"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.
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."
The City of Ripon has an established rental fee schedule for its facilities.
Lathrop officials as they kept a watchful eye on too much water in the San Joaquin River took a step last week toward making sure ...
A record Sierra snowpack and above normal rainfall on the valley floor is unlikely to ease the need for the City of Manteca - and most ...
General plans - state mandated planning documents designed to serve as a blueprint for a community's growth - are viewed by critics often times as merely ...
They've got a nice fancy term now for what inconsiderate, self-righteous, vicious and insecure jerks do - body shaming.
The debate isn't whether teachers, police officers, firefighters, county hospital nurses or any other public employee works hard and deserves healthy pay raises.
There was an issue with a Manteca organization a few years ago – maybe longer now – where the person who oversaw administering the funds ended up ...
I never saw the iconic Manteca High tower.
Math is a precise discipline.
Take a walk on the wild side. Go to some spots in the 200 block of West Yosmeite Avenue or even in neighborhoods where long-time ...
Is the drought over?
Five recent registered nursing grads were honored Thursday at Doctors Hospital for completion of their months-long residency program with a celebration in the hospital's ...
It used to be that if police officers or firefighters would respond to a scene where somebody was lighting off illegal fireworks and they couldn ...
Parent surveys as well as growth are being weighed by the Manteca Unified School District board as they consider the possibility of expanding the Be ...
Twelve bee hives were destroyed by someone driving through an almond orchard north of Manteca along Lovelace Road over the weekend.