RIPON – Taking advantage of Ripon's natural jewel has long been a tradition for a families and adolescents alike.
RIPON – Larry Stocks didn't seem to mind the sun when he was showing three-year-old grandson Braydon Singh how to pick out the best blueberries in the bunch late Thursday morning.
It's sleek and stylish and has an advertising campaign that has made it the buzz of the automotive industry.
RIPON – Having to wait for buses to unload passengers and navigate railroad tracks might not be much of a worry for Ripon parents when school reconvenes in the fall.
RIPON – Getting farm-fresh produce right in the heart of town might be a reality for Ripon residents sooner than anyone expected.
RIPON – The shrubbery along the path that used to be a proud symbol of a strong neighborhood starts to grow wildly out of control – creeping up the walls and out into the cracks of the sidewalk.
RIPON – Could the streets of downtown Ripon soon be abuzz with local farmers peddling freshly picked wares?
Sometimes you end up in the same place in an entirely different situation.
Sometimes the best place to save a little bit of money is right there on your back. Literally.
I almost couldn't believe what I was seeing.
Andrew Ramos didn't quite know what he was going to put down on paper when Calla Principal Lindsay Munoz called him and asked him to write a speech for the school's graduation.
Before Steve Winter retired from his position as Manteca High School principal this year, he didn't have to venture very far to see the impact his family has made on the town.
RIPON – Colton Brock just wanted to be treated like any other student.
Elaine Ivey immediately fell in love with the Book Exchange when she came to Manteca 15 years ago.
Karen Beauchamp didn't know what to expect when she came out to the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau Farmer's Market Tuesday afternoon.
LATHROP – Gangs in Lathrop had better run and hide.
MODESTO – It takes a certain personality to convince an entire theater full of people to shout out the most infamous four-letter word in unison.
Christmas is an already an afterthought to most people.
It's three days before Anthony Krayenhagen makes history as the first local comic to grace the stage at the Gallo Center for the Arts and he's worried about an event two weeks away.
Woodward Reservoir will remain at its current level for the foreseeable future.
Debbee Tarr knew that her crew could rise to the occasion.
Three men were taken into custody late Saturday in Modesto after leading multiple law enforcement agencies in a high-speed chase through two counties that started right next to Applebee's in Manteca.
All that Frank Guinta wanted were a few friends to come visit with him while he was still able.
Lexy Nicole pulls the microphone in.
There were two Almond Blossom Queens crowned this year.
LATHROP – The skeletal remains found by a bicyclist along Manthey Road last year have been determined to be those of a former trucking school student who has been missing since October of 2011.
It wasn't the most conventional way to get crowned.
Micheal Tate wears a hardhat on Wednesdays.
A 23-year-old Manteca man surrendered himself Wednesday afternoon after allegedly taking his 24-year-old girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter from their apartment against their will.
Come November Stouffer Field is in rough shape.