Editor's Note: This is the third in a series about a Ripon medical team's humanitarian effort in making a difference for the people of Haiti.
The series of storms pelting the South County may go a long way toward breaking the three-year drought but they also are creating perfect conditions for mosquitoes and the spread of the deadly West Nile Virus.
RIPON - Crowds ignored the threat of rain Saturday morning to turn out for the annual Almond Blossom Parade.
Two women – mother and daughter – are bonded in their passion to go the extra mile for cancer patients having to go through biopsies and chemo therapy treatments.
William David Wood, 24, was sentenced to 14 years in state prison Tuesday in San Joaquin County Superior Court after pleading guilty to one count of assault with a firearm and an enhancement of using a firearm during commission of a felony.
RIPON - Ripon's Dr. Kent Hufford, M.D. returned from Haiti this week confident that his humanitarian medical team had made a difference in their trip to Haiti.
(First in a series centered on the Ripon medical team's humanitarian effort in making a difference for the people of Haiti)
The investigation into multiple complaints from Manteca Bulletin staff members against former publisher Paul Mahony, 54, is reportedly continuing.
Cutting through an active two-inch gas line Thursday morning put a SSJID crew in danger of an explosion shortly before 9 a.m. in the 1000 block of South Union Road.
Three 11-year-old sixth graders were anything but bored on their week's vacation from school as they set up a lemonade stand that was bringing in big bucks.
RIPON - A feared budget shortfall of $875,000 in Ripon Unified School District's budget brought parents together in the high school multipurpose room Tuesday night voicing their willingness to work as a group to overcome the shortage.
It was a short police pursuit with a grave ending.
RIPON - A 9-year-old Ripon elementary school fourth grader has won first place in a national toothbrush design contest.
RIPON - The elimination of coaching stipends in Ripon will bring an end to high school sports according to athletic director Chris Johnson.
More than 30 firefighters battled a mobile home fire late Tuesday night attempting to keep the blazing inferno from setting adjacent structures on fire in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Ripon's recycling program is supporting the community schools' parent/faculty clubs benefiting the children within the Ripon Unified School District.
Three girls – believed to be identical triplets – were born to a Manteca couple last week who already have two children at home.
It was lights out in East Union High School classrooms Tuesday morning.
The City of Ripon is holding its annual Community Yard Sale at the Mistlin Sports Complex on Saturday, May 3, from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
A second suspect in a late March armed kidnapping and robbery that was set up online has been identified by Ripon Police detectives.
The DUI Every 15 Minutes program was all too real for parents and students alike at Ripon Christian High School.
Ripon Rotary Club's community service budget for the community has increased thousands of dollars after a Poker and Bingo tournament that was held Friday night in the Community Center.
There will be some 10,000 Easter eggs hidden throughout Ripon's Stouffer Park Saturday morning for an expected 300 children to find and put in their Easter baskets. They will be hidden in every section of the park from the large soccer fields and at the play structure near the baseball fields to the lower meadow and the gazebo areas along the Stanislaus River just north of Highway 99.
The annual planting at the CAPS' campus on North Austin Road at East Yosemite Avenue adds an element of unexpected "exercise" for the consumers at the learning facility designed as an extra level of educating the physically and learning disabled in the community.
Her fear of being judged by a room full of police officers at a San Diego County Mothers Against Drink Driving awards luncheon was short lived.
An alleged knife attack in a Manteca home left two men bloodied Wednesday afternoon with one going to jail charged for alleged assault with a deadly weapon, battery and making terrorist threats upon a 20-year-old man living in the residence.
Second Harvest Food Bank received a $50,000 check from Dot Foods of Modesto to cover the cost of more than 91,000 nutritious meals for struggling families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and nearby foothill communities.
Children and parents of the Lions & Lambs Preschool joined together for the school's first fun field day Monday on the turf of the Calvary Community Church on Lathrop Road.
An unscheduled emergency "lockdown" drill went perfectly early Monday afternoon at Joshua Cowell School, according to safety personnel and Principal Bonnie Bennett.