RIPON - The dismissal of a tenured music teacher was confirmed Monday night by a unanimous vote of the Ripon Unified School Board of Trustees at their regularly scheduled meeting.
America's Most Wanted TV dragnet is on the lookout for convicted Lathrop baby killer Mario Pena, 23, who violated his bail and disappeared.
RIPON - Two Ripon High School juniors – a boy and a girl – went before the school board Monday night and questioned the thinking behind the current dress code.
Crystal Downs has a passion for people, a woman who meets her challenges daily, with a zest to make a difference. She has her own ideas about downtown redevelopment, too, manifest in her own recently restored business front.
It was a team effort that made the weekend's first Manteca Police motorcycle safety challenge such a terrific success, according to Lt. Nick Obligacion.
RIPON - It has taken a state administrative law panel more than eight weeks to reach a decision on a 29-year-tenured Ripon High School teacher who had declined to take additional course work in support of teaching English learners.
A man of principle, W.H. Sims of Lathrop continues to hold his head high having made his mark in the world for 105 years with a strong faith that has never wavered.
RIPON - The prospect of a citizen volunteer corps may be one answer for a limping Ripon city government operation that has lost much of its general fund income to the State of California.
The prime suspect in last week's murder and attempted murder in the predawn hours on East Yosemite Avenue was captured in a multi-agency dragnet Tuesday afternoon in Ripon along with the discovery of a cache of firearms and ammunition.
A frantic 9-1-1 call about a two-week-old baby turning blue Wednesday afternoon in Wal-Mart got an immediate response from police personnel receiving the dispatcher's plea for help.
A Manteca Police gang suppression unit stopped a van filled with gang members shortly after midnight Saturday and arrested a 20-year-old Manteca man with a semi-automatic hand gun in his possession that had one round in the chamber.
A young couple, familiar to Mantecans for panhandling together in shopping centers throughout the community, was cited by Manteca Police officers Sunday.
The Manteca Police Department "Motor Skills Challenge" believed to be the first of its kind in San Joaquin County in recent history is set to start Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley lifestyle center at Union Road and the Highway 120 Bypass.
Norteño gang graffiti put out a message of hate toward Sureños and the Manteca Police showing up on the roll-up garage doors of a downtown motorcycle restoration operation.
Two men in their mid-30s narrowly escaped injury shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday when they ducked behind their car in an attempt to dodge gun fire near the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Alameda Street.
Foster Farms donated 750 turkeys to the Second Harvest Food Bank to provide hungry families in the Northern San Joaquin Valley with a Thanksgiving meal.
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One Manteca 16-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning on a Tracy freeway west of Tracy Boulevard while five other occupants of the vehicle received moderate injuries, according to the CHP.
Ripon has lost an icon.
Lathrop Police Services has done it again by winning outstanding operational awards for nine out of the past 11 years when they were awarded first and second place honors in the California Law Enforcement Challenge.
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.