RIPON - In the shade of a giant evergreen and before a memorial wall of veterans past, Ripon celebrated its Veterans' Day Thursday with a choreographed presentation of speeches, song and prayer.
San Joaquin Lumber Company's hundred years of operations – with a yard in Manteca and a mill in Stockton – is being celebrated Thursday.
RIPON - South San Joaquin Irrigation District could lower retail power costs enough that it may make the need for Ripon Unified to put a solar energy project in place at the school farm to save as much as $3 million over the next 20 years a moot point
A police officer with a photographic memory is an asset to any department, and Manteca's is no different.
It's a year away, but when the Ramos Brothers Circus comes back to Manteca next fall the owners are promising to dedicate their opening show to honor and celebrate the lives of Manteca area residents who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost as well as those who are fighting back against the disease.
Nearly a dozen Manteca courthouse staff members walked off their jobs for a brief time Friday morning to demonstrate their discontent with county government and proposed furlough days.
A Modesto man on his way to work Friday morning was killed in backed up commuter traffic in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 just north of the Austin Road overcrossing.
The name of the woman killed walking down the Union Pacific tracks Thursday night, north of Yosemite Avenue and west of Library Park, was released on Friday as Tammie Marie Taylor-Cross, 50, of Manteca.
RIPON - It was almost a photo finish Tuesday night for one seat on the Ripon City Council with Dean Uecker and Carolyn Jensen having only six votes separating them in the contest.
RIPON - Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn led the regular city council meeting Tuesday night while voters were continuing to cast their votes in the lobby of the council chambers up until 8 p.m. as he told colleagues he couldn't plan for tomorrow as he might not be reelected.
Two masked robbers held up the AutoZone auto parts store in the 100 block of South Main Street Friday night at gunpoint and made off with an undetermined amount of cash.
A Manteca single family residence doubling as a marijuana nursery – a pot factory if you will – was raided by members of the Manteca Police Department's SWAT team in the predawn hours on Wednesday.
Suffering from dementia and spending most of his days in a wheel chair at a convalescent home, Donald Davis, 67, of Manteca, decided to buy a car while dressed only in his pajamas and slippers, police said, and ended up dying in a hospital hours later.
Certainty in government – certainty that the electorate can count on – is so very important in today's economic climate, Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado told Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford in his campaign stop on South Main Street Thursday afternoon.
RIPON – Ripon Realtor Dan Prince feels he can help the city recover from the current economic slump as he is hoping to regain his seat on the city council.
A half million dollar marijuana grow was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a dead man, a Sheriff's spokesman reported Thursday morning.
A Saturday night DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Jack Tone Road saw 441 vehicles funnel through the cone zone as officers checked for those under the influence as well as motorists without licenses to operate their cars and trucks.
Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.
Six Ripon High School teens and two girls from Ripon Christian High School and a senior from Connecting Waters Charter School make up the court of Almond Blossom Queen candidates for the 2015 edition of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce event.
Ripon Rotary has given the community the gift of time.
David Strait is not only an accomplished educator but a man with a passion to serve the senior citizen community at Manteca's retirement communities by sitting at a keyboard during the dinner hour and playing.
The passing of Ripon's former mayor and police chief Red Nutt meant many things to many people who saw his life's accomplishments as a gift to the community.
The 41-year-old Manteca man who was struck by a truck on Yosemite Avenue at Airport Way Thursday evening received moderate injuries and was transported to San Joaquin County Hospital, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
Riponites paid homage to their "gentle giant" of a leader Friday with a heart-and-soul tribute.
The annual Hospice tree was lit for the 23rd time on Thursday evening with the memories of past family members fresh in the minds of a crowd of more than 100 onlookers outside Doctors Hospital.
Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.
Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.
It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.
Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.
Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank's interior.