A young Vietnamese boy owed his life to U.S. Army pilots who rescued him from a dusty trail where he had been left for dead after being clubbed in the head by Viet Cong soldiers.
Ryan Shaw hasn't missed a day of school in 13 years.
It was party day Thursday for some 2,000 Manteca Unified School District sixth graders.
The Manteca Police Chief Foundation awarded $2,600 in scholarships to Manteca Unified b.tech Academy students enrolled in Culinary Arts, First Responders and Industrial Arts.
Margaret Miller of Doctors Hospital has mentored hospital volunteers for more than 20 years and is continually looked up to by the group of the some 80 women and men.
Judge Tony Agbayani has quite a right hook when it comes to driving home to high school seniors the serious consequences of drinking and climbing behind the wheel.
The coveted, nearly four feet high, Audie Murphy Trophy went to JROTC cadet Captain T.J. Hobbs at the annual Ripon High JROTC awards ceremony and banquet for the Indian Battalion.
Lives are changed dramatically in every fatal drinking and driving crash.
The death of a friend and major injuries suffered by others as they walked along East Highway 120 from a bonfire last year were fresh on the minds of many students as they watched this year's Every 15 Minutes at the Manteca High stadium
Mint Cannabis infused breath mints sold for $10.
Four scholarships were handed out Tuesday morning by the Central Valley Realtors Association to four seniors – two from Manteca High and two from Ripon High – instead of just one.
A dynamic "Hooah!" literally rocked the walls of the Ripon Community Center by gathered battalion troops – past and present – of the Ripon High JROTC, leaving little doubt how they felt about their retiring Lt.Col. Patrick Dunn.
Two men led Manteca Police on a high speed pursuit out of the Burlington Coat Factory about 9 p.m. Saturday with clothing they had allegedly taken from the department store on South Main Street.
Vigilant neighbors spotted a man and a woman cutting up copper wire and tubing in the 900 block of Yolo shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday and called 911.
The alleged theft of $100,000 in electricity used in separate homes in Lathrop and Tracy for growing marijuana led to an arrest by the San Joaquin County narcotics task force agents and sheriff's deputies.
Ripon officer Raul Hernandez was on routine patrol when he discovered a large stash of meth after coming across suspicious activity at a freeway service station over the weekend.
Deputies tracked a fleeing domestic violence suspect wanted on attempted murder and attempted kidnapping charges Friday to the 200 block of West Yosemite Avenue in downtown Manteca.
A big rig truck crash on northbound Highway 99 at Jack Tone Road in the predawn hours Wednesday shutdown the major arterial for most of the day causing motorists to be late for work among other things.
Closed means closed after a Manteca restaurant owner was convicted of tax evasion in San Joaquin County Superior Court early in May.
Body cameras are being issued to the officers of the Ripon Police Department.
The Brits are coming!
Ripon Christian Elementary School graduated 36 students last Thursday night with most moving on to Ripon Christian High School.
Two Trustee Awards were presented to graduating eighth graders – Madeline Bettencourt and Kyle Kresse – at Colony Oak School last week for excellence during their last year in elementary school.
Two men in their early 20s stole three cell phones along with a purse at gunpoint Monday shortly after 11 p.m. in Lathrop.
The CHP confirmed Monday that a man who had been seen running out of a vineyard on Lathrop Road over the weekend and listed as a John Doe had received major injuries when a truck ran over him near Austin Road at about 2 p.m. Friday.
Fifty-six students graduated Thursday night from Park View Elementary School in Ripon – 37 of whom were on the honor roll all year.
Ripona Elementary School Principal Dante Alvarez was joined by School District Trustee Christina Orlando in handing out diplomas to the 19 members of the eighth grade class.
Manteca author Michele Savage has published her new hard cover book "The Green Aisle's Healthy Smoothies and Slushies."
Ripona School fifth grader James Page entered a AAA Insurance essay contest and brought home the bacon for his school with $1,500 for the school and $50 for himself.
Ripon High School twins were an inspiration to each other throughout their four years of high school – along with their "mom" who was always there for them – urging them on to do better after their dad died some 10 years ago.