RIPON - A leader from Jinja in Uganda, Eastern Africa – dedicating his life to helping the countless AIDS orphans – brought grim reality to life recently for the members of the Ripon Rotary Club.
A photographic art exhibit in the Manteca City Council chambers is the product of an association with the Yosemite Western Artist photography club out of Oakhurst.
The Commons at Union Ranch offers regular arthritis exercise session for their residents as well as for anyone in the community who would like to participate in the twice-weekly activity.
The annual Manteca Rotary Club Don I. Asher Memorial Law Day awards were given to five police officers from throughout the county at a Thursday noon luncheon that filled Isadore's Restaurant.
One Manteca business has set the theme for his operation as "A Year for Giving" with a program that is designed to benefit Agape Villages Foster Family Agency and Manteca CAPS.
Multiple counts of sexual abuse against children under the age of 14 has Mantecan Michael Albert Goldman in San Joaquin County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond.
RIPON - Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will keep a good mail man from completing his appointed rounds, especially after 30 years of dedicated service – Ripon's Steve Guyett is the perfect example after suffering a double stroke.
RIPON - Proposed sales and hotel tax ballot measures were axed by the Ripon City Council at Tuesday night's meeting.
Two have devoted their lives to educating youth. One didn't just put her heart and soul into community service but also muscle when the task came to dig graves to keep East Union Cemetery open. Another risked his life saving fellow soldiers against all odds.
She's not the build of a full-sized shepherd, but this red, three-year-old mix being held at the Manteca dog pound is personality plus and in the need of a friend. She obviously has not had the best of care and her coat needs some attention, but she definitely has heart and at first blush likes people. She comes with a chain collar with a pink ribbon intertwined through its links. Anyone who dares to drive up to the animal control shelter will see her patiently sitting by the wire in the third cage – gazing patiently waiting for someone to ...
RIPON - Ripon's heralded farmers market in the old downtown is going to be the best ever if the community's celebrated chef John Mangelos is successful in his part in the planning.
It's a new ambulance station – Station 52 – that promises to shorten the emergency response times for Manteca Ambulance between Lathrop and Manteca, serving 3,600 residents of Del Webb and surrounding neighborhoods.
RIPON - A single shotgun blast in a rural Ripon home Thursday noon brought more than a dozen officers to the scene – some with automatic weapons – locking down one elementary school for some two hours.
More than 30 firefighters battled a mobile home fire late Tuesday night attempting to keep the blazing inferno from setting adjacent structures on fire in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Ripon's recycling program is supporting the community schools' parent/faculty clubs benefiting the children within the Ripon Unified School District.
Three girls – believed to be identical triplets – were born to a Manteca couple last week who already have two children at home.
It was lights out in East Union High School classrooms Tuesday morning.
The City of Ripon is holding its annual Community Yard Sale at the Mistlin Sports Complex on Saturday, May 3, from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
A second suspect in a late March armed kidnapping and robbery that was set up online has been identified by Ripon Police detectives.
The DUI Every 15 Minutes program was all too real for parents and students alike at Ripon Christian High School.
Ripon Rotary Club's community service budget for the community has increased thousands of dollars after a Poker and Bingo tournament that was held Friday night in the Community Center.
There will be some 10,000 Easter eggs hidden throughout Ripon's Stouffer Park Saturday morning for an expected 300 children to find and put in their Easter baskets. They will be hidden in every section of the park from the large soccer fields and at the play structure near the baseball fields to the lower meadow and the gazebo areas along the Stanislaus River just north of Highway 99.
The annual planting at the CAPS' campus on North Austin Road at East Yosemite Avenue adds an element of unexpected "exercise" for the consumers at the learning facility designed as an extra level of educating the physically and learning disabled in the community.
Her fear of being judged by a room full of police officers at a San Diego County Mothers Against Drink Driving awards luncheon was short lived.
An alleged knife attack in a Manteca home left two men bloodied Wednesday afternoon with one going to jail charged for alleged assault with a deadly weapon, battery and making terrorist threats upon a 20-year-old man living in the residence.
Second Harvest Food Bank received a $50,000 check from Dot Foods of Modesto to cover the cost of more than 91,000 nutritious meals for struggling families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and nearby foothill communities.
Children and parents of the Lions & Lambs Preschool joined together for the school's first fun field day Monday on the turf of the Calvary Community Church on Lathrop Road.
An unscheduled emergency "lockdown" drill went perfectly early Monday afternoon at Joshua Cowell School, according to safety personnel and Principal Bonnie Bennett.