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.
Two men wearing ski masks fired into an occupied vehicle parked at curbside Tuesday afternoon breaking out two rear side windows, police said.
Manteca Police officers responded to a call at 10:42 p.m. Monday that multiple shots had been fired from a car into an occupied single family residence near Southside Park southwest of downtown
It was a Fourth of July many years ago – I was only a kid of 12 who loved shooting off fireworks from the safe ones and not so safe. M80s were the ultimate in Southern California, but I limited myself to simple fire crackers that were actually hard to come by unless you drove into downtown Los Angeles where somebody would be on the street hawking imported crackers by the pack.
Graduating Manteca Junior Police Academy cadets began their ceremonies Friday morning with a full inspection by officers and Police Chief Dave Bricker.
A teen was reportedly struck by an illegal bottle rocket in the 200 block of Northwoods Avenue in Manteca at about 10:30 Sunday night as other revelers kept police officers and deputies chasing down calls of illegal fireworks throughout Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
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"Paws 4 Friends," affiliated with the national Therapy Dogs, Inc., has set an orientation for those interested in working outside the box with therapy dogs that are trained to visit shut-ins in retirement centers and skilled nursing facilities.
Word has obviously gotten around that there is little or no wait at the Manteca branch of the state Department of Motor Vehicles – not true, the line was unbelievable Thursday morning.
It was a red carpet event Thursday night when San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel officially installed five board members to new terms on the Ripon Chamber of Commerce board during a dinner at the Spring Creek Country Club.
Ron Corbin was getting ready to bicycle from the Prayer Valley Church food distribution effort last week across from Library Park to his brother's home with bags of food on the handle bars.
An 81-year-old Manteca woman sustained fatal injuries in a 7 a.m. Wednesday crash while driving her 2007 Ford sedan at Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road, according to a CHP report.
An alert citizen helped Ripon Police find an indecent exposure suspect within nine hours from the time the man allegedly exposed himself to two young girls under 18.
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.