Do you believe the wearing of a gang tattoo is an indication one might be a gang member?
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Visual pollution is a buzz word that is growing in use.
Spend a few hours or so each week day over the course of a month at San Francisco, Oakland, or San Jose airports.
"Dam Hetch Hetchy! As well dam for water-tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man." - John Muir
There are a minimum of three sign wavers dancing along the stretch of Yosemite Avenue sidewalk I use to jog home from In Shape.
Dear Friends, Greetings from Medjugorje, where the Virgin Mary (the Gospa, in Croatian) is reported to have been appearing daily since June 24, 1981. I arrived here overnight by bus on Thursday morning. Like my experience in Chenslohova (the central pilgrimage shrine of Poland, in Krakov (Poland's former capital), and Vienna (the very heart of Europe), this experience is an intense one of prayer and of visiting places of great spiritual power, of healing, and of new life through our Catholic Faith.
Frustrated by having to wait for a train at a track crossing in Manteca?
Get ready for what could become the first big issue of the November 2012 Manteca City Council election.
Take a close look at the flags you see flying today.
Cussing no longer shocks me - or most of us for that matter
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford is right.
The most cost effective program ever to roll out of the Manteca Civic Center?
I'm writing from a picturesque island in Puget Sound called "Vashon", just west of Seattle, where I've been re-uniting with a very important group of friends. Just over 30 years ago, we launched our 7,000-mile walk called the "Bethlehem Peace Pilgrimage".
Is paying $253 a month for 10 years a fair exchange for a shot at making $1,000 a week for 40 years?
Call it the power of compromise. Call it being human. Call it community policing. Call it whatever you want. The deployment of just one community ...
You may have seen the AT&T ad campaign for its Internet service. Some of the pieces are pretty funny, and I saw one this ...
People who visit Yosemite National Park often use words such as "spectacular," "breath-taking," as "incredible" to describe the experience.
As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...
The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.
There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.
The days of storm runoff from Manteca running into the San Joaquin River then either out into the Pacific Ocean or into the California Aqueduct ...
The Ripon Council Chambers could soon have an audio-visual system similar to the one currently used by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
The hub of traffic collision repair in Manteca will soon be along East Yosemite Avenue east of Vasconcellos Avenue and across the street from Manteca ...
My driver's license says I weigh 198 pounds.
Driving the Highway 120 Bypass is a thrill a minute.
Senate Bill 5 - Sacramento's knee jerk reaction to the Hurricane Katrina levee disaster in New Orleans - is supposed to save us all from an ...
It is a fair to say the rules are straight-forward: Pedestrians have the right of way on sidewalks. Drivers are supposed to stop behind sidewalks ...
I was asked shortly after I moved to Manteca in 1991 what was the most unusual difference between living here and in Lincoln in Placer ...
Sacramento has issued an edict to roll back greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels within four years.