Spreckels Sugar plant would probably still be standing today as an abandoned and shuttered complex complete with four 15-story silos some 14 years after closing.
It isn't cheap to build state-of-the-art wastewater treatment and surface water treatment plants to meet stringent state and federal clean water standards.
Last year the Swing for Youth benefit golf tournament helped cover the cost for 100 kids who wouldn't otherwise been able to participate in Manteca Parks and Recreation programs.
RIPON – Glenn Wallace favors the new location of the Dairy Farmers of America's western regional office.
Scenes of summer.
Scenes from the Manteca Chamber Awards
Recently members of the Graffiti Sweeties Baton Twirling Group took top awards at the USTA State Championships.
It's not exactly "Jaws" but the predators that lurk in the Stanislaus River unmercifully attack the young.
Two fund-raisers are planned to help triathlon athlete-in-training Perry Settlemoir raise $5,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
As an entertainer, he goes by the name Esteban. The up-and-coming singer, songwriter and soon-to-be psychology major at the California State University in Sacramento has brought his solo act to the San Joaquin County Fair.
RIPON – When Scott Huerta first got an e-mail telling him that his band – French Cassettes – were selected as one of four finalists in the MySpace Artist Discovery contest, he immediately dismissed it as spam.
The City of Manteca in partnership with Big League Dreams is hosting the annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3, at the BLD sports complex.
Avid gardeners will find many freebies to take home and plenty of gardening ideas at the San Joaquin County Fair which is wrapping up its final day today from noon to 7 p.m.
Scenes from Saturday's Children's Art in the Park conducted by the Manteca Junior Women's Club at Library Park. Co-sponsoring the event were the Mayor's Committee on the Arts, City of Manteca, and the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
Building on the success of last year's event, The Commons at Union Ranch will again hold its "Dancing with the Manteca Stars" competition. The free event, which celebrates the second anniversary of the assisted living community, takes place on Friday, June 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public.
The biggest transportation agency in the South County in terms of ridership isn't Regional Transit or the Altamont Corridor Express. It's the Manteca Unified School District.
Monica Cane recalled raising teenage daughters.
New Melones Reservoir - projected to "go dry" sometime in August due to the ongoing California drought - is prompting the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board Tuesday to formally adopt mandatory water emergency rules.
Upwards of 50,000 people are expected to attend the 19th annual Crossroads Street Fair Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in downtown Manteca.
Owners of homes to the southwest of Sierra High - and along the Airport Way corridor - may think they have no skin in the game when it comes to the $168 million levee upgrades even though they are in the 200-year flood-plain.
Kerry Harris understands the road to wellness involves lifestyle changes.
The 2015 Central Valley Wellness Expo is a focused and relevant symposium of wellness-related experts and seminars taking place Friday, March 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There's a possibility downtown Manteca and Ripon will get Altamont Corridor Express service even if Stanislaus County voters continue to reject a sales tax for roads, buses, and trains.
Falcons, hawks and owls are used to keep foraging birds away from crops such as grapes, blueberries and cherries from California's Central Coast to the San Joaquin Valley.
By JASON CAMPBELL
Max Martin enjoys the cold.
Manteca Police and inspectors from the Alcoholic Beverage Control inspected more than 10 retail establishments last week within the community.
There are 56 unsheltered homeless in Manteca.
Freight train traffic through Manteca has taken another life.
A Manteca oncologist that was fined $550,000 last week as part of a settlement with the United States Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services was swept up as part of a larger probe of an international distributor of non-FDA approved chemotherapy medication.