RIPON – It looks like attrition might be one way that Ripon Unified brass might be able to dodge the cleaver that could spell the end for some teachers and staffers due to budget shortfalls.
Michael Reichgut definitely knows how to hold his own out on the dance floor. And he's now hoping to take his love for dancing – something he never thought he'd carry beyond the standard tango and fox trot moves that served as a good time while he was learning them – to the next level. This last year Reichgut won in the United Country Western Dance Council in the Gold Couples division as a newcomer ...
RIPON - Things didn't seem like they were going to end on a positive note at the Ripon Memorial Library when the funding that helps keeps the doors open was on the chopping block last month.
It took me 26 years to figure out what I wanted to additionally add to my body permanently. Well, it was more like 8 years since I couldn't have done it until I was 18, but the thought of getting a tattoo was always something that seemed like it could have been a possibility at some point – but just not anytime soon. While all of my friends were rushing off to get tribal bands ...
RIPON - A proposal that could place a communications tower on an elementary school campus is being met with opposition by some neighbors that are concerned about the safety of their children.
RIPON – The $4 million grant-funded project designed to improve the aesthetics of downtown Ripon is finally nearing the green light to complete the final phase of construction.
By JASON CAMPBELL Staff reporter of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Dodge enthusiasts now don't have to worry about going out of town to search for a new car or truck to park in their driveway. Cabral Chrysler Jeep – who have been servicing Dodge vehicles ever since the exclusive Dodge dealership in Manteca closed more than a year ago – recently completed the process to officially add the popular and wide-reaching line to their ...
Sami Guedoir knows all about the benefits of cultural outreach. As the chairman of the advisory board for the non-profit Tunisian Community Center, Guedoir – who has owned Century Furniture on the corner of Yosemite and Main Streets – has seen first-hand what can happen when the perceived differences between two communities erode away. And he's taken a little bit of Manteca with him back to his Tunisian hometown of Mahares for that very reason. ...
]RIPON – Experience helped the Ripon High girls soccer team keep its non-league record flawless against an opponent coach Jose Bobadilla says is the best his Indians have played thus far.
RIPON – City leaders in Ripon are hoping that they'll be able to agree on a package that will allow them to meet their necessary budget goals without having to eliminate any more positions.
Frank Aquila didn't quite know what to do when he had heard that Manteca High graduate and United States Marine Charles Palmer was killed in Iraq.
RIPON – Finding something suitable to do this weekend won't be difficult. For the 47th time, the City of Ripon is pulling together to celebrate the blooming of the tree nut that at one time served as the lifeblood of the community and is permanently engrained in the fabric that makes Ripon unique. But it's much more than just a festival where you can buy farm fresh almonds and other nuts and hand-made arts and ...
CARMICHAEL - Duplicating a dramatic finish for victory isn't as easy as it's made out to be.
RIPON – Camila Sweaney grew up watching the Ripon Almond Blossom Queen hopefuls go through the motions of the traditional pageant, and always knew that she wanted to participate.
RIPON – Mary Bell knew that the crown that topped her head Thursday night wasn't going to be there for very much longer.
LATHROP – Phil Waterford wasn't having the best day.
Three. Two. One.
Myrna Javrie looked at the list.
LATHROP – It's like Redbox but for medical-grade pot.
Mark Boudelik was busy balancing multiple phone calls Tuesday afternoon.
Thomas Christopher Chase was in possession of some interesting things when Manteca Police officers stopped him Monday night on suspicion on breaking into cars in the parking lot of the In-Shape Sports Club on E. Yosemite Avenue.
LATHROP – Matthew Hernandez could be $2,000 richer.
LATHROP – It's been nearly two decades since Californians voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical use and the federal government still doesn't recognize the individual mandates passed by state voters.
Some people call it a tradition.
LATHROP – When the Lathrop City Council got together for their second meeting in November two weeks ago, they freed up their December schedule.
John Hernandez stood in the dining room of Mountain Mike's Pizza, asked for attention, and then offered his profound thanks.
"But we drove here from San Jose and Elk Grove," pleaded two of the teams that showed up the 26th annual Crossroads Grace "Turkey Bowl" Thursday morning.
Joanne Gross had an important job Wednesday night.
LATHROP – When it comes to giving thanks and charitable donations during the holidays, Congressman Jerry McNerney will see just about all types and all flavors .
Brian Mills was on the phone all-day Monday.