It is "a slap at working people …. To symbolically hit at federal employees I think is just wrong." - American Federation of Government Employees President John Gage's reaction to President Barack Obama's proposal to freeze federal wages for two years
The name Michael C. Ford will probably ring a bell to not just a few Manteca Unified School District students who were in elementary and high school during the mid-to-late 1980s. Those were the years when the award-winning spoken-word artist did stints as a poet-in-residence at Brock Elliott School, Manteca High and other campuses in the district.
Service club members representing nearly 90 years of service in the community through two Manteca Kiwanis Clubs have made history through their devotion and volunteerism since 1952, and it is history missing from print.
I never had the pleasure of watching a movie in Manteca's grand dame of entertainment that was known as the El Rey Theatre.
Think about it: Manteca to San Jose in 50 minutes on a commute day.
There was a time when those in the valley believed the way out of the economic wilderness was high-tech.
My cell phone rang this past week with an excited call from a friend who manages the AAA office in Manteca. She was telling me that her company had just come out with a new community service for its customers – an immediate replacement of a car damaged in a traffic collision.
Jerry McNerney had just been recently elected to Congress in 2006.
Giving thanks for 30 days on Facebook in written meditation is the result of a peace officer looking for a silver lining every day.
Here's a new one in the never-ending battle over illegal immigration: There is now a fear the infamous Arizona law will prompt illegal immigrants and drug traffickers from Arizona to relocate to California.
The holidays officially kick off on Thursday.
• Lathrop Road is already a designated truck route.
Hiram Johnson - the reform minded governor from the early 20th century - would be disgusted with what the government oversight commission he helped create to keep corrupt railroads in line has morphed into.
Earthjustice is pressing the federal government to enforce its rules when it comes to clean air attainment for the San Joaquin Valley.
"God must really love poor people because, otherwise, he would not have made so many." - Fifteen words that Abraham Lincoln scholars contend the Great Emancipator never said but are attributed anyway by many to the 16th President of the United States
Ripon Unified - in conjunction with the League of Women Voters - is conducting an informational workshop for potential candidates seeking to run Nov. 8 in the ...
Debby Moorhead wants the city to step up its efforts to address the growing number of homeless Manteca.
Juvraj Sidhu enjoyed his time at the 2016 STEM Summer Camp.
A Manteca father trying to find his daughter's stolen bicycle challenged a man riding it within a block of his home Friday night and ...
"Climate change is no longer a threat' it is a reality." - President Obama speaking in Yosemite Valley on Saturday
I recently stumbled on some old floppy disks (are there any other kind?) that have some of my old columns going back up to 14 ...
It's time to carbon date yourself.
When I was in the Manteca Bulletin office the other day discussing the content of this column, the boy popped up with how I should ...
Lorene lives near Woodward Park.
I really should have rethought the decision to spend so much money on clothes when I was at my heaviest because I'm suddenly finding ...
Napa Valley may be the Lamborghini of California's wine regions - with the sexy, splashy, and pricey veneer that goes with it - but it doesn ...
President Obama and his family are visiting Yosemite National Park later this week.
Buying the 57,000-square-foot building that once housed Kodak's Qualex film processing division on Industrial Park Drive to serve as a new home for ...
School's out for the summer.
Water conservation will again be the hot button topic at Tuesday's Ripon City Council.