Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.
Karin Meyer has come up with a novel way to combat problems caused by homeless that don't respect private property laws while lending a helping hand to at least one homeless person at the same time.
Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.
"If a landowner is to have full enjoyment of the land, he must have exclusive control of the immediate reaches of the enveloping atmosphere. Otherwise buildings could not be erected, trees could not be planted, and fences could not be run." - Justice William O. Douglas in the majority opinion of the United States vs. Causby
The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.
The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.
The politicians finally admitted it.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.
"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."
Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,
Florence dreads the 12th of the month.
It is arguably the hottest small parcel zoned neighborhood commercial as well as for other uses that's available in Manteca - five acres at the corner of Pillsbury Road and Woodward Avenue.
Spoiled food and table scraps you toss into your brown Toter will eventually help fuel the City of Manteca refuse trucks that collect your garbage, recyclables and yard waste.
It is safe to say Councilman Richard Silverman isn't impressed with the just completed $2 million landscaping project along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridors through Manteca.
Vietnam veteran George Terry is on a mission.
"Treat aliens living among you as native born." - Leviticus 19:33.34
Manteca is establishing a new Emergency Operations Center.
If by chance there is a lockdown or some other emergency in 2017 at Golden West School, teachers will immediately know exactly what is going on.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is pitching a tent Thursday on Moffat Boulevard.
It's not as drastic as in Las Vegas but the days of the expansive front lawns for new homes in Manteca are numbered.
The question shouldn't even have to be asked but here goes: Should the Manteca Unified board appoint a replacement for trustee Alexander Bronson who resigned shortly after having felony charges filed against him for election fraud or should they call for a special election?
The summer break is giving Manteca Unified time to fine tune the $30 million Going Digital initiative as well as to address concerns brought up by parents and staff.
Three trustee related issues - the replacement of Alexander Bronson, the possible censure of Sam Fant, and a scathing Grand Jury report on school board conduct - top the agenda for Tuesday's Manteca Unified board meeting.
The half cent public safety sales tax is enabling the Manteca Fire Department to add two firefighters in the fiscal year starting July 1.
Does Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum have a limo? Is being mayor boring? Does he live in a mansion? Can he retire? And what is he doing about the drought?
Doctors Hospital of Manteca is gearing up for a boom.
Lincoln School - one of the oldest elementary campuses in the Manteca Unified School District - is about to get an $11.9 million makeover.
Is the city dictating how much grass new homes can have in their front yards an affront to the notion of property rights?
The coolest spot in the Manteca-Ripon area without the aid of air conditioning can be found along the Stanislaus River in one of the few remaining stands of riparian woodland in the Central Valley.
Manteca municipal Finance Director Suzanne Mallory made a point to wear black to Wednesday's City Council budget workshop.