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Plenty of Halloween fun on Friday for kids

Journey Church, 444 Argonaut St., Manteca is having a Trunk or Treat on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. or whenever the candy runs out. Admission is free and costumes are OK. If it rains, it will move inside the church. Price: FREE

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 12:14 a.m. | | Plenty of Halloween fun on Friday for kids Comments 0 Comments

Homeless: Perception is reality

They’re everywhere. 

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | | Homeless: Perception is reality Comments 0 Comments

Measure G backers: The sky is falling down, the sky is falling down

You notice in February that your smoke detector is malfunctioning.

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Posted: oct. 29, 2014 12:56 a.m. | | Measure G backers: The sky is falling down, the sky is falling down Comments 1 Comment

Old & new tech co-exist at Library

In the face of computer technology rushing forward faster than lighting speed, it is refreshing to know that reports of the demise of public libraries are extremely exaggerated.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 1:10 a.m. | | Old & new tech co-exist at Library Comments 0 Comments

In defense of Steve DeBrum & Ben Cantu

It’s hard not to respect candidates for local elective office, especially in small communities like Manteca.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 1:02 a.m. | | In defense of Steve DeBrum & Ben Cantu Comments 0 Comments

Enjoy $3 a gallon gas while you can

Ready for a flashback?

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 12:43 a.m. | | Enjoy $3 a  gallon gas while you can Comments 0 Comments

Ghostly haunts in South County

IONE – The premise itself was enough to send chills down my spine.

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Posted: oct. 25, 2014 1:05 a.m. | | Ghostly haunts in South County Comments 0 Comments

Begging for vacation funds via the Internet

Panhandling has gone high tech.

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Posted: oct. 25, 2014 12:16 a.m. | | Begging for vacation funds via the Internet Comments 0 Comments

I now own antiquated iPhone6

Back in the Dark Ages 40 years ago when I graduated from high school, if you wanted to call someone you had to use Pacific Bell or one of its Ma Bell siblings unless you were served by a smaller phone company such as Contel or a local independent.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 1:25 a.m. | | I now own  antiquated iPhone6 Comments 0 Comments

Venture Academy performing arts wine tasting this Friday

Venture Academy’s third annual Wine Tasting event will take place on Friday, Oct. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Delicato Winery. Proceeds support the visual and performing arts program. Tickets are $25. For more info or to purchase tickets contact Dionne McDonald at dmcdonald@sjcoe.net.

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 12:58 a.m. | | Venture Academy performing arts wine tasting this Friday Comments 0 Comments

So is your business website ADA compliant?

Think you dodged a bullet if you own a business and haven’t been slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit?

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 12:51 a.m. | | So is your business website ADA compliant? Comments 0 Comments

Ebola or polio: Doesn’t effect us because we’re invincible

My earliest childhood memory is as a 5-year-old being taken to Roseville’s Royer Park by my mom back in 1962.

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Posted: oct. 22, 2014 1:13 a.m. | | Ebola or polio: Doesn’t effect us because we’re invincible Comments 0 Comments

Trick or treaters: For bigger haul mimic Manteca panhandlers

Hey kids!

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 2:36 a.m. | | Trick or treaters: For bigger haul mimic Manteca panhandlers Comments 0 Comments

A ‘no’ vote on Measure I won’t count

Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?

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Posted: oct. 20, 2014 12:17 a.m. | | A ‘no’ vote on Measure I won’t count Comments 0 Comments

They doubled as CHP patrol officers

Being twins can be cool, especially when both are CHP traffic officers.

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Posted: oct. 18, 2014 1:08 a.m. | | They doubled as CHP patrol officers Comments 0 Comments

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