If deprivation was a successful weight loss strategy, obesity would be obliterated.
Remember the folks back in the early 1970s who said loosening school dress codes would destroy Western Civilization as we then knew it?
They won't be waiting for Superman Monday at the corner of Louise Avenue and Main Street.
The South County's next public school could open with space for 700 kindergarten through eighth grade students but without a single "local" student sitting in a desk.
Recent articles in the Modesto Bee concerning their municipal golf courses and their continued financial troubles are almost a mirror image of the City of Stockton and their municipal golf courses. They continue to require General Fund money to keep them operational. And we are not talking about a small sum. Modesto reports their golf courses will require some $400,000 to $500,000 of General Fund dollars to keep them open this next fiscal year. Now where Stockton is attempting to lease their golf courses to private management, Modesto is actually considering closing two of their courses. The simple ...
Wilson Park tucked behind the Post Office where Manteca and Sycamore avenues converge before meeting Center Street isn't the city's smallest park. That honor goes to appropriately named Mini Park that was created beneath a PG&E power tower on the southeast corner of Elm Avenue and North Street just three blocks away.
If there was something the schools could do to improve your child's safety and it wasn't being done, most parents would probably be hopping mad.
Modern or traditional is the question.
It appears that there may be people on Gov. Jerry Brown's staff who are keeping him from becoming aware of the consequences of pursuing the plan formerly endorsed by the Schwarzenegger administration.
It's difficult to stay calm when a co-worker is peering over your shoulder trying to make sure you complete your assignment accurately, or when a well-meaning family members is watching over your plate to make sure you don't stray from your diet.
Ever been inside a state prison?
State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg apparently are now advocating the equivalent of political civil war in California.
Manteca, at one-time, made the goal of creating a Hacienda Business Park type development envisioned as Tara Business Park a top priority along McKinley Avenue south of the 120 Bypass.
They don't get it, do they?
I try to make it to the gym every morning, and if I had exercise equipment, sauna, steam room and a swimming pool at my house, I wouldn't need to. But since I don't, I have to go someplace where other people are there to do the same thing I am.
The dangers of swimming and rafting on the Stanislaus River have been minimal during the drought due to lower water volume, slower flows, and water ...
There isn't a drought when it comes to water parks interested in building a resort in Manteca.
"See, I told you it didn't make any difference to vote. I shouldn't have bothered. Bernie Sanders lost anyway."
Want to see the impact of government decree versus that quaint old-school concept known as initiative?
San Jose leaders are upset that they've become the affordable housing solution for job-rich Santa Clara.
There's got to be a morning after
It's time to bury the hatchet.
Mike Morowit is right.
Fire destroyed the small farm house located on what was left of the old Crom ranch on the southwest corner of South Airport Way and ...
Cooling off in the water can have deadly consequences.
The San Joaquin County Grand Jury believes government agencies need to better address homeless issues.
If you think that idling parked Manteca Police patrol cars unattended by an officer are wasting gas, guess again.
He's the first cancer survivor to stand atop of the world.
Manteca's dog park - expected to go out to bid this week - could have a bone-themed bench for humans and play equipment for dogs.
At an early age Linda Silverman ran up against what Bernie Sanders's most adherent supporters would call sexual discrimination.