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.
It's a celebration of love for others – a fund raiser – and a dinner dance and auction Friday night at the Ripon Community Center's two halls.
A 10-foot-long table – valued at $700 – was taken from in front of a home in broad daylight in the 1200 block of Higton Avenue April 19. It ended up landing a Manteca woman in jail for grand theft last week.
A Tuesday morning parole search at a farm in Ripon turned up a boxed methamphetamine lab, according to Police Sergeant Steve Merchant.
RIPON - A Stockton woman and a man from Lodi were arrested Tuesday morning in Ripon for possession of methamphetamine for sale with a value of over $1,600 as well as conspiracy after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign.
A soft-spoken man described to be between 25 and 27 years old ordered a Bank of the West teller to give him her money and reportedly threatened her not to touch the alarm button.
Manteca Police officers responded to a woman's call for help Monday morning saying she was in a motel room on Moffat Boulevard – having difficulty breathing – and that her boyfriend wouldn't allow her to leave.
RIPON - It was all about pioneers and raising wheat near Ripon in 1846 when a Mormon colony was first established. A historical marker on a Fourth Street park lawn has told the story since 1949.
Growing up in Ripon had relatively peaceful memories for Ed and Terri Beeler compared to their recent church mission trip to Mexicali, Mexico where they were greeted by a 7.2 earthquake that hit shortly after they arrived.
Two boys who grew up into successful professionals are behind a huge donation of almond snack packs to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
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.
Six years ago Juvenal Lechuga was a Nile Garden School eighth grader struggling to overcome bone cancer.
It was a shocker Tuesday morning for seven graduating high school seniors who were giving speeches in what they thought was the final competition for the Central Valley of Association's one and only college scholarship award.
A new business committee aims to bring more events to downtown Ripon.
Patty Reece loves her orchids.
The Manteca Crossroads Street Faire is set for Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Through it all, she's still smiling.