Navy Captain Chuck Roots brought tears to the eyes of some veterans at Monday morning's Memorial Day Ceremonies at Ripon Cemetery when he challenged them to tell family members of their stories of military service they may have kept totally guarded and to themselves.
RIPON – Commander Ernie Tyhurst of the Clinton McCausland Post 190 of the American Legion has a history of service to his community and to his country during his colorful lifetime. He joined the Legion four years ago and is in his second year in its leadership. He is now a life member.
Ripon Christian High School valedictorian Derrick Witt is presenting his commencement address tonight at 7 p.m. during the 2014 graduation ceremonies in the high school gymnasium.
Ripon Christian Middle School graduated 50 eighth graders Thursday night in a packed high school gymnasium.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars canteen in Ripon serves as a second home for many surviving GIs who served their country and in many cases paid a horrible price for freedom – a freedom that many of us take for granted.
Carol Noceti has opened a new boutique in downtown Ripon.
Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.
A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.
Zombies are on the horizon for the Sierra Dinner train chugging out of its Oakdale station this summer. Also new to the long established attraction that featured a Murder Mystery and a Christmas Train is a Beer Train that is coming in mid-August.
Three men allegedly stole some $700 in cash from a Manteca motorist gassing up at the Chevron gas station at Yosemite and Spreckels avenues about 4 p.m. Thursday with two of them reportedly attacking him while the third made off with his wallet and cash from the front seat of his car.
A fast moving grass fire destroyed two homes around noon Thursday in a semi-rural neighborhood in southwest Manteca near Wetherbee Lake.
Juan Antonio Rodriguez, 21, of San Jose has a price on his head with a Ripon Police Department reward that is being offered for his arrest in a mid-March Facebook robbery.
Chuck Roots has a spiritual aura about him – a unique characteristic for a church pastor whether in a small community the size of Ripon or in a larger city.
With a focus on improving communication between residents and patrol officers, the Ripon Police Department is hosting a community meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Each of the three cities in the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors District 4 that stretches from the Sacramento County line to the Stanislaus River has strong ties to at least one candidate running in the June 3 election.
Young students from St. Anthony's Catholic School learned a lot about the functions of a hospital and why some things are so important to know during last weels's Doctors Hospital's Healthcare Career for Children field trip.
Twenty-five Ripon Elementary School students received their diplomas Wednesday night in the Ripon High School multi-purpose room before an audience of parents, other family members and guests.
An east Manteca home on the northwest corner of a four-way stop that neighbors say motorists routinely ignore has been hit by an out-of-control vehicle for the third time.