Fear is our worst enemy.
Get ready for the boys - and girls - of spring.
It is becoming abundantly clear with each passing day that brings increasingly outrageous suggestions from politicians to see how fast they can deplete our great-great-great-grandkids' pocketbooks that the theme song for Congress should be "If I Only Had a Brain."
What does it take to jump start serious interest in new housing in Manteca?
It is definitely a trend.
It takes plenty of green - $7.9 million this year alone – to keep Manteca's parks green and to oversee recreation programs.
First, the bad news when it comes to the drought.
Manteca's spring fair is at a crossroads.
Republican senators are sounding like outraged socialists as they preen for TV cameras slamming big fat corporate bonuses. Democrats are acting like they're deaf as they deflect tough questions about why they negated provisions to block fat AIG bonuses behind closed doors while negotiating bailout packages.
Manteca Police officers won't be out in full force for the 13th annual Crossroads Street Fair in downtown April 4-5.
Patrick Heany of Manteca Roofing, Todd Roddan of New Bud's Nursery and the family business that did my fencing are why I have confidence in America's future.
A looming 20 percent drop in property tax revenues could make Manteca municipal budget deficit projections for the 2010-11 fiscal years swell by $1.3 million.
The ball is now in the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission's court for Manteca's most controversial annexation in decades – 107.5 acres that include the Manteca Unified office complex, bus garage, and school farm along with 18 homes.
It is time to draw the proverbial line in the sand and fill it with concrete.
Bonus buck balances – fees that residential developers agreed to pay for growth-related fees for things such as main roads, sewer and water lines plus parks and government facilities - are enough to plug the City of Manteca's projected deficit next fiscal year when combined with other measures being taken.
The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.
A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.
The City of Manteca is the biggest water waster by far.
The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.
Selecting eyeglass frames is always interesting given my eyesight.
Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.
"Little drops of water
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.
There is no middle ground with Jack Snyder. You either like him or you don't.
There is less water than previously thought available from New Melones for South County farmers and municipal users in Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy.
Panera Bread is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday seeking approval of a 4,200-square-foot restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
Perhaps splitting California into six states wouldn't be all that bad.
What's safer to drink: Manteca tap water or bottled water?
Some of that water flowing from your faucet in Manteca between April and October likely first reached earth as a snowflake in the rugged Sierra terrain north of Yosemite Park.
"You're going to get sick!"