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.
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.
The DUI Every 15 Minutes program was all too real for parents and students alike at Ripon Christian High School.
Ripon Rotary Club's community service budget for the community has increased thousands of dollars after a Poker and Bingo tournament that was held Friday night in the Community Center.
There will be some 10,000 Easter eggs hidden throughout Ripon's Stouffer Park Saturday morning for an expected 300 children to find and put in their Easter baskets. They will be hidden in every section of the park from the large soccer fields and at the play structure near the baseball fields to the lower meadow and the gazebo areas along the Stanislaus River just north of Highway 99.
The annual planting at the CAPS' campus on North Austin Road at East Yosemite Avenue adds an element of unexpected "exercise" for the consumers at the learning facility designed as an extra level of educating the physically and learning disabled in the community.
Her fear of being judged by a room full of police officers at a San Diego County Mothers Against Drink Driving awards luncheon was short lived.
An alleged knife attack in a Manteca home left two men bloodied Wednesday afternoon with one going to jail charged for alleged assault with a deadly weapon, battery and making terrorist threats upon a 20-year-old man living in the residence.
Second Harvest Food Bank received a $50,000 check from Dot Foods of Modesto to cover the cost of more than 91,000 nutritious meals for struggling families in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties and nearby foothill communities.
Children and parents of the Lions & Lambs Preschool joined together for the school's first fun field day Monday on the turf of the Calvary Community Church on Lathrop Road.
An unscheduled emergency "lockdown" drill went perfectly early Monday afternoon at Joshua Cowell School, according to safety personnel and Principal Bonnie Bennett.
Six years ago Juvenal Lechuga was a Nile Garden School eighth grader struggling to overcome bone cancer.
It was a shocker Tuesday morning for seven graduating high school seniors who were giving speeches in what they thought was the final competition for the Central Valley of Association's one and only college scholarship award.
A new business committee aims to bring more events to downtown Ripon.
Patty Reece loves her orchids.
The Manteca Crossroads Street Faire is set for Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Through it all, she's still smiling.