A "gold bar" the size of a small chocolate bar and supposedly valued at $14,000 took a trio of shoppers to the cleaners at a Manteca shopping center over the weekend.
A caller described as being aggressive by a 69-year-old senior citizen demanded the man's bank routing number or he might not receive his Social Security check this month.
It's a comedy act routine for the faithful at one Ripon barber shop.
It's official and the contracts are signed.
Mantecan Diane Wentworth is on The Wheel of Fortune Thursday night at 7 on Channel 10 as a contestant.
The AAO Appliance Outlet recently opened in an expansive showroom on Moffat Boulevard just north of Austin Road is a success story that originated in a one-car garage in Manteca some seven years ago.
Yuletide memories of years past include heart and soul reflections of family life under living room Christmas trees, church time together and the special gifts of long ago.
Ripon Police officers recovered more than 550 fraudulent credit cards and arrested three individuals at a truck stop where they were reportedly partially parked in a handicapped zone.
Mary Mueller brought her brother City Councilman Vince Hernandez and her fellow Tupperware dealers to the Marine Corps Recruiting Center on North Main Street this week with their own special "Toys for Tots."
Modesto Police and the California Highway Patrol officers chased a Manteca suspect northbound on Highway 99 through Ripon and into Manteca shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday after an alleged home invasion robbery.
Some 1,300 feet of hose line had to be laid to the nearest hydrant to reach a burning structure shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Airport Way.
A $100,000 matching offer came in this week toward the installation of the Ripon High School Stadium's $350,000 all weather rubber track contingent on other donors coming up with another $100,000.
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.
The sweepstakes trophy in the 52nd annual Ripon Almond Festival Parade Saturday went to the Ripon Future Farmers of America.
It was something of an exercise in karma when Virginia Archer moved into the Commons at Union Ranch and met retired Hayward jeweler and avid pilot Vernon Minor.
By GLENN KAHL
One Manteca man experienced what could be described as a "220 electrical shock."
Bernie Brown is a true gentleman in the restaurant business. He has always made his guests feel very special and comfortable.
A hand gun replica that looked too much like the real thing led to Manteca Police handcuffing a 24-year-old man on South Main Street shortly before noon on Tuesday.
It was a day of double joy for Dr. George Veldstra, M.D.
Allen Davis is the man responsible for the American flags being posted up and down Ripon's Main Street for some 20 holidays during the year.
There's still magic in the air between Michele and Eric Davis – a Manteca couple who will have been married 25 years on Saturday.
Joanne Beattie – Agape Villages Foster Family Villages Agency's senior vice president for resources and development – has been selected to lead the Manteca Chamber of Commerce.
Four Ripon high school students competed in the Rotary Club's annual speech contest at the Spring Creek Golf and Country Club taking home $350 between them.
Three men – two from Manteca and one from Castro Valley – who allegedly attempted a home burglary shortly before 10 a.m. Tuesday were arrested thanks to the quick thinking of a 13-year-old boy who was home at the time because of his school's teacher in-service day.
Airport Way between Louise Avenue and Northgate Drive in West Manteca was shut down shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday after a suspected explosive device was discovered in a black plastic bag at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
Three men in their 20s attempting a home burglary shortly before 10 a.m. today (Tuesday) were arrested thanks to the quick action of a 13-year-old boy who was home because of his school's in-service day.
A sinkhole started developing on southbound Highway 99 at Austin Road at about 9:30 Monday night prompting numerous calls to the California Highway Patrol.