The sounds of gunshots rattled Manteca's Mission Ridge area immediately behind Wal-Mart at about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday with patrolmen responding to frantic calls from residents saying there was a shooter in their neighborhood.
Charges of murder and rape with a foreign object of 8-year-old Tracy resident Sandra Cantu, devastated not only the woman defendant but also the families, friends and neighbors in a Stockton courtroom Tuesday afternoon.
The San Joaquin County Alternative Work Program (AWP) has brought a group of painters to Manteca on Saturdays to remove gang graffiti from fences, walls and buildings in the community.
RIPON - Women's tackle football is alive and well thanks to promoters like Aaron and Dineen Goodwin of Ripon and their 45 player roster making up the Modesto Maniax.
Manteca Police are looking for an armed bank robber that made his getaway pedaling a mountain bike.
A Manteca short order cook who allegedly defrauded three elementary school secretaries with the promise of "cheap computers" has other citizens telling police he took money from them as well and didn't deliver a product.
"Don't spend your time being miserable – don't take time for granted!"
A bank takeover robbery planned just the night before at a party after the alleged participants complained they were all broke was derailed in a dramatic confrontation in a quiet neighborhood on the edge of downtown Manteca.
RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.
Ursula Belaski is an amazing woman.
RIPON - It wasn't as much about getting free flowers as it was putting together a good laugh.
It's one more year that the Ripon Rotary Club has provided all the third graders in the Ripon Unified School District with fully illustrated McMillan Children's Dictionaries.
Danielle M. Smith, 24, of Manteca, was tracked from the Manteca Target Store near Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue to the Ross store at Daniels Street and Airport Way Friday afternoon before she was arrested on charges of theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a stolen check.
A Manteca inmate in county jail awaiting formal sentencing for auto theft was given extra charges this week due to a diligent community service officer in Tracy who took extensive fingerprints inside a stolen car.
Parolee-at-large Eric Law Jr, 25, of Manteca was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Monday after he was seen getting into a reported stolen vehicle parked in the 700 block of North Grant Street.
Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.
"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.
Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.
Lathrop detectives arrested Esteban Diaz, at his Modesto home Thursday morning, for alleged indecent exposure to four young girls over the past year near two elementary schools.
Delta College nursing students are learning hospital procedures at Doctors Hospital of Manteca as they work the floor under their instructor Melissa Black and observe active procedures with registered nurses and patients.
One more Eagle Scout is expected to take flight soon with the completed construction of a new, mostly steel Santa's House that will be used during the Christmas season at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street in downtown Manteca.
A CVS Pharmacy used drug collection receptacle has been mounted permanently into the floor of the Manteca Police Department's front lobby for the convenience of the public, according to Capt. Charlie Goeken.
His mom was known to "dance on the tracks."
A 3-year-old girl fell 13 feet from an upstairs window Saturday afternoon to the concrete below, landing on her feet.
Residents in the northeastern section of Ripon flooded a police dispatcher with calls shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night after hearing what they described as a bomb blast near a church and adjacent park in the 300 block of Boesh Avenue.
A group of moms are demanding changes in their central east Manteca neighborhood after what happened to 11-year-old Hunter Davis and his sibling. They want it cleaned up and they are looking to the Manteca Police and City of Manteca to make that happen.
What one Ripon seventh grader learned watching TV may have saved another student's life.
Tim and Matt Niblett can easily be referred to as the "Whiz Kids" of Ripon Unified School District having soared from kindergarten through high school and are now on the verge of receiving similar doctorate degrees.
A huge flock of Snow Geese was captured in flight by Bulletin advertising director Chuck Higgs who won a first place ribbon for his entry in the Lodi Grape Festival.
A K-Mart loss prevention officer was allegedly knifed in the neck by a 61-year-old homeless man Tuesday evening as he was attempting to stop the man from taking a bicycle out the front door of the Northgate Drive store.