There are only a few items on my walls at home: Two framed posters from Death Valley, a photo of Cloud's Rest along with Half Dome, an autographed Sports Illustrated cover featuring bicyclist Greg LeMond, and a print of a watercolor.
Caroline Hutto and Christina Orlando will take the oath of office when the Ripon Unified school board convenes tonight.
Dean Uecker is scheduled to become the next mayor for the City of Ripon.
The cost of living in the Northern San Joaquin Valley is going up.
Three Christmas musical treats - one by Del Webb at Woodbridge residents and two offered through the combined efforts of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - are being staged over the next 10 days.
Spawning adult salmon on the Stanislaus River - the linchpin of what irrigation districts within the Northern San Joaquin Valley describe as a massive water grab proposal by the state - have increased by a factor of five since 2007 when work started on the 3,500-page State Water Control Board plan.
As a policy document the new City of Manteca Parks and Recreation master plan is flawed big time.
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.
No sooner had Coyote Creek overflowed in San Jose on Monday forcing 225 residents to flee knee deep water that the buzz started about how ...
Smartphones are getting less and less expensive.
How high's the water, mama?
If you have a home security system you are likely spending $360 a year or so to guard against financial loss.
The 55th annual Ripon Grange Almond Blossom Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 10 a.m., at the Grange Hall, 827 Ripona ...
More rain may be in the forecast but water conservation efforts are still in effect.
What are friends for? They can ease a heavy burden that crushed and crumpled to the ground destroying valuable properties.
Richard Phillips has lost nearly a hundred blooming almond trees just in the last three days. He is hoping that today and the rest of ...
The big test is coming.
California as a civilized state is a fluke.
Lathrop Road is a mess and is likely to get a loss worse.
Is it all a cash grab gone terribly wrong?
Pity a University of California peace officer, especially those assigned to double-standard campuses such as Berkeley and Davis where unrestrained free speech is reserved for ...
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The good old days. That's when you shopped for items based on prices and what they were selling you and not the political views ...