"When God puts something heavy in your heart you get things done," Manteca Ford dealership owner Phil Waterford told a group of his employees as he stood in front of his business giving away a 2010 Ford Fusion and $3,000 in cash.
It was a truly electric and exciting moment in time. It was all about family – about searching for roots and finding an uncle – and I actually got to be part of the concluding chapter of that life-long adventure. It was an emotional rush for Manteca businessman Larry Lenschmidt and for his 45-year-old niece from Petaluma when she and her husband, Malcolm, their 4-year-old son, Alex, and her sister Janet walked through the front ...
Lathrop-Manteca Fire Department inspector Jeffrey Scialabba, 29, was arrested while on duty Tuesday morning while driving a fire department utility vehicle and charged with possession of a small amount of methamphetamine, transportation of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The "Get with the Guidelines" program at Doctors Hospital of Manteca brought two awards from the American Heart Association – one gold and one silver – for its effectiveness in battling coronary heart disease.
Jeremiah James Behrbaum, 19, ended a self-described all night birthday celebration with a police pursuit – finally being tackled by Manteca Police detective sergeant Tony Souza on his way to work Tuesday morning.
Staff Sergeant Ronald "Chad" White – a 2003 graduate of East Union High School – is the U.S. Army Stuttgart, Germany garrison's non-commissioned officer (NCO) of the year. Presentation of his award took place earlier this month at his current duty station in Stuttgart, during the Army's year-long celebration of The Year of the NCO. Sgt. White – an Army military policeman (MP) – has served two combat tours in Iraq as a gunner and ...
Give Every Child a Chance – the Raymus founded tutoring group – has been honored by the California Teachers Association (CTA) with its "Golden Bell" award for excellence.
Fourteen teachers – representing 368 years of service – were retired in a light-hearted roast Friday night at Modesto's SOS Club.
Thirty luncheon tables – all with different themes – greeted some 300 guests this week to the Manteca Soroptimist Club's annual fund raising luncheon at the MRPS Hall.
An alert and patient Manteca Police patrolman's efforts yielded an auto theft suspect and three "slim jims" used to open car doors Tuesday morning.
RIPON - Julian Ortega – the 10-year-old with a winning smile – has captivated the hearts of officers at the Ripon Police Department and especially that of supervisor Linda Johnston.
Manteca Police are looking for the automatic weapons that go with the 1,000 rounds of ammunition they discovered Sunday in a vacated residence in the 1000 block of Mission Ridge Drive.
RIPON - A city-wide electrical outage took most of the power out in the Ripon community shortly before 7:30 p.m. Sunday night as temperatures were still in the 90s after a scorching day of triple-digit above normal temperatures.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca recognized their health care nurses and other staff members Wednesday as part of the National Nurses Week and National Hospital and Healthcare Week.
RIPON - It's all part of an effort to save the lives of motorcycle riders with Manteca and Ripon motorcycle police officers putting on their safety fair Saturday at Mistlin Park in Ripon for the Ripon-Manteca Motorcycle Safety Fair.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
Ripon – the community – possesses a wealth of heart-inspiring stories in the minds of its many highly respected senior citizens.
It was a culinary test of skills determining who could make the best hamburger that would be taste tempting to the pallets of a school district administrator, a police chief and the chef of a fine dining restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
A city maintenance worker discovered a suspicious looking suitcase shortly before 2 p.m. Monday near the baseball diamond at the Ripon Community Center in the 300 block of Fourth Street and summoned police.
Dan Vos and Brittany O'Brien learned first-hand the plight of the handicapped in the nation's capitol as they joined 64 classmates and chaperones in a weeklong tour of U.S. government offices and memorials in Washington, D.C. – in wheelchairs.
Ripon Chef John Mangelos has mixed emotions about closing his Barnwood Restaurant after 33 years due to shoulder injuries that have kept him from doing his job at the restaurant and catering operation.
The discovery of an illegal encampment along the banks of the Stanislaus River by Ripon officers Thursday afternoon netted one arrest for drug possession, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
A 28-year-old Ripon woman, Chandra Ann Ashlock, was nabbed by a patrolman some 60 seconds after a dispatcher radio dispatcher put out the description of an alleged burglary suspect who had taken lingerie valued at $200 from the All About the Girls bra shop in the downtown business community.
Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.