How do you ease traffic congestion, slow traffic down, enhance pedestrian safety, discourage through traffic in neighborhoods, and avoid expensive traffic signals while at the same time improving air quality?
When Daryll Quaresma joined the ranks of the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, he didn't know whether his job as a farmer would transition well in the suit-and-tie world of modern commerce.
Festa – it's a word that conjures up two images. One is that of an epicurean feast featuring a simple but rich and tasty dish called sopas. The other, and the central essence of this annual celebration, is a religious feast that revolves around the miracles of the Holy Ghost involving Portugal's 16th-century Queen Isabel who helped and saved her people during a time of catastrophic famine in her country.