The last time South San Joaquin Irrigation District asked for the Manteca City Council's support in their bid to enter the retail power business when they went before the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission, the answer was "keep us out of it."
Brown-outs are about to become part of the lexicon of Manteca firefighters.
PG&E is about to make you pay for their negligence.
Two years ago this month there was a record 625 resale homes available in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon. Of those, more than 250 were foreclosures including almost 180 in Manteca.
Thirty-day layoff notices are being sent to 248 City of Manteca employees today.
A typical PG&E power pole and line serving Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is 37 years-old.
Several readers pointed out that not everyone in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon will see their power bills reduced by 15 percent should South San Joaquin Irrigation District displace PG&E as the retail electricity providers.
Just how did we let drugs get such a destructive hold on our communities?
There was one other victim of the aftermath of the Bank of America robbery that left two young families homeless – an elderly landlord.
Manteca has no plans to start euthanizing unclaimed stray pets sooner just to save a few dollars.
Five teens have earned appointment to the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission.
A punk – and there is no other way to describe whoever did it – spray painted "SUR" on my garage door almost two weeks ago.
Dotty Thompson walked up to Wayne DeLaughder – a young man who is father to a week-old son – and quietly placed some cash into his hands.
It was doom and gloom two years ago.
The resolution to the dramatic 11-hour stand-off between law enforcement and two armed bank robbery suspects holed up in a South Lincoln Avenue duplex came down to what Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker refers to as the three "T"s – time, talk, and tear gas.
The woman ahead of me in Target was doing her best to distract and confuse the clerk.
Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.
Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.
I am a PG&E stockholder.
Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.
Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?
It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.
The biggest price rebound for housing in the Manteca market is also still the most affordable - the Cherry Lane Condos along Union Road.
Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.
Cecily Ballungay has a plan to reduce the ranks of homeless in Manteca.
It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.
Where's the outrage?
The most loyal contributors to the Turkeys R US campaign - a 17-year-old effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop goes without the traditional holiday turkey at Thanksgiving and Christmas - are those who know tough times.
Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion said his department will comply with a federal appeals court decision that keeps a lower ruling in place that loosens restrictions on carrying concealed weapons.