I've had a revelation.
Downtown Manteca needs a voice.
I had been a homeowner for 12 years when I went to rent an apartment seven years ago.
Welcome to Paradise.
Dear Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
"I halted a fulfilling private sector career path to enter public service. I now have to explain to my wife and daughter that we won't be able to pay the bills because a politician chose to grandstand at our expense." - Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D- Los Angeles, lamenting about forfeiting his pay for the legislature's failure to adopt a balanced budget on time
The air just before dawn in Manteca during the summer is pure heaven.
On June 13, 2011 several special education classes from Manteca Unified schools took a walking field trip to the post office on Maple Avenue for a summer school activity. When we arrived I asked to speak to a supervisor in hopes that we would be able to take a tour of the facility. Autumn Winters spoke to me and said she would be more than happy to accommodate us.
About two weeks ago, an older man who collected recyclable aluminum cans on a daily basis was physically assaulted in the early morning hours during one of his regular rounds.
A tip is a gratuity, right?
You tell your family that it's time to live within your means.
Dead man eating. That's how the public health advocacy organization known as the Environmental Working Group would probably describe me.
Editor's note: Sharyn Bloudoff, an 11th grader with Castle School (home school) and daughter of Dean and Sharyle Bloudoff was the first place winner in the high school division of the National Flag Day Foundation's 2011 essay contest "What Our Flag Means to Me." The following is her winning essay:
Here is the $1.2 million question: Does anyone on the Manteca City Council have the stomach to take a calculated risk to preserve municipal service levels for another year by saving the jobs of six firefighters and at least some of the 10 other municipal workers due to be laid off on July 1 in order to balance the budget?
It was one of the most beautiful sights I had ever seen: My sister leaving UC Davis Medical Center in a wheelchair Sunday afternoon.
Not one, not two, but three Manteca City Council members Tuesday lamented how Tracy - and Lathrop to a lesser degree - was kicking Manteca's proverbial ...
Environmental Defense in February of 2005 noted 85 percent of the 260,000 acre feet of water San Francisco takes from the Tuloumne River watershed ...
A love lost with the passing of my wife? No way. Mary Lou is still by my side.
The days of Manteca Unified teachers and administrators communicating with parents almost exclusively with notes or flyers has gone the way of the slide rule.
Manteca's municipal water fortunes will become more and more reliant on how well the South San Joaquin Irrigation District protects and manages its water ...
Manteca's dog park - due to open by the end of November - won't be a free-for-all.
Ripon will set its water conservation goals at 30 percent.
Stockton is the Rodney Dangerfield of California cities.
Manteca municipal bureaucrats like to point with pride of the city being farsighted enough to secure surface water supplies to blend with well water to ...
Can we stop the political posturing for one day and act like adults?
I remember Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1975 well.
Joshua Cowell - the man who was called "The Father of Manteca" by his peers - would likely be amazed if he were to stand on his ...
The days of getting home, grabbing two bags of chips to snack on while playing video games, and downing a 12-pack of soda a day ...
Manteca is posed to buy $577,000 worth of wetlands credits in the Consumnes River floodplain in Sacramento County in order to develop the proposed ...
When it comes to residential landscaping, the City Ripon is seeking to maintain its historic character while using less water as new homes are being ...