It looks like a Christmas card but it is symbolic of all that is wrong with government in California.
The elimination of class-size reduction due to the budget crisis has left districts like Manteca Unified with a surplus of classrooms.
Taking Manteca to "the next level" over the past 100 years has taken vision and ingenuity.
This is not the darkest day of the year. It is the start of the rebirth of nature and one's self.
Now here's a novel way to prevent the University of California from incurring more costs that in turn impact what students pay for tuition – damage buildings.
It doesn't make sense.
I can't say I'm looking forward to Christmas shopping.
"Are you crazy?"
It is a debt we can never repay.
Warm winter weather in December sandwiched between Sierra snow fall isn't a good sign.
Forget grandmother getting run over by a reindeer.
I do not watch the American Music Awards.
Count your blessings this Thanksgiving that you live in Manteca.
It's tempting to want to handcuff police in how they protect us especially if our property as innocent third parties is somehow damaged or compromised as the result of a pursuit or a police action.
Get ready for the financial equivalent of Armageddon.
I've never used Airbnb. I'm not proud of my failure to dive into the sharing economy. I know it's largely a function of middle age - I don't want to sleep in a stranger's spare bedroom, even if it's cheap - and of years of parlaying hotel rewards programs to my advantage. My first reaction when I heard about ride service startups Uber and Lyft was that they enjoy an unfair advantage over cabbies, who have to jump through hoops and pay huge fees to do what "sharing" kids do on the fly.
I figured the Texas lineup of Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Rick Perry, and a carnival sideshow of far-right Congress critters assured my state the glory of being the hands-down winner of the 2014 blue-ribbon prize for "Goofiest Politicos in America."
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