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 New Year's flood of 1997 was like no other seen in Northern California since 1906 when flood records started being recorded. A California Department of Water Resources report called it the "largest" flood in the 90-year period prior to that year's flooding.
San Joaquin Cogen might not be getting the water that they need just yet, but they are getting a reduced rate for discharging the water they do have into Lathrop's collection system.
Tamija Seabron looked around the table and smiled.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District's drive to reduce electricity rates 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is on pause until mid-January.
For the past two years, the Ripon Unified school board has enjoyed using the City of Ripon Council Chambers.
James A. Mousalimas, the new San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools, will be sworn in at a public ceremony on Friday, Jan. 9, at 5 p.m.
What happened to Kelly Marelich?
If your garbage is collected on Thursday and Friday normally in Manteca, it won't happen for the next two weeks.
Investigators have determined that the man found dead inside of a major marijuana grow house in West Lathrop Thursday morning was the victim of a homicide.
Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.
At first glance Jack Snyder's Christmas village is stunningly impressive.
The biggest threat to Manteca and Lathrop: Flood or drought?
Road work on Louise Avenue may take a little longer than expected.
The families at Manteca HOPE Shelter and Raymus Home in Manteca are getting a truck-load delivery of blankets this weekend.
Skaters in Lathrop might have a second place to shred by the time the rainy season wraps up.