Three Christmas musical treats - one by Del Webb at Woodbridge residents and two offered through the combined efforts of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - are being staged over the next 10 days.
Spawning adult salmon on the Stanislaus River - the linchpin of what irrigation districts within the Northern San Joaquin Valley describe as a massive water grab proposal by the state - have increased by a factor of five since 2007 when work started on the 3,500-page State Water Control Board plan.
As a policy document the new City of Manteca Parks and Recreation master plan is flawed big time.
Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheo Pass.
When I speak to friends of mine from other parts of the country, they always make digs about how California is this liberal bastion where everybody eats vegan and nobody owns guns and saying something remotely controversial is punishable by jail time.
Sometime in the next decade the City of Manteca will likely stop weekly "garbage" collection.
"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea to spawn . . ." - A passage From David Carle's book, "Water and the California Dream".
Raising funds for officers killed in the line of duty across the country is the goal of two Los Angeles Police officers who are running in full street gear from L.A. to Sacramento.
The passage of a resolution by a government entity, be it a city, state or national level, is usually a cause for jubilation by all concerned.
Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock today at the Civic Center.
George and Violet Perry's smiles are brighter than usual these days. And there's a very good reason for it. They have just arrived at life's pinnacle that only a few are blessed to reach. That's their diamond anniversary - 75 years of marital togetherness.
Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.
I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a bit unnerving. There was a section of Class 3 scrambling before I could reach the summit. I studied the ascent, the rock formations, and compared it to other challenging spots I've been in during the past several years on peak hikes much higher in the Sierra.
When I was younger I used to ask my father what it is he wanted for Christmas, and his answer was always simple:
Marty's Christmas Trees is back.
The City of Lathrop has long positioned itself as a "business friendly" community.
There are over 500 wells pumping water from the same source - the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sub-Basin.
They took their message of promoting safe driving Thursday to Sequoia Elementary School.
Your neighbor might one day save your life.
Manteca - under a Climate Action Plan adopted in 2013 - must reduce its per capita greenhouse gases by 21.7 percent by the time 2020 roll ...
There's something called the law of diminishing returns.
Remember Bakersfield in 1992?
Bet you George and Jane Jetson are wishing they hired an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper instead of hiring Rosie the robot maid.
"California is taking the boldest step in the nation toward making college debt-free." - California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon speaking about a plan to create a ...
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 ...