Kirk Waters is officially Manteca's permanent fire chief.
Richard Norris, 36, wants to create a non-profit marijuana dispensary in Manteca saying he can bring in funds for police, fire, and the small businesses he sees struggling in the down economy.
RIPON - A 16-year-old gang member has been sentenced to five years and four months in juvenile detention after pleading guilty to assault with a deadly weapon in a stabbing in August that left him with a broken hand.
This is a story of a retired black minister who served his country, refused a medical discharge for a back injury because of his sense of duty, and who was told by a Navy doctor that he could file for disability when his pain became more intense as he aged.
Wood carving from basswood blocks is a whittling art in action every Monday at the Manteca Senior Center Mondays from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Lisa DeGroot is an amazing woman she's determined to make a difference.
Driving under the influence – over three times the legal limit – was the charge. It was a "hangover" though that caught the attention of several Manteca citizens.
It was a Halloween extravaganza at the Del Webb community clubhouse that saw some 130 residents in costume take part in a wine and cheese party last week hosted by Doctors Hospital Manteca.
Life-threatening experiences with cancer were the entire buzz this week – women sharing experiences with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – telling of their survival from an often devastating disease.
A new sleep lab – SLEEPMED – in the 1600 block of West Yosemite Avenue is focused on helping snorers who might be diagnosed with the dangerous Obstructive Sleep Apnea condition.
An off-duty Manteca Police officer reportedly spotted a 24-year-old Manteca woman driving in a small blue pickup truck Thursday morning and recognized her as being on searchable probation from a previous conviction.
An automotive chop shop, along with four rifles, ammunition and drugs were discovered in a Raymus Village neighborhood Tuesday afternoon by Manteca officers making a routine probation search.
The California Highway Patrol commercial officers say they are not handing out tickets to truckers off route with illegally long trailers – only giving drivers prepared educational packets to get the word out.
RIPON - A spirited performance of "Total Comedy Live!" is set to open Thursday, Oct. 29, on the Ripon High School stage.
The "Breakfast Bunch" was the hit of the Athens restaurant dining room Wednesday morning – a first for the group of longtime childhood friends who gave the small diner a thumbs up.
Marlon Gayle is no longer the principal of Colony Oak Elementary School in Ripon.
The Franzia Brothers Winery – the oldest in Ripon – was reopened after Prohibition when matriarch Teresa (Carrara) made a monumental decision with her sons at her side underneath a walnut tree and huller outside their rural home.
Some 2,000 marijuana plants were confiscated from three different locations in Lathrop Friday morning leading to the arrest of two men.
A 32-year-old Manteca man was hailed as a hero Thursday morning after saving a family of four from a $1.2 million apartment complex fire in the 400 block of Cherry Lane.
A 32-year-old Manteca man rescued a family of four from a second-story porch during an apartment fire in the 400 block of Cherry Lane on Thursday morning.
Dallas Waters of Ripon wanted an Eagle Scout project that could possibly save a life.
Donna Hartley is coming to Manteca to inspire positive thinking as a way to fight illness.
It was seen as a very productive session of the new Government Relations Committee of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce that brought together representatives of the city, county, state and congress Friday noon in a meeting room of Bethany Home.
Three men staged a takeover style robbery at Ripon's Bank of the West at 11:30 Friday morning leaving with an unknown amount of cash after emptying three teller drawers.
Caught in the Friday morning street flooding at Garden Gate Drive and Morgan Street, one Manteca woman called a friend to help her in his hip high boots to reach her pickup truck where waters had flooded much of her lawn and driveway.
A Body Vi Community Challenge has been organized to support the health of nutritionally challenged children and seniors today at 5 p.m. the Manteca Ford new car showroom with raffle monies going to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
An impromptu water geyser gushed skyward by the Black Bear Diner after a 19-year-old Manteca motorist driving southbound on Button Avenue lost control of his car and spun into a fire hydrant.
California Assembly member Kristin Olsen isn't wild about the loss of jobs that raising the minimum wage to $13 could trigger.
The Ripon Almond Festival was marred by nine alcohol-related incidents of adults being drunk and disorderly.
Upwards of 40,000 people made it to Ripon during this past weekend's 52nd annual Almond Blossom Festival.