Jay Smart came to Manteca by using two simple things – a map and a mechanical drawing compass.
Jim Todd understands the power of one multiplied by a thousand.
The Central Valley Water Project implemented during the Great Recession helped lift the lot of the poor in the San Joaquin Valley by providing the means to turn fields into fertile farmland.
It is a sign of the times.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
Historic police cars and other emergency vehicles dating back to a 1930 CHP Model A Ford were to be expected in Ripon on Saturday.
The smartest decision made by the Manteca City Council during the past 10 years?
Loan sharks have gone uptown.
Every three weeks I spend part of my Saturday at the Delta Blood Bank facility in Modesto.
I was making my inaugural climb.
Wisps of dust spiraled upward from among orchards in the almond triangle formed by Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon as man and machine swept fallen nuts Friday.
There's a lot of angst about the possibility the former Whitaker Home at East Yosemite and Commerce avenues could be razed and replaced with a McDonald's fast food joint.
PG&E's disaster du jour happened in a city where they are not the power supplier.
I abhor saggy pants. I firmly believe it is the height of rudeness to show the public what your underwear looks like or - worse yet - where the sun shouldn't be shining.
It was better than experiencing one of Disneyland's "E-rides" of old, being invited to be part of a breakfast reunion with my longtime family doc and several of his former office support staff.
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Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 8, 2008.
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