Earth grading on the site of the $8 million Central Valley Cancer Center was under way this week near the east end of Norman Drive just west of Spreckels Avenue.
RIPON - Ripon's Mistlin Park was the scene Monday morning for the annual kickoff for a mission of honor and hope for a cancer cure for firefighters that is taking a single engine 20,000 miles zigzagging across the U.S. and Canada.
RIPON - Promising that 98 percent of their grads will go on to college – 78 percent to four year schools – Ripon Christian High School is offering an open house Thursday night for interested parents and students to take a look at its curriculum.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High athletic director Joe Darretta is pumped up about his school's numerous extra-curricular endeavors.
Customers of Priority Tire & Brake are getting something extra tossed in with services or tires they purchase - the etching of their license plate numbers on high-theft catalytic convertors.
Shaking a dog less than half its size by the neck like a rag doll is what horrified witnesses described seeing as they drove and walked their children home from Joshua Cowell School on Pestana Avenue Thursday afternoon.
RIPON - Auto burglaries are at a minimum in Ripon's Area 3 beat of mostly residential neighborhoods partly due to the fact the city's police officers use thermal imaging devices at night to seek out cars that have been recently driven into the area.
A charter school that is patterned after Modesto's Great Valley Academy and its Integrated Visual Learning approach may yet become a reality in Manteca by the beginning of the next school year.
Linda Barnhizer was determined she was going to make knit hats for children and adults in Mexico despite past surgeries to her hands.
The Manteca Police Department's loss of one of their canines recently touched the heart of McFall-Grisham Post of the American Legion member Art Smith who served in Vietnam with his own canine partner.
A 36-year-old man accused of attempting to kill his wife who hugged the hood of his car for some 45 minutes last Friday around midnight, told the court Thursday afternoon that he was guilty of all charges.
RIPON - Marge and Bob Imfeld have made a mark in real estate and more importantly in the fabric of the Ripon community they have called home since they were first married in the mid-1960s.
Two situations that involved green backs popped up this week: One good and another demonstrating a tad of attempted larceny.
RIPON - Ron and Jamie McManis have built their Ripon winery as an outgrowth of their marriage – expanding into every state in the country as well as foreign markets – in a love story that has continued to blossom.
A 25-year-old Manteca woman held onto the windshield wipers of her husband's mini-van for dear life as he allegedly drove at speeds reaching 100 miles per hour between Manteca and Pleasanton.
Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
An 85-year-old Manteca man allegedly stabbed his 56-year-old son shortly before midnight Wednesday in a home they shared.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
The Bugle Call opening the Ripon Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning was one of the best coming from a career member of the U.S. Army Band - Starrann Wise.
The old proverbial breakfast bell is clanging on Thursday morning with doors opening at 8 a.m. with an open house for customers old and new at Tony and Mrs. K's café by a very special woman who has a passion for her customers as well as for her menus. It is a joy to call her my friend.
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.
Five teens - 18 and 19 years old - who robbed Ripona Market at gunpoint last August have been sentenced to multi-year state prison terms.
Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.
First grade students from St. Anthony's School were more attentive than their years during a field trip at Doctors Hospital of Manteca Monday morning where they were given a complete orientation of just what the hospital does for its patients young and old.
Manteca's Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal has been recognized by the Stanislaus Medical Society as its oncology Doctor of the Year after 24 years of "compassionate care" in that county.
Two "study buddies" that have kept pace with each other all year have earned the honors of being East Union High School's valedictorian and salutatorian for their upcoming graduation ceremonies.