RIPON - "Established in 1874" will soon replace "Incorporated in 1945" on the recently erected historical arches spanning the road at two entrances to the city on both Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
Wind and rain with all its fury blasted through Manteca and all the South County Wednesday morning causing commuter tie ups with accidents followed by a string of power outages.
A corporate product manager who turned to "just family cooking" when she lost her job in the economic downturn in February is one of three finalists in the Hungry Jack National Recipe Contest.
RIPON - It was a gift of love for his community: $1.4 million in property to expand the 80-acre Mistlin Sports Park in Ripon.
RIPON - Dr. Kent Hufford of Ripon has put a medical team together scheduled to fly to earthquake ravaged Haiti Wednesday night – a trip that now may or may not happen.
The last of a dead man's $350,000 collection of prized vehicles was recovered at about 10 p.m. Sunday in Patterson, according to Delta Regional Auto Theft Team detective Stephen Schluer.
With a halter growing into its neck, a two-year-old donkey was found wandering on Highway near Escalon along Sutliss Road. It was fortunate to be rescued and given medical treatment.
It was the theft of a dead man's passion that prompted an all out effort by law enforcement officers to right the wrong this week.
By GLENN KAHL
Manteca Police school resource officer April Smith had her hands full detaining one girl and performing first aid on a bleeding victim at Manteca High School Thursday morning.
FRENCH CAMP - The third vehicle to be torched in less than a week in French Camp was an '80s Chevy in the 9800 block of Lockhart Road, according to Paul Tualla, assistant chief of the French Camp McKinley Fire Department.
RIPON - Staff cuts and a possible sales tax boost are on the table to prop up the ailing city general fund in Ripon that has been dipping gravely into the city's reserves to make payroll.
An elderly Manteca man's hot rods, valued at some $250,000, were stolen from the garage of his home shortly after his death in his Louise Avenue residence.
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary was honored on Monday for more than 10,000 hours of service to the community over the last year. Student volunteers logged nearly 3,000 hours.
Richard Daniel Breakfield, 21, the last of three suspects charged with attempted murder in a New Year's Eve beating, is in the county jail, police reported Wednesday night. All three were sought on million dollar warrants.
Maddy Hudson made the cut.
Ripon Christian Schools is ending the annual Spiritual Emphasis Week with Service Project Day on Friday for over 600 students from kindergarten through high school seniors.
The value of search and rescue dogs throughout the state was demonstrated before Manteca Unified School District's law enforcement and fire service students in the be.tech Academy's "First Responders" program.
Shannon Wesley is a guardian angel of sorts for dogs and cats housed in the Ripon animal shelter making sure they have blankets, towels and toys.
Rotarians, the police and senior citizens alike - among others - have been breaking the law in Ripon by staging bingo games in city-owned facilities.
The Are You Okay team of the Manteca Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police volunteer corps were emotional as they witnessed the planting of a tree in St. Francis Park for a Manteca woman they checked on her condition in her home every day.
Bingo is a game of chance and as such is strictly controlled under Ripon and state statutes.
George Rocha has retired and closed his barber shop that was once the butcher shop of a Ripon market at the corner of Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
Ripon's hot air balloon and kite festival known as "Color the Skies" may be over.
Longtime Ripon benefactor Tony Mistlin has proven many times how much he loves his community and the fireworks event on the Fourth of July.
Five people from two vehicles died Tuesday in the heavy early morning fog on Van Allen Road at Highway 4 in eastern San Joaquin County, according to CHP spokesman James Smith.
Iraq combat veteran Nick Cargill was out of bed Sunday.
Two drivers and at least one passenger injured in a noontime crash in the 100 block of South Main Street Friday were transported to area hospitals by two Manteca Ambulances.
The Manteca Street Crimes Unit put a 29-year-old Manteca man, David Lee Tipton, behind bars Friday morning for allegedly operating a chop shop at his home after conducting a probation search at about 10:30.
RIPON – It's a classic burger at the downtown Ripon Roadhouse sure to leave egg yolk running down your fingers and hands with the first bite.