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.
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.
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.
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.
Cindy Riley enjoys selling her one-of-a-kind handcrafted items at the annual Holiday Boutique.
Want to make a difference in the life of a needy child during Christmastime?
The "Christmas at the Center" tree-lighting event went without a hitch on Thursday.
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.
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.
Addy Simons walked her dog briskly around Woodward Park.
Jake Parks will get his chance to be the next mayor of Ripon.
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.
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.
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.
There's more to keeping Manteca's standard fence height at 6 feet tall than just uniformity.
When Riley Cardoza first stepped into Albertsons Stadium on the campus of Boise State University she was blown away the magnitude of it all.
Not everybody has a place to go when the temperatures dip below freezing.
If your Manteca garbage collection day is on Friday the city won't collect trash and green waste until Saturday.
The quickest way to get what you need from the Manteca Police Department for cold low-level property crimes is a click - or a screen tap ...
When Richard Elliott mentions his favorite hiking destination, most people get hung up on one word - "death."
That Christmas tree that has been sitting in the corner since Thanksgiving: Is it getting a little bit brown?
Mark Winchell was called on to fill some big shoes to kick off 2015.
Five Manteca Unified elementary schools are set to get a massive overhaul that will modernize aging buildings and enable the sites to serve students well ...
Manteca Police canine "Murphy" took a bite out of crime following the burglary of the United Lutheran Church in the 600 block of Northgate Drive ...
The Ripon Almond Queen candidates are scheduled to undergo a mini-seminar on etiquette Saturday at the Ripon Library from 9 a.m. until 3:30 ...
If you have a burglary alarm within the City of Manteca you have 36 days to renew the permit for free or else face a ...
Starla Beltran had never before met Phil Waterford.
Christmas was good to Pat Murchison.
Jessica Tang - who came to America and the Manteca Unified School District from China not able to speak any English - has received a full-ride scholarship ...
Dilpreet Kahlon found out over the summer that he would be traveling to England to represent Sierra High School in the London New Year's ...