A looming 20 percent drop in property tax revenues could make Manteca municipal budget deficit projections for the 2010-11 fiscal years swell by $1.3 million.
The ball is now in the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission's court for Manteca's most controversial annexation in decades – 107.5 acres that include the Manteca Unified office complex, bus garage, and school farm along with 18 homes.
Get a little tipsy and decide to drive on this St. Patrick's Day and it may end up costing you a lot of green.
Bonus buck balances – fees that residential developers agreed to pay for growth-related fees for things such as main roads, sewer and water lines plus parks and government facilities - are enough to plug the City of Manteca's projected deficit next fiscal year when combined with other measures being taken.
Spreckels Recreation Park – due to open this spring – is on target to become Manteca's greenest park yet.
Two new Portuguese cultural classes are being offered by the Manteca Senior Center and the city Parks and Recreation Department starting this Wednesday.
Donate as little as $5 to the Manteca Kindred Arts and you could be the proud owner of a one-of-a-kind table runner made by nationally recognized by award-winning quilter Judy Mullen.
Ben Tolman and 45 volunteers did maintenance on 200 fire hydrants in Manteca to fulfill a requirement for his Boy Scouts of America Eagle Award.
Tax incentives that could put as much as $18,000 back into the pockets of new homebuyers are getting credit for a significant increase in new home sales in Manteca.
RIPON – John Mangelos knew that when the Veterans Museum project would eventually transform what was a blighted area into a place that people would enjoy visiting.
Who is the best dentist in town? Is it Sean Sangalang, Al Tonne, Ricardo Cuevas, Trang Duong, Marvin Bledsoe, Pamela Andrews, Mary Richmond, John Trueb, or someone else?
One of Manteca's great movers and shakers has died.
Past Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year honorees have run the gamut from teens that turned their lives around to kids who have devoted an extraordinary amount of time helping with community service endeavors.
When someone gave Patty Reece an orchid to take care of herself, the poor plant didn't last more than a week before shriveling up and dying.
FRENCH CAMP – Doctor Sheela Kapre, chair of the Medicine Department and director of the Internal Medicine Teaching Program for San Joaquin General Hospital, is one of 10 program directors from across the country to receive the nationally acclaimed Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award.
Looking for a new friend? Look no further! Come out to the Petsmart in Manteca and find your new furry friend on Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Stockton Animal Shelter will display adoptable dogs of all sizes, colors, and breed. All adoptions are free!
STOCKTON – Tim Brown, one of the greatest collegiate and professional wide receivers to play the game, will be making a special appearance, Saturday, Oct. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 1p.m. to sign his book "The Making of a Man" at Barnes and Noble located at 4950 Pacific Ave. at the Weberstown Mall.
MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the film Documented on Thursday, October 16, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on MJC's East Campus, 435 College Avenue. The free event is part of the CEP Fall Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is available for $2 in student parking lots.
A record $108,749 has been raised so far in Manteca's city council and mayoral races.
The Pregnancy Help Center is ushering in the fall season with an evening full of laughs.
LATHROP – A $21,000 fine from the state's campaign watchdog would be a death blow to most small-town political campaigns.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford is the target of an organized "roast" and retirement celebration Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m., at the Manteca Senior Center where barbs are expected throughout the night.
St. Anthony's School 3rd Annual Tacos and Tequila Event is this Friday, Oct. 10, from 6 p.m. to midnight.
The annual Kids in a Box event brought in some $3,200 for the Raymus House from its sponsors as Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy youth learned what it is like to spend the night on the street.
Less than a half of a mile from downtown Stockton is that city's answer to the homeless dilemma.
Rosalinda Valencia doesn't intend to be a rabble-rouser.
Courtney Settle is the first winner in this year's Manteca Bulletin Great Pumpkin Hunt.
Traffic was diverted from the Highway 99 northbound ramps at Main Street in Ripon for two hours Saturday afternoon due to a suspected 12-inch plastic pipe bomb found on the edge of the road near the shuttered Barnwood Restaurant on East Main Street.
The classic emergency vehicle show Saturday at the Ripon Community Center had 134 entries from throughout Northern and Central California.
Tanker truck traffic on East Highway 120 between Escalon and Manteca is expected to pick up in the coming weeks.