RIPON - Ten young cadets in the Ripon Police Junior Police Academy ended their week being put through the paces of a high-risk felony car stop.
Two men were shot in drive-by shootings Tuesday night with one of the victims being knifed Wednesday morning after being released from an area hospital – later arrested, when for a second time, he was back in the hospital emergency room.
RIPON - Ripon's Police Chief Richard Bull who brought the best in cutting edge technology to the rank and file officer on the street in his 10-year tenure with the department announced his retirement Wednesday afternoon.
The Manteca Animal Shelter can be a sad place for employees and volunteers who do their best to see that the strays they pick up on the street are adopted out to good homes rather than being euthanized.
Manteca machinist Gary Duran says he has the answer to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and has built a prototype to prove his theory.
A wrong-way freeway driver was jailed on two counts of murder Monday when she was released from San Joaquin County Hospital 11 days after the July 1 crash.
Four retired U.S. Army warrant officers did their part in packing Susie Beeler's treats for troops stationed overseas recently as did members of the Manteca Federated Women's Club and the Camellia Gardens Women's Bible Study group.
RIPON - Jimmy Burgess continues to draw customers new and old into her Ripon bakery location with her pastry creations and her infectious smile. It's all about doing what's right for her customers, she said, as she added an adjoining store front for a cake shop.
RIPON - Ed Bynum – retired Ripon Fire Chief – was memorialized Friday morning inside the fire engine bays of the headquarters station on Stockton Avenue.
It was two Manteca public safety chiefs who made themselves available to the public over breakfast Saturday morning at Perko's Restaurant in the shadow of the Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue intersection.
A 22-year-old Manteca man, who was face-to-face with an officer in the dark following an early Saturday morning domestic dispute, allegedly pulled a gun from his backside waist band and narrowly escaped being shot when his girlfriend jumped in front of him, Manteca Police said.
With bull horns in hand, Service Employees International, United Health Care Union organizers led a picket line in continuous chants outside the Palm Haven Care Center Thursday afternoon demanding better staffing and increased pay for workers.
The Antone Raymus Golf Tournament – in memory of the military past and present – is scheduled for July 16 at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. Pastor Mike Dillman will make a special guest appearance.
Gregory Berry, 46, has entered a "no contest" plea to misdemeanor charges of annoying and molesting nine- and 10-year-old fourth grade girls when he was substitute teaching at Joshua Cowell School on Pestana Avenue in east Manteca in May of last year, according to Manteca detective Steven Beermann.
The lush, green landscaping of a family's 41-year-old back yard in Raymus Village was torched by fireworks Sunday night with flames leaping more than 100 feet into the air.
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.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
A wrestling scene was filmed Wednesday in the Manteca High gym for a movie designed to help teens grappling with depression.
Tommy Joyce with his distinctive white beard was somewhat of a celebrity riding in an open taxi cab down main streets in Havana with Cubans shouting to him: "Mr. Hemingway! – Mr. Hemingway!"