RIPON - Twelve Ripon Unified teachers have been notified of permanent layoffs this week because of the state's economic woes in supporting education.
Two eastbound truck and trailer rigs collided on Roth Road before noon Thursday sending one careening through the chain link fence bordering the north side of the former Sharpe Army Defense Depot and west of the main entrance.
RIPON - Jake Parks truly cares about the people who walk through his front door evidenced by his efficiency and his outgoing personality – enjoying mostly the face-to-face interaction with customers when they walk up to his counter.
RIPON - A leader from Jinja in Uganda, Eastern Africa – dedicating his life to helping the countless AIDS orphans – brought grim reality to life recently for the members of the Ripon Rotary Club.
A photographic art exhibit in the Manteca City Council chambers is the product of an association with the Yosemite Western Artist photography club out of Oakhurst.
The Commons at Union Ranch offers regular arthritis exercise session for their residents as well as for anyone in the community who would like to participate in the twice-weekly activity.
The annual Manteca Rotary Club Don I. Asher Memorial Law Day awards were given to five police officers from throughout the county at a Thursday noon luncheon that filled Isadore's Restaurant.
One Manteca business has set the theme for his operation as "A Year for Giving" with a program that is designed to benefit Agape Villages Foster Family Agency and Manteca CAPS.
Multiple counts of sexual abuse against children under the age of 14 has Mantecan Michael Albert Goldman in San Joaquin County Jail in lieu of a $1 million bond.
RIPON - Neither rain nor sleet nor snow will keep a good mail man from completing his appointed rounds, especially after 30 years of dedicated service – Ripon's Steve Guyett is the perfect example after suffering a double stroke.
RIPON - Proposed sales and hotel tax ballot measures were axed by the Ripon City Council at Tuesday night's meeting.
Two have devoted their lives to educating youth. One didn't just put her heart and soul into community service but also muscle when the task came to dig graves to keep East Union Cemetery open. Another risked his life saving fellow soldiers against all odds.
She's not the build of a full-sized shepherd, but this red, three-year-old mix being held at the Manteca dog pound is personality plus and in the need of a friend. She obviously has not had the best of care and her coat needs some attention, but she definitely has heart and at first blush likes people. She comes with a chain collar with a pink ribbon intertwined through its links. Anyone who dares to drive up to the animal control shelter will see her patiently sitting by the wire in the third cage – gazing patiently waiting for someone to ...
Molly K. Hooper- a Capitol Hill staff writer for the respected Washington, D.C., publication "The Hill", interviewed Congressman Jeff Denham Wednesday morning in the Manteca Museum next to the desk of the late, longtime Manteca Congressman John J. McFall.
Ripon Police officers will be turning out in force throughout neighborhoods in the early morning hours looking for idling vehicles left unattended by their owners getting ready for work in an attempt to curb car and truck thefts in the community.
Doctors Hospital is on a fast track to train its staff in case the dreaded Ebola virus makes its way to Manteca and Ripon.
Being twins can be cool, especially when both are CHP traffic officers.
Two vintage hand grenades created something of an adrenaline rush when they were discovered Thursday evening by staff of a storage facility cleaning out an abandoned storage unit.
Dr. Jeffrey Becker got his start in dentistry in a first grade class at Nile Garden School 21 years ago when his dad and dentist Jim Becker used him to show his classmates the procedure of taking a "gooey" impression of his teeth in Ms. Robin Wilson's class.
The South County street fair season's traditional farewell event - the Main Street Day gathering in downtown Ripon - is this weekend.
Ripon's Mayor Chuck Winn is seeking election to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 4 election.
A Manteca girl makes good as a hair stylist and lead actress on a hilarious, new truTV game show series airing for the first time Monday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m.
One of Lillian Luck's fondest childhood memories is recalling her parents' open carriage pulled by two horses, "Beulah" and "Sam" when she was only three years old at the family farm in Rogersville, Missouri.
Lodi consultant and developer Russ Munson is proud of the fact he has never held a public office, looking rather toward his record of accomplishments in the private sector risking his own dollars and employing up to 250 people.
Jessica Marie Utley - a 37-year-old homeless woman - was charged with arson and two outstanding warrants by Ripon Police after she allegedly started a fire in the restroom Wednesday afternoon at Burns Truck and Trailer Co. in the 1400 block of West Santos Avenue.
A single story residence in the 700 block of Morada Court sustained more than $102,000 in losses last Saturday when fire ravaged the garage and attic over the living area where heavy black smoke was seen coming from the attic vents on all sides of the structure.
Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford is the target of an organized "roast" and retirement celebration Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m., at the Manteca Senior Center where barbs are expected throughout the night.
The annual Kids in a Box event brought in some $3,200 for the Raymus House from its sponsors as Manteca, Lathrop and Tracy youth learned what it is like to spend the night on the street.