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There are angels among us.
"You know what I am going to say even before I say it Lord" – Psalm 139:4
I got a call the other night from someone I consider to be my best friend…Sparky Gehres. He is an art teacher at Livingston High School. I think people down there call him "Mark" Gehres, or Mr. Gehres, or Coach Gehres. I know him as Sparky. I never see him enough or talk to him enough…but he just intuitively knows when to call, and when to keep calling until I answer. He has always known when to…not so simply…show up…to call. When each of my parents died. Those first years of teaching, coaching. Trying to ...
Sam Walton's legacy of big box retail isn't what ails downtowns in cities such as Manteca.
Consultants - a genre that knows a thing or two about raising green as in big hefty fees - believe it will cost between $120,000 and $180,000 a year to maintain landscaping they envision for the new Lathrop Road and Highway 99 interchange breaking ground in the next few years.
It is time to end the charade.
James Baker lives in Rocklin. His two kids have asthma.
"We all have to go. So enjoy the go." - the latest Quilted Northern toilet paper TV commercial
Afghans shoot and kill American soldiers and burn our flag and we apologize.
The food war is heating up.
Water in Manteca in many locations has gone soft over the past six years.
Take a trip down the backbone of the Sierra to Owens Valley.
Manteca's elected leaders deserve credit for not pushing forward with the wholesale destruction of the Woodward Avenue neighborhood west of South Main Street simply because "the plan" adopted years ago said it was for the greater good.
Stockton is on the verge of becoming the largest American city ever to declare Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...