Vern's Towing of Manteca is no longer an AAA Emergency Road Service, according to its owner Gary Owens who said Wednesday that he had his contract of 40 years canceled without an explanation costing nine Manteca workers their jobs.
Clenched fist knuckle pushups into the hot asphalt was just one of the challenges Heather Lundbom faced in the California Highway Patrol Academy that graduated only six women recently out of the 68 who were actually sworn-in as traffic officers.
RIPON - A dozen Ripon Rotary Club members took part in a computer website workshop last Wednesday in lieu of their regular meeting that showed Rotarians the value of Smart Phones in their research.
Battle of the Bulge veteran Bill Castillo of Manteca relived the history of World War II with 30 other members of the Armed Services and paid tribute to their comrades who had given their lives in the fighting.
Matthew Refuerzo could easily be a poster boy for Give Every Child a Chance.
LATHROP - A 40-year-old Patterson man and his 10-year-old son were found shot to death about 8 a.m. Friday by a ranch security officer in a field west of Interstate 5 and the Manthey Road off ramp in Lathrop.
RIPON -Ripon Christian High School graduated 55 seniors Friday evening from a class that accumulated $1.7 million is scholarship funds.
A 36-year-old Modesto man who had duped the sales staff of a Manteca new car dealership and made off with a new $44,000 Dodge Ram extended cab pickup truck was located by Manteca Police detectives and arrested after a combination of a chase and foot pursuit that ended with major damage to the vehicle.
RIPON - Fifty-six students graduated from the Ripon Christian Middle School Thursday night in the high school gymnasium with the traditional Pomp and Circumstance played by the Middle school Band.
One more in a string of night fires in the 300 and 400 blocks of Moffat Boulevard caused a $55,000 loss to a mobile home and its contents late Tuesday night from a fire that started in an outbuilding.
RIPON - Ripon's Immanuel Christian Reformed Church is a scheduled rest stop for "Tractor Dave" who is driving his 1937 COOP #2 tractor across country to raise $200,000 for disaster relief as he pulls a 20-foot trailer.
RIPON - The Ripon Community Memorial Day program got under way in the Ripon Cemetery as a lone citizen knelt some 100 feet away placing flowers on the grave sites of his dad and his uncle – both American veterans.
RIPON - With memories of horror ingrained in his mind as a child, Dr. Ky Kuy – a Stockton dentist – told Ripon Rotary Club members how his family escaped the "Killing Fields" of Cambodia in the late 1970s.
RIPON - Ripon Police Department's powered parachute was showcased last week in Washington, DC, at Andrews Air Force Base.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High School valedictorian Logan Vos has his own sage advice for incoming freshmen as prepares to lead his small senior class of 54 through graduation exercises on Wednesday.
A career day at an elementary school can be fulfilling when you get responses from the students on your presentations.
The use of a fireplace to heat a 5,400-square-foot home on Southland Road, west of North Cottage Avenue, Friday morning caused a $500,000 ...
History came to life Thursday morning for period costumed students in Susan Kirk's classroom as they took a walk through the American Revolution at ...
Eight new Manteca police officers were officially sworn in by City Clerk Joan Tilton on Monday.
Mail thefts in Manteca aren't slowing down.
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CNN Money ranks Ripon as one of the 10 safest cities in California.
Manteca is beefing up its fire department with six new recruits this week thanks to a $1.3 million federal SAFER grant that will cover ...
There is once again a satellite office of the San Joaquin County District Attorney open in Manteca serving all of the South County including Tracy ...
Theft of mail in Manteca's "community mail boxes" or cluster boxes mounted on residential sidewalks is picking up.
A lone robber wearing a gray stocking cap with an orange stripe pulled down over his ears, wearing dark glasses, entered the Bank of Stockton ...
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Ripon Christian Schools are in the midst of their “Spiritual Emphasis Week” with separate agendas for the elementary, middle and high school students who are ...
A Manteca Police canine was kicked in the head Saturday night by a suspect who was being ordered out of bushes where he was hiding.
Five gunshots were fired into an occupied home from a dark colored sedan in the 400 block of East Woodward Avenue at about 7:45 ...