The burglarly of a Del Webb home in northwest Manteca Friday morning launched a series of events that eventually put one 26-year-old man behind bars.
The candidates in the running for the Manteca Unified school board will have another chance to tackle the issues on Wednesday.
RIPON - A rich collection of memories of Ripon's earlier days mark Ripon High School's Centennial Celebration weekend from two graduates Harvey Douma, 93, and Madelyn Enslie, 97 – both will share grand marshal duties at today's 100 -year parade down Main Street that starts at 10 a.m.
A middle-aged San Jose couple and a 17-year-old teen were taking a break in Manteca's Library Park during the noon hour Wednesday when they were confronted by a stranger who reportedly asked them for drugs and then stabbed the 48-year-old man in the back.
Manteca's 3-year-old heroine, who ran two blocks to a Louise Avenue fire station to get help for her dad recently, will be honored at the pre-game ceremonies Saturday for the Oakland A's tribute to firefighters and civilian heroes.
RIPON - It was a toss-up of what was best for the community and what was best for the downtown merchants Tuesday night as the Ripon City Council voted 3-2 to give back $1.1 million in federal stimulus funds.
A policemen's ball Saturday will help fund community youth programs.
A 17 percent increase in health insurance premiums on top of furlough days and a 13-minute time limit on cleaning classrooms has upset a number of Manteca Unified School District custodians.
RIPON - The opening day of the Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon festival saw two special people climb into the baskets of separate balloons – one the 15-year-old poster boy for the event and the other an adventuresome 102-year-old grandmother.
A 17-year-old youth believed to be the subject who wielded the knife in a Thursday evening gang attack at Shasta Park was arrested by officers about 5:30 p.m. Friday at his home.
RIPON - Carolyn Jensen is in a race for one of two seats on the Ripon City Council hoping to get back to helping guide the city as she did for four years between 2000 and 2004.
Formal complaints from homeowners, with partially completed Aqua Pool and Spa swimming pools, reached 84 on Thursday according to the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) staffers in Sacramento.
RIPON - The Ripon Quarterback Club is on the road again to raise more funds for organized youth athletic programs in the community.
TRACY - Tracy Ford is now open for business taking over the dealership where Stan Morri and his sales and service staff offered the Ford product to residents of the Central Valley for over 40 years.
A gang fight at Shasta Park ended with a knifing late Wednesday afternoon.
Ghost tales, finding of a skeleton in a downtown building, bones dug up in a residential section near the cemetery, and longtime rumors of tunnels underneath the business district will haunt Ripon on Halloween.
Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.
Molly K. Hooper- a Capitol Hill staff writer for the respected Washington, D.C., publication "The Hill", interviewed Congressman Jeff Denham Wednesday morning in the Manteca Museum next to the desk of the late, longtime Manteca Congressman John J. McFall.
Ripon Police officers will be turning out in force throughout neighborhoods in the early morning hours looking for idling vehicles left unattended by their owners getting ready for work in an attempt to curb car and truck thefts in the community.
Doctors Hospital is on a fast track to train its staff in case the dreaded Ebola virus makes its way to Manteca and Ripon.
Being twins can be cool, especially when both are CHP traffic officers.
Two vintage hand grenades created something of an adrenaline rush when they were discovered Thursday evening by staff of a storage facility cleaning out an abandoned storage unit.
Dr. Jeffrey Becker got his start in dentistry in a first grade class at Nile Garden School 21 years ago when his dad and dentist Jim Becker used him to show his classmates the procedure of taking a "gooey" impression of his teeth in Ms. Robin Wilson's class.
The South County street fair season's traditional farewell event - the Main Street Day gathering in downtown Ripon - is this weekend.
Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn is seeking election to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 4 election.
A Manteca girl makes good as a hair stylist and lead actress on a hilarious, new truTV game show series airing for the first time Monday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m.
One of Lillian Luck's fondest childhood memories is recalling her parents' open carriage pulled by two horses, "Beulah" and "Sam" when she was only three years old at the family farm in Rogersville, Missouri.
Lodi consultant and developer Russ Munson is proud of the fact he has never held a public office, looking rather toward his record of accomplishments in the private sector risking his own dollars and employing up to 250 people.
Jessica Marie Utley - a 37-year-old homeless woman - was charged with arson and two outstanding warrants by Ripon Police after she allegedly started a fire in the restroom Wednesday afternoon at Burns Truck and Trailer Co. in the 1400 block of West Santos Avenue.
A single story residence in the 700 block of Morada Court sustained more than $102,000 in losses last Saturday when fire ravaged the garage and attic over the living area where heavy black smoke was seen coming from the attic vents on all sides of the structure.