Reports of a man attempting to kill a rooster at Library Park on Center Street Saturday afternoon drew the attention of Manteca Police officers who were focused on stopping the abuse.
Police tasers brought down a fleeing suspect and his attacking pit bull Thursday afternoon in the 1500 block of Parkview Avenue.
RIPON - The rescue of two lost and cold rafters on the Stanislaus River was credited to the Ripon Police Department's powered parachute – "Air One."
Two boys – ages 12 and 13 – believed to be Serrano gang members were reportedly lying in wait as a Shasta School eighth grader walked home from school Monday afternoon at about 3:30 p.m.
Passing this way but once, a honeymooning German couple was befriended by Manteca motorcycle officer John Machado after an intersection fender bender at Yosemite and Lincoln avenues Tuesday afternoon.
RIPON - Ripon Elementary School shot ahead in English Language Arts as well as Math in the spring 2009 Standardized Test and Reporting (STAR) testing.
RIPON - Hot stuffed bell peppers prepared in the Ripon Senior Center was a first Monday for the new "Meals on Wheels" noon lunch program launched by the Bethany Home Foundation.
It was a noontime event that showed the appreciation for Manteca's emergency teams last week. It was the second annual event and a first for the new general manager George Bewick.
Not everyone was happy to see Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker at breakfast Saturday. "I wouldn't give you 25 cents for any cop on the street," one crusty, irate citizen at Perko's Restaurant told Manteca Police Chief David Bricker. Bricker was conducting his third casual "Breakfast with the Chief" outing Saturday morning at Perko's to give Mantecans a chance to be candid with him and allow him to help them if possible. Bricker spent two ...
I always thought I would make a good loss prevention officer in a retail store, because everything seems to happen right in front of me.
LATHROP - It's all about service – and quickly responding to his customers' needs – that has put Steve Estarziau in the driver's seat at the Eagle's Nest Harley-Davidson in Lathrop.
A lone gunman entered the Check 'n Go check cashing business in the 1100 block of South Main Street, next to Hertz car rental, about 5:30 p.m. Friday and left with an undetermined amount of cash.
RIPON - A noon-time robbery at Ripon's Bank of the West branch Friday netted an undisclosed amount of cash and locked down several near-by schools. A lone robber entered the bank about 11:30 and demanded cash from a teller. Ripon Police said it is unclear whether he simulated a gun when he walked up to the bank's counter. He was described as being a black adult, about 6-foot-tall, wearing a white baseball cap, a black ...
RIPON - The organizers of The Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon event that drew thousands of enthusiasts early Saturday morning didn't let a 22 mile per hour wind dampen their spirits.
Tears were prevalent at the Ripon's Police Memorial at 1 p.m. Saturday as it was dedicated in the memory of late Ripon officers Paul Stevens and Bob Winget.
Various businesses, school groups and individuals are working with Second Harvest Food Bank in the hopes of filling enough donation barrels around town with food stuffs to meet the Christmas dinner needs in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
The California Connections Academy has expanded its staff with nine new hires at the Ripon site where it serves more than 500 students online in grades kindergarten through high school in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.
The annual Taste of Ripon wine stroll saw crowds going from shop to shop sampling wines and enjoying the finger foods that were included in the frigid evening. The attendance was more than twice of that recorded last year.
A debit card scam has hit residents in Manteca and Ripon and continues through residents of the Central Valley by hackers using automated recorded messages to steal from card holders.
A two-night Christian-based ballet dance production on stage at the Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center is expected to draw thousands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Lori Knight of Ripon is the new owner of the popular Jake's Coffee, Tea and Sandwich shop in the Ace Hardware Shopping Center on the northeast corner of Main Street and Wilma Avenue.
A wanted auto theft suspect took a nap in the wrong spot shortly before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon in a stolen pickup truck and ended up behind bars with his female accomplice by late afternoon.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.
It was something being near miraculous that brought a 2-year-old toddler back to life Sunday afternoon when a trio of first responders were out walking their dogs shortly before 5 p.m.
Manteca police officers of the last 50 years reflect a common passion to serve and protect the community they were sworn to patrol.
The official lighting of the 110-foot high Christmas tree in Ripon will take place tonight at 7 at the corner of First Street and Locust Avenue.