Carlon Perry set himself apart from the pack on possible privatization of the Manteca Library by saying it should be given serious consideration.
A young family living in the 1300 block of Trailwood Avenue has apparently had their third pet poisoned with anti-freeze – exhibiting the same toxic symptoms other animals have experienced recently in their northwest Manteca neighborhood.
Cutting sales tax sharing deals to lure retail business to Manteca is an issue that the four mayoral and three city council hopefuls weren't in agreement on during Wednesday's candidates' forum.
A two-year-old, 130-pound Mastiff breed canine is the latest family pet in the Park West neighborhood to die Monday morning after displaying symptoms of anti-freeze poisoning believed to have occurred in their back yards.
The Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit made an unusual drug arrest Monday morning of a Lathrop man allegedly selling drugs from a downtown Manteca business where he worked.
A music teacher for three generations, Ripon's Terry Messick is voicing concern about the lack of music classes especially in the public elementary schools – and she's trying to make a difference.
Residents in a two-block section of Trailwood Avenue are forming an emergency "neighborhood watch" following the deaths of at least three of five pets who were believed to have been the victims of anti freeze poisoning.
A 48-year-old Lathrop man was arrested Friday morning for possession of stolen property allegedly found in his residence by members of the Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit.
RIPON - Questions about everything from bringing big box stores into Ripon, the value of street pavers and having a green belt between Manteca and Ripon were answered by four candidates seeking two seats on the Ripon City Council on Nov. 2.
Two dogs have been poisoned with anti-freeze in their own back yards on Trailwood Avenue over the last two weeks – one died, one is recovering.
LATHROP - It was the end of a long two days for Lathrop Mayor Kristy Sayles as she sat in her family room Wednesday night sorting out the trauma and its fall out after an altercation between her husband Tom, 57, and her 8-year-old son.
RIPON - Troop 414 Boy Scout Jake Turner provided the manpower to install memorial benches in concrete around several trees as a memorial to the late Alison Council who served as an advocate for the Ripona Elementary School student body.
RIPON - Sirens screaming down Ripon city streets at 1 p.m. today will be the highlight of the Emergency Vehicle Display Show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair set at the community center on Fourth Street.
A PG&E worker was seriously injured shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday when an eastbound motorist struck him as he worked on the side of West Ripon Road near Fredricks Road – to the west of Ripon.
RIPON - A Ripon police officer on patrol called for backup Thursday morning after his was "flipped off" by a man standing in a garage on Ridge Avenue who was known to be on searchable probation.
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.