The Central Valley Water Project implemented during the Great Recession helped lift the lot of the poor in the San Joaquin Valley by providing the means to turn fields into fertile farmland.
It is a sign of the times.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
Historic police cars and other emergency vehicles dating back to a 1930 CHP Model A Ford were to be expected in Ripon on Saturday.
The smartest decision made by the Manteca City Council during the past 10 years?
Loan sharks have gone uptown.
Every three weeks I spend part of my Saturday at the Delta Blood Bank facility in Modesto.
I was making my inaugural climb.
Wisps of dust spiraled upward from among orchards in the almond triangle formed by Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon as man and machine swept fallen nuts Friday.
There's a lot of angst about the possibility the former Whitaker Home at East Yosemite and Commerce avenues could be razed and replaced with a McDonald's fast food joint.
PG&E's disaster du jour happened in a city where they are not the power supplier.
I abhor saggy pants. I firmly believe it is the height of rudeness to show the public what your underwear looks like or - worse yet - where the sun shouldn't be shining.
It was better than experiencing one of Disneyland's "E-rides" of old, being invited to be part of a breakfast reunion with my longtime family doc and several of his former office support staff.
The Wall Street headline reads: "Joyless holiday retail forecast."
Downtown's future - and its past glory - is being celebrated today.
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Ripon Police - with information provided by two alert residents - arrested two women on suspicion of stealing mail.
Keith Rangel has experienced his fair share of back-to-school first days at Ripon High.
The Boys & Girls Club of Manteca-Lathrop opens today for the new school year after a week of annual clubhouse maintenance.
There is a wrong-headed "absolute" that's driving the downtown Manteca debate.
Pundits can't figure out why moderate Democrats in the Central Valley and the Inland Empire aren't jumping for joy at the chance to ...
Manteca High was built in 1920.
Singing -or more precisely music - isn't one of my strong suits. I don't sing in the shower as I don't want to ...
When is it going to end?
So in last week's article I commented on my utter disdain for Hillary Clinton for any number of reasons which are too numerous to ...
Manteca - that once billed itself as "The Crossroads of California" in the 1980s before adopting the moniker "The Family City" - is at a crossroads.
The Doctors Hospital Auxiliary has again distributed more than $20,000 in college scholarships to area students who are at least beginning their third year ...
It was a huge blow for the city when Lathrop's 51-year-old glass manufacturing facility was shuttered for good in 2013.
A small but growing number of Manteca residents are singing the blues because their efforts not to pay more green by continually placing garbage in ...
Six women now in their second century were lauded during a celebration at Bethany Homes.
Ripon Police want to learn about neighborhood issues as well as arm residents with information on how they can help combat crime.
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