I had a habit of running into things growing up.
"Isn't this why we live in California?" - Teen Grant Bryson commenting on the 90-degree temperatures and sunshine
I have never been a fan of beauty pageants.
RIPON - Two young boys – one 13 and the other 14 – definitely won't be bored during their summer vacations.
Four shootings, seven wounded - two seriously - in six days.
My son sent me a commencement speech that was recently given at a high school in Pennsylvania. It was a rather lengthy speech, but if it had to be summed up in a few words, these would be them: None of us are special. While that may fly in the face of all the self-help gurus we have here in the Golden State, it is true. We are part of the world – it is not part of us.
Just the concept of Alzheimer's and dementia is something that elicits negative feelings. Nobody wants to think about what it would be like to forget who you are or the life that you lived – the very identity that you work so hard to craft during your years on this planet.
Luck is running out for Stockton.
The party, as they say, is over.
Ah, the good old days before Proposition 13.
Lowe's spent close to $400,000 and two years on environmental studies to gain approval to build a 140,000-square-foot store on the northeast corner of the 120 Bypass and Airport Way in Manteca.
How do you get a $290,000 a year pension?
Last Thursday evening, I found myself at Los Angeles' Academy of Motion Picture and Arts on Wilshire Boulevard. There, a battle-front of cameras fired volley after volley at the prestigious actors and actresses about to enter the premiere screening of their soon-to-be famous movie. I had already seen the epic historical drama at a publicity preview in Modesto. But this would be different. Seated among benefactors, nuns and missionaries, priests and a few bishops, I took in, tearfully and with tremendous gratitude, the story once again. The film: "For Greater Glory". The topic: the Mexican Catholic resistance, first peaceful, then ...
It seems simple and straightforward.
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 ...
California's aging roadways have long been a problem – plagued by overuse and an antiquated gas tax that doesn't generate nearly as much money ...
Heavy rains that have triggered a rapid snow melt have created unsafe track conditions prompting Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) to cancel all passenger service today ...
A baseball bat assault to the head left a woman in her late 20s unconscious and bleeding at the edge of the 200 block of ...
OROVILLE - At least 188,000 people were asked to evacuate in Northern California after authorities warned an emergency spillway at Oroville was in danger of ...
As 10,000 plus people waited for Manteca's most visible landmark to come tumbling down in March of 1997, then Mayor Bill Perry stood ...
Let's just cut to the chase and mandate that people from this day forth can only have unisex babies.
Manteca Police do not go looking for illegal immigrants.
It's been a little bit over a week since I decided to take a step back from online politics.
Is there a new dawn in Manteca?
Free tuition - as some struggling students pointed out to the Associated Press this week - doesn't mean free college.
George Buljan was the City of Roseville mayor in the 1980s.
Want to see how drug use can destroy a neighborhood?
Imagine South San Joaquin Irrigation District being able to reduce water use by 60,000 or so acre feet annually. That's enough water based ...
In a way, Jim Anderson has already accomplished nearly everything one could ask for.