By WILLIAM DRAA
I've heard tell that dog owners (or "guardians" as some prefer) look like their dogs. I did not realize with how much haste that transpires.
Having a garage sale this weekend?
Tom Hanks is the quintessential Hollywood Nice Guy. Even when he plays a gangster, he's a very nice gangster. And that's why audiences flock to see his movies.
"It is what it is." - Stephen Schluer, president, Manteca Police Officers Association
Everything you need to know about the federal government you can learn in a Manteca Unified school cafeteria this fall.
Ripon is a true valley town with a strong sense of Americana that at times seems of another era.
If PG&E happens to electrocute you, burn your house down, or start a wildfire that wipes out your crop they want to be able to do so without worrying about being held liable for your death or losses.
Get ready for a taste of Kabul at night.
It was, if you will, a Declaration of Reality.
There's been talk of marriage but it never got past the pre-nuptials.
Few people can say that their job is also their daily source of inspiration. Julie De Araujo is one of these lucky few.
I've had a revelation.
Downtown Manteca needs a voice.
I had been a homeowner for 12 years when I went to rent an apartment seven years ago.
Let's be honest.
Those beautiful blue eyes.
Copperopolis residents are worried sick.
The FESM Fish Dinner is Friday, Feb. 27, at the FESM Hall, 240 N. Main St., Manteca with takeout from 5 to 6 p.m. The doors for the sit-down dinner open at 6 with a dinner of lingcod fish, potatoes, bread, salad, and dessert served at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 6 to 12. For tickets contact Frank at 209.595.3558.
The Great Dog Park Debate is back.
The 87th annual Academy Awards shouldn't be confused with entertainment.
There will be 301 Manteca residents who will not die by the end of this year thanks to vaccines.
Wal-Mart workers are getting a pay raise.
"Welcome to the very first episode of the Central Valley Beat. I am Nina Frisby and…"
Almond Blossom Festival is here! Start your weekend right with some tasty breakfast. Ripon Grange #511 is holding its 53rd annual Almond Blossom Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 10 a.m. at the Grange Hall, 827 Ripona Ave., Ripon. Tickets for adults are $7 when purchased in advance or $8 at the door. Please call Helen at 209.599.7110 for more information.
There is no affordable housing problem in Manteca.
White Converse All-Star high top basketball shoes.
It was a beautiful day Monday.
PG&E wants the state to give them permission to take money from you so they can make even more money.