Old Man Sol has the Northern San Joaquin Valley in a Half Nelson.
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".
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 ...
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.
Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday season.
Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.
A few months ago, the City of Ripon lost a pair of garbage trucks to fire damage.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are working overtime to recruit new members to their 50-strong group that assists hospital staffers in non-critical duties ...
Two Modesto men died from their injuries following a collision with a tow truck on Moffat Boulevard Saturday noon - the driver, 24, reportedly passed away ...
Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.
Betty Rhea Newman, 93, of Manteca was the one and only woman veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps from World War II who was ...
LATHROP – Residents in Lathrop used almost 30 percent less water in October of this year than they did in the same year in 2013, continuing ...
It's the end of an era on the Manteca Unified School District Board of Education.
Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the ...
Students from Ripon High are earning college units for taking an automotive class.
Enough is enough. I am sick and tired of lies and the liars who tell them.