A few months ago, the City of Ripon lost a pair of garbage trucks to fire damage.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are working overtime to recruit new members to their 50-strong group that assists hospital staffers in non-critical duties to ease the workload of the paid employees and add comfort to the sick and injured in the facility.
Two Modesto men died from their injuries following a collision with a tow truck on Moffat Boulevard Saturday noon - the driver, 24, reportedly passed away at the scene and the 23-year-old passenger succumbed at an area hospital, according to fire and police authorities.
Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.
Betty Rhea Newman, 93, of Manteca was the one and only woman veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps from World War II who was able to attend last Thursday's Military Appreciation Day at Colony Oak School in Ripon.
LATHROP – Residents in Lathrop used almost 30 percent less water in October of this year than they did in the same year in 2013, continuing the trend of conservation in the wake of California's extensive drought.
It's the end of an era on the Manteca Unified School District Board of Education.
Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the Gold Rush.
Students from Ripon High are earning college units for taking an automotive class.
Enough is enough. I am sick and tired of lies and the liars who tell them.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012
The Donner Party came to California 170 years ago.
Moffat Boulevard 20 years ago was what might politely be called a pigsty.
Politicians usually try to look like they're keeping their campaign promises, at least until they get sworn in. Only then do they start mumbling about changed circumstances and the difficulty of dealing with Congress (even if their party controls Congress, as Donald Trump's does).
If you go to certain select websites that hammer away incessantly over hot topic issues such as the homeless in order to draw clicks for page views so they can pocket money from advertisers, you will read how Manteca is one of the cruelest communities on the face of earth.
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.
How advantageous is it for the Building Industry Association of the Delta headed by Jon Beckman who once served as a councilman in the fairly ...