A Manteca single family residence doubling as a marijuana nursery – a pot factory if you will – was raided by members of the Manteca Police Department's SWAT team in the predawn hours on Wednesday.
Suffering from dementia and spending most of his days in a wheel chair at a convalescent home, Donald Davis, 67, of Manteca, decided to buy a car while dressed only in his pajamas and slippers, police said, and ended up dying in a hospital hours later.
Certainty in government – certainty that the electorate can count on – is so very important in today's economic climate, Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado told Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford in his campaign stop on South Main Street Thursday afternoon.
RIPON – Ripon Realtor Dan Prince feels he can help the city recover from the current economic slump as he is hoping to regain his seat on the city council.
Signing up for a set of braces with one Manteca orthodontist is in reality becoming a part of an extended family where patients socialize with their dentist and her family of five.
Seven patrons of the Starlite Room were ordered out of that Manteca bar Tuesday afternoon by a cadre of nearly a dozen Hayward Police and Department of Justice officers that had surrounded the West Yosemite Avenue lounge with automatic weapons trained on the doors of the Lincoln Center business.
Eight Canadian geese have been found in Manteca neighborhoods during the past week in and around Edison and Main streets,
Two homeless encampments near Spreckels Park retail stores have been cleaned out by city crews and transients ousted by Manteca Police.
RIPON - Dean Uecker is working hard to hold on to his Ripon city council seat, vying against three other hopefuls for two open seats in the November 2 election.
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 High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
An 85-year-old Manteca man allegedly stabbed his 56-year-old son shortly before midnight Wednesday in a home they shared.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
The Bugle Call opening the Ripon Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning was one of the best coming from a career member of the U.S. Army Band - Starrann Wise.
The old proverbial breakfast bell is clanging on Thursday morning with doors opening at 8 a.m. with an open house for customers old and new at Tony and Mrs. K's café by a very special woman who has a passion for her customers as well as for her menus. It is a joy to call her my friend.
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.
Five teens - 18 and 19 years old - who robbed Ripona Market at gunpoint last August have been sentenced to multi-year state prison terms.
Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.
First grade students from St. Anthony's School were more attentive than their years during a field trip at Doctors Hospital of Manteca Monday morning where they were given a complete orientation of just what the hospital does for its patients young and old.
Manteca's Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal has been recognized by the Stanislaus Medical Society as its oncology Doctor of the Year after 24 years of "compassionate care" in that county.
Two "study buddies" that have kept pace with each other all year have earned the honors of being East Union High School's valedictorian and salutatorian for their upcoming graduation ceremonies.