Is it reasonable to require those who are legally growing marijuana for legitimate medicinal purposes to do so inside a closed structure or face prosecution?
This past Wednesday - April 14 - was the day a typical Californian started working for their self instead of Sacramento and Uncle Sam.
Turlock, on the map?
Jerry Brown's Waterloo as a politician might just come from the corridors of Deuel Vocation Institution as well as the rest of California's prisons.
I don't much care for the world of politics and the opportunism that seems to thrive in that world.
Defense attorneys apparently don't like newspaper editors.
No one likes to pay taxes. It's a given.
It's been quite a while since I set foot in the annual Manteca Street Fair downtown. Come to think of it, I think that was the Pumpkin Fair that I attended. I remember that because that's the year I went and took pictures of the Cow-munity mural in the parking lot of the then-Kentucky Fried Chicken, now the Athens Burgers. One of the pictures I took that day appears in the Best of Photography Annual 2009 of Photographer's Forum Magazine.
Lady Bird Johnson is probably rolling over in her grave.
A caller back in November 2008 who identified herself as a Democrat informed me that I was biased since the Manteca Bulletin did not carry what she termed was "the historic" election of Barrack Obama as president on the front page.
Every day is a new adventure – not just for me but also for every member of my family – including my youngest son Tim who is a police officer in a city by the southern border.
The Progressives – led by liberal Republican Hiram Johnson – 99 years ago put in place the imitative process in California.
Ben Cantu - who hopes to ascend to the mayor's post this November – calls the quagmire over downtown Manteca's future the equivalent of a "Mexican stand-off."
A while back, I wrote a column about downtowns. Specifically, what I had in mind was the city of Lathrop and where its downtown is or should be in light of all the developments taking place west of Interstate 5, namely: Mossdale Village, Central Lathrop Specific Plan's Richland Master-planned Communities, and the gargantuan River Islands development west of the San Joaquin River.
Progress - or what sometimes passes for it - can hit you like a ton of bricks when you've been away from a place for a fair amount of time.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) activists are mortified about Houston where voters by a landslide margin rejected a nondiscrimination ordinance.
Let's be honest.
The Eastern Sierra - as well as Yosemite National Park - is laced with a fairly elaborate trail system, campgrounds and other facilities.
My stove is eight years old.
Let's say you are 30 years old.
Drive by Lincoln Park two to three hours after sunset.
Why are 10.5 million Americans who are without health insurance coverage that qualify for Affordable Care Act subsidies willing to pay a minimum $695 ...
Monica Pettie and two adorable trick or treaters brought the fourth $100 Bulletin pumpkin to the office on Wednesday afternoon.
Black Friday will find me at least 100 miles away from the nearest retailer that tries to lure holiday shoppers with $45 color TVs, $100 ...
The disruptive economy - what the Internet Age equivalent of robber barons who ignore regulations to amass personal fortunes like to call their handiwork accomplished through ...
Call this a tale of a city divided.
I've been jogging down Alameda Street from Powers Avenue twice a week for the better part of three years to go to CalFit Manteca.
A little over a century ago Owens Lake was 12 miles long and 13 miles wide. It covered 108 square miles with average depths fluctuating ...
Uncle Sam is in a tizzy.
I pulled up outside the 7-Eleven and there he was.