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Raising a stink over farming? Time to chill out

The homeowner was miffed.

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Posted: apr. 19, 2014 12:15 a.m. | | Raising a stink over farming? Time to chill out Comments 1 Comment

Once ridiculed as a boondoggle, Tidewater is a success story

The old Tidewater Southern Railway corridor slicing through the heart of Manteca for years served as a magnet for the homeless, criminal activity, and those illegally dumping garbage.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2014 1:04 a.m. | | Once ridiculed as a boondoggle, Tidewater is a success story Comments 0 Comments

Easter weekend fun: Egg hunts, beer & more

To make sure this weekend is not all about glazed ham, rack of lamb and chocolate desserts, sign up for the 10th annual Easter Run and Fun on Saturday, April 19, at the beautiful Lodi Lake at 8 a.m. There will also be a children’s Fun Run at 9:20 a.m. All 5K and 10K runners and walkers receive a shirt, pancake breakfast, and a raffle entry. Proceeds will benefit the Lodi Salvation Army’s Hope Harbor Family Service Center. For more info go to lodieasterrun.com.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2014 12:01 a.m. | | Easter weekend fun: Egg hunts, beer & more Comments 0 Comments

ONE OF A KIND

Stan Aldrin was someone who hated to slow down. You could ask him to please stand still, but that’s all you could do – try.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:43 a.m. | | ONE OF A KIND Comments 0 Comments

Does Manteca Unified really need nine more schools?

Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.

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Posted: apr. 16, 2014 12:06 a.m. | | Does Manteca Unified really need nine more schools? Comments 1 Comment

BELL RINGER

For the dozens of people that are flooding into a converted movie theater in Downtown Stockton, it’s a seemingly average Saturday night.

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 12:59 a.m. | | BELL RINGER Comments 0 Comments

Vicious circle of one-way street debate

Manteca’s question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?

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Posted: apr. 15, 2014 12:41 a.m. | | Vicious circle of one-way street debate Comments 1 Comment

Every dog getting his day in court?

Cruella and Dante are dogs.

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Posted: apr. 14, 2014 12:39 a.m. | | Every dog getting his day in court? Comments 1 Comment

Trains: Can’t we just wait a few minutes?

The debate over trains irritates me.

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Posted: apr. 12, 2014 12:37 a.m. | | Trains: Can’t we just wait a few minutes? Comments 0 Comments

More water for fish could lead to ecological Armageddon

The late Stan Nader Sr. was a member of a family whose cattle ranching roots in Placer County go back to the 1870s.

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Posted: apr. 11, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | More water for fish could lead to ecological Armageddon Comments 0 Comments

DUI victim struggles to get life back on course

Her fear of being judged by a room full of police officers at a San Diego County Mothers Against Drink Driving awards luncheon was short lived.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2014 1:23 a.m. | | DUI victim struggles to get life back on course Comments 0 Comments

How about death penalty for ignoring constitution?

Phil Wyman makes Shakespeare look like a wimp.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2014 12:48 a.m. | | How about death penalty for ignoring constitution? Comments 0 Comments

BugFest in Stockton, rodeo fun in Oakdale

The Men’s Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ripon Post 1051 will host its Seafood Platter at 12455 West Ripon Road on Saturday, April 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be 50/50 raffle and a DJ entertaining the guests. Donation of $15 per person is recommended. 

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Posted: apr. 10, 2014 12:46 a.m. | | BugFest in Stockton, rodeo fun in Oakdale Comments 0 Comments

Does not being color blind hurt some minorities?

Do “minorities” need protection in California?

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Posted: apr. 08, 2014 11:11 p.m. | | Does not being color blind hurt some minorities? Comments 0 Comments

A quick memo on how to build a better Manteca

In the coming 210 days at least five men are going to be vying for your vote to elect them to the Manteca City Council either as a council member or mayor.

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Posted: apr. 08, 2014 12:27 a.m. | | A quick memo on how to build a better Manteca Comments 0 Comments

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