Kaiser and Sutter Health registered nurses in Manteca, Modesto, and Tracy as well as elsewhere in Northern California are starting a two-day strike today protesting what they contend is "eroding patient care conditions symbolized by inadequate Ebola safeguards at most U.S. hospitals."
Former Manteca Police officer David Bordenkircher has penned a book about growing up in Manteca as well as the dynamics that shaped the lives of two young boys - himself and his brother Dale Bordenkircher.
Some residents are wondering why a temporary moratorium on putting in swimming pools isn't part of the 14-point plan the Manteca City Council is considering when they meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. to deal with the governor's mandate that water urban water use by slashed 25 percent below 2013 levels.
Did Manteca Unified School District trustee Ashley Drain lie on her declaration of candidacy statement as well as Form 700 required to disclose real property, investments and where candidate and elected officials live?
Speaking of droughts, several readers have indicated it is important for some agency - perhaps a municipal water department - to come up with information to advise people on what water savings might actually be detrimental.
Manteca's Therapy Dog Club - Paws4Friends - is well known for the work they do having a handler and dog visit places such as Manteca Care, The Commons, Emeritus and Prestige, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, the Manteca Library, French Camp School, Agape Foster Agency, as well as Haven of Peace and Raymus House.