Elmer Harper was a man among men who lived his life to make a difference. His passion in life was being an effective lifesaving emergency responder.
RIPON - Life vests were credited with saving the lives of three Mantecans who had set out on the Stanislaus River at about 3:30 Friday afternoon.
A high speed pursuit of two murder suspects that began 90 minutes earlier in San Mateo County ended shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday when a spike strip was deployed on Interstate 5 near the San Joaquin River crossing.
A young entrepreneur presented Manteca Animal Control Officer Peggy Miller with funds to help with the needs at the animal shelter.
Four youths were rescued from the cold and swift waters of the Stanislaus River at Caswell State Park Tuesday evening by the Ripon Fire Department boat crew.
As I was checking on the little dog at Manteca's animal shelter Wednesday that was dropped out of a pickup truck window the day before, I discovered a volunteer winged mascot that had joined the devoted family of workers.
A man is in trouble with the law after throwing his mixed breed Chihuahua-terrier out of his pickup truck window as he drove down a street because he no longer wanted the dog.
RIPON - Ripon High School special education supervisor Keith Rangel has been named permanently to the post of vice principal of his alma mater.
The Valley Cancer Center and Doctors Hospital of Manteca Imaging Center complex is on target to open between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
The Soria family that lost just about everything in a June 13 fire is the focus of an "all you can eat" benefit shrimp dinner set for Friday, Aug. 5, at the Manteca Senior Center.
Crime scene investigations were paramount for 28 students attending the latest Junior Manteca Police Academy that ended last Friday at the Boys and Girls Club.
Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit officers took two guns along with a supply of drugs off the streets during a 24-hour period Wednesday and Thursday while checking on the parole status of former inmates, according to police spokesman Jason Hensley.
RIPON - Retired Neil Hafley School principal Joe Wickham was released from a Modesto hospital earlier this week and is reportedly recuperating at his Ripon home after a boating mishap last week in Lake Don Pedro.
A march Tuesday on the Manteca City Council chambers by family members and friends of the late Ernesto Duenez Jr. was an attempt to get answers.
Dwayne Harris, 29, of Manteca, has lost his leg as the result of being a victim of a shotgun blast at close range Sunday afternoon at a South Union Road apartment complex.
The eight candidates for the upcoming Ripon Almond Blossom Festival queen contest attended a semi-formal tea Tuesday afternoon with the ladies of the Bethany Home ...
Some live in cars a night or two then bounce between weekly motels rooms when their parents can afford them.
Manuel King is riding his Palomino horse "Nugget" Friday for his second inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.
A special thank you in the form of a First Responders' Appreciation Day is being planned by a citizens group for Saturday, April 1, in ...
Skateboarding in a swimming pool as a 16-year-old teen and breaking his wrist was the impetus that guided a new Manteca surgeon into the medical ...
An upgraded and more efficient Doctors Hospital emergency room is set to open on Wednesday.
Two men were assaulted in separate incidents in the wee hours of Sunday in Lathrop with one dying from multiple stab wounds and the other ...
Modesto Police pursued two vehicles Friday night into Manteca's northern city limits at speeds reaching 100 mph following a convenience store carjacking at gunpoint ...
Eight Ripon girls vying for the honor of serving as the 2017 Almond Blossom Queen delivered their competitive speeches on the "nuts and bolts" theme ...
In Ripon there is at least one planned Super Bowl party.
Bobby Garcia, 41, of Manteca was arrested by detectives Wednesday for allegedly running down a Manteca man in a Jessie Street driveway New Year's ...
The door that opened for Gabriel Harra to become Ripon's newest barber literally fell on him.
Del Webb at Woodbridge resident Joyce and Carl Bowmar ended their western Caribbean Cruise Friday morning only to find themselves in the middle of an ...
Carol Davis made a difference.
Master Tracy Schaffer and his wife Dottie have sold their popular Tae Kwon Do martial arts studio in Ripon's downtown, having decided to retire ...