Some school officials at Colony Oak Elementary School in Ripon are reportedly unhappy with the fact that scholarships were awarded to some of its eighth graders by a representative of Central Catholic High School in Modesto.
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 ...
Bet you George and Jane Jetson are wishing they hired an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper instead of hiring Rosie the robot maid.
"California is taking the boldest step in the nation toward making college debt-free." - California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon speaking about a plan to create a ...
Why do poor people struggling to make ends meet leave job rich Bay Area to head east over the Altamont Pass?
Marty Harris is right.
Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District will receive information on the Parent Involvement Plan for the District-level English Learner Advisory Committee.
Two members of the Manteca Police Department retired with more than 50 years of combined service on Friday – Dispatcher Kim Thomas and Detective Armen Avakian.
The City of Ripon has an established rental fee schedule for its facilities.
Lathrop officials as they kept a watchful eye on too much water in the San Joaquin River took a step last week toward making sure ...
A record Sierra snowpack and above normal rainfall on the valley floor is unlikely to ease the need for the City of Manteca - and most ...
General plans - state mandated planning documents designed to serve as a blueprint for a community's growth - are viewed by critics often times as merely ...
They've got a nice fancy term now for what inconsiderate, self-righteous, vicious and insecure jerks do - body shaming.
The debate isn't whether teachers, police officers, firefighters, county hospital nurses or any other public employee works hard and deserves healthy pay raises.
There was an issue with a Manteca organization a few years ago – maybe longer now – where the person who oversaw administering the funds ended up ...
I never saw the iconic Manteca High tower.
Math is a precise discipline.