A soft-spoken man described to be between 25 and 27 years old ordered a Bank of the West teller to give him her money and reportedly threatened her not to touch the alarm button.
Manteca Police officers responded to a woman's call for help Monday morning saying she was in a motel room on Moffat Boulevard – having difficulty breathing – and that her boyfriend wouldn't allow her to leave.
RIPON - It was all about pioneers and raising wheat near Ripon in 1846 when a Mormon colony was first established. A historical marker on a Fourth Street park lawn has told the story since 1949.
Growing up in Ripon had relatively peaceful memories for Ed and Terri Beeler compared to their recent church mission trip to Mexicali, Mexico where they were greeted by a 7.2 earthquake that hit shortly after they arrived.
Two boys who grew up into successful professionals are behind a huge donation of almond snack packs to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Flipping burgers isn't a job that you'd expect to find people staying with for more than a year let alone five years.
RIPON - An 18-year-old Ripon teen was reportedly jumped by a gang of five Sunday afternoon when he went to the Ripona School basketball area in the playground to have a game with a group of friends, police said.
It was a "check mate" move for Manteca officers just before noon Wednesday when they were called to two residential burglaries within six minutes of each other and corralled four out of six suspects – three of them teen girls.
RIPON - The Ripon Police Department is looking for a lone Hispanic male who has been exposing himself to local girls walking on city streets.
Two Manteca men have been arrested for allegedly kicking in front doors and burglarizing homes.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council Tuesday night voted to move forward on the Town Square park development on the eastern entrance to the city that has already been partially funded by new car dealership owner Tony Mistlin of Ripon.
RIPON - A Ripon High School Sports Hall of Fame is on the horizon to mark the school's upcoming 100th anniversary in public education.
RIPON - A student riding a Ripon Unified school bus is going to be paying about 50 cents more per day for a total of $1.14. That is in contrast with other cities like Tracy where students are charged $2 per day to ride to and from school.
The two motorcycle crash victims from the Saturday midnight head-on collision on Woodward Avenue west of McKinley Avenue are still listed in critical condition in hospitals in Sacramento and Modesto.
RIPON - The only shredding event that asked for donations in the region over the past weekend drew over $4,000 from 110 vehicles that also dropped off their e-waste as behind a medical practice in Ripon Saturday morning.
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!"