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.
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Manteca observed Good Friday in a solemn service that was repeated in other Catholic churches throughout the world. It did not have the extreme drama that took place in the Philippines, with devotees allowing themselves to be nailed on a cross, but the roughly two-hour worship was just as solemn and meditative.
The severity of the four-year drought could mean dead lawns throughout Manteca, the banning of nonprofit car washes, slashing aggregate water use at city parks by 25 percent, and the hiring of a water resources coordinator and two enforcement assistants.
While Gov. Jerry Brown was mandating water flowing from spigots be reduced 25 percent due to California's severe drought the bureaucracy he oversees was continuing its effort to drain New Melones Reservoir of an extra 15,000 acre feet of water
Angela Seamas of the Portuguese Fraternal Society of America and her group have a new fund-raising project this year.
An octogenarian female driver escaped unscathed after the car she was driving hit the fire hydrant on the corner of the Manteca Presbyterian Church at North Main and East North streets.
Doctors Hospital has five new nurses on staff following an intense Versant intern program.
Rasheed Ali ripped at the seam, pulling the egg from its plastic wrapper.
Manteca could resort to using a water truck to irrigate public landscaping using recycled treated wastewater if the drought worsens.
She sat on the curb in front of her small motel room on Moffat Boulevard Wednesday afternoon as she waited for hot water for the first time in more than a week.
Every drop of water now counts.
Manteca Presbyterian Church, 275 N. Main St., is planning a series of services and events to mark Holy Week.
In an extremely rare move, Manteca fire and building safety inspectors along with county health representatives ordered the Inn at the Station on Moffat Boulevard shut down Monday until a long list of health and safety repairs are made.
The notices that hung on the doors of the Inn by the Station – spelled out over a Manteca Police Department badge – told the residents that they could no longer inhabit the places that they had called home.
Mountain Valley Express trucking company's website touts that it is "the safest trucking company in the State of California."
A team of 75 volunteers including children spent Saturday morning honoring fallen heroes by trimming, cleaning and polishing their headstones.