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."
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New homes built in Manteca may soon have a new feature - rain barrels and cisterns.
New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.
Tracy Cemetery is the resting place of nearly 1,000 veterans. They may be gone but certainly not forgotten.
The Give Every Child a Chance (GECAC) Antone E. Raymus, 16th Annual Bowl-A-Thon takes place Saturday, Feb. 28.
Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.
Don't expect to find that complimentary glass of water on your table the next time you sit down at a restaurant.
Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.
The Almond Hullers & Processors Association applauded the tentative agreement reached to resolve the West Coast ports situation.
Victor Hernandez of Weston Ranch High School won the judges' nod in the art contest sponsored by the Manteca Garden Club. As the winner among 19 entries submitted, he receives $100 cash prize.
Seniors at East Union, Manteca High, Lathrop High, and Sierra high schools were among those honored as Good Citizens by the El Toyon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The local students were among the 14 who were recognized during a ceremony attended by the students with their parents, guardians, counselors, and administrators at the Central United Methodist Church in Stockton.
Four winters. Four consecutive years of drought.
Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.
There are hundreds of veterans buried at the pioneer East Union Cemetery in Manteca. The markers on many of the gravestones, through the years, have deteriorated and have become weather-worn.
Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.