You've got to love the debate over federal funding of National Public Radio.
Here's an idea. Why don't the 120 men and women in the California Legislature do the "Wisconsin Waltz" and flee to Nevada en masse?
Bravo, for PG&E.
There really is a simple solution to the budget mess in Sacramento.
Sports franchises like the Rochester Royals-Cincinnati Royals Kansas City Kings-Sacramento Kings-La La Land Royals dump cities the way Zsa Zsa Gabor went through eight husbands.
Rancho Seco twin towers soar 55 stories above the ground in Herald some 40 miles north of Manteca.
So is redevelopment a good thing?
Roy Rogers was the good guy who wore the white hat.
One can easily come up with perhaps more than a dozen reasons to preserve Caswell State Memorial Park from budget-beleaguered, cost-cutting-crazy California. As everyone probably knows by now, the Golden State's more than 200 state parks are being eyed by the powers-that-be in Sacramento as one of the convenient cuts that could be done to trim the $27 billion deficit.
One Saturday night three years ago Manteca Police were running a fairly routine sobriety checkpoint on Yosemite Avenue just past Powers Avenue.
Last Friday, one week following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan March 11, I heard a fascinating broadcast. A fisherman had been out to sea just before the disaster stuck. Noticing whirlpools in the water, he headed for shore and ran to his home. By then, the sirens were blaring and the villagers were already evacuating toward the hills. Driving as fast as he could, without time even to save his most valuable property, he fell quickly in line with the vehicles ascending the principal route out of town.
It seems like merely days ago the public dialogue bounced between the skyrocketing price of groceries and gasoline; the rising up of working people in the mid east - as well as our own mid west; and the rambings of a seemingly unstable, implausibly garrulous celebrity whose veins course with "dragon's blood." It seems like just days ago because, well, it was.
Here's some food for thought for municipal leaders in the South County: What if corporate fast food companies piggyback on city efforts to "help people make a living" via food vending trucks?
Some $220 million annually in sales tax is not being collected by California cities and counties.
McKinley Avenue expressway is far from dead.
The public is invited to an old-fashioned Prairie Dinner Saturday at the American Legion Hall in Manteca. Guests may even come to the sumptuous dinner ...
The San Joaquin County Sherriff's Department will provide contracted police services to the City of Lathrop for another year.
It is important to determine whether Joshua Brown was watching Harry Potter on a DVD player when he drove into history May 7 as the ...
The grumblings have already started.
It sounds like a pothead's nirvana.
So what are Manteca taxpayers' getting for the $475,000 investment in a parks and recreation master plan produced by the RJM Design Group that ...
It's a question I'm constantly asked: Isn't it dangerous to hike by myself in the Sierra or Death Valley?
It is costing Manteca taxpayers $475,000 so the city can have a plan for the next 20 years about what they should do to ...
Every Ripon Unified student from kindergarten through 12th grade will be using Chromebooks by the end of 2017.
Lathrop's new police chief Captain James Hood is conducting coffees to hear citizens' concerns at the Starbucks on Harlan Road.
A cadre of Manteca teens graduated from a week-long junior police academy in Ceres that taught the cadets everything from basic first-aid to the proper ...
Is the epic struggle the South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undertaken to replace PG&E as the retail power supplier for Manteca, Ripon, and ...
Mike Kelly is a wise man.
It was a Saturday morning ritual for way too many years.
The message Tuesday was clear: No more fooling around when it comes to the homeless.