It looks like a violin with a wide neck brace. One needs a bow to play it, but it's not a violin. It has frets, but it's not a guitar. And the sound that emanates from this wooden musical contraption is like no other.
It was a taste of Americana at an early morning Yule get-together of "real friends" who work together, like each other, and perform as a team despite the stress and public pressures they face on a daily basis.
As early as spring of 2012 Manteca could see the opening of a massive 70,000-square-foot indoor water park, a 400-room resort hotel, and a conference center that ultimately will rival Modesto's in size.
The extra half cent you pay every time you buy a taxable item in San Joaquin County is paying off again, this time it made the completion of the widening of Highway 99 from four to six lanes from the 120 Bypass to Arch Road a reality.
STOCKTON (AP) - Signature gatherers paid by a wealthy Stockton-area farmer and food processor have started circulating an initiative to force large public works projects to go before voters for approval, and the measure is expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot.
The $170 million levee improvements that will have be made in order for the walls that protect Lathrop and other communities from the San Joaquin River to be compliant with the new Urban Levee Design Criteria are going to need a lot of things.