Manteca is operating today with 28 percent less sworn police officers than three years ago.
Unemployment hit a post-World War II high in Manteca in July as another 224 people thrown out of work pushed the jobless rate to 15.2 percent.
Wet sludge – the solid byproduct of treating the 9.87 millions of gallons of wastewater Manteca generates each day – can cost as much as $200,000 a year to bury in a landfill.
Another section of Manteca's planned 20.7 miles of separated bicycle paths was put in place this week.
LATHROP - River Islands at Lathrop is just the latest in a series of bold investments by a firm that traces its roots back to 1854 in England when it got its start managing and owning the famous Tea Clippers.
Janet Powell McKee hopes that her new book – entitled "Counseling Letters to God: A Psychological Paraphrase of Psalms" – will help make a difference in the lives of those who read it.
Seven new members are joining the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission.
RIPON - A corps of Ripon volunteers is stepping up to the plate to knock down weeds that the reduced numbers of city workers have not had time to touch.
Theresa Daniels and her husband, Rodney, are missing being a part of Sierra High.
One of the two missing gaps on Atherton Drive will break ground this fall.
Manteca is on pace to again lead the Northern San Joaquin Valley in housing starts.
The 2010 Manteca Idol season is officially underway.
RIPON - The City of Ripon got on board Tuesday night with a state mandated Assembly Bill 2572 ruling that water meters be installed on all residential properties in the community.
Manteca's elected leaders have created an on-street handicapped parking space in front of 221 N. Poplar Ave. to accommodate a resident who does not have a driveway.
A regional government consortium consisting of 16 of the San Joaquin Valley's largest cities from Stockton to Bakersfield is trying to devise a collective approach to "sustainable growth."
Safety - and the desire to have less illegal fireworks launched - trumped Big League Dreams bringing in upwards of $40,000 and non-profits enjoying a 40 percent bump in the sale of safe and sane fireworks.
Several Ash Wednesday Masses and scripture services are being observed at St. Anthony of Padua in Manteca and St. Patrick's Church in Ripon. Ashes will be distributed during each service.
Calvary Community Church will host the Central Valley R3 Men's Conference on Saturday.
The lawsuits have started.
Mohsen Tarin, the President of Electro Imaging Systems, Inc.'s new Central Valley office at 259 Spreckels Ave., is inviting the public to a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony and chamber coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Manteca may finally get a dog park first promised in 2003.
The San Joaquin Valley - the most productive farming region on the planet - is America's food basket.
It didn't take long for Lathrop's founders to realize that development needs to pay its own way.
The North Pointe Specific Plan is a major project for the City of Ripon.