I should be dead or at least severely incapacitated by illness.
The few days that Manteca's medical marijuana clinic was open in the 300 block of West Yosemite Avenue in 2010 it had quite a few customers seeking relief from "chronic pain."
Here's a sobering statistic: Some 42 percent of all borrowers with mortgages in foreclosure haven't made a loan payment in two years.
If the entire population of Ripon was killed in 2010 because of drug violence every politician in the four corners of the United States would be getting the Full Monty from voters to do something.
It seemed endless.
The food police are at it again.
Finally, a bit of sanity is surfacing around the folks at the California High Speed Rail Commission. They are taking their foot off the accelerator when it comes to their strategy of trying to steamroll over California by figuratively pursuing a one-track high speed rail vision.
California has an 11.1 percent unemployment rate.
Is the direct election of Manteca's mayor a bane or a blessing?
Just how good of a salesman is Jerry Brown?
There is a couple that lived just south of Woodward Park that finally lost their home in 2011.
"As long as we don't destroy anything, the police don't care. It's a win-win situation. We get our message across and they (police) get paid."
Manteca's Willie Weatherford Era comes to an end in two years and nine months.
Clear skies are spelling trouble for California.
Perhaps if Lance Armstrong, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens were Wall Street bankers defrauding investors in such a manner that they sent the economy to the cusp of ruin they would not have had to spend money on lawyers.
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 ...