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.
RIPON - Ripon Police officers interrupted a nude Manteca man as he was allegedly watching young females using binoculars from a position on the bank of the Stanislaus River as he was observed committing a lewd act upon himself.
A six-year-old child walking with his dad and 4-year-old brother was hit by a car Monday shortly after 9 p.m. while the three of them were in a crosswalk on West Atherton Drive at Pagola Avenue near Veritas School.
Stuff the bus for the sake of kids is the theme of a toy drive that's been a Christmas undertaking for the Manteca Unified School District's bus drivers dating back to 2008.
Fireworks bursting above a Ripon elementary school Monday ended with police detaining three teens they found running across the playground and into the dark of night.
Chuck Winn is preparing to serve as the first Ripon resident on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors since Adrian Fondse ended his service 35 years ago.
Ten Ripon and Manteca teens are being conferred Eagle Scout status during a Court of Honor Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Manteca City Council Chambers.
Shasta Elementary School was locked down Wednesday morning when police were chasing Alonzo Fabian Talavera, 25, of Manteca who was reportedly running from Manteca Police officers near the Edison Street campus.
Douglas and Donna Sommerfeld are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
Community members gathered Tuesday at Ripon's Veterans Park to answer a lone bugle call to honor their sons, fathers, daughters and brothers who served America.
Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.
Bill "Mosco" Ramos is the founder of the Mosquitos Eastside Action Club.
Traffic enforcement in Manteca is receiving a $133,000 infusion from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long traffic enforcement upgrade within the community.
Doctors Hospital has a special patient for Veterans' Day - an 89-year-old private first class who served with the celebrated World War II Tenth Mountain Division that fought the German Army in the snowy Italian Alps in 1944.
The Marine Corps has celebrated its 239th birthday during a breakfast at the Spring Creek Country Club on Thursday.
Ripon's "Spud" MacDonald hasn't missed a step in her 90 years, continuing every day to walk two to five miles throughout the community keeping herself in shape.
A faulty tail light on a stolen car triggered a high speed pursuit that started in Stockton shortly after midnight Friday that led Highway Patrol officers southward through Manteca with a 1997 red Honda being stopped on Highway 120 near South Main Street.
Five former students of the long gone Summer Home School that had been located at what is now the southwest corner of Cottage Avenue and Southland Road northeast of Manteca told stories of their yesterdays when they met for lunch at Applebee's Restaurant.