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.
Five newly graduated registered nurses were welcomed into the health care family at Doctors Hospital this past week through the auspices of the Versant program to complete their residency with the DHM staff.
Even in the month that water usage is supposed to be at its lowest, the City of Lathrop still managed to find a way to curtail the amount that they used when compared to the 2013 statistics that the State of California is using to assess conservation efforts.