The creation of a one-stop permit center at the Manteca Civic Center is also setting in motion improved efficiencies for other municipal departments as well as improving public access.
Staging a major "thank-you" for war veterans who returned home and those who didn't this Memorial Day Weekend will incur $5,923 in Manteca municipal costs.
RIPON – Organizers of Rina's Run are keeping their fingers crossed for more participants.
By GLENN KAHL
Manteca – despite the mortgage meltdown that sent nearly 1,000 single family homes into foreclosure during 2008 - experienced its second highest year in terms of the number of new housing units that were built within the city limits since a growth cap was imposed in 1987.
Manteca is joining a growing trend across America – smaller cities hiring lobbyists to go after $787 billion in federal stimulus funds.
The city is doing a top-to-bottom reassessment of all options including going forward with moving the Manteca Police into the former Qualex building at 555 Industrial Park Drive that was purchased by the Manteca Redevelopment Agency. They are working with the consulting firm Group Four to complete the overview.
FRENCH CAMP - Jason Messer calls it "shovel-ready" stimulus money.
The Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police (SHARP) corps of volunteers supporting the Manteca Police Department is looking for nearly two dozen new members to increase their visibility in neighborhoods and shopping centers.
If you've ever wondered what happened to the once very popular Manteca Horsemen's Association, wonder no more.
The bad economy is good news for future buyers of new homes as well as developers of employment centers and retail complexes.
RIPON - In support of Ripon's Allison Council and others like her who have been battling cancer, this small close knit community is painting the town purple in its second annual Relay for Life fund raising campaign.
High school and college students who make up the ranks of the Manteca Police Explorers took part in a recent competition held at Sebastopol High School near Santa Rosa.
Target Stores helped sponsor the Day of the Child activities at the Manteca Library on Saturday.
The Manteca Dolphins swim team held an omelet breakfast at the Manteca Senior Center.
It's the only weapon that you can take on to an airplane.
The water war has started.
William Hunter and Jake Van Duyn are scheduled to be honored at Tuesday's Ripon City Council meeting.
Question: What's better than one community club putting together an annual fund-raising event?
100 years ago
Matt Whetstine and Chuck Jines had an hour.
Manteca municipal employees might get their first increase in pay after taking an average reduction of 20 percent five years ago.
RIPON – Tim Rhode returned to the valley on Thursday, equipped with an abundance of energy, a set of slides and a message: Plan for tomorrow.
The showroom floor at Phil Waterford's Manteca Ford is set to receive a car like no other in the world.
Eight years ago, Norma Lynn Hood saw a simple tank top at Macy's in San Jose. She fell in love with the carnation flower that accented the otherwise plain piece of women's clothing.
Manteca photographer Chris Leonard is looking for bearded men in Manteca for a photo contest that will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.
Sixteen Manteca businesses are celebrating Manteca Restaurant Week through this Sunday.
Almost 250 people gathered to hear words in downtown Manteca on Wednesday.
It all started in Athens, Greece. That was 40 years ago when Artemis Vourakis fell in love at first sight.