Manteca is receiving $86,250 from Sacramento to fight crime.
Why are high school athletes always placed on a pedestal?
Using federal stimulus funds to energize the economy is a bit like using CPR on an elephant 10 days after it died.
Andrew Bell is an East Union High graduate from a few years back.
Steve Fossett was a successful American businessman and a multi-millionaire. He also was a risk taker.
The California Department of Corrections website calls it a "historic solution" to solving the problem of prisons being revolving doors for low-level criminals. It is also touted as the "cornerstone" of plans to get inmate population to 137.5 percent of design capacity by June 13, 2013 as ordered by federal courts.
Artificial or real. It's the seasonal version of the plastic or paper question.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following editorial by George Murphy Jr. first appeared in his column, "Batting the Breeze," in the Dec. 28, 1950 issue of the Manteca Bulletin. Murphy, who has since passed away, was publisher of the Bulletin at the time. He also served onboard a ship when Pearl Harbor was attacked 71 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941.
Steve Pinkerton, before he left Manteca to assume city manager duties in Davis - the Sacramento Valley beachhead for Berkeley sensibilities - had a trademark mantra. It was simple and to the point: Things are not going to go back to the way they were before.
Gas - as one billboard along Moffat Boulevard proclaimed last summer - is $1.10 per gallon.
The great thing about growing old is growing old.
This is my observation of a real-life Santa Claus who continues to touch the hearts of his fellow Mantecans despite a recent medical setback – a true community hero.
Today is our nation's 223rd Thanksgiving.
PG&E, without a doubt, needs billions of dollars to prevent the quasi-monopoly they have been bestowed from plunging the Northern California economy into Third World status.
Pardon the expression, but what kind of ding dong goes out and buys 16 boxes of Twinkies and Ding Dongs and then goes on eBay and advertise three boxes for $300?
The days of Manteca Unified teachers and administrators communicating with parents almost exclusively with notes or flyers has gone the way of the slide rule.
Manteca's municipal water fortunes will become more and more reliant on how well the South San Joaquin Irrigation District protects and manages its water ...
Manteca's dog park - due to open by the end of November - won't be a free-for-all.
Ripon will set its water conservation goals at 30 percent.
Stockton is the Rodney Dangerfield of California cities.
Manteca municipal bureaucrats like to point with pride of the city being farsighted enough to secure surface water supplies to blend with well water to ...
Can we stop the political posturing for one day and act like adults?
I remember Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1975 well.
Joshua Cowell - the man who was called "The Father of Manteca" by his peers - would likely be amazed if he were to stand on his ...
The days of getting home, grabbing two bags of chips to snack on while playing video games, and downing a 12-pack of soda a day ...
Manteca is posed to buy $577,000 worth of wetlands credits in the Consumnes River floodplain in Sacramento County in order to develop the proposed ...
When it comes to residential landscaping, the City Ripon is seeking to maintain its historic character while using less water as new homes are being ...
There is a small cottage-style jewelry store in the 100 block of Main Street in downtown Ripon that specializes in creating custom new pieces from ...
It's time to do the honorable thing. It's time to do the right thing. It's time to do the fiscally wise thing ...