In the end, it wasn't a state agency that saved the day and kept a section of the levee behind Hays Road from blowing wide open and flooding the homes hundreds of residents south of Manteca
Congressman Jeff Denham - who has helped local agencies get the federal government to look at fish predation on the Stanislaus River instead of just releasing more and more water - is now vowing to do what he can to ease perennial flooding concerns south of Manteca along the San Joaquin River.
Permits to access restricted areas falling under the mandatory flood evacuation in south Manteca are being made available all day today at the Lathrop-Manteca Fire Station on South Union Road at Nile Avenue.
In the coming days the speed on Woodward Avenue between Union Road and Airport Way will be set at 30 mph.
Reconstruction plans for Colony Oak Elementary School are currently at the Division of State Architects office in Sacramento.
They say that farmers can patch anything.
The annual Mary Lou Tornell Art Show opened Monday afternoon as part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Almond Blossom Festival drawing some 42 entries in acrylics, pastels, pencils, charcoals and water colors that can be viewed this week in the Ripon Community Center on Fourth Street.
It's 1997 all over again to many South Manteca residents with the all-familiar words. Levee break. Mandatory evacuation. Flooding.
It is coming.
The Hampton Inn at Orchard Valley was ready for flood evacuees from south of Manteca after officers went door to door asking rural residents to leave their homes due to the possibility of levee breaks along the San Joaquin River.
The situation involving the integrity of the San Joaquin River levees and the impacts that is creating as of 12:01 a.m. this morning
The San Joaquin River that is imperiling farms in South Manteca and roughly 40,000 residents in Lathrop and Weston Ranch would be less of a threat today if it wasn't for the state and federal bureaucracy.
As fears of flooding along the San Joaquin River mount, the City of Lathrop has issued a bulletin to residents to explain the situation that they're facing and quell any fears that may be building.
Plans of transitioning Colony Oak Elementary School into a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) campus will take another step forward on Monday.
Chuck Crutchfield and Steve DeBrum – both longtime Kiwanis members – were surprised at a 100-year Rotary Foundation celebration Thursday night at Spring Creek Country Club with prestigious Paul Harris Awards.
The snowpack on the Stanislaus River watershed now holds the equivalent of 2 million acre feet of water - more than double the normal runoff for ...
Federal pass through funds will replace deteriorating sewer lines at the HOPE Family Shelters' Raymus House on Union Road as well as expand the Manteca ...
The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation will be receiving a nice promotional boost come Friday.
Residents of Lathrop used nearly 20 percent less water in February than they did during the same period in 2013 - the year that is used ...
The defamation lawsuit filed by former Manteca Unified Trustee Sam Fant against former Weston Ranch resident Richard Smith has been dismissed.
Unusually heavy weed growth triggered by a series of storms in January and February has prompted the Manteca Fire Department to move its weed abatement ...
Living outside of Manteca's city limits means you might actually have a bigger personal stake in what the City Council ultimately adopts as policy ...
If wearing green isn't enough of a celebration for you on St. Patrick's Day, Frank Teixeira has got you covered.
The long and drawn-out saga of the 2014 Manteca Unified school board election may soon be drawing to a close.
Ripon Church of Christ's plan for a new campus is before the San Joaquin County Planning Commission on Thursday.
Space was at a premium at the Manteca Civic Center in 1998.
Six Manteca Police officers responding to a late Monday afternoon bank robbery at the downtown Wells Fargo branch were able to arrest the suspect within ...
Every day Aaron Bowers - the Manteca Unified School Director of Facilities and Operations - checks in with emergency personnel keeping a watch on the San Joaquin ...
The families of two motorcyclists killed on Woodward Avenue on Nov. 13 are planning on making a case there was negligence on the part of ...
Traffic stops to total incidents in Ripon were up 15 percent.