Government doesn't - and shouldn't - have all the answers.
"People have a right to privacy."
Josh Herbert is not a happy camper.
Two car batteries, a garbage Toter, a bicycle, and the top of the golf cart were some of the items volunteers retrieved from the Stanislaus River in Ripon during a clean-up effort.
I plan on fighting crime Saturday night.
So how do the homeless take showers?
Mary Kennedy-Bracken sees a lot of good things in Lathrop's future.
The 30th edition of the Manteca Pumpkin Fair kicks off next week when the carnival starts a five-day run adjacent to the old Best Buy store in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at the 120 Bypass and Union Road.
People, they say, get the government they ask for.
Manteca's municipal staff - based on the reality of budget cuts not to mention the City Council's own narrative - is doing a Herculean job of keeping things going.
The faulty fire alarm system at East Union High is forcing the use of staff to stand guard around campus when the system is malfunctioning.
Too bad satirist Jonathan Swift isn't alive today and on the Manteca City Council.
The federal government - in a move questioned by some biologists as to its effectiveness - is going to release 23,000 acre feet of water in October from New Melones during the fall run of Chinook salmon in the Stanislaus River.
Manteca home builders are having the best year since 2007 for new housing starts.
It was raining Wednesday evening and the sprinklers were going full blast at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley along Atherton Drive.
Back before deregulation, rolling brown outs, power market manipulations costing Californians billions upon billions of dollars and skyrocketing PG&E bills there was a promise.
After 70 years Manteca's Jimmie Connors Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is going to finally have a home.
Mayor-elect Steve DeBrum would like to see all options explored to combat scavengers rifling through residential garbage cans looking for junk mail to sell to ID thieves as well as to snag recyclables and leaving trash strewn around on the street in their wake.
Some 240 volunteers are expected to call community members Monday and Tuesday in a bid to raise $120,000 for the Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.
Charles Manson is getting married.
The junk mail containing personal information you throw out in your garbage with offers for everything from credit cards to insurance coverage is worth $25 a bag on the streets of Manteca.
A lot of things happened on Willie Weatherford's watch.
Remember the fall of October 1973?
It may soon be illegal to enter or take from garbage containers in Manteca.
The same firm that designed and built Manteca's transit center, the animal shelter, and municipal vehicle maintenance building during the past three years could be awarded the contract for the Moffat Community Center/Veterans Hall.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's water outlook for 2015 looks promising.
Great Wolf Resort isn't a done deal.
Sam Fant was angry.
Go ahead, slam Police Chief Nick Obligacion for his efforts to address the homeless/panhandling/public drug use issues in Manteca.