RIPON - Hot stuffed bell peppers prepared in the Ripon Senior Center was a first Monday for the new "Meals on Wheels" noon lunch program launched by the Bethany Home Foundation.
It was a noontime event that showed the appreciation for Manteca's emergency teams last week. It was the second annual event and a first for the new general manager George Bewick.
Not everyone was happy to see Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker at breakfast Saturday.
I always thought I would make a good loss prevention officer in a retail store, because everything seems to happen right in front of me.
LATHROP - It's all about service – and quickly responding to his customers' needs – that has put Steve Estarziau in the driver's seat at the Eagle's Nest Harley-Davidson in Lathrop.
A lone gunman entered the Check 'n Go check cashing business in the 1100 block of South Main Street, next to Hertz car rental, about 5:30 p.m. Friday and left with an undetermined amount of cash.
RIPON - A noon-time robbery at Ripon's Bank of the West branch Friday netted an undisclosed amount of cash and locked down several near-by schools.
RIPON - The organizers of The Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon event that drew thousands of enthusiasts early Saturday morning didn't let a 22 mile per hour wind dampen their spirits.
Two men in their early to mid twenties who allegedly robbed the Bank of America Friday morning at gunpoint were arrested after a 12-hour stand-off from their hiding place in a duplex in the 100 block of South Lincoln Avenue just a block from the scene of the robbery.
Mario Alonzo Salazar, 46, of Lodi, was captured in a hundred yard foot chase down a railroad right-of-way south of the ACE Commuter Express station on Yosemite Avenue at about 9 a.m. Thursday.
RIPON - The future of Ripon education may soon get a boost from a planned multi-million dollar non-profit foundation.
Manteca is getting $1.5 million in federal stimulus funds to keep four officers in place.
Manteca Police were called to an Orchard Way home shortly before noon Monday to find a 19-year-old teenager not breathing.
RIPON - It's a police baton that doubles as a handcuff – with plenty of leverage.
It was an excited "Hi-5" for a wide-eyed Stockton police officer who won the Doctors Hospital charity poker run Saturday morning – a $200 surprise.
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.
Manteca infantryman Nick Cargill, 24, opened his eyes for the first time after being in a coma for seven days following a horrific New Year's morning crash caused by an alleged drunken driver.