Andrew Bell is an East Union High graduate from a few years back.
Steve Fossett was a successful American businessman and a multi-millionaire. He also was a risk taker.
The California Department of Corrections website calls it a "historic solution" to solving the problem of prisons being revolving doors for low-level criminals. It is also touted as the "cornerstone" of plans to get inmate population to 137.5 percent of design capacity by June 13, 2013 as ordered by federal courts.
Artificial or real. It's the seasonal version of the plastic or paper question.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following editorial by George Murphy Jr. first appeared in his column, "Batting the Breeze," in the Dec. 28, 1950 issue of the Manteca Bulletin. Murphy, who has since passed away, was publisher of the Bulletin at the time. He also served onboard a ship when Pearl Harbor was attacked 71 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941.
Steve Pinkerton, before he left Manteca to assume city manager duties in Davis - the Sacramento Valley beachhead for Berkeley sensibilities - had a trademark mantra. It was simple and to the point: Things are not going to go back to the way they were before.
Gas - as one billboard along Moffat Boulevard proclaimed last summer - is $1.10 per gallon.
The great thing about growing old is growing old.
This is my observation of a real-life Santa Claus who continues to touch the hearts of his fellow Mantecans despite a recent medical setback – a true community hero.
Today is our nation's 223rd Thanksgiving.
PG&E, without a doubt, needs billions of dollars to prevent the quasi-monopoly they have been bestowed from plunging the Northern California economy into Third World status.
Pardon the expression, but what kind of ding dong goes out and buys 16 boxes of Twinkies and Ding Dongs and then goes on eBay and advertise three boxes for $300?
I dreaded high school PE classes.
Uncle Sam is on the hunt for drug dealers.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.
I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a ...
When I was younger I used to ask my father what it is he wanted for Christmas, and his answer was always simple: