Does anyone really believe a teen or 20 something that smokes is going to kick the habit because of commercials blaring "the fact" non-smokers make $10,000 more a year than smokers?
It's hard for me to come to grips with the fact that 2016 will be a year that everybody will look back on in disgust.
Google the words "pride, envy, gluttony, lust, anger, greed" and "sloth".
The biggest farce in Manteca?
Twenty miles from the heart of San Jose you will find two things that contrast sharply with its image as the Capitol of the Silicon Valley.
Manteca's most expensive apartment rental address - Paseo Villas where a three bedroom two bathroom unit rents for $1,960 a month - backs up to Manteca's most affordable housing located in the gully between the eastbound lanes of the 120 Bypass and the sound wall.
Manteca may never have a "Ghost Ship" disaster - the warehouse in Oakland converted illegally into living quarters and an underground music party venue where 36 people died - but it has its share of property misuse issues.
The other day someone was ranting - it definitely wasn't a discussion - about how the state's mandates for air quality and what we should not landfill - were useless and created expenses for no reason at all.
So apparently the State of California has the perfect idea on how to repopulate the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced Rivers with the salmon that they say have been depleted more in those locations than anywhere else in the entire State.
We are all one California.
It's safe to say there are more than a few merchants in the heart of downtown that don't like the idea there is housing above stores.
In what world are pork rinds classified as meat, Twinkies as bread, potato chips as a vegetable, and ice cream as the nutritional equivalent of milk?
Manteca may create two distinct zones in downtown in a bid to make it easier to encourage private sector investment.
Over the years, Tony Mistlin has donated well over $9 million towards the park named in his honor.
The McDonald's Restaurant at the corner of West Yosemite and Union Road presented a show of respect for Manteca Police officers and the "thin blue line" that trumpets a big thank you for the men and women in blue that serve and protect the community.
Why do poor people struggling to make ends meet leave job rich Bay Area to head east over the Altamont Pass?
Marty Harris is right.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will receive information on the Parent Involvement Plan for the District-level English Learner Advisory Committee.
Two members of the Manteca Police Department retired with more than 50 years of combined service on Friday – Dispatcher Kim Thomas and Detective Armen Avakian.
The City of Ripon has an established rental fee schedule for its facilities.
Lathrop officials as they kept a watchful eye on too much water in the San Joaquin River took a step last week toward making sure ...
A record Sierra snowpack and above normal rainfall on the valley floor is unlikely to ease the need for the City of Manteca - and most ...
General plans - state mandated planning documents designed to serve as a blueprint for a community's growth - are viewed by critics often times as merely ...
They've got a nice fancy term now for what inconsiderate, self-righteous, vicious and insecure jerks do - body shaming.
The debate isn't whether teachers, police officers, firefighters, county hospital nurses or any other public employee works hard and deserves healthy pay raises.
There was an issue with a Manteca organization a few years ago – maybe longer now – where the person who oversaw administering the funds ended up ...
I never saw the iconic Manteca High tower.
Math is a precise discipline.
Take a walk on the wild side. Go to some spots in the 200 block of West Yosmeite Avenue or even in neighborhoods where long-time ...
Is the drought over?