The Youth Vocational Leadership Academy was launched recently with Ripon community high school juniors and seniors visiting Doctors Hospital of Manteca where they heard from a number of department heads telling of their duties and their department's mission in the medical field.
My day is made every two weeks or so when I'm told I'm better than 13.5.
Dana Solomon avoids "it" like the plague.
Lies and the liars who tell them.
The server brought the food to the adjoining table and no sooner had the plates touched the wood, two of the four family members- both teens - whipped out their smartphones and were taking photos.
I was sincerely hoping that I would be able to recount to my son that just months after he was born the San Francisco Giants won their fourth World Series title in seven years.
If you are a renter and are worried you will be priced out of your home or apartment in Manteca, Tracy, Ripon, or Lathrop then you might want to pay attention to five ballot measures.
The experiment isn't working.
It's the $68.4 billion question: Why would an otherwise fiscally conservative governor like Jerry Brown go full speed ahead with a $68.4 billion plan to build a high speed rail system with only $9.95 billion in hand and a lot of studies that point to a more realistic price tag of $100 billion?
The City of Manteca has tried pursuing a better downtown six times since 1963 by employing the same strategy - hiring a consultant to help determine what merchants, property owners, community and the city wanted and needed.
Shots were fired during a large crowd fight at 1:40 a.m. Saturday outside a North Main Street pub with one man being dragged by a car and a second victim stabbed and left on the sidewalk.
Several times a month, those associated with the California Connections Academy @ Ripon will take timeout from their regular routine to attend field trips.
I have a neighbor a few blocks over that has a few choice words about the Manteca City Council that I cannot repeat.
The lunacy of California water regulations and how the Sacramento burecarcy functions in a Twilight Zone that would turn Rod Sterling's hair white with fright can be found in the 3,500 page, $70 million report 10 years in the making that was issued by the State Water Control Board.
Serious question: Is California part of the same country as Maine, Illinois, New Hampshire, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin?
The good old days. That's when you shopped for items based on prices and what they were selling you and not the political views ...
California's aging roadways have long been a problem – plagued by overuse and an antiquated gas tax that doesn't generate nearly as much money ...
Heavy rains that have triggered a rapid snow melt have created unsafe track conditions prompting Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) to cancel all passenger service today ...
A baseball bat assault to the head left a woman in her late 20s unconscious and bleeding at the edge of the 200 block of ...
OROVILLE - At least 188,000 people were asked to evacuate in Northern California after authorities warned an emergency spillway at Oroville was in danger of ...
As 10,000 plus people waited for Manteca's most visible landmark to come tumbling down in March of 1997, then Mayor Bill Perry stood ...
Let's just cut to the chase and mandate that people from this day forth can only have unisex babies.
Manteca Police do not go looking for illegal immigrants.
It's been a little bit over a week since I decided to take a step back from online politics.
Is there a new dawn in Manteca?
Free tuition - as some struggling students pointed out to the Associated Press this week - doesn't mean free college.
George Buljan was the City of Roseville mayor in the 1980s.
Want to see how drug use can destroy a neighborhood?
Imagine South San Joaquin Irrigation District being able to reduce water use by 60,000 or so acre feet annually. That's enough water based ...
In a way, Jim Anderson has already accomplished nearly everything one could ask for.