Dean Uecker is scheduled to become the next mayor for the City of Ripon.
The cost of living in the Northern San Joaquin Valley is going up.
Three Christmas musical treats - one by Del Webb at Woodbridge residents and two offered through the combined efforts of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - are being staged over the next 10 days.
Spawning adult salmon on the Stanislaus River - the linchpin of what irrigation districts within the Northern San Joaquin Valley describe as a massive water grab proposal by the state - have increased by a factor of five since 2007 when work started on the 3,500-page State Water Control Board plan.
As a policy document the new City of Manteca Parks and Recreation master plan is flawed big time.
Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheo Pass.
When I speak to friends of mine from other parts of the country, they always make digs about how California is this liberal bastion where everybody eats vegan and nobody owns guns and saying something remotely controversial is punishable by jail time.
Sometime in the next decade the City of Manteca will likely stop weekly "garbage" collection.
"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea to spawn . . ." - A passage From David Carle's book, "Water and the California Dream".
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 in full street gear from L.A. to Sacramento.
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 concerned.
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 today at the Civic Center.
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 at life's pinnacle that only a few are blessed to reach. That's their diamond anniversary - 75 years of marital togetherness.
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 bit unnerving. There was a section of Class 3 scrambling before I could reach the summit. I studied the ascent, the rock formations, and compared it to other challenging spots I've been in during the past several years on peak hikes much higher in the Sierra.
California as a civilized state is a fluke.
Lathrop Road is a mess and is likely to get a loss worse.
Is it all a cash grab gone terribly wrong?
Pity a University of California peace officer, especially those assigned to double-standard campuses such as Berkeley and Davis where unrestrained free speech is reserved for ...
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The good old days. That's when you shopped for items based on prices and what they were selling you and not the political views ...
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Heavy rains that have triggered a rapid snow melt have created unsafe track conditions prompting Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) to cancel all passenger service today ...
A baseball bat assault to the head left a woman in her late 20s unconscious and bleeding at the edge of the 200 block of ...
OROVILLE - At least 188,000 people were asked to evacuate in Northern California after authorities warned an emergency spillway at Oroville was in danger of ...
As 10,000 plus people waited for Manteca's most visible landmark to come tumbling down in March of 1997, then Mayor Bill Perry stood ...
Let's just cut to the chase and mandate that people from this day forth can only have unisex babies.
Manteca Police do not go looking for illegal immigrants.
It's been a little bit over a week since I decided to take a step back from online politics.
Is there a new dawn in Manteca?