Union Pacific Chief Executive Officer Jim Young is riding the rails to town Wednesday to brief community leaders on the proposal to roughly quadruple the railroad's truck-to-train intermodal freight operation that hugs the city limit line of Lathrop and Manteca.
Just days before city management told 16 municipal workers – including six firefighters – that they would not have a job as of July 1 due to revenue shortfalls, a split Manteca City Council voted to spend $89,000 to renew a contract with a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District General Manager Jeff Shields has been selected to serve on the state's foremost consumer advocacy board when it comes to protecting the interests of electrical and natural gas customers in California.
A serious assault with garden hoses on an explosive garage fire by a home owner and his neighbor in a bid to save a residence in the 700 block of Canterbury Way failed despite the courage the two men demonstrated just before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
RIPON - A state-of-the art pressured agricultural irrigation system serving farmland west of Ripon and south of Manteca that is expected to cost almost $13 million is receiving a $1 million federal grant.