Archive for March, 2012

Manteca working to create Yosemite visitors center at Orchard Valley

  Date Saturday, March 31st, 2012

More than 4 million people make their way to Yosemite National Park each year.


Trout, Mills optioned to Triple-A

  Date Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Outfielder Mike Trout and left-hander Brad Mills were optioned to Triple-A Friday, trimming the Angels' roster in major-league camp to 34 players.Neither will travel with the team to California for next week's three-game Freeway Series against the Dodgers.


Yosemite: California's original theme park

  Date Friday, March 30th, 2012

There's an attraction in California for kids that's bigger than Disneyland. It's Yosemite National Park and it's all natural.


Editorial: California a slacker state for jobs

  Date Friday, March 30th, 2012

What's another 10-letter word for "stagnation"? C-A-L-I-F-O-R-N-I-A. Gov. Jerry Brown likes to enthuse about how the "California Dream" still is real. For some, it certainly is.But the dreaming – or maybe hallucinating – can't disguise the sobering numbers coming out…


On your phone or texting in the car? CHP is watching

  Date Friday, March 30th, 2012

A text message that takes one’s eyes off the road for 2 seconds at 60 miles per hour — enough time to travel half the length of a football field — is not worth the potential trouble, California Highway Patrol Officer Garrett Ray said Wednesday.