The Ripon Police Department took delivery Tuesday of two replacement vehicles for its fleet of 23 squad cars. One is a Ford SUV pursuit vehicle with independent wheel suspension and an engine package. The second is a four door police interceptor the department purchased on a CHP contract in Folsom.
A Modesto man was arrested by Ripon Police's Special Investigation Unit detectives Tuesday on several felony charges including battery on a police officer.
The unexpected joys are sometimes the best at Christmas time as when I witnessed a unique sparkle that opened my eyes during a family dinner in San Diego – my niece expressing herself through her poetry.
Two Manteca men in their early 20s survived a flash fire in their 1996 Chevy Lumina Monday afternoon as it was parked in a rural dirt driveway on Peach Avenue west of Union Road shortly before 2 p.m.
Seven candidates for Miss Almond Blossom in the 52nd Annual Almond Blossom Festival will be officially presented to the Ripon community Thursday night at the Spring Creek Country Club.
An attempted kick-in-door burglary in the 800 block of Reynolds Avenue in Ripon shortly after noon Monday was thwarted because a 14-year-old teen was home on the last day of his Christmas vacation.
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."
One death resulted from Friday's mobile home fire in East Manteca.
There's magic in the air in Ripon.
A mother and a son are in the burn unit at the University of California at Davis Medical Center after a fire destroyed their mobile home in East Manteca shortly before 4 a.m. Friday.
Milkshakes by Carley and Mike Arends at their Corner Shop Eatery in downtown Ripon are not just taste-tempting, they are a work of art with the use of syrup.
An early morning crash between a motorcycle and another vehicle has closed the roadways to through traffic while deputies are investigating the cause of the crash. Sheriff's spokesman Les Garcia said the roads would be closed for at least three hours.
Fire completely engulfed a mobile home shortly before 4 a.m. Friday morning in the Almond Blossom Mobile Home Park at 1901 E. Yosemite Avenue sending an elderly woman to the U.C. Davis Burn Unit by helicopter air ambulance.
The Lathrop Police Services division of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office has come out on top with two California Law Enforcement Challenge (CLEC) awards in a row thanks to a team effort of 26 sworn officers and a support staff of two.
Two men couldn't wait for the Starbucks at Airport Way and the 120 Bypass to open early Wednesday morning.