He seemed a nice enough of a young man.
Old-fashioned Americana, some claim, is passé.
The forecast of temperatures dipping slightly below freezing Thursday hasn't triggered an emergency in San Joaquin County although cold, high winds have.
The wind-blown sandy loam plains of South San Joaquin County weren't exactly hospitable to farming back in 1908.
The world isn't just about you or I.
A number of teachers must be loving the Going Digital initiative being implemented by the Manteca Unified School District.
A bit of paradise - and a rare look into a winter's day in the Northern San Joaquin Valley 150 years ago - awaits those venturing to Caswell Memorial State Park.
Pain is relative. In my case it's a first cousin.
It was there, stark as heck.
Manteca's first move to buy a "public utility" and monthly charges ended up saving took place in 1928 and resulted in rates being slashed by almost 50 percent.
The drop in Manteca's crime rate is accelerating.
They push shopping carts filled with all of their worldly possessions down the street.
It was the grand dame of Manteca.
Forgive me for not jumping up and down and screaming "First Amendment rights" as some of the jubilant folks did who managed to secure a ticket for the first showing of "The Interview" on Christmas Day.
Ed Powers was a 24 year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.
Duct tape to keep frayed carpet together will eventually become a thing of the past in Manteca Unified School District classrooms.
A South County water emergency could be declared by month's end.
Jim Todd drives by countless yards each day with citrus trees bursting with nutritious oranges, tangerines, lemons, and grapefruit.
I became a Manteca resident 24 years ago this week.
An edict from Sacramento bureaucrats amid a severe drought crisis is prompting the South San Joaquin Irrigation District to suspend efforts to save enough water a year to meet all of the annual needs of a city the size of Tracy.
Ask Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion about the compliance with California's medical marijuana laws and he'll make a simple observation: "It's amazing how many 19-year-olds have back problems."
There are 23,000 students in Manteca Unified.
Alexander Bronson's vision for the Manteca Unified School District can be summed up in four words: Shoot for the stratosphere.
She was a young lady, perhaps in her 20s.
The bee invasion is underway.
The new Lathrop Road interchange is expected to attract more highway commercial and retail seeking easy freeway access to Manteca.
Manteca resident Mike Dias was among 15,000 fans that paid $10 each to attend the Oakland A's FanFest on Sunday.
Several parents in the Ripon Unified School District were using social media over the weekend to encourage other parents to join them today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to picket the RUSD district office on North Acacia Ave.
Bert Fuller was fuming.
Water that River Islands at Lathrop residents send down the drain won't got to waste.