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MUSD clarifying 8th grade promotions

The frustration of eighth graders who are told on the last possible day that they won't be promoted to high school and participate in advancement ceremonies with their peers may soon end.

December 07, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wrapping up semester, heading back to Manteca

The end of the Fall semester is always a tough time for college students. We're already in the Christmas spirit, but feeling dead inside because of all the work. We're ready to head home for the holidays, but trapped at school by the ominous approach of finals week. We have to study for our finals, write our super-duper final essays, take our monotonous final tests, present our last-minute final projects, finals this, finals that, finals everything and anything.

December 06, 2015 | LAWRENCE SILVEIRA | NEWS


Weatherford to lead parade as grand marshal

Manteca Police Chief for many years and longtime mayor Willie Weatherford has been tapped to lead the Yule time parade through the streets of Manteca this year as its grand marshal. He'll be joined by State Senator Cathleen Galgiani and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar.

December 05, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


LET THERE BE LIGHT

Hospice of San Joaquin honored the memory of Riponites Rudy and Connie Giannini in its fourth Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies Friday night at the Mistlin Fountain park at 6 p.m.

December 05, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Holiday gifts, treats available at Boutique

Cindy Riley enjoys selling her one-of-a-kind handcrafted items at the annual Holiday Boutique.

December 05, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Stuff the Bus toy drive at Wal-Mart

Want to make a difference in the life of a needy child during Christmastime?

December 04, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CENTER OF ATTENTION

The "Christmas at the Center" tree-lighting event went without a hitch on Thursday.

December 04, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Food, folks & fun

The rain stopped, the clouds parted and the annual "Taste of Ripon" went on Thursday night without a snag from the center of the downtown business district to the Schemper's Hardware Shopping Center at Wilma Avenue and Main Street.

December 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Coldrens sell salsa to fund the ministry

Thinking of others before themselves, Mantecans Jack and Sharolyn Coldren have created a way to fund their Hope for Life Foundation Ministries to underwrite their established counseling effort out of their home with "Jack's Famous Salsa" being offered to the public for the first time just before the holidays.

December 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Residents look forward to city’s first dog park

Addy Simons walked her dog briskly around Woodward Park.

December 04, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Jake Parks on tap to become mayor

Jake Parks will get his chance to be the next mayor of Ripon.

December 04, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca man caught on video stealing parcel

A surveillance camera at an East North Street home has made police work easier in the recent theft of a UPS package from a Manteca home's front porch in the 800 block of the east, west roadway.

December 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Author targets primary students with first anti-bullying book in series

A young school girl was trying to read through her new glasses with tear-filled eyes after relentless bullying by other children. A new children's series is attempting to cause kids to be more sensitive to each other's needs and reactions to what might be seen as serious misunderstanding of others and undo teasing.

December 03, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Schemper’s family celebrates 10th year with Taste of Ripon

The celebration of the 10th anniversary of the modern Schemper's Hardware building on Wilma Avenue and West Main Street is being coordinated with the "Taste of Ripon" wine stroll that is scheduled to begin at 6 p. m. tonight.

December 03, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


City places limit on backyard fences

There's more to keeping Manteca's standard fence height at 6 feet tall than just uniformity.

December 03, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Manteca water is safe

Manteca has avoided drinking water quality issues plaguing some cities.

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FASHION BLOSSOMS

The Ripon Chamber of Commerce's 54th Annual Almond Blossom Fashion Show at the community center paraded the eight candidates for Almond Blossom Queen down ...

February 12, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Did Prop. 47 spike crime in Manteca?

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion isn't ready to say whether Proposition 47, which reclassified some property crimes that were felonies as misdemeanors, was a ...

February 12, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca using less water than in January 2011

Manteca had 6,000 less residents in January 2011 - the last time there was normal or above average rainfall in January - and used 7.5 ...

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon sets aside land for dog park

The long-awaited dog park received a boost Tuesday.

February 12, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Valentine’s advice for men

If anyone reading this happens to know my husband don't tell him that I spilled the beans about a rare moment when he got ...

February 11, 2016 | MONICA CANE | NEWS


These 2015 tax laws can affect 2016 planning

In 1913 Uncle Sam collected only 13 million dollars in income taxes. That's why they were called the "good old days."

February 11, 2016 | Tom Vermeulen | NEWS


What ails Manteca High?

Let there be light.

February 10, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


A LIFE SAVER

Manteca High freshman Amanda Buhay collapsed in her Spanish class on December 9, 2014.

February 10, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


More solar trash cans on the way

Solar power is helping Manteca reduce trash collection costs.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Unified looking at middle grade programs

Core strength.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Target: Reopen Colony Oak by August 2017

The Colony Oak Elementary School reconstruction project is looking at an aggressive timeline.

February 10, 2016 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Give Every Child buys books that help combat bullying

A first book of its kind by author Harry E. Pacheco "Gladys Glasses" is being introduced in Give Every Child a Chance after school tutoring ...

February 10, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Serious crime up in Manteca

Burglaries shot up 21.58 percent in Manteca during 2015.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FILL UP AT ‘MANTECA’

There's a new gas station that may be coming to Manteca.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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