RIPON - The elimination of coaching stipends in Ripon will bring an end to high school sports according to athletic director Chris Johnson.
The second annual Every 15 Minutes Shrimp Feed is set for Saturday, February 20, at the Manteca Senior Center in support of the proactive drinking and driving program for high school students.
If anyone could be described as a genuinely caring human being, longtime Manteca florist Joseph D. "Joe" Naranjo would get my vote hands down with his infectious smile and charismatic personality.
"Policing in a new economy" is all about strategically getting the most bang out of the buck with fewer officers and resources, Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker told Rotarians at their Thursday noon meeting at Isadore's Restaurant.
You could feel the electricity in the air – the divine providence, if you will – in the hallways of Dr. Kent Hufford's medical office in Ripon Thursday morning.
Buying a gift for a patient in Doctors Hospital of Manteca's gift shop underwrites medical scholarships for second-year college students in the community.
Six teenage taggers with red and black paint on their hands were detained by Manteca Police shortly before midnight Saturday after the officers spotted fresh paint on 100 yards of sound wall.
RIPON - Ripon Unified school trustees are looking to a grant writer to plug some of the holes in their state funding by approving a six-month trial with California Consulting grant writing services.
RIPON - Striking out the band is going to hit a sour note with elementary school musicians in the next round of potential cuts for the Ripon Unified School District.
Friday members of the Walter Woodward Elementary School leadership class were busy organizing a fund raiser for the Lymphoma Foundation of America by taping up their principal Sherrie Jamero during the noon hour.
RIPON - The Ripon medical team that had its mission to Haiti canceled in mid-January due to a lack of jet fuel at a Dominican Republic airport is finally going to leave for the earthquake ravaged area on Thursday.
Six shots rang out near South Main Street and Mission Ridge Drive in what was an otherwise quiet Super Bowl Sunday afternoon. Three shots hit their mark.
RIPON - Making a difference is what Marissa McLeod's signature in life – her endless spirit – was all about in her yesterdays and continuing through today and into many tomorrows in her deep concern for others.
Tuning up for Valentine's Day the Fourmost Barbershop Quartet made a stop Thursday morning at Dan's Barber Shop on Maple Avenue singing a ballad to owner Gloria Aguilar in front of a surprised customer sitting in the chair.
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.
Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs is making a difference in his club only three months into his presidency evidenced by last Wednesday noon's meeting at Spring Creek Country Club where he installed three new members he personally recruited and handed out five Paul Harris fellowships to deserving members.