McWhinney - the Colorado-based firm working to bring an indoor waterpark resort to Manteca - is celebrating the grand opening this week of its Garden Grove location in Southern California. It is the Golden State's first indoor waterpark.
The decision to go with a secondary levee to protect southwest Manteca from a 200-year flood instead of bulking up existing levees along the San Joaquin and Stanislaus rivers not only saves money but effectively limits growth.
The Every 15 Minutes production held Thursday morning at the Ripon Christian High School campus was designed to discourage drinking and driving by high school students and to make them understand the gravity and impact and driving when they are not sober.
Two badly damaged $2.5 million Altamont Corridor Express passenger cars are being assessed for damages from a Monday night crash into Alameda Creek near Sunol to determine whether they can be repaired and put back into service or have to be replaced.