Ben and Sandee Myers don't have cable TV, a flashy car, or the latest high-tech toy.
There's been a lot of ink spilled in the national press about how 20-Somethings take the attitude they have to have the latest high-tech gizmo, how their work ethic is flighty and how they live in the moment and don't plan for the future.
Getting the word out on conserving water might be a good idea.
There's a surefire way to lop $2,380 off the cost of building any single family home in Manteca – dump PG&E.
There was a time 30 years ago and longer that if the community deemed recreational facilities were needed, volunteers would join forces with local government agencies to share the cost of constructing them.
It wasn't a posh party by any means and certainly not by AIG standards. It was a catered dinner at the MRPS Hall costing around $9,000.
One way to slow down traffic – and to make neighborhood streets safer – is by designing developments with narrower streets, roundabouts, chicanes, bulb-outs, and non-intrusive fast growing trees that create a partial canopy over the pavement.
An old-fashioned barn party – complete with dinner, dancing to a live band and lively conversation – is taking place in the Fonseca barn.
Manteca city leaders are leaving no stone unturned – or call unanswered – in a bid to reduce the cost of government.
Manteca has spent the last 10 years gaining a bigger chunk of San Joaquin County's overall population despite being the city with the oldest growth cap policy in place in the entire region.
Eric M. Tharp's mission – as well as that of the Central Valley Baptist Church - is crystal clear.
Red light cameras – the bane of born-again civil libertarians that often have a reawakening after getting a ticket thanks to such a device - are coming to Manteca.
Manteca would have 10 less police officers today if it wasn't for the Measure M public safety tax approved by voters in November of 2006.
A hiring freeze and a successful negotiation of employee compensation cuts of 5 percent across the board could allow the Manteca Unified School District to rescind 80 percent of the layoff notices already issued.
The first piece of a puzzle that ultimately will end up with Manteca and Lathrop city limits abutting each other along the Union Pacific Railroad tracks that run parallel between McKinley Avenue and Airport Way has cleared the final hurdle.
It is now a crime in America to let a 7-year-old boy walk a half mile by himself to the park.
Mike Morowit is not running away from who he is.
Ben Cantu gets points for being eager.
Hasn't anyone that enforces abandoned car rules noticed the crumpled sedan complete with jagged metal sticking out and shattered glass around it parked on West Yosemite Avenue near Johnny's Restaurant?
On the first day of the state's "get tough" water conservation rules, a Los Angeles water pipe broke spilling 20 million gallons of water, submerging 960 cars in an underground parking garage, covering the University of California Los Angeles Pauley Pavilion's basketball court with 10 inches of water, and has caused other damages.
Richard Silverman last week became the first candidate to qualify for the Manteca City Council ballot as all of his signatures on his nomination papers have been verified.
Sports Authority is opening a store in Tracy's West Valley Mall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8 a.m.
The proposed McKinley Avenue interchange could be the first step toward easing congestion on the 120 Bypass.
Mike Morowit's financial savvy has managed to keep Miner Mart a viable business through two economic downturns and a tectonic shift in Manteca retailing during the past 20 years.
Honest people do exist.
Perhaps Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson will drop by the Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon this Friday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see if he can pick up a bargain.
Helping Manteca Chamber of Commerce clean flags and replace those that have been damaged: $5,000 or so.
Want to join a gang?
Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.