Too bad satirist Jonathan Swift isn't alive today and on the Manteca City Council.
The federal government - in a move questioned by some biologists as to its effectiveness - is going to release 23,000 acre feet of water in October from New Melones during the fall run of Chinook salmon in the Stanislaus River.
Manteca home builders are having the best year since 2007 for new housing starts.
Manteca's Veterans of Foreign Wars post may have a home after all.
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
It is now clearer than ever that the California Public Utilities Commission is not a neutral state agency trying to balance the interests of powerful energy companies such as PG&E and those of the little guy.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
Manteca Unified has a big problem.
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.
With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.
Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.
Cleaning my stove is a snap.
You don't have to buy in Stockton's Quail Lakes or Brookside neighborhoods if you want to live on the water.
Tobacco-related businesses ranging from cigarette stores that legally allow the use of their product on premises and cigar bars to a proposed hookah lounge won't be allowed within 100 feet of a school in Manteca under a new municipal law that could go into effect with 50 days.
There's a lot of drug money out there.
More than a few Del Webb at Woodbridge residents are hoping for a neighbor to go about doing their laundry a bit quieter.
Matt Vaughn is on the air in Reno.
Tracy's downtown does a Herculean job of finding ways to get folks to visit the community's central business district.
It pays not to campaign.
Steve DeBrum cruised to victory Tuesday to become Manteca's next mayor.
Are you ready for another Manteca City Council election?
Turkeys R Us is just under the one-third mark to making sure no struggling family in Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop goes without a Thanksgiving meal.
You don't want your son or daughter to meet William Walter Nichols.
Contributions in the past 30 days have added $9,380 to campaign war chests for five candidates vying for three seats - including the mayor's post - on the Manteca City Council in today's municipal election.
The scariest day of the year has finally arrived - Election Day.
With just 23 days left before Thanksgiving, the Turkeys R Us drive is short 742 turkeys to make sure struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop have a traditional holiday meal.
Passage of Manteca Unified's $159 million Measure G school bond in Tuesday's election could cost the owner of a typical home in Manteca and Lathrop home $5,400 over the next 30 years.
It would cost $1.5 million to install quieter wayside horns at Manteca's 10 railroad crossings.
Walter Woodward was quite a guy.