Old Man Sol has the Northern San Joaquin Valley in a Half Nelson.
Do you believe the wearing of a gang tattoo is an indication one might be a gang member?
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
Visual pollution is a buzz word that is growing in use.
Spend a few hours or so each week day over the course of a month at San Francisco, Oakland, or San Jose airports.
"Dam Hetch Hetchy! As well dam for water-tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man." - John Muir
There are a minimum of three sign wavers dancing along the stretch of Yosemite Avenue sidewalk I use to jog home from In Shape.
Dear Friends, Greetings from Medjugorje, where the Virgin Mary (the Gospa, in Croatian) is reported to have been appearing daily since June 24, 1981. I arrived here overnight by bus on Thursday morning. Like my experience in Chenslohova (the central pilgrimage shrine of Poland, in Krakov (Poland's former capital), and Vienna (the very heart of Europe), this experience is an intense one of prayer and of visiting places of great spiritual power, of healing, and of new life through our Catholic Faith.
Frustrated by having to wait for a train at a track crossing in Manteca?
Get ready for what could become the first big issue of the November 2012 Manteca City Council election.
Take a close look at the flags you see flying today.
Cussing no longer shocks me - or most of us for that matter
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford is right.
The most cost effective program ever to roll out of the Manteca Civic Center?
I'm writing from a picturesque island in Puget Sound called "Vashon", just west of Seattle, where I've been re-uniting with a very important group of friends. Just over 30 years ago, we launched our 7,000-mile walk called the "Bethlehem Peace Pilgrimage".
The battle for the classroom is about to begin.
Rina's Run benefiting the completion of the Ripon High stadium is set for May 13 starting from the Ripon High School track.
Jeffrey Kincaid – now 63 years old – has made his family proud with his spirit and tenacity that went against all odds in the life of ...
It has been nearly a month since newly-elected councilman Ruben Sandoval passed away unexpectedly just two days after he took the oath of office.
A 21,450-square-foot building is being proposed for one of the few remaining undeveloped parcels in Spreckels Park.
Manteca's mish mash approach to major arterials continues unabated.
It doesn't take an economic genius to understand what will happen next in Manteca.
"And it never failed that during the dry years the people forgot about the rich years, and during the wet years they lost all memory ...
Big League Dreams won't be the only show in town anymore when it comes to providing a quality indoor soccer facility.
Every Manteca City Council candidate says it: Public safety is priority one.
Hanford is a true San Joaquin Valley city.
I tend to watch TV is on Saturday nights when I'm vegging out for a few hours watching episodes I've memorized of Law ...
Google will not improve government per se.
Thomas Pogue keeps tabs on the economic health of the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
Two men were assaulted in separate incidents in the wee hours of Sunday in Lathrop with one dying from multiple stab wounds and the other ...