Rancho Seco twin towers soar 55 stories above the ground in Herald some 40 miles north of Manteca.
So is redevelopment a good thing?
Roy Rogers was the good guy who wore the white hat.
One can easily come up with perhaps more than a dozen reasons to preserve Caswell State Memorial Park from budget-beleaguered, cost-cutting-crazy California. As everyone probably knows by now, the Golden State's more than 200 state parks are being eyed by the powers-that-be in Sacramento as one of the convenient cuts that could be done to trim the $27 billion deficit.
One Saturday night three years ago Manteca Police were running a fairly routine sobriety checkpoint on Yosemite Avenue just past Powers Avenue.
Last Friday, one week following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan March 11, I heard a fascinating broadcast. A fisherman had been out to sea just before the disaster stuck. Noticing whirlpools in the water, he headed for shore and ran to his home. By then, the sirens were blaring and the villagers were already evacuating toward the hills. Driving as fast as he could, without time even to save his most valuable property, he fell quickly in line with the vehicles ascending the principal route out of town.
It seems like merely days ago the public dialogue bounced between the skyrocketing price of groceries and gasoline; the rising up of working people in the mid east - as well as our own mid west; and the rambings of a seemingly unstable, implausibly garrulous celebrity whose veins course with "dragon's blood." It seems like just days ago because, well, it was.
Here's some food for thought for municipal leaders in the South County: What if corporate fast food companies piggyback on city efforts to "help people make a living" via food vending trucks?
Some $220 million annually in sales tax is not being collected by California cities and counties.
McKinley Avenue expressway is far from dead.
It was panhandling central.
Responsible pit bull owners do have a point.
LATHROP – Once I became a junior in high school there wasn't a week that went by that I didn't eat at a taco truck with my friends.
So what has 17,838 more Manteca residents brought us?
South San Joaquin County has a mixture of four expanding cities and a growing job base with an even brighter outlook that is destined to clash with vibrant agricultural endeavors.
A Manteca resident drove a piece of history this Memorial Day weekend as his 1951 Amy M37 weapons carrier stood out on the streets of ...
David Cushman is 23 years old. He has a keen interest in politics. That said, he hasn't felt the "Bern."
What a tangled web we weave at times.
It is time once again for Pomp and Circumstance.
Drive west into Del Puerto Canyon from Patterson and you'll climb into San Antonio Valley cradled between the ridgelines of the Coastal Range.
Do you have $63.80 you can toss into a garbage disposal and flip the switch on for every member that's in your household?
Mark Zuckerberg would be busing tables at Olive Garden if he relied on people like me to make him rich.
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Welcome to San Joaquin County, Homeless Haven USA.
A Caltrans engineer years ago told me that there really isn't such a thing as an unsafe road.
Politicians, they say, are wise to know the lay of the land.
The self-righteous pushers of sin taxes are at it again.
Stand beneath one of the massive three blade wind turbines dotting the Altamont Pass hills when they are working and you will hear a "whum ...
Letters are going out this week to property owners that are creating a serious fire hazard because they have failed to abate weeds and other ...
Interested in scuba diving? Curious about what lifeguard training involves? Want to swim laps for exercise? Need to learn how to swim? Or do you ...