Code enforcement came out for a complaint and discovered a long list of problems at the motel, from broken windows to broken sewer pipes. Some rooms don’t have heat, while others have exposed wiring.
The small trees are held up with stakes, and a Manteca business owner says he’s concerned the trees may have been neglected, and that the project was a waste of taxpayer money.
Manteca’s first mural was dedicated back in 2003. Since then, that number has grown to 30, and locals say it’s about time the city starts promoting its art.
The street fair is Manteca’s largest tourism draw and its biggest moneymaker. The visitor center says it usually has 400 vendors lined up by now, but so far, only 125 have signed up with less than a month to go.
The parent claims board member Ashley Drain sent her a hostile reply to a question she asked through a Facebook message. It involved the Drain’s involvement in recent high-school student suspensions, and whether race played a role in the students’ punishments.
Police are looking for the shooter who killed a teen outside of a Manteca pizza parlor Saturday night.
The City of Manteca has begun taking out traffic curbs jutting out into lanes on Main Street. The concrete patches, also called “calmings” or “bulbs”, were put in during the early 2000s and created an uproar from drivers and business owners, who said they congested traffic and took away parking spaces.
On Dec. 4, homeless encampments became illegal in the city under Manteca’s Municipal Code. The city attorney can also prosecute people cited for public urination or defecation.
Bags of junk mail are going for about $25 apiece, police say, and thieves are using the information to open credit cards and accounts.
Retiree Ben Jetton has put in a lot of weekend labor to help build a new one from the ground up. Fortunately, Jetton has had the help of several volunteers and donors to construct the new house before the Dec. 6 Manteca Christmas parade.
“What I would like to see is if they would all come into compliance then we can all move forward,” police Chief Nick Obligacion said.
Police say the two bought alcohol and were negligent of the boys involved in the incident.