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?
I dreaded high school PE classes.
Uncle Sam is on the hunt for drug dealers.
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?
Five recent registered nursing grads were honored Thursday at Doctors Hospital for completion of their months-long residency program with a celebration in the hospital's ...
It used to be that if police officers or firefighters would respond to a scene where somebody was lighting off illegal fireworks and they couldn ...
Parent surveys as well as growth are being weighed by the Manteca Unified School District board as they consider the possibility of expanding the Be ...
Twelve bee hives were destroyed by someone driving through an almond orchard north of Manteca along Lovelace Road over the weekend.
Vandals and vagrants are continuing their attack on the 100 and 200 blocks of West Yosemite Avenue in downtown Manteca
There is a middle ground on the 11.5 million illegal immigrants - the Pew Hispanic Center's estimate - that are in this country.
It looks like the immediate threat of a flood in South San Joaquin County is suspended for the time being.
Fred Millner - a persistent observer at City Council meetings who sometimes rubs people the wrong way when voicing his opinion - is on to something.