A semi-automatic hand gun was pulled out of a 19-year-old gang member's waist band as detective Armando Garcia rounded a dumpster enclosure – with the Manteca Police officer's gun already out of its holster – in the 200 block of Northwoods Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
A Manteca Police dog that died in the line of duty some 35 years ago is going to be remembered Tuesday, March 31, along with 10 other canines who gave their all in protecting their communities.
Doctors Hospital has been recognized for quality respiratory care.
A 3-year-old Manteca child was reportedly burned in his bathtub shortly before 1 p.m. on Monday receiving first and second degree burns.
A 28-year-old Manteca man was charged with numerous felony charges after leading police on a stolen four-wheel quad through wrong-way traffic and over four fences Friday afternoon.
In a surprise twist "Spiderman" is in custody – a day after his human interest story of having his life turned around by a spider bite.
David Blancarte, 47, is on his feet for the first time since suffering major injuries in a motorcycle accident some 20 years ago.
In a nutshell Manteca police dogs are trained through their natural drives: hunt, scent, play and defense from the inception of the canine unit in the early 1960s until today.
It's "brown bag" week at Doctors Hospital of Manteca.
Two Manteca Police school resource officers spent the week at Joshua Cowell School where they engaged students to the dangers of gangs in the community.
Jesus Estrada, 44, was arrested Friday afternoon for allegedly operating a chop shop near Union and Lovelace roads north of Manteca.
Larry Lenschmidt, 63, co-owner of German Glas Werks, witnessed the attack on a San Joaquin County Superior Court judge Wednesday afternoon suffering an attack himself while leaving the jury box.
A breakfast omelet with a choice of three ingredients is probably the biggest significant change with the new ownership at the Main Street Café.
Syed Khader says he is finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel in his plan to clean up the old 99 Salvage Yard on Moffat Boulevard along with the former gas station next door in the 300 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Audrey Terrano, 43, of Manteca has pled guilty to numerous check fraud charges in San Joaquin County Superior Court.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
It's like a bow placed on a package – the new wrought iron and steel entry gate at the refurbished Ripon High Stadium just in time for next week's opening celebration after years of work and leadership by Vince and Stephanie Hobbs.
Ripon Police converged on a late model rental car shortly before 2 p.m. Monday as it left the Bank of the West on Main Street with three men from Los Angeles, Fresno and Madera in possession allegedly of a cache of forged credit and ID cards.
Verizon land line telephone customers in Ripon experienced a loss of dial tones in their handsets as well as interruption in their Internet and Wi-Fi services over the weekend. While intermittent loss of service was first reported early on Saturday it became widespread about noon with some customers thinking the interruption was either in their computers or in their routers.
Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs has never been known to let grass grow under his feet and taking on his club's presidency is no different.
Shots rang out shortly before noon Saturday in a quiet residential neighborhood across from Veritas School at the intersection of Pagola Avenue and Collins Street where two men in their early 20s were struck by gunfire - one in the leg and the other in the buttocks.
Kristin Olsen is making her mark at the State Capitol.
There is no homeless population living in Ripon thanks to the Ripon Police Department and the courtesies they extend when locating adult transients entering the community, according to Lt. Steve Merchant.
The Manteca Fire Department's Tip-A-Firefighter for the benefit of the Give Every Child a Chance free tutoring program is Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Applebee's restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.
Life is fleeting.
The Ripon Animal Shelter is devoted to the caring of lost pets from throughout the community and is seen as a special place when it comes to dropping off unwanted canines where many of them are accepted by traveling rescue operations.
A cops and robbers" drama played out shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ripona Market where five individuals allegedly robbed the small mom and pop store of cash, alcohol and a loaded firearm.
Weston School is being torn down this week to make way for new permanent classrooms.
A late Tuesday morning grass fire that leveled a homeless encampment on Lathrop Road near the Raley's Shopping Center at Union Road happened amid three fire department's emergency rescue calls to homes in the area.