By GLENN KAHL
RIPON - Ripon schools got a big "A" in the California State Standardized Testing (CST) results released this week.
Jewell Mullings and Louie Wyrsch are planning their wedding next month on the weekend of Oct. 10 at the River Mill in French Camp.
Cowboy Howard Wooldridge and his horse Misty spent Tuesday riding Manteca streets to draw attention to his staunch support for the passage of Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana on the Nov. 2 California ballot.
A motorist stopping for a 10-year-old boy in a school crosswalk triggered a 3-car, rear end chain reaction Tuesday morning sending four people to area hospitals.
Covering the search for the home burglar proved once again that women officers prove their worth more often than not. School resource officer April Smith was part of the human perimeter that had been set up around a corn field south of the Del Webb community.
A large cardboard box was delivered to the Manteca Bulletin office Monday morning bearing the name of "The Little Hero: Alesaundra Tafoya". It came from a woman in New Jersey who has never met the three-year-old Manteca girl.
The two Escalon police cases that evolved Friday night and early Saturday morning have had something of a surprise twist – involving a Glock semi-automatic hand gun.
The driver of a milk tanker involved in a solo accident Sunday night on East Yosemite Avenue at the southbound Hwy 99 onramp sustained only minor injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The beating of an Escalon police officer shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday during a traffic stop brought mutual aid from Manteca and Ripon police departments as well as the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.
Two two suspects who were arrested for firing on their alleged car burglary victims Friday night as they fled from the Bass Pro Parking lot were jailed on multiple felony charges – one sent to county jail and the other to juvenile hall.
Units from five police agencies joined in a Friday night high speed chase of three car burglary suspects who reportedly fired two shots at their victims as they fled from the Bass Pro Shops parking lot located on the Highway 120 Bypass at about 9:30 p.m.
The burglarly of a Del Webb home in northwest Manteca Friday morning launched a series of events that eventually put one 26-year-old man behind bars.
The candidates in the running for the Manteca Unified school board will have another chance to tackle the issues on Wednesday.
RIPON - A rich collection of memories of Ripon's earlier days mark Ripon High School's Centennial Celebration weekend from two graduates Harvey Douma, 93, and Madelyn Enslie, 97 – both will share grand marshal duties at today's 100 -year parade down Main Street that starts at 10 a.m.
Molly K. Hooper- a Capitol Hill staff writer for the respected Washington, D.C., publication "The Hill", interviewed Congressman Jeff Denham Wednesday morning in the Manteca Museum next to the desk of the late, longtime Manteca Congressman John J. McFall.
Ripon Police officers will be turning out in force throughout neighborhoods in the early morning hours looking for idling vehicles left unattended by their owners getting ready for work in an attempt to curb car and truck thefts in the community.
Doctors Hospital is on a fast track to train its staff in case the dreaded Ebola virus makes its way to Manteca and Ripon.
Being twins can be cool, especially when both are CHP traffic officers.
Two vintage hand grenades created something of an adrenaline rush when they were discovered Thursday evening by staff of a storage facility cleaning out an abandoned storage unit.
Dr. Jeffrey Becker got his start in dentistry in a first grade class at Nile Garden School 21 years ago when his dad and dentist Jim Becker used him to show his classmates the procedure of taking a "gooey" impression of his teeth in Ms. Robin Wilson's class.
The South County street fair season's traditional farewell event - the Main Street Day gathering in downtown Ripon - is this weekend.
Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn is seeking election to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 4 election.
A Manteca girl makes good as a hair stylist and lead actress on a hilarious, new truTV game show series airing for the first time Monday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m.
One of Lillian Luck's fondest childhood memories is recalling her parents' open carriage pulled by two horses, "Beulah" and "Sam" when she was only three years old at the family farm in Rogersville, Missouri.
Lodi consultant and developer Russ Munson is proud of the fact he has never held a public office, looking rather toward his record of accomplishments in the private sector risking his own dollars and employing up to 250 people.
Jessica Marie Utley - a 37-year-old homeless woman - was charged with arson and two outstanding warrants by Ripon Police after she allegedly started a fire in the restroom Wednesday afternoon at Burns Truck and Trailer Co. in the 1400 block of West Santos Avenue.
A single story residence in the 700 block of Morada Court sustained more than $102,000 in losses last Saturday when fire ravaged the garage and attic over the living area where heavy black smoke was seen coming from the attic vents on all sides of the structure.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford is the target of an organized "roast" and retirement celebration Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m., at the Manteca Senior Center where barbs are expected throughout the night.
The annual Kids in a Box event brought in some $3,200 for the Raymus House from its sponsors as Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy youth learned what it is like to spend the night on the street.