I admit to having plunked down $8 back in 1975 to buy the ultimate gag Christmas gift - The Pet Rock.
It was an annual tradition to pile into the car with my parents and drive around town looking at the ornate Christmas displays that people would assemble.
There is something delightfully sinful about jogging in the fog
Bah humbug might be the attitude on Wall Street but not on Main Street.
The folks who run Chipotle Mexican Grill apparently are convinced that it is not worth the effort to hire only from the pool of people who can legally work in the United States.
When Johnny comes marching home again,
The Occupy Du Jour protestor was adamant.
I remember a story shared by a former co-worker in the Manteca Bulletin newsroom several years ago. One evening, she found herself being pulled over by a police car. She was not speeding. Her car's sticker was not expired. She couldn't think of any reason why a cop would want to talk to her.
Let's see, the federal government purposely sells guns to the Mexican drug cartels that are used to maim and kill law-abiding citizens of the United States and Mexico.
Is your kid overweight?
We live in a George Jettson world regulated by a National Transportation Safety Board from the Fred Flintstone era.
Stephen Parsons firmly believes nothing is impossible with God. That He is someone who miraculously turns desperation into something "unbelievable" and "phenomenal" to the "wow" degree especially at Christmas time.
In early 2007 the San Francisco Chronicle carried a front page story quoting a couple from The City frustrated with dropping home prices in Las Vegas.
It is not in the individual interests of South San Joaquin Irrigation District board members for the district to enter the retail power business.
It's getting tougher to figure out who is more clueless: Obscenely compensated CEOs of publicly traded companies or the Occupy Movement.
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.
How advantageous is it for the Building Industry Association of the Delta headed by Jon Beckman who once served as a councilman in the fairly ...
Some 53 years later it is apparent the Free Speech Movement spawned at the University of California at Berkeley comes with a big asterisk - * as ...
"Tell your parents they shouldn't vote for Nixon-Agnew."
Starbucks apparently has two types of corporate citizenship - conscience and de-conscience.
So-called "flushable" wipes and diapers are creating havoc with Ripon's wastewater treatment plant by plugging up the system.
Residents of Lathrop used slightly more water in 2016 than they did the year before, increasing consumption less than one percent over the previous year ...
Manteca - working in concert with surrounding communities as it has done three times before - has help set in motion a critical upgrade for Highway 120.
The Manteca Museum marks its 25th year this July.
Elevating the Mary Tyler Moore show to the cultural status of Beowulf - the oldest surviving long poem in Old English - is a bit disconcerting.