Doctors Hospital of Manteca is celebrating Nurses Week now through May 12 - the day that marks the anniversary of the birth of the famous 19th century nurse Florence Nightingale.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series on Lou Gehrig's Disease - also known as ALS - detailing its effects on its victims and their families in the Greater Manteca Area with May being ALS month.)
For nearly 50 years this tiny "lady" worked behind the scenes in Ripon until she quietly passed away last week at 91.
Firefighters responded Saturday morning to a partially collapsed 40-foot high chain link fence covered with ivy meant to protect mobile homes adjacent to the Manteca High baseball diamond.
Colony Oak School classes often took place at Stouffer Park 25 years ago when teachers would take their students away from the ongoing construction and the dangers of cranes lifting pipes and the building around the new campus. Two school buses would ferry the students down Murphy Road over a mile to the park with its stands of oak trees and its riparian woodlands along the Stanislaus River where they would spend most of their school days.
Robert Prewitt - the first principal at Colony Oak School - said it was a quieter time in Ripon when the new school's students and staff buried a time capsule on the campus in June of 1991 with the idea to open it 25 years later.
Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters was credited by police Lt. Steve Merchant for being the key in the arrest of three burglary suspects after they were seen entering a back yard and having burglary tools in their vehicle.
Ripon High School has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as being among the top 10 percent of California's 2,399 high schools.
Jonotay Thomas, 19, the fourth suspect in the Oct. 16 murder in the 200 block of Jessie Avenue, was arrested Wednesday morning while standing on his front porch in the city of Cotati by a Sonoma County Violent Crimes unit without incident.
Ripon Police arrested Kevin Andrew McManis, 55, at his home shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday on a million dollar arrest warrant charging him with possession of child pornography associated with ongoing Internet crimes against children investigation.
Every evening Savannah Espinoza goes down to the Union Pacific Railroad tracks where they cross Yosemite Avenue in downtown Manteca.
The first San Joaquin County murder of 2016 occurred Friday around 4:45 p.m. at Lathrop Road near Interstate 5 when a 26-year-old man was shot multiple times.
Manteca firefighter Brad Schemper is credited with saving the life of a woman in a smoke-filled home Friday night in north Manteca.
A 19-year-old Manteca man was killed Friday night as he and three friends ran across the tracks near the 300 block of West Yosemite Avenue in front of an approaching train.
Prom dresses - many still having their original price tags - have been given to high school girls who otherwise might not experience the thrills of their prom dance and feeling like a princess for the evening.
Marty Maldonado is replacing her captain's bars for those of a lieutenant as she steps down from the command of the Manteca Police Seniors ...
Friends of the Ripon Library are stepping up to save lives by making use of 21st century technology.
Manteca Police upset the plan of two suspected commercial burglars shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday when an alarm company heard voices inside the Wash ...
A predawn fire in a two-story home in the 1300 block of Daniels Street at about 5 a.m. Thursday sent two people to the ...
A body was discovered in a plastic tote box in the 2800 block of French Camp Road - midway between Union Road and the Park View ...
Ripon Police officers made a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle Sunday evening after its occupants were seen loitering about a closed business in the ...
A 37-year-old Modesto man drew the attention of Ripon residents who spotted him allegedly smoking pot in front of two elementary schools near downtown on ...
Eleven firefighters from Lathrop and Manteca are helping battle the San Luis Obispo Chimney Fire and the San Bernardino blaze in the Southland.
Robbers armed with shotguns took over the Quick Stop convenience store at Main and Alameda streets late Tuesday night.
Manteca Police's SWAT team and the Street Crimes Unit converged on an Escalon location Tuesday with a search warrant that resulted in locating an ...
Another cluster mail box was found emptied of more than half of its contents Monday morning near the corner of Atherton Drive and Bishop Avenue.
Doctors Hospital's front door at 1205 East North Street will serve as the temporary entrance to the emergency room for roughly two months by ...
The Doctors Hospital Auxiliary has again distributed more than $20,000 in college scholarships to area students who are at least beginning their third year ...
Six women now in their second century were lauded during a celebration at Bethany Homes.
Sixteen Ripon youth from kindergarten through fifth grade spent the last two weeks of their summer vacation being immersed in Spanish.