Manteca since 2002 has used $13.8 million in one-time cash infusions – primarily from $12.2 million in bonus bucks – to cover gaps between expenditures from day-to-day city operations and revenue.
Ripon was flying high financially when gas was pushing $5 a gallon. Now with gas prices a lot closer to the $2-a-gallon mark the extra money that some motorists are saving may end up costing City of Ripon employees dearly. Because Ripon gets 70 percent of all its sales tax from the Jack Tone interchange area – the construction of which was independently funded by the city to promote developing that region into a transportation ...
Trustees of the Manteca Unified School District will consider accepting the completion of work tonight at the future high school site in south Manteca.
RIPON – Three armed suspects were arrested early Monday morning by Ripon officers who were positioned and waiting for them if they entered the city – and enter it they did.
The Manteca Ripon Pentecost Society Saturday evening introduced the 2009 queens for their 90th annual Holy Ghost celebration this summer during a dinner at the MRPS Hall.
Frank Guinta knows what it is like growing up poor and not having the options that other kids may have.
The spirits are with us – the spirits of Clementine "Mull" Mulholland and Talbot Kendall – who for years were central figures in the Ripon Almond Festival along with longtime mayor Ed Feichtmeir.
Manteca's 385 municipal workers are agreeable to taking a 3.8 percent pay cut starting in July to help the city weather its approaching budget crisis.
Manteca – sometime later this year – is expected to seek bids to landscape the main entrance to the city at the recently completed Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue interchange.
Many of Manteca's neighboring cities are laying off municipal workers as the ripple effect of the housing meltdown is sending property taxes plunging and curtailing consumer spending.
The Manteca Quilters Guild is pulling out all the stops to commemorate its 30th anniversary. At the guild's 30th Annual Quilt and Cloth Doll Show on the weekend of March 7-8, guild members are offering more than just the usual wide array of quilted items for guests to enjoy. For this year's celebration, they have invited nationally known quilter, Alex Anderson, as the featured artist. She will be present both days of the show to ...
Couples celebrated Valentine's Day with dinner and dance lessons Saturday at Main Street Café.
The Pink Lady volunteers at Doctors Hospital Manteca received their annual pins representing nearly 20,000 hours served at the hospital during luncheon at Chez Shari's at the Manteca golf course.
The Best of Manteca is getting better. The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is spicing up the awards presentations this year with live entertainment – including singers and musicians who will be named Manteca's favorites in various categories. The actual winners will also be notified in advance to make it more of a celebration gala for those who are voted the Best of Manteca. Voting this year is going to be exclusively on-line. The 30 ...
During his playing days, Raleigh C. Owens was known for his great athletic ability and uncanny leaping ability.
Aaron Goodwin credits the Boys & Girls Club with helping him stay out of trouble while growing up in Manteca.
LATHROP – On the surface it's just a couple of firefighters putting up a Christmas tree in the lobby of Lathrop's City Hall.
It's a bake sale sans the baked goods. No calories to worry about. No one gets to feel guilty about becoming an enabler to someone who is counting calories for health reasons.
City attorney John Brinton - answering a query from Mayor Willie Weatherford - told the council that his office off of West Yosemite Avenue and other nearby concerns such as Kaiser Hospital rely on dial up Internet service.
Trucks do more than just move virtually all goods we consume and keep the economy rolling. They also deliver money to the tune of $13,000 plus a year to state and federal government coffers.
There's a perfectly healthy gentleman zipping around central Manteca in a powered wheelchair who doesn't need it.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anthony of Padua Church is expecting to distribute Thanksgiving food baskets to needy families on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Dave Wellenbrock wasn't representing the American Civil Liberties Union when he spoke at the meeting of the Manteca TEA Party Patriots Thursday night.
The couch is much too small for Cathy, Don and Ashton Lee to sit on at once, but they gladly squeeze into its purple arms, cradling their youngest son.
California is the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those students access to whichever restroom and locker room they want.
It's been a very good year for McManis Family Winery in Ripon.
By JASON CAMPBELL
The annual Christmas tree lighting is one of the City of Ripon's kick-off to the holidays.
By ROSE ALBANO TISSO
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Like the Pledge of Allegiance or "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Gettysburg Address is a sacred American text, so fully absorbed into the culture that phrases such as "four score and seven years ago" and "of the people, by the people, for the people" are as familiar as any song lyric or line of poetry.