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."
Turns out, Tiffany McBroom was a natural.
LATHROP – "What does a guy like me have to do in order to be able to get a girl like that?"
Justin Coenenberg and the Manteca High girls soccer team will make their TV debut on Monday morning.
100 years ago
When Kirby Brown and his wife Iran visited the famed Hearst Castle in San Simeon, they were treated like royalty.
After two months of detention in Punjabi prison a Lathrop resident and United States citizen might finally be getting the State Department intervention – or at least interest – that his family has been begging for.
Manteca author Kirby William Brown will be signing copies of his book, California Faince: Ceramics for Cottages and Castles, all day during business hours at Antique Avenue at Spreckels Park shopping center, 1327 Historical Place.
The drought may mean two South County water play features designed to keep kids cool and happy will stay dry for the duration
A Manteca Police officer was rear ended in his patrol car on the Highway 120 Bypass east of Union Road Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.
Heavy black smoke seen for miles from burning outbuildings in Lathrop north of Louise Avenue and just east of McKinley Avenue at the end of Park Avenue drew sightseers from several communities as two outbuildings literally burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon.
A driver whose car veered off the roadway last April striking four teens – killing one 14-year-old – as they walked home along the shoulder of East Highway 120 returning from an orchard bonfire won't receive jail time.
The last hurrah of the Manteca Redevelopment Agency's housing bonds could end up providing 40 units of senior independent housing for low- and very low-income seniors.
You've seen them before.
Over the years, Justin Coenenberg has used soccer as a vehicle to raise tens of thousands of dollars for children with cancer.
Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.