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 Airport Way corridor is a microcosm of what ails Manteca streets as well as various municipal polices in place designed to widen major thoroughfares.
The Barnwood Restaurant is for sale – one board at a time – for $2 a foot.
Last year when the monthly space rent at the Almond Blossom Estates mobile home park went up, Audrey Anaya had to make changes to her ...
Manteca Unified could look to add a supervisor specifically to handle and oversee the athletic venues at the high schools.
The bad news is that one of the nicest picnic areas in Lathrop is currently enveloped by the floodwater of the San Joaquin River.
Marjorie Thomas - the widow of golf pro Alan Thomas who oversaw the Manteca municipal golf course for 40 years - will continue in that capacity through ...
With the cold temperatures and the fast-moving water, you aren't going to find anybody swimming in the San Joaquin River anytime soon.
Arlene Griffith is a woman with a cause – she is cleaning up Ripon.
Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum wants to celebrate.
Wiggle room in the general fund budgets for the Manteca Unified School District and the City of Manteca will shrink considerably over the next four ...
Kindergarten registration for the Ripon Unified School District is set for Tuesday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Park View Elementary ...
California Connections Academy @ Ripon is launching an open enrollment period for the 2017-18 school year.
Manteca may not have funding to deal with cracking pavement and potholes but by the end of 2018 traffic signals will be better coordinated while ...
The grass is always greener - in the middle of the street.
Gordon and Connie Armstrong are digging a ditch to save their grape crop this year.