RIPON - The Barnwood Restaurant Chef John Mangelos is going on stage Thursday to compete in the "Culinary Challenge" before some 750 guests in the Modesto Centre Plaza to benefit the Doctors Medical Center Alzheimer's Foundation.
RIPON - Save Max grocery store is coming to Ripon and replace the 42-year-old Mar Val at the end of this week.
Jason Giles, 25, has been arrested a third time as he awaits a jail reporting date to serve out a 90-day sentence for auto burglaries and possession of stolen property - a total of six felonies, police said.
Michele Bava has always had a knack of working with people, only surpassed by her work ethic that grew out of the dairy farm chores she shouldered on her parents' farm in Waterford as a young girl.
After being sentenced to 90 days in jail for auto burglaries, one 25-year-old Manteca man has been stopped twice by police while waiting to report for his county jail term. It is a commentary on today's judicial system in San Joaquin County allowing felons back on the street after their arrests.
LATHROP - A noontime structure fire Friday in Lathrop, with black smoke visible from the east side of Manteca, claimed the lives of two dogs and two cockatiels that had been left in the home while the owner was away.
An earlier sexual battery not guilty plea was reduced to a "no contest" stipulation for simple battery against a female employee by former Manteca Bulletin Publisher Paul Mahony, 54, in the Manteca Branch of the San Joaquin County Superior Court Friday morning.
Thieves raided the Manteca Towing storage yard in the 3700 block of West Yosemite Avenue sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning creating some $10,000 in losses.
"Rusty" the Manteca Police Department's drug dog, was the star of a region wide parole sweep on St. Patrick's Day Wednesday hitting on the "green" – $20,000 in green cold hard cash.
RIPON - City council members in Ripon are going to revisit their "Big Box" store ordinance feeling its effect may have inhibited additional sales tax revenues.
Jeffrey Maurer, who teaches psychology, economics and government at Sierra High School, turned himself in to Manteca Police Tuesday night at 6:30 for alleged inappropriate sexual behavior with a student.
The kindness of a 93-year-old Manteca retiree turned on him with thefts of some $4,000 in cash, and other valuables from his bedroom closet lock boxes.
A 5-inch-long pipe bomb located on a Yosemite Park picnic table Monday afternoon by a man and his grandson playing ball was destroyed by Manteca Police bomb squad members at about 6:30 p.m. two hours after it was found.
Three auto burglaries took place within some two hours in Manteca Saturday morning in addition to vehicle thefts and home burglaries during the day, according to Manteca Police.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council is faced with even more drastic cuts when members will mull over the first draft of the city's budget for the next fiscal year at their 7 p.m. Tuesday night meeting devoted to budget study.
A half million dollar marijuana grow was discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday afternoon along with the body of a dead man, a Sheriff's spokesman reported Thursday morning.
A Saturday night DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Jack Tone Road saw 441 vehicles funnel through the cone zone as officers checked for those under the influence as well as motorists without licenses to operate their cars and trucks.
Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.
Six Ripon High School teens and two girls from Ripon Christian High School and a senior from Connecting Waters Charter School make up the court of Almond Blossom Queen candidates for the 2015 edition of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce event.
Ripon Rotary has given the community the gift of time.
David Strait is not only an accomplished educator but a man with a passion to serve the senior citizen community at Manteca's retirement communities by sitting at a keyboard during the dinner hour and playing.
The passing of Ripon's former mayor and police chief Red Nutt meant many things to many people who saw his life's accomplishments as a gift to the community.
The 41-year-old Manteca man who was struck by a truck on Yosemite Avenue at Airport Way Thursday evening received moderate injuries and was transported to San Joaquin County Hospital, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.
Riponites paid homage to their "gentle giant" of a leader Friday with a heart-and-soul tribute.
The annual Hospice tree was lit for the 23rd time on Thursday evening with the memories of past family members fresh in the minds of a crowd of more than 100 onlookers outside Doctors Hospital.
Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.
Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.
It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.
Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.
Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank's interior.