Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheo Pass.
When I speak to friends of mine from other parts of the country, they always make digs about how California is this liberal bastion where everybody eats vegan and nobody owns guns and saying something remotely controversial is punishable by jail time.
Sometime in the next decade the City of Manteca will likely stop weekly "garbage" collection.
"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea to spawn . . ." - A passage From David Carle's book, "Water and the California Dream".
Raising funds for officers killed in the line of duty across the country is the goal of two Los Angeles Police officers who are running in full street gear from L.A. to Sacramento.
The passage of a resolution by a government entity, be it a city, state or national level, is usually a cause for jubilation by all concerned.
Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock today at the Civic Center.
George and Violet Perry's smiles are brighter than usual these days. And there's a very good reason for it. They have just arrived at life's pinnacle that only a few are blessed to reach. That's their diamond anniversary - 75 years of marital togetherness.
Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.
I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a bit unnerving. There was a section of Class 3 scrambling before I could reach the summit. I studied the ascent, the rock formations, and compared it to other challenging spots I've been in during the past several years on peak hikes much higher in the Sierra.
When I was younger I used to ask my father what it is he wanted for Christmas, and his answer was always simple:
Marty's Christmas Trees is back.
LATHROP - Big changes are on the horizon for the City of Lathrop.
Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.
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.
Free money. Free money.