"You know what I am going to say even before I say it Lord" – Psalm 139:4
I got a call the other night from someone I consider to be my best friend…Sparky Gehres. He is an art teacher at Livingston High School. I think people down there call him "Mark" Gehres, or Mr. Gehres, or Coach Gehres. I know him as Sparky. I never see him enough or talk to him enough…but he just intuitively knows when to call, and when to keep calling until I answer. He has always known when to…not so simply…show up…to call. When each of my parents died. Those first years of teaching, coaching. Trying to ...
Sam Walton's legacy of big box retail isn't what ails downtowns in cities such as Manteca.
Consultants - a genre that knows a thing or two about raising green as in big hefty fees - believe it will cost between $120,000 and $180,000 a year to maintain landscaping they envision for the new Lathrop Road and Highway 99 interchange breaking ground in the next few years.
It is time to end the charade.
James Baker lives in Rocklin. His two kids have asthma.
"We all have to go. So enjoy the go." - the latest Quilted Northern toilet paper TV commercial
Afghans shoot and kill American soldiers and burn our flag and we apologize.
The food war is heating up.
Water in Manteca in many locations has gone soft over the past six years.
Take a trip down the backbone of the Sierra to Owens Valley.
Manteca's elected leaders deserve credit for not pushing forward with the wholesale destruction of the Woodward Avenue neighborhood west of South Main Street simply because "the plan" adopted years ago said it was for the greater good.
Stockton is on the verge of becoming the largest American city ever to declare Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
I should be dead or at least severely incapacitated by illness.
The few days that Manteca's medical marijuana clinic was open in the 300 block of West Yosemite Avenue in 2010 it had quite a few customers seeking relief from "chronic pain."
What would your spouse think if the plumbing was leaking from your second floor bathroom and your home's aging sewer pipes were corroded to ...
What ails America can be found in a parking lot.
This is going to sound a tad blasphemous, but here goes: But why does Sacramento worry about affordable housing to the point they mandate cities ...
Manteca's new dog park and adjoining sidewalk along Eucalyptus Street might have been built for at least 20 percent less than the $235,000 ...
"People get the neighborhood they want."
Remember the good old days when pickup trucks were cheaper than cars and defined the terms "basic" and "Spartan"?
The City of Lathrop has long positioned itself as a "business friendly" community.
There are over 500 wells pumping water from the same source - the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sub-Basin.
They took their message of promoting safe driving Thursday to Sequoia Elementary School.
Your neighbor might one day save your life.
Manteca - under a Climate Action Plan adopted in 2013 - must reduce its per capita greenhouse gases by 21.7 percent by the time 2020 roll ...
There's something called the law of diminishing returns.
Remember Bakersfield in 1992?
Bet you George and Jane Jetson are wishing they hired an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper instead of hiring Rosie the robot maid.
"California is taking the boldest step in the nation toward making college debt-free." - California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon speaking about a plan to create a ...