manteca Commerce Park firms could benefit from those portions of Manteca being included in one of 42 state-sanctioned enterprise zones throughout California.
Here's a shocker.
Manteca's municipal staff - based on the reality of budget cuts not to mention the City Council's own narrative - is doing a Herculean job of keeping things going.
The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.
Too bad satirist Jonathan Swift isn't alive today and on the Manteca City Council.
The federal government - in a move questioned by some biologists as to its effectiveness - is going to release 23,000 acre feet of water in October from New Melones during the fall run of Chinook salmon in the Stanislaus River.
Manteca home builders are having the best year since 2007 for new housing starts.
Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post may have a home after all.
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
It is now clearer than ever that the California Public Utilities Commission is not a neutral state agency trying to balance the interests of powerful energy companies such as PG&E and those of the little guy.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
Manteca Unified has a big problem.
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.
With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.
Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.
Cleaning my stove is a snap.