The most economically vulnerable electrical customers - the poor and seniors on fixed incomes - already receiving 20 percent discounts on their electricity bills will also receive a 15 percent rate reduction on top of that if South San Joaquin Irrigation District is able to enter the retail power business.
Mayor Willie Weatherford believes there is a way to slow traffic down, partially resolve Woodward Park parking problems on the weekend, and make it safer for pedestrians crossing Woodward Avenue at the same time.
The Manteca Firefighters Association raised $5,000 for the Manteca Fire Chief's Foundation Thursday by hosting a softball tournament at the Big League Dreams sports complex that drew teams from 15 fire departments throughout Northern California.
It's a memories' bash that former Manteca High School students have put together and they are having a ball breaking bread together once a month and talking about the best of their old times as students.
Stacey Ivey-Hernandez started getting concerned about the safety of her kids and other Paseo West neighborhood children having to cross busy and often high-speed Woodward Avenue walking to school over a year ago.