Selling Avon products over 50 years ago was a passing fancy for Katherine Mangelos who had three children at the time – two boys and a girl. She wasn't sure she could find customers by knocking on doors of people she didn't know.
RIPON - Ripon Mayor Chuck Winn is securing a third term on the city council at the Nov. 2 election among four contenders for two seats.
The groundbreaking for an $8 million Central Valley Cancer Center in Manteca was a day to remember Friday for Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal and his wife "Rupee".
Attempting to stay out of the limelight of his dad's $8 million cancer center ground breaking Friday, Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal's 11-year-old son Amrit is already a success in his own right with an eye to the future of becoming a surgeon.
A family growing marijuana in a rental house in the Powers Tract neighborhood sandwiched between Spreckels Park and Manteca High left the three-bedroom residence in shambles owing the landlord $3,300 for three months of back rent.
RIPON - Citizens protesting a proposed single family residential water metered rate were short in their opposition by some 1,700 votes – only 587 residents sent letters to the city objecting to the change related only to those customers that already have meters installed.
RIPON - A Modesto attorney and developer of eight two bedroom housing units being built across Jack Tone Road from an established Ripon subdivision of 106 homes emphatically told City Council members Tuesday night they had no control over his development.
Only one candidate in the Nov. 2 Manteca municipal election has come right out and said Measure M - the half cent sales tax for public safety - should be repealed.
Five men were reportedly jumped by a car load of Hispanic teens at 2 a.m. Saturday as they were walking home from a West Yosemite Avenue bar.
A 23-year-old man who allegedly used his silver GMC pickup truck as a weapon and later assaulted a stranger working in his garage went to jail on assault charges Sunday.
A 37-year-old domestic-violence suspect, attempting to outrun police officers, was outpaced by canine officer "Hoss" who made the arrest with several bites, police said.
Everyone running for municipal office in Manteca is in agreement on one thing - they want to restore police manpower as soon as possible.
A 25-year-old Manteca woman reportedly was shot and car jacked in her driveway in the 700 block of South Maple Avenue Thursday evening.
Street landscape bulbs - particularly along the 100 block of North Main Street - have riled some since the day they were first installed 2005 on the strength of the recommendation of a group of downtown businesspeople and citizens.
Carlon Perry set himself apart from the pack on possible privatization of the Manteca Library by saying it should be given serious consideration.
Maddy Hudson made the cut.
Ripon Christian Schools is ending the annual Spiritual Emphasis Week with Service Project Day on Friday for over 600 students from kindergarten through high school seniors.
The value of search and rescue dogs throughout the state was demonstrated before Manteca Unified School District's law enforcement and fire service students in the be.tech Academy's "First Responders" program.
Shannon Wesley is a guardian angel of sorts for dogs and cats housed in the Ripon animal shelter making sure they have blankets, towels and toys.
Rotarians, the police and senior citizens alike - among others - have been breaking the law in Ripon by staging bingo games in city-owned facilities.
The Are You Okay team of the Manteca Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police volunteer corps were emotional as they witnessed the planting of a tree in St. Francis Park for a Manteca woman they checked on her condition in her home every day.
Bingo is a game of chance and as such is strictly controlled under Ripon and state statutes.
George Rocha has retired and closed his barber shop that was once the butcher shop of a Ripon market at the corner of Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
Ripon's hot air balloon and kite festival known as "Color the Skies" may be over.
Longtime Ripon benefactor Tony Mistlin has proven many times how much he loves his community and the fireworks event on the Fourth of July.
Five people from two vehicles died Tuesday in the heavy early morning fog on Van Allen Road at Highway 4 in eastern San Joaquin County, according to CHP spokesman James Smith.
Iraq combat veteran Nick Cargill was out of bed Sunday.
Two drivers and at least one passenger injured in a noontime crash in the 100 block of South Main Street Friday were transported to area hospitals by two Manteca Ambulances.
The Manteca Street Crimes Unit put a 29-year-old Manteca man, David Lee Tipton, behind bars Friday morning for allegedly operating a chop shop at his home after conducting a probation search at about 10:30.
RIPON – It's a classic burger at the downtown Ripon Roadhouse sure to leave egg yolk running down your fingers and hands with the first bite.