A California Blue Oak with a canopy that for some reason reminded me of a tree I'd seen in a black and white photograph taken in 1931 that dwarfed the barn on my grandmother's ranch in Nevada County caught my eye 28 years ago as I was cycling down Highway 120 after passing Don Pedro Reservoir.
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta and the weather that play a key role in supplying Manteca Ripon, Lathrop and much of the rest of California with water.
Manteca Unified in the next five years could use Measure G bond money to build a replacement campus for Calla High - an alternative secondary school - on 40 acres along Tinnin Road south of Woodward Avenue that the district owns for the next comprehensive high school.
A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right to the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. - The Second Amendment, the Constitution of the United States of America