It was a life and death foot pursuit Tuesday morning on the Highway 120 Bypass as Manteca Police Sergeant Julie Renfro risked her life dashing 150 yards to prevent a despondent 47-year- old man from ending his life in freeway traffic.
Bob Gutierrez's car is his vessel.
Congestion on Highway 99 between Arch Road and Austin Road may ease a year ahead of schedule.
It might have only been the first Downtown Farmer's Market of the year, but the dozen farms represented enjoyed the best start that the weekly outdoor summer event has had since it was rekindled by the Manteca Convention and Visitors Bureau several years ago.
LATHROP – Four non-profits will get the chance to set up fireworks stands in Lathrop in order to raise money for their respective organizations.
With rain falling through the month of May; this year's fire season is primed to be the worst in recent years. Weeds have grown to record heights and are beginning to dry rapidly. The Fire Chiefs of San Joaquin County are urging all citizens to take immediate action on any grasses or weeds that may pose a fire danger.
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will host a Catfish Derby on Saturday, June 5, at Oak Grove Regional Park.
The stark reality of the Memorial Day observance on Monday hit home hard when it was announced at the beginning of the program at East Union Cemetery that one of Manteca's own sons serving in Afghanistan had been wounded in the chest.
It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.
Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.
Sister Ann Venita of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church is inviting all seniors to the annual celebration of the feast day of the church's patron saint.The sit-down luncheon will be held in the St. Anthony's School gym from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 9. Admission is free; however, all is encouraged to bring friends along. One does not have to be a Catholic to attend. For more information, call 823-7197.
Two-year-old Alexandria Marrero was the youngest member of the audience that attended the annual Memorial Day observance at the Ripon Cemetery on Monday.
LATHROP – The combination of Pastor Mike Dillman's Vietnam War testimony and the solemn tolling of the bell during the roll call of Lathrop's fallen veterans made for a stirring and poignant Memorial Day observance on Monday.
A special group of men led Monday's Memorial Day parade – all having served in the military in World War II and now in their 80s and 90s.
Manteca's downtown farmers market returns to Library Park today from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. to start a weekly run through the end of August.
WEST SACRAMENTO -Jason Zimmerman of Manteca has successfully completed the 28-week cadet-training course at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Academy. He is assigned to duty ...
The Manteca Library hasn't been expanded since 1977
Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren't a modern creation.
Mail theft in and of itself is a felony.
Friends of the Ripon Library are stepping up to save lives by making use of 21st century technology.
LATHROP – The next step in widening Lathrop Road to four lanes is now officially complete.
Will Sam Fant's attorney make an attempt to get the San Joaquin County District Attorney's office removed from his case?
Manteca Police upset the plan of two suspected commercial burglars shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday when an alarm company heard voices inside the Wash ...
A predawn fire in a two-story home in the 1300 block of Daniels Street at about 5 a.m. Thursday sent two people to the ...
The Ripon Chamber Foundation will be putting on Soaring Over Ripon during the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
Mike Kelly - the Manteca Police Department's first community resource officer dedicated to addressing homeless issues - has been in his new position for 30 days.
Two people that police believe were an integral part of the mail theft ring that has been wreaking havoc on neighborhood postal boxes throughout Manteca ...
High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven't graced the streets of Manteca for at ...
Serious crime in Manteca - driven primarily by auto burglaries - is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.
The crime figures are down in the City of Ripon.