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.
One Manteca business has set the theme for his operation as "A Year for Giving" with a program that is designed to benefit Agape Villages Foster Family Agency and Manteca CAPS.
Multiple counts of sexual abuse against children under the age of 14 has Mantecan Michael Albert Goldman in San Joaquin County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond.
RIPON - Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will keep a good mail man from completing his appointed rounds, especially after 30 years of dedicated service – Ripon's Steve Guyett is the perfect example after suffering a double stroke.
RIPON - Proposed sales and hotel tax ballot measures were axed by the Ripon City Council at Tuesday night's meeting.
Two have devoted their lives to educating youth. One didn't just put her heart and soul into community service but also muscle when the task came to dig graves to keep East Union Cemetery open. Another risked his life saving fellow soldiers against all odds.
She's not the build of a full-sized shepherd, but this red, three-year-old mix being held at the Manteca dog pound is personality plus and in the need of a friend. She obviously has not had the best of care and her coat needs some attention, but she definitely has heart and at first blush likes people. She comes with a chain collar with a pink ribbon intertwined through its links. Anyone who dares to drive up to the animal control shelter will see her patiently sitting by the wire in the third cage – gazing patiently waiting for someone to ...
RIPON - Ripon's heralded farmers market in the old downtown is going to be the best ever if the community's celebrated chef John Mangelos is successful in his part in the planning.
It's a new ambulance station – Station 52 – that promises to shorten the emergency response times for Manteca Ambulance between Lathrop and Manteca, serving 3,600 residents of Del Webb and surrounding neighborhoods.
RIPON - A single shotgun blast in a rural Ripon home Thursday noon brought more than a dozen officers to the scene – some with automatic weapons – locking down one elementary school for some two hours.
It was a red carpet event Thursday night when San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel officially installed five board members to new terms on the Ripon Chamber of Commerce board during a dinner at the Spring Creek Country Club.
Ron Corbin was getting ready to bicycle from the Prayer Valley Church food distribution effort last week across from Library Park to his brother's home with bags of food on the handle bars.
An 81-year-old Manteca woman sustained fatal injuries in a 7 a.m. Wednesday crash while driving her 2007 Ford sedan at Louise Avenue and Jack Tone Road, according to a CHP report.
An alert citizen helped Ripon Police find an indecent exposure suspect within nine hours from the time the man allegedly exposed himself to two young girls under 18.
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.