It has been more than 80 years of farming that includes an annual pumpkin crop in Ripon with pumpkins of every description that can be seen ripening in the fields every October with the approach of Halloween.
It was a day of little acts of kindness. Four workers from the Delicato Winery came upon small dogs in traffic as they were driving southbound on Cottage Avenue near the Highway 99 overcrossing. Michael Indelicato didn't hesitate to stop to keep from hitting the two dogs. Winery customer service rep Michelle Parodi popped open the back door to go to the rescue. The first dog answered her call and jumped into the truck ...
Within the hour of seeing the two dogs saved, Manteca Police officer Steve Harris was protecting New Haven School first graders from noon hour traffic on Austin Road by using his black and white patrol car as a road guard while the kids walked to a nearby fire station down Austin Road.
The Great Valley Bookfest is bringing everything from nearly four dozen authors to gourmet food trucks to Manteca's Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley along the 120 Bypass on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Some 124 emergency vehicles with red lights flashing and sirens blaring made their way through Ripon Saturday.
Manteca businessman Phil Waterford continues to help with the recovery of the seriously injured Lincoln Elementary School sixth grader who was airlifted to the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento several weeks ago.
San Jose resident Virginia Valdez lost her appetite for a banana split while in Manteca. It's because enjoying a banana split inadvertently led to her losing her wedding and engagement rings by leaving them in an empty dish. The 78-year-old woman lost the rings that had been soldered together from the time the couple married in 1955. Her husband died three years ago. The loss has made her a bit depressed. She's offering a finder's ...
Residents in the 1300 block of Pajaro Street, just south of Northgate Drive, on Monday called Manteca Police about suspected burglars across the street from their residences. They reported seeing one man walk up to the front door and knock to apparently see if anyone was home while the other quickly went around to the rear of the home, they said.
It's going to be a "red carpet" treatment for elementary school scholars thanking them for their successes in school from the third through the eighth grade.
COLUMBIA - A real life nugget from the days of the Gold Rush is the Fallon House Theatre that was built in 1850 and continues with its stage productions year-round today.
Firefighters from Manteca, Lathrop, Ripon, and Stanislaus County were sent to 17 different fires in Stockton Thursday afternoon including one that temporarily shut down Interstate 5 due to wind-whipped smoke creating zero visibility.
Nikka Perez was made to feel like a princess Thursday afternoon when Manteca Ford owner Phil Waterford and his son Phil Jr. arrived at her Stewart Street home.
Nikka Perez is finally resting at home after being struck by a hit and run driver Sept. 17 while using a crosswalk in the 700 block of East Yosemite Avenue.
Suspicious vehicles were reportedly seen near Ripon and Manteca area schools on Tuesday. Ripon police received a call about a red Chevrolet Silverado crew cab pickup truck that was seen driving slowly in the area of West Milgeo Avenue and North Acacia Avenue around 6:30 a.m. It was reportedly driven by a Hispanic male. The reporting party told a dispatcher that he believed it was the same driver and vehicle that had been following joggers ...
Police officers from Redding to Fresno participated in Saturday's motorcycle competition at a cordoned-off parking lot at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley shopping center at Union Road and the Highway 120 Bypass.
Ripon Police officers recovered more than 550 fraudulent credit cards and arrested three individuals at a truck stop where they were reportedly partially parked in a handicapped zone.
Mary Mueller brought her brother City Councilman Vince Hernandez and her fellow Tupperware dealers to the Marine Corps Recruiting Center on North Main Street this week with their own special "Toys for Tots."
Modesto Police and the California Highway Patrol officers chased a Manteca suspect northbound on Highway 99 through Ripon and into Manteca shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday after an alleged home invasion robbery.
Some 1,300 feet of hose line had to be laid to the nearest hydrant to reach a burning structure shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Airport Way.
A $100,000 matching offer came in this week toward the installation of the Ripon High School Stadium's $350,000 all weather rubber track contingent on other donors coming up with another $100,000.
Love INC reached its goal of being able to serve 359 children.
Love INC staff and volunteers are feverishly looking for individuals or businesses willing to make last minute donations toward the Christmas gifts of 160 needy youngsters in the greater Manteca community.
Manteca Police swarmed the Target Store Sunday.
Sixty children from Agape Villages Foster Families and Love Inc. went on a Christmas shopping spree Saturday at the Manteca Walmart.
'The Ripon community "looks a lot like Christmas" with its two large lighted trees and its many homes around town displaying a definite Yuletide spirit.
A lady with a bubbly Christmas spirit Teresa Stevens has truly made a difference at Prestige retirement home on East Louise Avenue as well as at her daughter's fourth grade class at the Great Valley Academy Charter School on Button Avenue.
The Hour of Code was the focus of Ripon High School Wednesday marking Computer Science Education Week with the support of the San Joaquin Partnership and a Ripon High community committee.
William "Bud" Cunningham helped bring the Oakland Coliseum to fruition 47 years ago when he served as the first stadium general manager.
The chance of outrunning one Manteca police officer is totally out of the question for fleeing bad guys in the city unless they can cover 26.2 miles without stopping.
Firefighters' spray turned into ice when it hit the ground at a fully engulfed garage fire shortly before 4 a.m. Monday causing them to slip and slide while attacking the blaze at the rear of a boarded up home in the 600 block of Virginia Avenue west of Sequoia Street.