Step into "Spring" right out your front door – there's nothing like it before the sun's up. Many a pickup truck will pass you on the street as farmers are headed out to their ranches and you might even find a dog that wants to walk at your side for several blocks.
It's a look into an educational future for prospective new families and potential Ripon Christian High School students who will take advantage of a special open house Thursday night in the large RC gymnasium at 435 North Maple Avenue.
A Manteca couple lost their lives Saturday afternoon in a head-on collision near Jamestown that also claimed the life of a Roseville motorist.
FRENCH CAMP - A 40-year-old French Camp woman was shot and killed in her home in the 10200 block of South Janet Road about 4:30 p.m. on Friday.
It is all about the "missing piece" of the puzzle in severe cases of dementia and other illnesses that is described as the "emotional wellness" toward healing.
LATHROP - The national King of Wake 2013 series is coming to Lathrop's Mossdale Quarry Lakes on June 29-30.
There were some 80 members and guests celebrating a quarter century of togetherness in their modern Ripon Senior Center at a Thursday afternoon open house.
WESTON RANCH - A Great Valley Elementary School Annex science teacher lost his hair but gained $1,440 for his favorite cause, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Association.
It is seen as a pleasant surprise when "Welcome Buckets" are hand delivered to new residents moving into the Ripon Community.
The Ripon Senior Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this Thursday and will have their doors open to all comers from 4 until 6 p.m. at the corner of Wilma Avenue and Fourth Street.
It was all about food and beverage tasting at its best.
Three men reportedly attempted a residential burglary in a neighborhood south of the 120 Bypass Friday shortly after 9 a.m. but they were frightened off when they realized someone was in the house.
A northbound big rig collided with a black Mazda RX7 on Highway 99 and Lathrop Road at 5:30 p.m. Friday and ended up resting on the eastside Frontage Road.
An old-timers' reunion is in the works for grads of Manteca High School spanning 34 years from 1923 to 1957 under the direction of the MHS Alumni Association.
The Manteca Dolphins Swim Team is hoping to surpass the 215 members it enjoyed last year in the tryouts set for Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Union High School pool.
On Friday 05/17/2013 at about 0243 Hrs, the Manteca Police Department responded to the 300 blk of S. Airport Wy regarding a solo rollover vehicle collision. Several officers arrived on scene and found two adult males trapped inside a two door burgundy Scion. The vehicle had major damage and was positioned near a mobile home on the east side of Airport Wy.
LATHROP - Pat Mitchell, watched intently as the first two 11 ton bridge sections were lowered into place Thursday morning to connect the production lines of California Natural Products with his six story Power Automation Systems (PAS) storage facility on the east side of McKinley Avenue.
A cash roll of $2,200 – money intended for a down payment on a mobile home – was dropped in the parking lot of a Manteca fast food restaurant.
Ripon – the community – possesses a wealth of heart-inspiring stories in the minds of its many highly respected senior citizens.
It was a culinary test of skills determining who could make the best hamburger that would be taste tempting to the pallets of a school district administrator, a police chief and the chef of a fine dining restaurant.
FRENCH CAMP - A French Camp woman was shot Sunday morning while sitting behind the wheel of her car and then drove herself to a hospital with three bullet wounds in the upper part of her body.
A city maintenance worker discovered a suspicious looking suitcase shortly before 2 p.m. Monday near the baseball diamond at the Ripon Community Center in the 300 block of Fourth Street and summoned police.
Dan Vos and Brittany O'Brien learned first-hand the plight of the handicapped in the nation's capitol as they joined 64 classmates and chaperones in a weeklong tour of U.S. government offices and memorials in Washington, D.C. – in wheelchairs.
Ripon Chef John Mangelos has mixed emotions about closing his Barnwood Restaurant after 33 years due to shoulder injuries that have kept him from doing his job at the restaurant and catering operation.
The discovery of an illegal encampment along the banks of the Stanislaus River by Ripon officers Thursday afternoon netted one arrest for drug possession, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
A 28-year-old Ripon woman, Chandra Ann Ashlock, was nabbed by a patrolman some 60 seconds after a dispatcher radio dispatcher put out the description of an alleged burglary suspect who had taken lingerie valued at $200 from the All About the Girls bra shop in the downtown business community.
Highway 99 traffic was backed up for nearly nine hours Thursday from a big rig that rolled on its side blocking all northbound lanes shortly before 7 a.m.
It is seen as a "Miracle on Judith Court" Tuesday afternoon that is responsible for two brothers, 6, and 2, being rescued by a neighbor who jumped into her pool to save the youngsters she said appeared lifeless, floating on the top of the water.
Dominic Aguilar, 37, is being held to answer a felony terrorist threat charge that he leveled threats against Manteca Police Officer John Moody on his Facebook page related to the officer involved shooting of Ernesto Duenas, Jr., nearly two years ago.
Update: Traffic was still at a crawl as of 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon slowing motorists who were driving northbound on Highway 99 between the Highway 120 Bypass and Yosemite Avenue. Tow trucks had pulled the truck around into one lane leaving the other lane open to allow restricted traffic flow on the freeway.