Life saving memories and fleeting words of caution are often shared at the Every 15 Minutes program every year during the two-day event at Manteca High's Gus Schmiedt Field. This year was no different.
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.
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.
Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.
An 85-year-old Manteca man allegedly stabbed his 56-year-old son shortly before midnight Wednesday in a home they shared.
Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.
An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.
Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.
The Bugle Call opening the Ripon Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning was one of the best coming from a career member of the U.S. Army Band - Starrann Wise.
The old proverbial breakfast bell is clanging on Thursday morning with doors opening at 8 a.m. with an open house for customers old and new at Tony and Mrs. K's café by a very special woman who has a passion for her customers as well as for her menus. It is a joy to call her my friend.
A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.
I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.
Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.
Five teens - 18 and 19 years old - who robbed Ripona Market at gunpoint last August have been sentenced to multi-year state prison terms.
Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.
First grade students from St. Anthony's School were more attentive than their years during a field trip at Doctors Hospital of Manteca Monday morning where they were given a complete orientation of just what the hospital does for its patients young and old.
Manteca's Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal has been recognized by the Stanislaus Medical Society as its oncology Doctor of the Year after 24 years of "compassionate care" in that county.