There are grumblings from the PG&E camp that the Boys & Girls Club board has endorsed the South San Joaquin Irrigation District in its bid to takeover the PG&E retail system in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon with the objective of reducing rates 15 percent across the board.
Manteca's third water tank may go up on Atherton Drive just north of Woodward Avenue to make sure adequate pressure can be provided for southeast Manteca as well as the 1,050-acre Austin Road Business Park project.
A household with two full-time workers each making minimum wage - $8 an hour – could afford to buy a $115,000 home if they have no other debt load and have the means to come up with $6,000 or so for down payment and closing costs.
Since 1849 when valley paths expanded into well-worn dirt roads heading toward the mines, strategically placed thoroughfares have been growth inducing in California where mobility and lifestyle are interchangeable concepts.
Manteca Unified teachers will continue to be better paid than their counterparts in Stockton Unified - and most teachers in San Joaquin County - under the latest compensation offer made by the district.