The Donner Party came to California 170 years ago.
Moffat Boulevard 20 years ago was what might politely be called a pigsty.
Politicians usually try to look like they're keeping their campaign promises, at least until they get sworn in. Only then do they start mumbling about changed circumstances and the difficulty of dealing with Congress (even if their party controls Congress, as Donald Trump's does).
If you go to certain select websites that hammer away incessantly over hot topic issues such as the homeless in order to draw clicks for page views so they can pocket money from advertisers, you will read how Manteca is one of the cruelest communities on the face of earth.
A Manteca woman in her mid-50s claimed she was sexually assaulted Friday evening at the Angels massage parlor in the 1100 block of East Yosemite Avenue by a male masseuse. The parlor is located in a strip of shops on the south side of Yosemite Avenue facing north.
The 375-year-old American tradition of sharing the bounty of the harvest is being kept alive in Manteca.
Melvin Kauffman goes to work four days a week at Delta A/C Supply in Lathrop. His day-to-day routine is mostly desk work such as opening the mail. And once in a while, he gets his truck loaded up with products ordered by customers and delivers them to the construction site.
There's a new lesson plan for underachieving at-risk 16 to 18 year olds.
Candidates for the upcoming 2017 Almond Blossom Queen Contest gathered Saturday morning to hear what is going to be expected of them prior and during the three day festival on the last weekend of February.
The Manteca City Council election is almost over.
These are dangerous times we are living in.
I saw a meme on Facebook last week that showed a bunch of twentysomethings blocking a freeway with the caption "this is what happens when you give kids trophies for losing."
Say what you want about Jerry Brown - and there's a lot to say about his one track mind on high speed rail as well as his Twin Tunnel religion - but the governor has nailed it again when it comes to prudent budgeting.
My infatuation with California is barely eclipsed by my love of the United States of America.
The State Water Control Board's 3,500-page plan to dismantle the Northern San Joaquin Valley economy in a bid for a net gain of 1,000 more salmon holds water about as well as a sieve.
The battle for the classroom is about to begin.
Rina's Run benefiting the completion of the Ripon High stadium is set for May 13 starting from the Ripon High School track.
Jeffrey Kincaid – now 63 years old – has made his family proud with his spirit and tenacity that went against all odds in the life of ...
It has been nearly a month since newly-elected councilman Ruben Sandoval passed away unexpectedly just two days after he took the oath of office.
A 21,450-square-foot building is being proposed for one of the few remaining undeveloped parcels in Spreckels Park.
Manteca's mish mash approach to major arterials continues unabated.
It doesn't take an economic genius to understand what will happen next in Manteca.
"And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory ...
Big League Dreams won't be the only show in town anymore when it comes to providing a quality indoor soccer facility.
Every Manteca City Council candidate says it: Public safety is priority one.
Hanford is a true San Joaquin Valley city.
I tend to watch TV is on Saturday nights when I'm vegging out for a few hours watching episodes I've memorized of Law ...
Google will not improve government per se.
Thomas Pogue keeps tabs on the economic health of the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Two men were assaulted in separate incidents in the wee hours of Sunday in Lathrop with one dying from multiple stab wounds and the other ...