It is easy to get caught up in the notion that the upcoming Manteca municipal election on Nov. 2 is about the candidates.
Eight years ago this Sunday a new municipal law went into effect to try to stem aggressive panhandlers.
Limited-English-proficient students have the same right to a quality education as all California students. For these students to have access to quality education, their special needs must be met by teachers who have essential skills and knowledge related to English language development, specially designed content instruction delivered in English, and content instruction delivered in the students' primary languages. - California Education Code
It is time to turn the page, literally, on how we approach library services.
Editor, Manteca Bulletin,
I am somewhere on the spectrum between a neat freak and a slob.
"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." - John 15:13
Bob Gutierrez almost didn't come back from Vietnam.
It's Memorial Day. To most of us, it signals the start of summer or simply made it possible to have a three-day weekend to enjoy family, shopping or travel.
Antone Raymus played a mean game of pinochle.
My first vote cast in a Republican governor's primary race was in June of 1974. I was 18. Meg Whitman didn't vote that year. She had a good excuse. She was two months shy of turning 18. Besides, she was a resident of Cold Springs Harbor in New York at the time.
Why is government so out of whack? The answer is simple. We want it both ways.
Driving the kids to school when they were attending Nile Garden Elementary School, I used to make a pit stop at the donut shop in the small neighborhood shopping center on Union Road at West Yosemite Avenue. The kids opted for the chocolate-topped bars or the round ones. I usually had a half-dozen of the small rounded bite sizes with a small cup of decaf coffee.
PG&E's brass will do whatever it takes to protect their multi-million dollar compensation packages whether it is breaking laws, distorting the truth, or leading an effort to amend the California Constitution to shore up their monopoly.
PG&E has finally conceded that the smart meters they are installing aren't as infallible as they have been contending.
Black Friday was a tad grey for me - as in Grey Canyon.
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