A commitment to helping municipal employees have competitive pay with comparable jurisdictions when the job market and economy was hot was one of the major factors setting up Manteca's $14 million deficit.
Mike Moore equates it to doing Jesus Christ's work outside of the box as in the four walls of a church.
LATHROP – The City of Lathrop is trying to decide whether it should continue contracting its police services with San Joaquin County or try other more feasible and cost-effective alternatives.
LATHROP – Fired chief building officer Matt Browne's next move could be a lawsuit against the City of Lathrop.
The FESM Steak and Oyster dinner is set for Saturday, Nov. 17, at the FESM Hall at 240 N. Main St.
LATHROP - The first annual Manteca Unified District Honor Choir will perform tonight at 7 p.m. in the Lathrop High School auditorium.
A "Could it be Dyslexia" workshop takes place Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Sequoia School gym.
RIPON – The rising cost of health care doesn't mean that you have to go without the periodic checks that produce the early warning signs of more serious problems.
Vineyards, almond orchards and strawberry fields will disappear when the proposed 1,049-acre Austin Road Business Park is fully developed.
Two more parks are on target to have aging playground equipment replaced.
An aging municipal workforce combined with a looming benefit change that will hike health insurance costs for new retirees could mean the possible loss of almost half of Manteca's current municipal workforce by 2016.
LATHROP – It could be a non-issue in the coming years if California does become one of the next several states to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Steve Mendoza didn't quite know what to make of the Waffle Taco when he walked into Taco Bell on Thursday morning.
The Robert Camden Inspirational Essay Contest is an essay contest offered to 4th-12th grade students in the Manteca Unified School District.
One of the goals Manteca's elected leaders have for the upcoming fiscal year is to make sure the city becomes a bit more dog friendly.
Three generations of Boys Scouts that have passed through Manteca Scout Group 423 are united in spirit – and maple syrup.
Water recreation will be allowed between May 1 and July 7 at Woodward Reservoir under a tentative deal brokered Tuesday.
The Manteca Unified School District is the recipient of a Patriot Award from the Department of Defense. A separate Patriot Award was also presented to Superintendent Jason Messer.
Spring is in the air and so is the Spring Tea & Fashion Show hosted by the Soroptimist International of Manteca.
Green isn't just a school color at Manteca High School.
Terry Pierce wants to give back to a community that has shown his young hotel nothing but support.
Barbara Damewood talked about writing the same way she would to any student in a writer's workshop.
Sticker shock, courtesy of the drought, is coming to a supermarket near you.
Scott Quealey has been a welder for more than two decades. He currently works at Rosa Welding in Manteca.
The wish list of Manteca's leaders - both elected and bureaucratic - for major undertakings is long and expensive.