George and Violet Perry's smiles are brighter than usual these days. And there's a very good reason for it. They have just arrived at life's pinnacle that only a few are blessed to reach. That's their diamond anniversary - 75 years of marital togetherness.
Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.
I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a bit unnerving. There was a section of Class 3 scrambling before I could reach the summit. I studied the ascent, the rock formations, and compared it to other challenging spots I've been in during the past several years on peak hikes much higher in the Sierra.
When I was younger I used to ask my father what it is he wanted for Christmas, and his answer was always simple:
Marty's Christmas Trees is back.
LATHROP - Big changes are on the horizon for the City of Lathrop.
Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.
Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.
According to the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters, Daniel de Graaf, Leo Zuber and Jake Parks continue as the leaders for three seats on the Ripon City Council.
A three-mile-long police pursuit was called off about 10:30 Monday morning as it was going over the Highway 120 Bypass when the red Dodge pickup truck with gray or black stripes had reached a speed of more than 100 miles an hour, according to police.
Manteca police detectives are investigating the 1 p.m. Monday drowning of a 54-year-old woman in a backyard swimming pool while family members were away.
The Ripon Chamber of Commerce shared its annual Christmas tree lighting event with San Joaquin Hospice at 6 p.m. Monday evening at the Veteran's Park on Locust Avenue and First Street in downtown Ripon.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.
Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday season.
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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.
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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.