Recent articles in the Modesto Bee concerning their municipal golf courses and their continued financial troubles are almost a mirror image of the City of Stockton and their municipal golf courses. They continue to require General Fund money to keep them operational. And we are not talking about a small sum. Modesto reports their golf courses will require some $400,000 to $500,000 of General Fund dollars to keep them open this next fiscal year. Now where Stockton is attempting to lease their golf courses to private management, Modesto is actually considering closing two of their courses. The simple ...
Wilson Park tucked behind the Post Office where Manteca and Sycamore avenues converge before meeting Center Street isn't the city's smallest park. That honor goes to appropriately named Mini Park that was created beneath a PG&E power tower on the southeast corner of Elm Avenue and North Street just three blocks away.
If there was something the schools could do to improve your child's safety and it wasn't being done, most parents would probably be hopping mad.
Modern or traditional is the question.
It appears that there may be people on Gov. Jerry Brown's staff who are keeping him from becoming aware of the consequences of pursuing the plan formerly endorsed by the Schwarzenegger administration.
It's difficult to stay calm when a co-worker is peering over your shoulder trying to make sure you complete your assignment accurately, or when a well-meaning family members is watching over your plate to make sure you don't stray from your diet.
Ever been inside a state prison?
State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg apparently are now advocating the equivalent of political civil war in California.
Manteca, at one-time, made the goal of creating a Hacienda Business Park type development envisioned as Tara Business Park a top priority along McKinley Avenue south of the 120 Bypass.
They don't get it, do they?
I try to make it to the gym every morning, and if I had exercise equipment, sauna, steam room and a swimming pool at my house, I wouldn't need to. But since I don't, I have to go someplace where other people are there to do the same thing I am.
There is a line in the illegal immigration debate that goes something like this: Illegal workers pay tons of taxes that help subsidize the rest of us because they can't benefit from them such as Social Security tax.
There was a noon-time drama that developed from a dog knapping Friday at lunchtime in a downtown Manteca parking lot that attracted a half dozen volunteers who turned out looking for the culprit and the missing six-month-old Morkie – a Maltese and Yorkie mix.
San Francisco - some pessimists contend - is a city waiting to die.
I've got nothing against Taco Bell. It is what it is.
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 ...