Stockton is the Rodney Dangerfield of California cities.
Manteca municipal bureaucrats like to point with pride of the city being farsighted enough to secure surface water supplies to blend with well water to support an ultimate population base of between 130,000 and 150,000 people.
Can we stop the political posturing for one day and act like adults?
I remember Tuesday, Feb. 11, 1975 well.
Joshua Cowell - the man who was called "The Father of Manteca" by his peers - would likely be amazed if he were to stand on his one-time front porch on Yosemite Avenue at 2:40 p.m. on a school day and surveyed what was in front of him.
The days of getting home, grabbing two bags of chips to snack on while playing video games, and downing a 12-pack of soda a day are long gone for Tyler Beckham.
Manteca is posed to buy $577,000 worth of wetlands credits in the Consumnes River floodplain in Sacramento County in order to develop the proposed 210-acre family entertainment zone.
When it comes to residential landscaping, the City Ripon is seeking to maintain its historic character while using less water as new homes are being built.
There is a small cottage-style jewelry store in the 100 block of Main Street in downtown Ripon that specializes in creating custom new pieces from family heirlooms that have been handed down often from grandparents.
It's time to do the honorable thing. It's time to do the right thing. It's time to do the fiscally wise thing. And it's time to make planning decisions that reflect 21st century realities instead of 20th century textbook planning.
No one should find joy in ITT Technical Institute pulling the plug on its 130 plus campuses including the Lathrop location that has been around since 1997.
The infamous "Train to Nowhere" - the first segment of the California High Speed Rail Authority line to connect Los Angeles with San Francisco - has changed the rail fortunes of Manteca and possibly Ripon.
There's a measure on the ballot you're going to want to pay extra attention to on Nov. 8.
Cows fart. Cows belch.
Caroline Hutto and Christina Orlando will take the oath of office when the Ripon Unified school board convenes tonight.
Dean Uecker is scheduled to become the next mayor for the City of Ripon.
The cost of living in the Northern San Joaquin Valley is going up.
Three Christmas musical treats - one by Del Webb at Woodbridge residents and two offered through the combined efforts of St. Paul's United Methodist Church ...
Spawning adult salmon on the Stanislaus River - the linchpin of what irrigation districts within the Northern San Joaquin Valley describe as a massive water grab ...
As a policy document the new City of Manteca Parks and Recreation master plan is flawed big time.
Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheo Pass.
When I speak to friends of mine from other parts of the country, they always make digs about how California is this liberal bastion where ...
Sometime in the next decade the City of Manteca will likely stop weekly "garbage" collection.
"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea ...
Raising funds for officers killed in the line of duty across the country is the goal of two Los Angeles Police officers who are running ...
The passage of a resolution by a government entity, be it a city, state or national level, is usually a cause for jubilation by all ...
Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock ...
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 ...
Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.