David Stuart's passion for Indian history in California and Ripon is the result of him having been a third grader in Mavis Stouffer's class at Ripon Elementary School.
A detachment of seven JROTC cadets from Manteca High School served as honor guard pallbearers for a fellow cadet killed as he was walking home on the shoulder of East Highway 120.
The delivery van from Manteca Floral Shop on South Main Street was stolen over the weekend for the second time in seven months.
Drinking and driving kills all too often at graduation time across the country and Manteca schools' seniors are no exception to the potential carnage.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) held its AVOID the 10 DUI recognition and awards luncheon Tuesday at the Ripon Community Center honoring nearly 100 officers from the regional law enforcement agencies from Modesto to Stockton, along with Calaveras and Amador counties.
The annual Every 15 Minutes depiction of a tragic crash that could realistically involve seniors celebrating their graduation next month had an unusually somber tone as it came less than a week after a Manteca High freshman had been killed by a distracted driver.
Ripon's Community Yard Sale is set for Saturday, May 3, at Mistlin Park from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the park on River Road just east of Jack Tone Road.
More than 30 firefighters battled a mobile home fire late Tuesday night attempting to keep the blazing inferno from setting adjacent structures on fire in the 500 block of Moffat Boulevard.
Ripon's recycling program is supporting the community schools' parent/faculty clubs benefiting the children within the Ripon Unified School District.
Three girls – believed to be identical triplets – were born to a Manteca couple last week who already have two children at home.
It was lights out in East Union High School classrooms Tuesday morning.
The City of Ripon is holding its annual Community Yard Sale at the Mistlin Sports Complex on Saturday, May 3, from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
A second suspect in a late March armed kidnapping and robbery that was set up online has been identified by Ripon Police detectives.
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.
The second day of the Color the Skies over Ripon fundraiser Sunday saw Ripon’s young cancer survivor Riley Simmons, 10, treated to her first hot air balloon ride as the “Free Spirit” ascended out of Mistlin Sports Park with her grandfather Kurt Hodges at her side.
A barrage of illegal fireworks set off by a house fire made several hits on a Manteca fire truck and narrowly missed firefighters as they were scrambling to get fire hoses in place at a Thursday evening house fire in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue.
The Canal Street Grille in Ripon is not without sumptuous non-meat, vegetarian selections in its lengthy menu of more than 60 items including steaks and prime rib.
Explosions and shooting fireworks raised additional havoc Thursday as a fire swept through a two-story home in the 1200 block of Crestwood Avenue just two blocks from the Louise Avenue fire station.
It was another day of sad good-byes and warm hugs and loads of memories as Isadore's Restaurant served its last lunch to longtime friends and customers Thursday noon.
Boy Scout merit badges are about learning skills to help frame a positive life in whatever profession they choose.
The Color the Skies hot air balloon extravaganza coming next weekend to Ripon is made possible by teamwork with volunteers from churches, schools and the community at large.
It's like a bow placed on a package – the new wrought iron and steel entry gate at the refurbished Ripon High Stadium just in time for next week's opening celebration after years of work and leadership by Vince and Stephanie Hobbs.
Ripon Police converged on a late model rental car shortly before 2 p.m. Monday as it left the Bank of the West on Main Street with three men from Los Angeles, Fresno and Madera in possession allegedly of a cache of forged credit and ID cards.
Verizon land line telephone customers in Ripon experienced a loss of dial tones in their handsets as well as interruption in their Internet and Wi-Fi services over the weekend. While intermittent loss of service was first reported early on Saturday it became widespread about noon with some customers thinking the interruption was either in their computers or in their routers.
Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs has never been known to let grass grow under his feet and taking on his club's presidency is no different.
Shots rang out shortly before noon Saturday in a quiet residential neighborhood across from Veritas School at the intersection of Pagola Avenue and Collins Street where two men in their early 20s were struck by gunfire - one in the leg and the other in the buttocks.
Kristin Olsen is making her mark at the State Capitol.
There is no homeless population living in Ripon thanks to the Ripon Police Department and the courtesies they extend when locating adult transients entering the community, according to Lt. Steve Merchant.
The Manteca Fire Department's Tip-A-Firefighter for the benefit of the Give Every Child a Chance free tutoring program is Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Applebee's restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.