The head of the organization that represents almost all builders in Manteca has a message for City Hall – if you want to generate jobs slash growth fees for everything from parks to road projects triggered by the need to accommodate growth in half.
Will South San Joaquin Irrigation District's bid to take over PG&E's retail system in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop trigger a rise in the ocean level?
Andrea Contreras has been recognized as "Citizen of the Year" for her years of devoted support to police canine operations in the western states just as she accepted a golden handshake in Manteca.
LATHROP – Recently retired Lathrop Police Chief Dolores Delgado turned down the $3,500 catered reception that the City Council wanted to host for her retirement.
It was something that Vada McKinnon would have liked to have done herself.
LATHROP - The City of Lathrop will be hosting the first in a series of public workshops to revise the Master Plan for the East Lathrop Community Complex.
Technology will soon make it less frustrating – and quicker – to pay municipal utility bills by phone as well as improve the efficiency of municipal staff.
"Cissy" of "Family Affair" fame is speaking in Manteca during the eight annual Women's Connection networking event on Friday, Feb. 5.
Victoria Martin – who is suffering from advanced bone cancer – got one of her wishes granted Saturday in front of family and friends.
Manteca's first roundabout designed to address a pre-existing traffic problem may go in on South Powers Avenue at Hutchings Street in a bid to improve the safety of children walking to and from Lincoln School.
If you're a typical PG&E customer using 850 kilowatts hours per month brace yourself for a possible $17.44 jump in your monthly power bill on Jan. 1, 2011.
The annexation of 240 acres immediately south of the developed neighborhoods around Woodward Park will accommodate 863 more single family homes.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney has had a busy year.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
Hundreds - if not thousands - of Lathrop and Manteca residents with government insured home mortgages could avoid spending well over $2,000 a year if future growth ends up bankrolling levees to withstand a 200-year flood.
Second Saturday volunteers helped get work started on upgrading the exterior appearance of HOPE Ministries' seven transitional housing units in the neighborhood east of Doctors Hospital.
LATHROP – Politics can get nasty in Lathrop.
Just their presence alone has prompted a subsequent counter-gathering by those on the other side of the fence.
A combined flea market / yard sale?
If 200-year flood protection isn't secured - or at least a financial and implementation plan in place by July 1, 2016 - development of the Great Wolf Resort and family entertainment zone, The Trails at Manteca, and other residential projects in southwest Manteca won't take place.
Manteca Unified Board of Trustees vice president Evelyn Moore filed her candidate's papers Monday at the San Joaquin County Registrar's Office in Stockton.
She did what she was supposed to do.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
Jaden Powell's favorite subject in school is science.
Arguably the most ambitious private-public partnership ever undertaken by the City of Manteca - the proposed 187-acre family entertainment zone that could be anchored by a Great Wolf Resort - is about to get another player.
Two seats are up for grabs on the Ripon City Council come November.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.