UPDATED: Manteca Police confirmed that the man shot and killed by an officer Wednesday in the 200 block of Flores Avenue had a weapon but it was not a gun as some witnesses contended.
Vern's Towing of Manteca is no longer an AAA Emergency Road Service, according to its owner Gary Owens who said Wednesday that he had his contract of 40 years canceled without an explanation costing nine Manteca workers their jobs.
Clenched fist knuckle pushups into the hot asphalt was just one of the challenges Heather Lundbom faced in the California Highway Patrol Academy that graduated only six women recently out of the 68 who were actually sworn-in as traffic officers.
RIPON - A dozen Ripon Rotary Club members took part in a computer website workshop last Wednesday in lieu of their regular meeting that showed Rotarians the value of Smart Phones in their research.
Battle of the Bulge veteran Bill Castillo of Manteca relived the history of World War II with 30 other members of the Armed Services and paid tribute to their comrades who had given their lives in the fighting.
Matthew Refuerzo could easily be a poster boy for Give Every Child a Chance.
LATHROP - A 40-year-old Patterson man and his 10-year-old son were found shot to death about 8 a.m. Friday by a ranch security officer in a field west of Interstate 5 and the Manthey Road off ramp in Lathrop.
RIPON -Ripon Christian High School graduated 55 seniors Friday evening from a class that accumulated $1.7 million is scholarship funds.
A 36-year-old Modesto man who had duped the sales staff of a Manteca new car dealership and made off with a new $44,000 Dodge Ram extended cab pickup truck was located by Manteca Police detectives and arrested after a combination of a chase and foot pursuit that ended with major damage to the vehicle.
RIPON - Fifty-six students graduated from the Ripon Christian Middle School Thursday night in the high school gymnasium with the traditional Pomp and Circumstance played by the Middle school Band.
One more in a string of night fires in the 300 and 400 blocks of Moffat Boulevard caused a $55,000 loss to a mobile home and its contents late Tuesday night from a fire that started in an outbuilding.
RIPON - Ripon's Immanuel Christian Reformed Church is a scheduled rest stop for "Tractor Dave" who is driving his 1937 COOP #2 tractor across country to raise $200,000 for disaster relief as he pulls a 20-foot trailer.
RIPON - The Ripon Community Memorial Day program got under way in the Ripon Cemetery as a lone citizen knelt some 100 feet away placing flowers on the grave sites of his dad and his uncle – both American veterans.
RIPON - With memories of horror ingrained in his mind as a child, Dr. Ky Kuy – a Stockton dentist – told Ripon Rotary Club members how his family escaped the "Killing Fields" of Cambodia in the late 1970s.
RIPON - Ripon Police Department's powered parachute was showcased last week in Washington, DC, at Andrews Air Force Base.
Full-course dinners that brought tears to the eyes of some of the recipients were delivered Wednesday by officers using armored police tactical SWAT trucks.
A Foster Farms truck pulled into the Second Harvest Food Bank yard Friday morning with a load of some 700 turkeys to help in the ...
The recovery of stolen purses had been the focus of Ripon Police officers until Paul Staley made a traffic stop for mechanical issues and found ...
A 27-year-old Manteca man sustained two gunshot wounds to the right side of his chest with similar exit wounds exiting the side of his body ...
Ninety-six turkeys were collected Friday on the first day of the Stuff the Bus drive to collect food for Thanksgiving for struggling families in Manteca ...
Attempted kidnapping charges were dropped Friday against a Manteca Good Samaritan.
Four homeless men filed a civil rights lawsuit in U.S. District Court, Eastern Division against the City of Manteca.
Manteca business owner Francene Escobar learned a good lesson that no good turn ever goes unpunished for trying to help a young 15-year-old girl who ...
A gun-toting bandit suspected of sticking up a Manteca Walgreens store in the 1000 block of North Main Street in the predawn hours Monday was ...
There is a surprise twist in Sunday night's murder - it was a possible case of mistaken identity.
A dramatic predawn armed robbery Sunday shook the nerves of a Manteca pharmacy and drug store staffers in the 1000 block of North Main Street.
A purse belonging to a fire victim was stolen from the lobby of America's Value Inn on East Yosemite Avenue near the El Rancho ...
A Manteca man in his early 20s was killed while standing with a group of friends in front of a residence in the 300 block ...
A long time community leader of 30 years – Charlie Gay – introduced "JustServe.org" to Ripon Rotarians, telling them how they can find volunteers through a ...
Marathon runner Jess Kurti by visiting food banks in all 50 states is hoping to bring attention to the need to help feed the homeless.