On June 13, 2011 several special education classes from Manteca Unified schools took a walking field trip to the post office on Maple Avenue for a summer school activity. When we arrived I asked to speak to a supervisor in hopes that we would be able to take a tour of the facility. Autumn Winters spoke to me and said she would be more than happy to accommodate us.
About two weeks ago, an older man who collected recyclable aluminum cans on a daily basis was physically assaulted in the early morning hours during one of his regular rounds.
A tip is a gratuity, right?
You tell your family that it's time to live within your means.
Dead man eating. That's how the public health advocacy organization known as the Environmental Working Group would probably describe me.
Editor's note: Sharyn Bloudoff, an 11th grader with Castle School (home school) and daughter of Dean and Sharyle Bloudoff was the first place winner in the high school division of the National Flag Day Foundation's 2011 essay contest "What Our Flag Means to Me." The following is her winning essay:
Here is the $1.2 million question: Does anyone on the Manteca City Council have the stomach to take a calculated risk to preserve municipal service levels for another year by saving the jobs of six firefighters and at least some of the 10 other municipal workers due to be laid off on July 1 in order to balance the budget?
It was one of the most beautiful sights I had ever seen: My sister leaving UC Davis Medical Center in a wheelchair Sunday afternoon.
Do you drink alcohol? Perhaps you smoke cigarettes. Maybe you drive a vehicle. Do you earn a pay check? Are you among the folks who buy items at retail stores or dine in restaurants?
Most of life is done by rote.
Imagine the City of Manteca having to spend $3.5 million to cover a bond payment because The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley isn't finished.
Does anyone really want to see Manteca lose six firefighters?
Ready for to hear a couple of dirty little secrets?
Clenched fist knuckle pushups into the hot asphalt was just one of the challenges Heather Lundbom faced in the California Highway Patrol Academy that graduated only six women recently out of the 68 who were actually sworn-in as traffic officers.
A unique Central Valley gem encompassing 258 acres awaits those venturing to the southern end of Austin Road.
The late Peter Dalben- a French Camp resident who had a combined 33 years of service on various government agency boards - is being inducted into ...
A few years ago, Patrick Chun chose the Manteca Adult School to continue his education.
Sixty-two percent of us - according to a poll by the Public Policy Institute of California - favor a 12-year extension on temporary taxes imposed on those ...
The President's plan to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on May 27 is prompting some to call for Obama to apologize for the ...
It's time to end Manteca's annual budget charade.
It is arguably the most efficiently used park on a square-foot basis in Manteca.
Go back the Dark Ages, say the 1970s.
Hardcore militant vegans - those that eschew animal products in any form to consume not based on health reasons but the morality of killing any animal ...
It's arguably be the most expensive and contentious line ever to be drawn in the history of Manteca.
America's so-called "forgotten war" - the Korean Conflict - is being remembered in Manteca.
It has brought back millions of dollars in transportation funds for San Joaquin County.
Arnita Marie Montiel Yepez - a tireless Lathrop volunteer who has made it her mission to make sure the community's rich heritage is remembered and ...
Head south of Manteca beyond where the blue collar pianist swings a hammer tapping out notes created by slamming nails into wood mixing with the ...
Is Manteca losing its mojo?
The difference between you and me and the filthy wealthy is simple. We don't think we can lord over other people by lecturing them ...