The City of Manteca has hired a new finance director. Shay Narayan, who currently serves as budget manager for Elk Grove, is set to start on Monday, Sept. 11.
Manteca has set a new record, with City Manager Toby Wells resigning after 145 days.
Manteca has hired Toby Wells as its next city manager. Wells will take over Sept. 16, becoming the sixth person to manage the city in as many years.
This story has been updated.
Three Manteca city leaders — the police chief, the city manager, and the finance director— have been placed on administrative leave and another terminated pending some sort of an investigation.
It’s been a tough year personally for Chief Darryl McAllister.
Police have arrested two men in connection with Monday’s assault on an elderly Sikh man in Manteca and one of the suspects is the son of a Bay Area police chief.
The city already has ten confirmed retirements for the coming year, including City Manager Karen McLaughlin.
Talk about bad timing.
In the middle of the worst drought in California’s recorded history, a central valley town is questioning the proposed opening of a new water park.
In the age of social media, no policy is local. The City of Manteca learned that the hard way this week after new rules on homeless encampments captured international attention—and ire.