Richard Pombo is a political lightning rod.
The Internal Revenue Service has now created another marriage penalty to the benefit of California's registered domestic partners - primarily same-sex couples.
I am a firm believer in using reusable tote bags at the grocery store.
When a tsunami hits, first there is an earthquake. Then, the ocean recedes only to recoil with a massive surge that devastates everything in its path.
It is open season on rosary beads in a growing number of school districts across the United States.
Every year officials from county, cities, agencies and community leaders embark on a journey to Washington, D.C., to meet with federal officials and elected representatives to advocate for funding for local transportation and infrastructure projects.
Before the federal government starts suing Arizona over immigration law, maybe Uncle Sam should get his own house in order.
Do we really need to know the sordid details of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu's death?
A slight drizzle had turned into a steady rain following the cracking of thunder while I was on an early afternoon run down Wellington Avenue on Thursday.
Lathrop Elementary Principal David Silveira gets extra credit for going against the grain.
Last year, the Ripon City Council explored the idea of developing a farmers' market in our historical downtown sector. The plan was to collaborate with downtown businesses, farmers' market vendors and the community to revitalize our downtown businesses. Unfortunately, due the multitude of regulations and to a late start, it was decided to postpone it until this year.
The caller didn't waste any time.
It's pomp and circumstance time again.
It was probably the best single learning experience of my life when a city editor in Southern California called over to me when I returned from a meeting saying I had 20 minutes to give him a 12-inch-long story on the city council meeting.
Men driven by a vision of bringing prosperity to the sandy plains on the southeast edge of the Delta have put Manteca and its neighbors in Ripon and Escalon in one of the strongest positions in California when it comes to water and power.
Go out by Costco in Manteca off the 120 Bypass at Airport Way and start digging.
A suspected gang-related shooting saw two men gunned down Wednesday evening about 6:43 p.m. in the 500 block of Harding Avenue north of ...
Thirteen students and a teacher at Joshua Cowell School were overcome by chemical fumes Wednesday afternoon including five that were transported by ambulance to Doctors ...
Some of the same Weston Ranch residents pushing to spend as much as $3 million in Mello-Roos taxes to upgrade the community's high school ...
It'll be OK to set off the safe and sane fireworks the week before and the day of the Fourth of July in Ripon.
One of Manteca's biggest eyesores - and once a major enclave for illegal homeless encampments - could end up as a school campus.
It took Manteca Police officers only five minutes to catch up with an armed trio Wednesday night that took cash at gunpoint from the register ...
The odds of a Powerball player striking it rich are 1 in 292.2 million
Three years ago the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 in Manteca was on the verge of having its charter revoked.
Now that Seuseu Alofaituli has helped the Sierra High Timberwolves win the California Interscholastic Federation Division IV State Football Championship where is he going to ...
It'll still be another week before residents of Weston Ranch learn whether the Manteca Unified School Board will invest more than $2 million to ...
Manteca Fire responded to over 6,600 calls in 2015 reflecting a 12 percent increase over 2014 responses.
Ripon Almond Blossom Queen candidate Kylie Varelas, 16, wants to have a career as a pediatrician but first the Ripon High Junior is focusing on ...
Come April it will be only an 11-mile "drive" that won't require using a freeway to reach San Diego from Manteca.
It was at one time - in perhaps the 1930s - cutting edge as burger places went.