RIPON - Anthony Beato has a passion for his lot in life – between his family, rock crushing, and his church.
Discharging a shotgun in a residential neighborhood sent a 20-year-old David Foster to county jail Saturday afternoon.
There's nothing like going on a police ride-along to be up and personal with the night street life in the community – especially on New Year's Eve.
Bradley Noli Betanio is the first baby born in 2010 and in all of San Joaquin County.
Firefighters from two departments responded to a 911 call that smoke was rolling off the roof above a second story apartment Friday night and kept the blaze from spreading to three adjacent living units.
Regional auto theft task force officer Steve Schluer was taking a minute out to pick up a birthday card at Wal Mart Thursday afternoon when he got detoured by a suspect he noticed in the parking lot.
It was only a pigeon – but it had heart. There was a definite show of emotion, of love and of grief that hit me like a Mack truck, but it came from only a couple of birds – one live and one dead. I was driving east on North Street the afternoon of Christmas Eve, made the sweeping curve onto Northwoods Avenue, and noticed what looked like a small pigeon that had obviously been ...
A 42-year-old Manteca woman plagued with breast cancer lost her fight for life this week , desperately wanting to live for the sake of her six-month-old son.
A state Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) grant made it possible for some 20 Manteca officers – regulars and reserves – to sweep the city Wednesday for drunken driving offenders who had failed to report to court or to jail on their charges or convictions.
It was "a lot like Christmas" for the senior residents and their family members at The Commons at Union Ranch retirement center Tuesday night.
"The Reason for the Season" Christmas play is being presented by the Fellowship Baptist Church tonight at 7 p.m.
There were more gun shots reported near midnight Saturday in what police suspect may be in retaliation for the drive-by shooting Friday afternoon in the 700 block of Pine Street that may be gang related.
Ripon's very own Santa and Mrs. Claus have added Christmas cheer in town for the last 24 years only to be sidelined by a serious double bout with the flu this yuletide season.
Christmas is a heart and soul time of the year – a theme that Sister Ann found running through the annual luncheon she organized for hundreds of senior citizens last Friday with singing, dancing, and remembering Christmases past.
A suspected gang-related drive-by shooting rocked the normally quiet 700 block of Pine Street at about 2:45 p.m. on Friday.
Tears were prevalent at the Ripon's Police Memorial at 1 p.m. Saturday as it was dedicated in the memory of late Ripon officers Paul Stevens and Bob Winget.
Various businesses, school groups and individuals are working with Second Harvest Food Bank in the hopes of filling enough donation barrels around town with food stuffs to meet the Christmas dinner needs in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
The California Connections Academy has expanded its staff with nine new hires at the Ripon site where it serves more than 500 students online in grades kindergarten through high school in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.
The annual Taste of Ripon wine stroll saw crowds going from shop to shop sampling wines and enjoying the finger foods that were included in the frigid evening. The attendance was more than twice of that recorded last year.
A debit card scam has hit residents in Manteca and Ripon and continues through residents of the Central Valley by hackers using automated recorded messages to steal from card holders.
A two-night Christian-based ballet dance production on stage at the Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center is expected to draw thousands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Lori Knight of Ripon is the new owner of the popular Jake's Coffee, Tea and Sandwich shop in the Ace Hardware Shopping Center on the northeast corner of Main Street and Wilma Avenue.
A wanted auto theft suspect took a nap in the wrong spot shortly before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon in a stolen pickup truck and ended up behind bars with his female accomplice by late afternoon.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.