RIPON - The elimination of two overflow K-3 classrooms at Ripon's Parkview and Colony Oak Elementary schools was approved by Ripon Unified trustees Tuesday night bringing a net savings of some $42,000.
The scene was real – bringing back a lot of serious memories – when Manteca's high school seniors gathered on a football field grandstand on Tuesday to witness the tragedy that comes from drinking and driving.
Two illegal aliens and Serrano gang members were captured by a police detective Monday afternoon after they scaled three backyard fences. He took them down at gun point following a shooting in the 400 block of Greenbrier Avenue.
A visit to the Manteca Historical Society's Museum is a trip back in time - back as far as 1829.
A green 1996 Ford Mustang crashed through a garage at 6 a.m. Saturday and then continued into a house in the 1100 block of Virginia Street.
LATHROP - Sheriff's deputies were holding out little hope Friday they might still find a discarded newborn alive as they searched the Aries Place home of its 15-year-old mother.
Home Depot set out to make a difference in the downed economy with donations of food and toiletries to food banks from Manteca to Sacramento, Placerville and all throughout the Central Valley.
It was a business check for $4,450 that was opened by Jack Kelley of Manteca. It looked too good to be true and Manteca and Manteca Police spokesman Rex Osborn confirmed that it was fraudulent.
Every day is a new adventure – not just for me but also for every member of my family – including my youngest son Tim who is a police officer in a city by the southern border.
The last five days in Manteca have been busy for Manteca Police officers with eight auto burglaries, eight residential burglaries, five stolen vehicles, and one case of arson.
Manteca's Dr. Melford Larson, M.D., with an impressive and colorful history is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 1, at the Manteca Senior Center.
RIPON - While the latest revenue figures on the income side of the ledger for the City of Ripon were up slightly, the expenses had also increased over recent months.
RIPON - The city council in Ripon gave the go ahead to a plan to establish a farmers market in the center of Main Street in the downtown area east of the main intersection at Stockton Avenue.
Shots were fired from one vehicle into another on North Cottage Avenue shortly after 2:30 a.m. Saturday and witnessed by a Manteca Police officer.
A Manteca couple eating a late lunch had the shock of their lives at 2:22 Friday afternoon when a car literally exploded through the rear door and adjoining glass windows at King's Vietnamese and Chinese Cuisine restaurant at the corner of West Yosemite and Watson avenues across from the Marketplace Cinema 10.
Ghost tales, finding of a skeleton in a downtown building, bones dug up in a residential section near the cemetery, and longtime rumors of tunnels underneath the business district will haunt Ripon on Halloween.
Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.
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.