Manteca Police have determined an officer's shooting out of the tire of a vehicle being driven by an auto theft suspect was in the interest of a fellow officer's safety.
A Manteca Police officer fired two rounds into the front right tire of a stolen vehicle Thursday morning after the suspects rammed a patrol unit and then threatened a detective with the vehicle.
One story assignment last week went into greater depth than I expected and left me in awe at the direction life has taken one Ripon resident who loves people and farming almost equally and has become an outstanding public speaker and criminal interviewer.
RIPON - Ripon city workers can breathe a little easier despite the proposed Ripon budget being out of balance by some $300,000.
RIPON - Tara Fisher has done it all on the farm, made her mark as an outstanding student at University of California, Santa Cruz and served as a probation officer and unit supervisor in Santa Cruz County .
Three different sizes of car seats were installed in parents' vehicles throughout much of the day Saturday at a CHP inspection station that was set up in the Best Buy parking lot adjacent to the Highway 120 Bypass at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.
An $8 million "state of the art" cancer center is on the horizon for Manteca under the name of Valley Cancer Center, Inc.
RIPON - The advent of the powered parachute "Air One" unit in Ripon is credited with helping cut residential burglaries in that community by 64 percent over 10 months compared to the same period last year.
RIPON - Twelve Ripon Unified teachers have been notified of permanent layoffs this week because of the state's economic woes in supporting education.
Two eastbound truck and trailer rigs collided on Roth Road before noon Thursday sending one careening through the chain link fence bordering the north side of the former Sharpe Army Defense Depot and west of the main entrance.
RIPON - Jake Parks truly cares about the people who walk through his front door evidenced by his efficiency and his outgoing personality – enjoying mostly the face-to-face interaction with customers when they walk up to his counter.
RIPON - A leader from Jinja in Uganda, Eastern Africa – dedicating his life to helping the countless AIDS orphans – brought grim reality to life recently for the members of the Ripon Rotary Club.
A photographic art exhibit in the Manteca City Council chambers is the product of an association with the Yosemite Western Artist photography club out of Oakhurst.
The Commons at Union Ranch offers regular arthritis exercise session for their residents as well as for anyone in the community who would like to participate in the twice-weekly activity.
The annual Manteca Rotary Club Don I. Asher Memorial Law Day awards were given to five police officers from throughout the county at a Thursday noon luncheon that filled Isadore's Restaurant.
Six-year-old Emily Hum dropped by Manteca's Union Road fire station Wednesday to meet some special guys - firefighters and medics who saved her life.
The Ripon Police Department hosted the Advanced Junior Police Academy for two weeks from July 7-18 18 with 14 cadets under the direction of Officer Trevor McGinnis.
John Mangelos is being installed as the Ripon Chamber of Commerce president Thursday night for the second time.
Some 300 Police Explorers from throughout the state converged on Ripon High to test their proficiencies in day-to-day police tactics and procedures in the fourth year of the Central Valley Explorer Competition.
Ripon is exploring having two water systems - one for domestic use and the other for landscaping.
One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.
Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.
A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.
In less than 60 hours police solved what turned out to be the biggest vehicle theft ever in Manteca recovering three of five vehicles stolen and making two arrests.
It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.
Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.
A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.
The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.
A wrestling scene was filmed Wednesday in the Manteca High gym for a movie designed to help teens grappling with depression.
Tommy Joyce with his distinctive white beard was somewhat of a celebrity riding in an open taxi cab down main streets in Havana with Cubans shouting to him: "Mr. Hemingway! – Mr. Hemingway!"