Manteca Firefighters Association Local 1874 is endorsing Debby Moorhead for mayor. MFA President Bill Canfield said it was a unanimous vote of the membership. "She has been very supportive of the firefighters," Canfield said. Moorhead said she was thankful for the backing and was appreciative for everything that the firefighters do for the citizens of Manteca. Canfield noted council member Moorhead was the only candidate to ask for the firefighters' support. He said the ...
Street landscape bulbs - particularly along the 100 block of North Main Street - have riled some since the day they were first installed 2005 on the strength of the recommendation of a group of downtown businesspeople and citizens.
Carlon Perry set himself apart from the pack on possible privatization of the Manteca Library by saying it should be given serious consideration.
LATHROP – Bringing new businesses to Lathrop that create new jobs with head-of-household wages has long been a mantra for J. "Chaka" Santos.
Cutting sales tax sharing deals to lure retail business to Manteca is an issue that the four mayoral and three city council hopefuls weren't in agreement on during Wednesday's candidates' forum.
LATHROP – Rosalinda Valencia, a wife and the mother of four young children, said she decided to run for city council because she wants to help the city solve what she considers are the "main problems facing Lathrop" today.
Editor's note: This is a part of a series of stories on how mayor and council hopefuls would address various municipal issues
A candidate's forum featuring the candidates seeking election Nov., 2 to the Manteca City Council as well as the mayor's post takes place tonight at the council chambers at the Civic Center, 1001 W. Center St.
LATHROP – Mayor Kristy Sayles was a no-show, but judging by the applause at the conclusion of Tuesday night's candidates' forum, the people who filled the council chambers at City Hall were happy with what they saw and heard from the candidates present.
LATHROP - There were five candidates running for two council vacancies in the Lathrop City Council other than the mayor's seat.
RIPON - Questions about everything from bringing big box stores into Ripon, the value of street pavers and having a green belt between Manteca and Ripon were answered by four candidates seeking two seats on the Ripon City Council on Nov. 2.
The biggest money contributors to this year's Manteca mayoral candidates aren't developers - it's members of the Punjabi American community.
The days of city crews working "inside" in the fog on $300,000 fire engines and other municipal vehicles are coming to an end before the winter of 2013 rolls around.
LATHROP – Prior to her forced resignation from her job in Lathrop two years ago, former city manager Yvonne Quiring was asked by union employees to resign based on a laundry list of complaints about her job performance. Their request was contained in a letter that they presented to the city council.
LATHROP – Another request has come before the Lathrop City Council asking the city to discontinue subsidizing The Rush, the monthly publication owned by area real estate broker Frank Cavaco.