Manteca's last train station was a combined passenger depot, freight stop, and mail bag pick-up.
LATHROP – Residents can expect to see a monthly rate increase for their water and sewer rates starting in 2012.
RIPON – The City of Ripon has experienced very few problems in the past with those who volunteer their time to serve on a commission.
RIPON – The Ripon City Council could finally approve an ordinance amendment to expand the seasonal temporary use permits at Tuesday's meeting.
Manteca would have $49,321 less today to run the development and construction related municipal services had the recently adopted fee schedule that reflects actual costs been in place.
All the money is gone. Manteca is essentially out of unrestricted reserves they can tap into in order to deliver a balanced budget for the start of the next fiscal year on July 1. The past three years of encouraging early retirement, restructuring job duties to do more with less workers, unpaid furloughs, and compensation concessions from staff has allowed the whittling down of employee ranks by more than 20 percent without a "noticeable" impact ...
LATHROP – Because expenses are expected to exceed revenue for the next five years, the City of Lathrop is preparing to tap into its reserves to cover its budget starting in 2012.
David Jinkens - who served as Manteca's city manager up until 14 years ago - has some suggestions on ways to stimulate the local economy.
The 100 block of Maple Avenue - the latest focus in the perennial tiffs over downtown streets - will continue to have one-way traffic heading south.
RIPON – The City of Ripon will no longer grant fee waivers to local non-profit groups seeking to rent facilities for their fundraising events.
Mayor Willie Weatherford wants to end Manteca's status as a divided city when it comes to representation on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
LATHROP – Rick Cavaco says that he just wants Lathrop Mayor Joseph "Chaka" Santos to leave him and his family alone.
Manteca is expected to incur $6,332 in expenses in support of the annual Not Forgotten Memorial Commemoration events over the three-day Memorial Day weekend that typically draws 15,000 people to Woodward Park.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council will give it another go Tuesday at hearing the request by the Ripon Rotary Club to waive the facility-use fees on the Community Center for the upcoming Bingo and Poker Tournament.
LATHROP – Anybody the City of Lathrop hires in the next three years won't be able to access retirement benefits until they are 60 years of age.