Covering the search for the home burglar proved once again that women officers prove their worth more often than not. School resource officer April Smith was part of the human perimeter that had been set up around a corn field south of the Del Webb community.
A large cardboard box was delivered to the Manteca Bulletin office Monday morning bearing the name of "The Little Hero: Alesaundra Tafoya". It came from a woman in New Jersey who has never met the three-year-old Manteca girl.
The two Escalon police cases that evolved Friday night and early Saturday morning have had something of a surprise twist – involving a Glock semi-automatic hand gun.
The driver of a milk tanker involved in a solo accident Sunday night on East Yosemite Avenue at the southbound Hwy 99 onramp sustained only minor injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The beating of an Escalon police officer shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday during a traffic stop brought mutual aid from Manteca and Ripon police departments as well as the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.
Two two suspects who were arrested for firing on their alleged car burglary victims Friday night as they fled from the Bass Pro Parking lot were jailed on multiple felony charges – one sent to county jail and the other to juvenile hall.
Units from five police agencies joined in a Friday night high speed chase of three car burglary suspects who reportedly fired two shots at their victims as they fled from the Bass Pro Shops parking lot located on the Highway 120 Bypass at about 9:30 p.m.
The burglarly of a Del Webb home in northwest Manteca Friday morning launched a series of events that eventually put one 26-year-old man behind bars.
The candidates in the running for the Manteca Unified school board will have another chance to tackle the issues on Wednesday.
RIPON - A rich collection of memories of Ripon's earlier days mark Ripon High School's Centennial Celebration weekend from two graduates Harvey Douma, 93, and Madelyn Enslie, 97 – both will share grand marshal duties at today's 100 -year parade down Main Street that starts at 10 a.m.
A middle-aged San Jose couple and a 17-year-old teen were taking a break in Manteca's Library Park during the noon hour Wednesday when they were confronted by a stranger who reportedly asked them for drugs and then stabbed the 48-year-old man in the back.
Manteca's 3-year-old heroine, who ran two blocks to a Louise Avenue fire station to get help for her dad recently, will be honored at the pre-game ceremonies Saturday for the Oakland A's tribute to firefighters and civilian heroes.
RIPON - It was a toss-up of what was best for the community and what was best for the downtown merchants Tuesday night as the Ripon City Council voted 3-2 to give back $1.1 million in federal stimulus funds.
A policemen's ball Saturday will help fund community youth programs.
A 17 percent increase in health insurance premiums on top of furlough days and a 13-minute time limit on cleaning classrooms has upset a number of Manteca Unified School District custodians.
Lives are changed dramatically in every fatal drinking and driving crash.
The death of a friend and major injuries suffered by others as they walked along East Highway 120 from a bonfire last year were fresh on the minds of many students as they watched this year's Every 15 Minutes at the Manteca High stadium
Mint Cannabis infused breath mints sold for $10.
Four scholarships were handed out Tuesday morning by the Central Valley Realtors Association to four seniors – two from Manteca High and two from Ripon High – instead of just one.
A dynamic "Hooah!" literally rocked the walls of the Ripon Community Center by gathered battalion troops – past and present – of the Ripon High JROTC, leaving little doubt how they felt about their retiring Lt.Col. Patrick Dunn.
Two men led Manteca Police on a high speed pursuit out of the Burlington Coat Factory about 9 p.m. Saturday with clothing they had allegedly taken from the department store on South Main Street.
Vigilant neighbors spotted a man and a woman cutting up copper wire and tubing in the 900 block of Yolo shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday and called 911.
The alleged theft of $100,000 in electricity used in separate homes in Lathrop and Tracy for growing marijuana led to an arrest by the San Joaquin County narcotics task force agents and sheriff's deputies.
A Manteca Police officer was rear ended in his patrol car on the Highway 120 Bypass east of Union Road Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.
Heavy black smoke seen for miles from burning outbuildings in Lathrop north of Louise Avenue and just east of McKinley Avenue at the end of Park Avenue drew sightseers from several communities as two outbuildings literally burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon.
A driver whose car veered off the roadway last April striking four teens – killing one 14-year-old – as they walked home along the shoulder of East Highway 120 returning from an orchard bonfire won't receive jail time.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca made a monetary gift to the Veterans of Foreign Wars post for the new 3,600-square-foot Manteca Veterans Center now under construction in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Amanda Buhay could have died in mid-December in a Manteca High classroom.
A split second – a misdirected moment in time – can so easily be fatal and a life-long torment for countless people.
Driving under the influence crashes can have unexpected fallout.