Manteca's pending $8 billion budget deficit is forcing city leaders to rethink several projects including remodeling two existing buildings purchased to provide new headquarters for the police and the fire departments.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford didn't like the idea of landscaping bulbs on North Main Street when they were first proposed in July of 2003.
RIPON - It was a year of new faces at the City Council and at the school district, plus challenges and some upbeat news for the city that prides itself as the Almond Capital of the World.
Anthony Montanez was the first baby of the New Year to be born at Doctors Hospital Manteca on Jan. 1.
Bicyclists and walkers today cover the same ground that once hosted a vital Manteca economic link to United States markets.
"Financial peace" is being offered through a series of classes at a Manteca church over the next three months.
RIPON - The Ripon Chamber of Commerce is holding their 47th Annual Almond Blossom Kick Off and Tribute Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Ripon Community Center, 334 Fourth St. starting at 6 p.m.
Library Park has been transformed into a winter wonderland as part of the initial Trees in the Park event.
Richard Torrano never gave up on his faith.
Manteca Unified is looking to cut $14 million from its upcoming budget.
The median price of existing homes that have closed escrow inside Manteca's city limits are within three weeks of hitting the 2001 levels.
A snow storm expected to blanket the higher elevations in the Sierra today is in deep contrast to snow surveys that are pointing to an unprecedented third year of drought in the post World War II era in California.
Dramatically dropping prices for recycled materials is costing Manteca $125,000 over the course of a year.
LATHROP - Some of Lathrop's biggest stories of 2008 will not be going away just because the old year becomes history and a new year dawns.
Olive Taylor is the only Manteca teacher ever killed on the job.
LATHROP – When Rosalinda Valencia called for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal to step down from his position at a meeting last month it drew a collective exasperated breath from the crowd.
Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.
"Little drops of water
The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.