A free class for history buffs, as well as for those interested in beefing up their knowledge of historical highpoints and figures in the area, is being offered by the Manteca Historical Society and Museum.
PG&E Chief Executive Officer Peter Darbee's unguarded comments at a gathering of investors made it clear that the for-profit utility only bankrolled Proposition 16 to protect its monopoly in Northern California communities such as Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.
She would rather toil in anonymity. However, like the saint of the slums in Calcutta, India, the work she does quietly proclaims her identity to a grateful public. And inevitably comes the attention and tribute.