Richard Norris, 36, wants to create a non-profit marijuana dispensary in Manteca saying he can bring in funds for police, fire, and the small businesses he sees struggling in the down economy.
RIPON - A 16-year-old gang member has been sentenced to five years and four months in juvenile detention after pleading guilty to assault with a deadly weapon in a stabbing in August that left him with a broken hand.
This is a story of a retired black minister who served his country, refused a medical discharge for a back injury because of his sense of duty, and who was told by a Navy doctor that he could file for disability when his pain became more intense as he aged.
Wood carving from basswood blocks is a whittling art in action every Monday at the Manteca Senior Center Mondays from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Lisa DeGroot is an amazing woman she's determined to make a difference.
Driving under the influence – over three times the legal limit – was the charge. It was a "hangover" though that caught the attention of several Manteca citizens.
It was a Halloween extravaganza at the Del Webb community clubhouse that saw some 130 residents in costume take part in a wine and cheese party last week hosted by Doctors Hospital Manteca.
Life-threatening experiences with cancer were the entire buzz this week – women sharing experiences with surgery, chemotherapy and radiation – telling of their survival from an often devastating disease.
A new sleep lab – SLEEPMED – in the 1600 block of West Yosemite Avenue is focused on helping snorers who might be diagnosed with the dangerous Obstructive Sleep Apnea condition.
An off-duty Manteca Police officer reportedly spotted a 24-year-old Manteca woman driving in a small blue pickup truck Thursday morning and recognized her as being on searchable probation from a previous conviction.
An automotive chop shop, along with four rifles, ammunition and drugs were discovered in a Raymus Village neighborhood Tuesday afternoon by Manteca officers making a routine probation search.
The California Highway Patrol commercial officers say they are not handing out tickets to truckers off route with illegally long trailers – only giving drivers prepared educational packets to get the word out.
RIPON - A spirited performance of "Total Comedy Live!" is set to open Thursday, Oct. 29, on the Ripon High School stage.
The "Breakfast Bunch" was the hit of the Athens restaurant dining room Wednesday morning – a first for the group of longtime childhood friends who gave the small diner a thumbs up.
Ripon Mayor Chuck Winn reads a resolution during this week's council session saluting 10 members of Boy Scout Troop 440 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. In part it reads, "These Eagle Scouts have performed committee service projects benefitting the Ripon community and have saved the city a considerable amount of money and staff time for the Public Works Department." The boys honored are Mark Bigelow, Matthew Gay, Derrick Lake, Kevin Thompson, Jason Williamson, Lucas Brown, Cole Herrin, Quinn McMurtrey, Ben Tolman and Jordan Williamson.
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One Manteca 16-year-old girl was killed early Saturday morning on a Tracy freeway west of Tracy Boulevard while five other occupants of the vehicle received moderate injuries, according to the CHP.
Ripon has lost an icon.
Lathrop Police Services has done it again by winning outstanding operational awards for nine out of the past 11 years when they were awarded first and second place honors in the California Law Enforcement Challenge.
Stuff the bus for the sake of kids is the theme of a toy drive that's been a Christmas undertaking for the Manteca Unified School District's bus drivers dating back to 2008.
Fireworks bursting above a Ripon elementary school Monday ended with police detaining three teens they found running across the playground and into the dark of night.
Chuck Winn is preparing to serve as the first Ripon resident on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors since Adrian Fondse ended his service 35 years ago.
Ten Ripon and Manteca teens are being conferred Eagle Scout status during a Court of Honor Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Manteca City Council Chambers.
Shasta Elementary School was locked down Wednesday morning when police were chasing Alonzo Fabian Talavera, 25, of Manteca who was reportedly running from Manteca Police officers near the Edison Street campus.
Douglas and Donna Sommerfeld are celebrating their 50th anniversary.
Community members gathered Tuesday at Ripon's Veterans Park to answer a lone bugle call to honor their sons, fathers, daughters and brothers who served America.
Buying alcoholic drinks for minors resulted in citations for two adults this week.
Bill "Mosco" Ramos is the founder of the Mosquitos Eastside Action Club.
Traffic enforcement in Manteca is receiving a $133,000 infusion from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long traffic enforcement upgrade within the community.
Doctors Hospital has a special patient for Veterans' Day - an 89-year-old private first class who served with the celebrated World War II Tenth Mountain Division that fought the German Army in the snowy Italian Alps in 1944.