Despite being less than 10 years old, the audio-visual equipment inside of the Manteca Unified School District's board chambers is so antiquated that it requires a complete rebuild every time a meeting is held.
ACE Forward - the proposed hybrid northern end of the California High Speed Rail to extend service initially from Merced to the Bay Area - has the potential of increasing Altamont Corridor Express ridership 350% to 6 million by 2025.
Ripon's Rotary joined a dozen other service clubs up and down the valley and in the Bay Area to provide a $223,000 oxygen generator to save children in Ethiopia who are dying when they are unable to breathe.
A woman in a rural Manteca home was the victim a home invasion robbery with cash and jewelry were taken at knife-point by two men and a woman who a Sheriff's spokesman said entered through a locked sliding glass door.
Developers building 299 homes in Evans Estates south of the 120 Bypass have struck the first deal of its kind in Manteca to assure funding to build schools for future students generated by housing growth.
The purchase of $577,000 of wetlands credits Tuesday by the Manteca City Council clears the way for infrastructure work to start for the much-ballyhooed 210-acre family entertainment zone (FEZ) project envisioned to be anchored by a 500-room hotel, indoor water park, and conference center.