It was suppose to be a gift of oranges from a backyard tree in Ripon, but it ended up with a lemon pie.
There are 300 million guns in America.
One must wonder what Thomas Jefferson and the rest of the gang that started this grand experiment known as the United States of America would think of the government they created today.
How can you possibly celebrate Christmas in California?
As I look back at the year that is quickly passing, I remember with vivid sharpness the final couplet in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Rainy Day." It is half of a quatrain I often heard my mom quoting long before I knew the beloved bard's name.
Manteca is receiving $86,250 from Sacramento to fight crime.
Why are high school athletes always placed on a pedestal?
Using federal stimulus funds to energize the economy is a bit like using CPR on an elephant 10 days after it died.
Andrew Bell is an East Union High graduate from a few years back.
Steve Fossett was a successful American businessman and a multi-millionaire. He also was a risk taker.
The California Department of Corrections website calls it a "historic solution" to solving the problem of prisons being revolving doors for low-level criminals. It is also touted as the "cornerstone" of plans to get inmate population to 137.5 percent of design capacity by June 13, 2013 as ordered by federal courts.
Artificial or real. It's the seasonal version of the plastic or paper question.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following editorial by George Murphy Jr. first appeared in his column, "Batting the Breeze," in the Dec. 28, 1950 issue of the Manteca Bulletin. Murphy, who has since passed away, was publisher of the Bulletin at the time. He also served onboard a ship when Pearl Harbor was attacked 71 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941.
Steve Pinkerton, before he left Manteca to assume city manager duties in Davis - the Sacramento Valley beachhead for Berkeley sensibilities - had a trademark mantra. It was simple and to the point: Things are not going to go back to the way they were before.
Gas - as one billboard along Moffat Boulevard proclaimed last summer - is $1.10 per gallon.
Raising funds for officers killed in the line of duty across the country is the goal of two Los Angeles Police officers who are running ...
The passage of a resolution by a government entity, be it a city, state or national level, is usually a cause for jubilation by all ...
Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock ...
George and Violet Perry's smiles are brighter than usual these days. And there's a very good reason for it. They have just arrived ...
Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.
I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a ...
When I was younger I used to ask my father what it is he wanted for Christmas, and his answer was always simple:
Marty's Christmas Trees is back.
LATHROP - Big changes are on the horizon for the City of Lathrop.
Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.
According to the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters, Daniel de Graaf, Leo Zuber and Jake Parks continue as the leaders for three seats on ...
A three-mile-long police pursuit was called off about 10:30 Monday morning as it was going over the Highway 120 Bypass when the red Dodge ...
Manteca police detectives are investigating the 1 p.m. Monday drowning of a 54-year-old woman in a backyard swimming pool while family members were away.
The Ripon Chamber of Commerce shared its annual Christmas tree lighting event with San Joaquin Hospice at 6 p.m. Monday evening at the Veteran ...