The Central Valley Water Project implemented during the Great Recession helped lift the lot of the poor in the San Joaquin Valley by providing the means to turn fields into fertile farmland.
It is a sign of the times.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
Historic police cars and other emergency vehicles dating back to a 1930 CHP Model A Ford were to be expected in Ripon on Saturday.
The smartest decision made by the Manteca City Council during the past 10 years?
Loan sharks have gone uptown.
Every three weeks I spend part of my Saturday at the Delta Blood Bank facility in Modesto.
I was making my inaugural climb.
Wisps of dust spiraled upward from among orchards in the almond triangle formed by Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon as man and machine swept fallen nuts Friday.
There's a lot of angst about the possibility the former Whitaker Home at East Yosemite and Commerce avenues could be razed and replaced with a McDonald's fast food joint.
PG&E's disaster du jour happened in a city where they are not the power supplier.
I abhor saggy pants. I firmly believe it is the height of rudeness to show the public what your underwear looks like or - worse yet - where the sun shouldn't be shining.
It was better than experiencing one of Disneyland's "E-rides" of old, being invited to be part of a breakfast reunion with my longtime family doc and several of his former office support staff.
The Wall Street headline reads: "Joyless holiday retail forecast."
Downtown's future - and its past glory - is being celebrated today.
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It's time to end Manteca's annual budget charade.
It is arguably the most efficiently used park on a square-foot basis in Manteca.
Go back the Dark Ages, say the 1970s.
Hardcore militant vegans - those that eschew animal products in any form to consume not based on health reasons but the morality of killing any animal ...
It's arguably be the most expensive and contentious line ever to be drawn in the history of Manteca.
America's so-called "forgotten war" - the Korean Conflict - is being remembered in Manteca.
It has brought back millions of dollars in transportation funds for San Joaquin County.
Arnita Marie Montiel Yepez - a tireless Lathrop volunteer who has made it her mission to make sure the community's rich heritage is remembered and ...
Head south of Manteca beyond where the blue collar pianist swings a hammer tapping out notes created by slamming nails into wood mixing with the ...
Is Manteca losing its mojo?
The difference between you and me and the filthy wealthy is simple. We don't think we can lord over other people by lecturing them ...
Can Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction?
This might sound like blasphemy to some but don't be surprised if the education cartel implodes the current public education system from kindergarten through ...
Those firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a greater risk of being slapped with a $750 fine plus the cost ...
Lincoln Van Houten tried to picture what type of structure would best keep an ice cube from melting on the warmest daytime spot at Colony ...
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