Changing a few light bulbs - 4,800 to be exact - will save Manteca taxpayers at least $150,000 a year.
Federal stimulus funds are allowing Manteca to buy its own transit system buses.
LATHROP – Forrest Burke wants his family protected. He worries about his wife and their three young children when he is at work. So he went to the Lathrop Police Services to apply for a concealed weapon permit for his wife's protection when he's away.
The Manteca Unified school farm's pumpkin patch and corn maze is open every Friday and Saturday this month.
LATHROP – By this time next month, the No Parking signs on both sides of Thomsen Road near the Harlan Road intersection will be gone.
RIPON - Troop 414 Boy Scout Jake Turner provided the manpower to install memorial benches in concrete around several trees as a memorial to the late Alison Council who served as an advocate for the Ripona Elementary School student body.
Eminent domain - the taking of private property by condemnation for private or a second-party private use - will not be allowed in the proposed new project area of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency.
Privatizing operations of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Library System is being pondered by county leaders trying to wrestle with future budgets with the expectation they will soon have inadequate funds to cover basic services.
Austin Road Business Park- should it move forward to the point development rights are granted - could end up costing developers more than $1.4 million less in the next 12 months.
FRENCH CAMP – You think the gubernatorial drama is the hottest election ticket? Think again.
Nearly 30 years ago, the big controversy in Manteca had to do with a revolving chicken bucket sign.
The latest project of the Manteca Mural Society is now another significant footnote in Manteca's history.
A forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov. 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
ESCALON - Dennis Borba and his Escalon-based bullfighting school was spotlighted on the cover of Saturday's "Off Duty" section of the Wall Street Journal.
Everyone was busy at Athens Burgers all day Saturday, but they were all smiling. Business was so brisk that the hours around lunch time saw long lines of hungry customers.
An unflattering picture painted of Manteca Unified trustee Sam Fant in a scathing Grand Jury report also reveals a vain side to the self-described politician.
Janice Zacharias needed 13 board members in order to get a renewed effort to jumpstart the East Union Memorial Cemetery off the ground.
Closed means closed after a Manteca restaurant owner was convicted of tax evasion in San Joaquin County Superior Court early in May.
Body cameras are being issued to the officers of the Ripon Police Department.
Manteca in April reduced its water use by 34 percent to its lowest level in at least 13 years.
Manteca will use $115,000 in bonus bucks to pay for a commercial kitchen and bar for the $1.3 million Moffat Community Center that - once it is completed - will be turned over to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to operate.
The Brits are coming!
Pete Oresco knew what he wanted when he sauntered into Library Park.
A 10-member citizens committee meeting Thursday could set in motion changes that may drastically alter how people in Manteca not just use water but how the city itself looks in the future.
The Lathrop City Council has lowered the speed limit on a large section of Harlan Road.
Ripon Christian Elementary School graduated 36 students last Thursday night with most moving on to Ripon Christian High School.
Two Trustee Awards were presented to graduating eighth graders – Madeline Bettencourt and Kyle Kresse – at Colony Oak School last week for excellence during their last year in elementary school.
Two men in their early 20s stole three cell phones along with a purse at gunpoint Monday shortly after 11 p.m. in Lathrop.
This evening's inaugural revamped downtown farmers market dubbed "Market & Music in Manteca" promises to live up to its billing.
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