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 ...
RIPON - Ripon's heralded farmers market in the old downtown is going to be the best ever if the community's celebrated chef John Mangelos is successful in his part in the planning.
It's a new ambulance station – Station 52 – that promises to shorten the emergency response times for Manteca Ambulance between Lathrop and Manteca, serving 3,600 residents of Del Webb and surrounding neighborhoods.
RIPON - A single shotgun blast in a rural Ripon home Thursday noon brought more than a dozen officers to the scene – some with automatic weapons – locking down one elementary school for some two hours.
It's a celebration of love for others – a fund raiser – and a dinner dance and auction Friday night at the Ripon Community Center's two halls.
A 10-foot-long table – valued at $700 – was taken from in front of a home in broad daylight in the 1200 block of Higton Avenue April 19. It ended up landing a Manteca woman in jail for grand theft last week.
A Tuesday morning parole search at a farm in Ripon turned up a boxed methamphetamine lab, according to Police Sergeant Steve Merchant.
RIPON - A Stockton woman and a man from Lodi were arrested Tuesday morning in Ripon for possession of methamphetamine for sale with a value of over $1,600 as well as conspiracy after the driver failed to stop at a stop sign.
A soft-spoken man described to be between 25 and 27 years old ordered a Bank of the West teller to give him her money and reportedly threatened her not to touch the alarm button.
Manteca Police officers responded to a woman's call for help Monday morning saying she was in a motel room on Moffat Boulevard – having difficulty breathing – and that her boyfriend wouldn't allow her to leave.
RIPON - It was all about pioneers and raising wheat near Ripon in 1846 when a Mormon colony was first established. A historical marker on a Fourth Street park lawn has told the story since 1949.
Growing up in Ripon had relatively peaceful memories for Ed and Terri Beeler compared to their recent church mission trip to Mexicali, Mexico where they were greeted by a 7.2 earthquake that hit shortly after they arrived.
Two boys who grew up into successful professionals are behind a huge donation of almond snack packs to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
One Manteca 16-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning on a Tracy freeway west of Tracy Boulevard while five other occupants of the vehicle received moderate injuries, according to the CHP.
Ripon has lost an icon.
Lathrop Police Services has done it again by winning outstanding operational awards for nine out of the past 11 years when they were awarded first and second place honors in the California Law Enforcement Challenge.
Stuff the bus for the sake of kids is the theme of a toy drive that's been a Christmas undertaking for the Manteca Unified School District's bus drivers dating back to 2008.
Fireworks bursting above a Ripon elementary school Monday ended with police detaining three teens they found running across the playground and into the dark of night.
Chuck Winn is preparing to serve as the first Ripon resident on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors since Adrian Fondse ended his service 35 years ago.
Ten Ripon and Manteca teens are being conferred Eagle Scout status during a Court of Honor Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Manteca City Council Chambers.
Shasta Elementary School was locked down Wednesday morning when police were chasing Alonzo Fabian Talavera, 25, of Manteca who was reportedly running from Manteca Police officers near the Edison Street campus.
Douglas and Donna Sommerfeld are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
Community members gathered Tuesday at Ripon's Veterans Park to answer a lone bugle call to honor their sons, fathers, daughters and brothers who served America.
Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.
Bill "Mosco" Ramos is the founder of the Mosquitos Eastside Action Club.
Traffic enforcement in Manteca is receiving a $133,000 infusion from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long traffic enforcement upgrade within the community.
Doctors Hospital has a special patient for Veterans' Day - an 89-year-old private first class who served with the celebrated World War II Tenth Mountain Division that fought the German Army in the snowy Italian Alps in 1944.
The Marine Corps has celebrated its 239th birthday during a breakfast at the Spring Creek Country Club on Thursday.