COLUMBIA - It was the second to the last weekend presentation of Oklahoma at the historic Fallon House Theatre Sunday afternoon that ended with a surprise meeting with a former Manteca High English and Theatre Arts instructor from 13 years ago.
The CHP has yet to confirm whether the motorcycle rider, who was killed Tuesday afternoon on Highway 99 was run over by a semi-tractor trailer truck as he crashed near a roadside guardrail on the transition ramp between the freeway and the westbound Highway 120 Bypass.
Two new sergeants and five officers plus one dispatcher were officially added to the Manteca Police Department's team Wednesday afternoon in badging ceremonies in the City Council Chambers.
Golden State Youth Ambassador Horst Bauer representing Manteca Youth Focus along with three Miss Pumpkin titlists gave skilled presentations to the Manteca Chamber of Commerce coffee crowd last week at Leonard Photography.
The Del Webb community of some 800 homes had a number of National Night Out celebrations Tuesday night, but the biggest of them all featured the "Second Chance" five-piece band playing aside the large gazebo in a park near the Airport Way entrance.
A motorcycle rider in his 20s was killed in a crash with a semi-container truck at about 2:15 Tuesday afternoon.
James Decarlo, 79, of Ripon was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Jack Tone Road near Wildwood Road and north of the five corners, Jack Tone, Lone Tree Road and French Camp roads intersection at about 10 p.m. Saturday.
Chris and Gina Leonard opened the doors of their photography studio at Yosemite and Lincoln avenues in downtown to members of the Manteca business community for their weekly chamber of commerce coffee.
A motorcycle rider in his 20s was killed in a hit-and-run crash with a semi-container truck at about 2:15 Tuesday afternoon.
The women and men in pink provide a service to the community in giving thousands upon thousands of dollars in scholarships to future doctors and nurses struggling to earn their degrees.
Ripon's National Out is expected to draw some 3,000 residents Tuesday to the Ripon Community Center for a celebration deviating from the neighborhood block parties being held across the country.
The Meadowlands Neighborhood Block Party had neighbors working together toward a successful National Night Out on Tuesday with barbecues, potluck dishes, drinks and desserts in the 1000 block of Gladiola Lane.
Caleb Salomon has been an educator in his own right for his four dozen employees at the Manteca In-N-Out Burger restaurant where turnover has been minimal under his leadership.
In a bid to protect citizens frequenting the Stanislaus River and its riparian forest along its banks, the Ripon Police Department is again patrolling the waters in Kayaks and four wheel drive quads focusing on the area of the Highway 99 Bridge.
An almond farmer died Monday night after being run over by his tractor, according to San Joaquin County Sheriff's spokesman Les Garcia.
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.
Manteca entrepreneur and restaurant owner Frank Guinta was more than a grand marshal in Manteca's Christmas parade Saturday night.
Tears were prevalent at the Ripon's Police Memorial at 1 p.m. Saturday as it was dedicated in the memory of late Ripon officers Paul Stevens and Bob Winget.
Various businesses, school groups and individuals are working with Second Harvest Food Bank in the hopes of filling enough donation barrels around town with food stuffs to meet the Christmas dinner needs in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon.
The California Connections Academy has expanded its staff with nine new hires at the Ripon site where it serves more than 500 students online in grades kindergarten through high school in Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara and Stanislaus counties.
The annual Taste of Ripon wine stroll saw crowds going from shop to shop sampling wines and enjoying the finger foods that were included in the frigid evening. The attendance was more than twice of that recorded last year.
A debit card scam has hit residents in Manteca and Ripon and continues through residents of the Central Valley by hackers using automated recorded messages to steal from card holders.
A two-night Christian-based ballet dance production on stage at the Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center is expected to draw thousands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Lori Knight of Ripon is the new owner of the popular Jake's Coffee, Tea and Sandwich shop in the Ace Hardware Shopping Center on the northeast corner of Main Street and Wilma Avenue.
A wanted auto theft suspect took a nap in the wrong spot shortly before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon in a stolen pickup truck and ended up behind bars with his female accomplice by late afternoon.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
It was a historic and yuletide transformation of the Manteca Museum this past weekend as a team of volunteers put up decorations and dressed mannequins in preparation for Sunday's traditional open house.
Doctors Hospital's near $1 million restoration of its emergency room opened to the public Monday morning with the cutting of a ceremonial ribbon with a crowd of nearly 100 hospital and municipal staffers on hand.
Nursing has been a passion for Linda Hutchings for the past 50 years – a career that was celebrated by Doctors Hospital administrators and staffers in their conference room recently.