A large chunk of people's gripes with the City of Manteca come down to property use and maintenance. At the same time the city is hard pressed to maintain parks, street lights, and abate blight.
It's fantastic to find some moment in time spontaneously, and this picture of a small boy being kissed by a horse was more than special. I can't remember who sent it to me but it came via Facebook recently – the photographer did not take credit.
The scariest place this Halloween isn't the Winchester Mystery House. Nor is it watching the Zombie Apocalypse in 3-D.
Detroit's city leadership is probably relieved that the Tigers didn't win the World Series.
Is there a mainstream media cover-up of an Obama administration cover-up in the wake of the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, which left four Americans dead?
So many times, we see them, but not really "see" them.
A friend broached the question to me just the other day about sports fandom.
It's ironic that Jerry Brown - a governor who embraces high tech innovation, the environment, economic growth, and improving the lot of the little guy - wants his legacy decided by the modern-day equivalent of a 220 miles per hour dodo bird.
The fact I'm typing this on an i-Pad may lead one to believe that I would be right at home with a Kindle. I'm not.
Early in Ronald Reagan's second term, Bill Rusher, the publisher of National Review, was interviewing the president in the Oval Office for a documentary on the conservative movement.
Carly Simon's ode to former beau Warren Beatty - "You're So Vain" - could be easily adapted to serve as the anthem of today's movement to capture every waking moment we have on digital images.
The scariest time of the year is almost upon us.
The Salem Witch Hunt has finally been topped.
It was a transistor radio I found – an early Christmas gift for me – at the Antique Warehouse in Salida. A hand-held radio, it's just what I had been looking for over the past few years from the '50s – and it works.
You may have seen the AT&T ad campaign for its Internet service. Some of the pieces are pretty funny, and I saw one this ...
People who visit Yosemite National Park often use words such as "spectacular," "breath-taking," as "incredible" to describe the experience.
As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...
The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.
There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.
The days of storm runoff from Manteca running into the San Joaquin River then either out into the Pacific Ocean or into the California Aqueduct ...
The Ripon Council Chambers could soon have an audio-visual system similar to the one currently used by the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
The hub of traffic collision repair in Manteca will soon be along East Yosemite Avenue east of Vasconcellos Avenue and across the street from Manteca ...
My driver's license says I weigh 198 pounds.
Driving the Highway 120 Bypass is a thrill a minute.
Senate Bill 5 - Sacramento's knee jerk reaction to the Hurricane Katrina levee disaster in New Orleans - is supposed to save us all from an ...
It is a fair to say the rules are straight-forward: Pedestrians have the right of way on sidewalks. Drivers are supposed to stop behind sidewalks ...
I was asked shortly after I moved to Manteca in 1991 what was the most unusual difference between living here and in Lincoln in Placer ...
Sacramento has issued an edict to roll back greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels within four years.
A proposed alignment for the controversial dry levee in southwest Manteca that is a critical element to meet the state mandate to provide 200-year flood ...