RIPON - The number of Ripon Unified students losing their bus passes – 24 in just two weeks – has raised concerns among the school district administration. Passes had been initiated in mid-October because of the troubled economy's affect on the schools' budget.
A "Center of Excellence" status has been awarded to Doctors Hospital of Manteca for its level of breast care given to its patients.
RIPON - The 10 to 12-year-old network that connects all of Ripon Unified School District's computer operations was described as being obsolete this week by Jerry Springer, director of Internet Technology for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Two high school-aged teens allegedly made off with the tip box at Quickie-Kleen Car Wash in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue Thursday afternoon setting in motion a foot chase by owner Francine Escobar as well as four of her employees.
RIPON - Ripon Unified students scored better than the county and the state in many categories that measured seventh, ninth, and eleventh graders in the California Healthy Kids Survey used to monitor student substance use, violence, school safety, student nutrition and exercise.
The Northgate Brethren Church has lost some $8,000 in band instruments to thieves and a Poplar Avenue residence had its back door kicked in with guitars and construction tools taken.
Ripping an American Flag from its curbside pole in the 300 block of West Yosemite Avenue Wednesday afternoon got Manteca transient Rich Soring, 47, arrested as he sat on a brick planter island.
RIPON - It was all about "The Wall" disciplinary action at Weston Elementary School that drew the ire of one mom who spoke her mind to the Ripon Unified School Board Monday night after putting up a three-page website online defending her stand.
A man with a gun and a foot chase over nine fences by a Manteca Police officer resulted in the arrest of Mario Garcia Castaneda, 28, of the 1100 block of Windsor Place.
Layoffs could loom on the horizon for the Ripon Unified School District.
Tillie Lewis – a remarkable woman – is the theme of a presentation Kyle Tobin-Williams is making before the Manteca Rotary Club at its regular Thursday meeting on Nov. 12.
The CHP is stopping truckers in Manteca who they find driving off an established truck route. It's all about safety, liability and education. They are hoping to channelize truck traffic with a lot less road damage.
There were 330 seniors who took advantage of the free influenza inoculations Friday morning with some sharing stories of their exciting and sometimes adventurous lives.
Nearly a dozen charges against Edward Williams Adams, 18, last Sunday were not enough to keep the Manteca man behind bars.
San Joaquin County youth carpenters completed an 8x8x8 storage shed this week at the HOPE Ministries Family Shelter on South Union Road.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.
Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.
Lathrop detectives arrested Esteban Diaz, at his Modesto home Thursday morning, for alleged indecent exposure to four young girls over the past year near two elementary schools.
Delta College nursing students are learning hospital procedures at Doctors Hospital of Manteca as they work the floor under their instructor Melissa Black and observe active procedures with registered nurses and patients.
One more Eagle Scout is expected to take flight soon with the completed construction of a new, mostly steel Santa's House that will be used during the Christmas season at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street in downtown Manteca.
A CVS Pharmacy used drug collection receptacle has been mounted permanently into the floor of the Manteca Police Department's front lobby for the convenience of the public, according to Capt. Charlie Goeken.
His mom was known to "dance on the tracks."
A 3-year-old girl fell 13 feet from an upstairs window Saturday afternoon to the concrete below, landing on her feet.
Residents in the northeastern section of Ripon flooded a police dispatcher with calls shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night after hearing what they described as a bomb blast near a church and adjacent park in the 300 block of Boesh Avenue.
A group of moms are demanding changes in their central east Manteca neighborhood after what happened to 11-year-old Hunter Davis and his sibling. They want it cleaned up and they are looking to the Manteca Police and City of Manteca to make that happen.
What one Ripon seventh grader learned watching TV may have saved another student's life.
Tim and Matt Niblett can easily be referred to as the "Whiz Kids" of Ripon Unified School District having soared from kindergarten through high school and are now on the verge of receiving similar doctorate degrees.
A huge flock of Snow Geese was captured in flight by Bulletin advertising director Chuck Higgs who won a first place ribbon for his entry in the Lodi Grape Festival.
A K-Mart loss prevention officer was allegedly knifed in the neck by a 61-year-old homeless man Tuesday evening as he was attempting to stop the man from taking a bicycle out the front door of the Northgate Drive store.