Police believe they arrested a major supplier of heroin to the Manteca area Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. during a traffic stop.
Jermaine Lenorse Williams, 30, appeared before Superior Court Judge Ron Northup Tuesday afternoon to answer charges of kidnapping and rape involving a 30-year-old woman he had reportedly invited to his home Friday night after exercising at a local gym.
Cat owners in the Mayors' Park area, west of Union Road, are complaining someone is shooting their cats with a pellet gun. One resident reportedly called the city's animal control officer to pick up his dead pet, claiming it had been shot with a pellet gun.
RIPON - The 228,000-square-foot Diamond Dog Food plant slated to locate in Ripon's industrial park got the nod of City Council members last Tuesday night declaring the lack of an environmental impact to the industrial site.
STOCKTON – It was a day of transition Friday for homeless veterans and those former GIs living below the poverty line at the San Joaquin County Homeless Veterans Stand Down.
A 30-year-old kidnap and rape victim can thank the professionalism of San Joaquin County Sheriff's dispatchers for finding her through an open 911 line in the predawn hours Saturday.
Eight Manteca Police officers set out Saturday morning to arrest 103 people who failed to otherwise respond to warrants connected with charges related to driving under the influence (DUI) charges.
Bob St. John proved the value of having lunch with friends on his 83rd birthday as he rode his bicycle from Manteca's El Rancho Mobile Home Park to a Mexican restaurant in Ripon .
Unused or expired prescription drugs may be safely discarded on Saturday outside the Manteca Police Department at the Civic Center, 1001 West Center Street.
A 56-year-old Manteca man was robbed at knife point during the noon hour Thursday as he was leaving the Mexican Market in the 200 block of East Yosemite Avenue after he had paid a utility bill at the store.
RIPON - Bursting with spirit, Bella Steele, 7, is an integral part of her novice cheerleading team for the Ripon Christian Knights practicing three days a week.
By GLENN KAHL
RIPON - Ripon schools got a big "A" in the California State Standardized Testing (CST) results released this week.
Jewell Mullings and Louie Wyrsch are planning their wedding next month on the weekend of Oct. 10 at the River Mill in French Camp.
Cowboy Howard Wooldridge and his horse Misty spent Tuesday riding Manteca streets to draw attention to his staunch support for the passage of Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana on the Nov. 2 California ballot.
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.
Manteca infantryman Nick Cargill, 24, opened his eyes for the first time after being in a coma for seven days following a horrific New Year's morning crash caused by an alleged drunken driver.
A 14-year-old boy riding his bicycle was struck by a car in the 1900 block of Sparrow Hawk Way just south of Atherton Drive at 4 p.m. Thursday in the neighborhood southeast of the Airport Way and 120 Bypass interchange