RIPON - Troop 414 Boy Scout Jake Turner provided the manpower to install memorial benches in concrete around several trees as a memorial to the late Alison Council who served as an advocate for the Ripona Elementary School student body.
RIPON - Sirens screaming down Ripon city streets at 1 p.m. today will be the highlight of the Emergency Vehicle Display Show and Law Enforcement Recruitment Fair set at the community center on Fourth Street.
A PG&E worker was seriously injured shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday when an eastbound motorist struck him as he worked on the side of West Ripon Road near Fredricks Road – to the west of Ripon.
RIPON - A Ripon police officer on patrol called for backup Thursday morning after his was "flipped off" by a man standing in a garage on Ridge Avenue who was known to be on searchable probation.
Teen farmers at the Manteca Unified School District farm are inviting children to visit their pumpkin patch and corn maze beginning this Friday and Saturday.
RIPON - Louise Nan starts every work day teaching.
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.
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.
The 27th Annual Appreciation Dinner for senior center volunteers hosted by the Manteca City Council and the city's Parks and Recreation Department was conducted last week at the Manteca Senior Center.
Thunderous cheers filled the air Friday noon as Nile Garden School seventh grade students opened their 20th Celtic Faire in the school's courtyard with the blessing of their history teacher "King Lewis" after he was pulled into the heart of the activities by a pair of bards.
The Color the Skies event is being taken over by the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
Ripon's city-wide cleanup of is half way complete as crews finished with residences on the west side of Highway 99. Next week the city will collect the remaining articles placed in front of homes.
Two educational workshops are planned in the Ripon council chambers over the next two weeks with tips and procedures to follow concerning water conservation, according to Ted Johnston, public works director.
Manteca Unified School District first term trustees Ashley Drain, 26, and Alexander Bronson, 22, appeared in Superior Court Thursday afternoon before Judge Franklin Stephenson on charges of election fraud and perjury.
A multi-vehicle rear end collision on eastbound 120 Bypass at the Main Street interchange at 7:45 a.m. Thursday took the life of a 25-year-old San Ramon woman and injured three other motorists including one with major injuries.
A chain reaction collision on the Highway 120 Bypass at Main Street killed one woman motorist and injured two others – one major and one minor -- Thursday morning at about 7:45, according to a CHP spokesman.