Henry Soria was just finishing his morning walk around the block shortly before noon Monday when a neighbor yelled out to him that his duplex located just north of the Manteca High athletic fields was on fire.
Ernest Manuel Duenez Jr., 34, has been identified as the man who was fatally wounded Wednesday evening in a confrontation with a Manteca police officer following a traffic stop on the front lawn of a home in the 200 block of Flores Avenue.
Officer-involved shootings in Manteca as well as San Joaquin County are relatively non-existent compared to California's larger urban areas.
UPDATED: Manteca Police confirmed that the man shot and killed by an officer Wednesday in the 200 block of Flores Avenue had a weapon but it was not a gun as some witnesses contended.
Vern's Towing of Manteca is no longer an AAA Emergency Road Service, according to its owner Gary Owens who said Wednesday that he had his contract of 40 years canceled without an explanation costing nine Manteca workers their jobs.
Clenched fist knuckle pushups into the hot asphalt was just one of the challenges Heather Lundbom faced in the California Highway Patrol Academy that graduated only six women recently out of the 68 who were actually sworn-in as traffic officers.
RIPON - A dozen Ripon Rotary Club members took part in a computer website workshop last Wednesday in lieu of their regular meeting that showed Rotarians the value of Smart Phones in their research.
Battle of the Bulge veteran Bill Castillo of Manteca relived the history of World War II with 30 other members of the Armed Services and paid tribute to their comrades who had given their lives in the fighting.
Matthew Refuerzo could easily be a poster boy for Give Every Child a Chance.
LATHROP - A 40-year-old Patterson man and his 10-year-old son were found shot to death about 8 a.m. Friday by a ranch security officer in a field west of Interstate 5 and the Manthey Road off ramp in Lathrop.
RIPON -Ripon Christian High School graduated 55 seniors Friday evening from a class that accumulated $1.7 million is scholarship funds.
A 36-year-old Modesto man who had duped the sales staff of a Manteca new car dealership and made off with a new $44,000 Dodge Ram extended cab pickup truck was located by Manteca Police detectives and arrested after a combination of a chase and foot pursuit that ended with major damage to the vehicle.
RIPON - Fifty-six students graduated from the Ripon Christian Middle School Thursday night in the high school gymnasium with the traditional Pomp and Circumstance played by the Middle school Band.
One more in a string of night fires in the 300 and 400 blocks of Moffat Boulevard caused a $55,000 loss to a mobile home and its contents late Tuesday night from a fire that started in an outbuilding.
RIPON - Ripon's Immanuel Christian Reformed Church is a scheduled rest stop for "Tractor Dave" who is driving his 1937 COOP #2 tractor across country to raise $200,000 for disaster relief as he pulls a 20-foot trailer.
A federal grant of $1.27 million will allow the Manteca Fire Department to hire six new firefighters.
Standing alongside her husband Ed who was Ripon's Mayor for 35 years in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s was a bubbly Barbara Feichtmeir who ...
Five suspects, allegedly part of a shoplifting ring from the Bay Area, were arrested Tuesday night after they left the Ripon CVS store on Main ...
The Allen Bugbee Veterans' Center in downtown Ripon held a soft opening this week allowing Congressman Jeff Denham to be part of the festivities while ...
Manteca's original residents - the Yokuts Indians - served as an inspiration for the community's newest mural.
A predawn brawl suspected to be gang related between eight to nine subjects in the 300 Block of Moffat Boulevard sent three people to area ...
Retired Lt. Col. Kevin Patrick Holeman, 51, was escorted into the Manteca courthouse early Tuesday afternoon for arraignment on sexual charges involving a 16-year-old female ...
Julian Ortega needs a dog.
Retired Lt. Col. Kevin Patrick Holeman, commander of East Union High 's JROTC Lancer Battalion, was arrested Tuesday on three felony charges alleging he had ...
Two Turlock individuals trying to buy a Play Station 4 advertised on Facebook were robbed at gunpoint in Manteca's Hampton Inn parking lot.
By GLENN KAHL
The Second Harvest Food Bank in Manteca needs more room to operate and to store its food for the hungry.
Two cars were allegedly stolen by the same suspect Thursday morning – one from Walmart on South Main Street and the other from Todd Street near ...
Manteca Police tracked down a 32-year-old minutes after a citizen made a 911 call saying that she had interrupted someone taking a package off a ...
A Little Free Library is open to all comers on North Street across from Doctors Hospital of Manteca.