Two academies at the South Stockton campus of the San Joaquin County Office of Education were locked down for about an hour Friday morning when a half dozen witnesses reported seeing three teens - including one with a hand gun - riding bicycles in the area.
Some 50 antique dealers from throughout the Central Valley are closing Ripon's downtown Saturday for the city's first ever open-air antique street fair over four blocks from Stockton Avenue to Acacia Avenue. It is expected to draw thousands of shoppers.
Manteca Unified School District's Trustee Awards went to four graduating students for their academic accomplishments Wednesday evening at Park View Elementary School. Trustee Kit Oase presented the honors to Emily Green, Vikash Raja, Thomas Vaughn and Megan Johnson.
Ripon High School graduating senior Tami Myers had a serious message to the graduating eighth graders who are going into high school four years after her graduation from Weston Elementary School.
Young students from St. Anthony's Catholic School learned a lot about the functions of a hospital and why some things are so important to know during last weels's Doctors Hospital's Healthcare Career for Children field trip.
Twenty-five Ripon Elementary School students received their diplomas Wednesday night in the Ripon High School multi-purpose room before an audience of parents, other family members and guests.
An east Manteca home on the northwest corner of a four-way stop that neighbors say motorists routinely ignore has been hit by an out-of-control vehicle for the third time.
Navy Captain Chuck Roots brought tears to the eyes of some veterans at Monday morning's Memorial Day Ceremonies at Ripon Cemetery when he challenged them to tell family members of their stories of military service they may have kept totally guarded and to themselves.
RIPON – Commander Ernie Tyhurst of the Clinton McCausland Post 190 of the American Legion has a history of service to his community and to his country during his colorful lifetime. He joined the Legion four years ago and is in his second year in its leadership. He is now a life member.
Ripon Christian High School valedictorian Derrick Witt is presenting his commencement address tonight at 7 p.m. during the 2014 graduation ceremonies in the high school gymnasium.
Ripon Christian Middle School graduated 50 eighth graders Thursday night in a packed high school gymnasium.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars canteen in Ripon serves as a second home for many surviving GIs who served their country and in many cases paid a horrible price for freedom – a freedom that many of us take for granted.
Carol Noceti has opened a new boutique in downtown Ripon.
Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.
A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.
It was a red carpet event Thursday night when San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel officially installed five board members to new terms on the Ripon Chamber of Commerce board during a dinner at the Spring Creek Country Club.
Ron Corbin was getting ready to bicycle from the Prayer Valley Church food distribution effort last week across from Library Park to his brother's home with bags of food on the handle bars.
An 81-year-old Manteca woman sustained fatal injuries in a 7 a.m. Wednesday crash while driving her 2007 Ford sedan at Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road, according to a CHP report.
An alert citizen helped Ripon Police find an indecent exposure suspect within nine hours from the time the man allegedly exposed himself to two young girls under 18.
Six-year-old Emily Hum dropped by Manteca's Union Road fire station Wednesday to meet some special guys - firefighters and medics who saved her life.
The Ripon Police Department hosted the Advanced Junior Police Academy for two weeks from July 7-18 18 with 14 cadets under the direction of Officer Trevor McGinnis.
John Mangelos is being installed as the Ripon Chamber of Commerce president Thursday night for the second time.
Some 300 Police Explorers from throughout the state converged on Ripon High to test their proficiencies in day-to-day police tactics and procedures in the fourth year of the Central Valley Explorer Competition.
Ripon is exploring having two water systems - one for domestic use and the other for landscaping.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
In less than 60 hours police solved what turned out to be the biggest vehicle theft ever in Manteca recovering three of five vehicles stolen and making two arrests.
It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.
Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.