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.
Flipping burgers isn't a job that you'd expect to find people staying with for more than a year let alone five years.
RIPON - An 18-year-old Ripon teen was reportedly jumped by a gang of five Sunday afternoon when he went to the Ripona School basketball area in the playground to have a game with a group of friends, police said.
It was a "check mate" move for Manteca officers just before noon Wednesday when they were called to two residential burglaries within six minutes of each other and corralled four out of six suspects – three of them teen girls.
RIPON - The Ripon Police Department is looking for a lone Hispanic male who has been exposing himself to local girls walking on city streets.
Two Manteca men have been arrested for allegedly kicking in front doors and burglarizing homes.
RIPON - The Ripon City Council Tuesday night voted to move forward on the Town Square park development on the eastern entrance to the city that has already been partially funded by new car dealership owner Tony Mistlin of Ripon.
RIPON - A Ripon High School Sports Hall of Fame is on the horizon to mark the school's upcoming 100th anniversary in public education.
RIPON - A student riding a Ripon Unified school bus is going to be paying about 50 cents more per day for a total of $1.14. That is in contrast with other cities like Tracy where students are charged $2 per day to ride to and from school.
The two motorcycle crash victims from the Saturday midnight head-on collision on Woodward Avenue west of McKinley Avenue are still listed in critical condition in hospitals in Sacramento and Modesto.
RIPON - The only shredding event that asked for donations in the region over the past weekend drew over $4,000 from 110 vehicles that also dropped off their e-waste as behind a medical practice in Ripon Saturday morning.
Two Manteca motorcycle riders suffered critical injuries just before midnight Saturday when they reportedly sideswiped each other in a head-on crash.
RIPON - Marissa's prom dress closet was a bee hive of activity Saturday with more high school girls learning of the countless dresses on racks just waiting for them to walk through the door and take their pick.
Riley Simmons was standing tall as she received the "Every Student Succeeding Award" from the Association of California School Administrators' San Joaquin Chapter.
A 31-year-old man barricaded himself in his home for five hours Monday morning in the 700 block of Amy Way after his girlfriend and her children fled the residence for their safety.
Ray Joseph, 20, of Sacramento, has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison for the attempted murder of a Manteca couple as they slept in their bed at their home on Victory Avenue in September of 2013.
Shots were fired on a vehicle and a home about 9:30 Tuesday night in the 1100 block of Alameda Street just west of Cottage Avenue.
Manteca's IHOP restaurant isn't a drive-thru.
Amanda Neeley was crowned Thursday as the 2015 Almond Blossom Queen.
A daylight theft from the J.C. Penney store in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley at Union Road and the 120 Bypass shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday ended with a house to house search in the areas surrounding Aldwina Lane and Cottage Avenue near Doctors Hospital.
Bethany Home Foundation is erecting a wall at the entrance of the Almond Blossom Festival at Mistlin Sports Park Friday in a new twist for the senior citizens in the community between the carnival rides and the vendor displays.
Medically focused college students are being offered scholarship applications by the Doctors Hospital volunteers to help them shoulder the cost of their schooling, available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Setting fire to a gas station pump is a first in Manteca - even for an arsonist.
Barbara Van Tol has now bowled up to her 100th birthday.
Doctors Hospital of Manteca offered a three-hour presentation on the different aspects of the medical facility's operation to students from Give Every Child a Chance earlier this week.
A 24-year-old man wielding a knife in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road prompted the evacuation of the entire center anchored by SaveMart shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday.
Shannon Wesley – a Ripon High senior – took first place in the annual Ripon Rotary Speech Contest at Spring Creek Country Club.
A 24-year-old knife-wielding man in front of a Lathrop coffee shop on Harlan Road south of Lathrop forced the evacuation of the entire SaveMart center shortly after the noon hour on Tuesday kept police at bay for more than three hours before being taken into custody.