Del Webb at Woodbridge resident Joyce and Carl Bowmar ended their western Caribbean Cruise Friday morning only to find themselves in the middle of an "active shooter" situation in Florida where five people were killed and eight injured.
It's been 20 years since PG&E - along with Southern California Edison - dangled competitive transmission charge (CTC) exemptions for irrigation districts to enter the retail power business to secure two California legislators' votes that delivered electricity deregulation.
The late Antone Raymus liked to say he didn't just build homes. He built communities.
Credit East Union High's second-half defense for the 49-32 Valley Oak League win over visiting Sierra on Friday.
The proposed Ripon Tribe Award is designed to celebrate that special nature of the student/teacher/staff relationship.
Carol Davis made a difference.
Master Tracy Schaffer and his wife Dottie have sold their popular Tae Kwon Do martial arts studio in Ripon's downtown, having decided to retire after teaching thousands ranging in age from 4 ½ to 79 years the art of self-defense in their 1,200 square foot building.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK - Photographer and rock climber Josh Hilling who lives in the foothills below Yosemite National Park spent recent days chopping wood and stocking up on groceries, ahead of what's expected to be the strongest storm to hit Central California in years.
There was no getting out of work early on Friday for Lathrop city crews who were busy batting down the hatches in preparation for what is being described as the "storm of the decade" – expected to pound Northern California for two days starting late this evening.
At 6 a.m. Thursday morning I was standing alongside the Manteca Public Library with Manteca Police Officer Mike Kelly as he woke up the homeless who had made camp under the eaves and reminded them to clean up after themselves before they moved on to the gazebo in Library Park.
If you go by what is on Facebook, Mike Kelly doesn't do anything as the City of Manteca's Community Resource Officer.
Sunday's forecast for a major pounding of the Northern San Joaquin Valley with heavy rain and high winds comes almost 20 years to the day on Jan. 8, 1997 when floodwaters reached a dry levee just south of Woodward Avenue that provided southwest Manteca's last line of defense.
Twenty years ago, state emergency officials were bracing for the worse.
Manteca Police Department graveyard shift officers found the man accused of attempting to murder his mother.
Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.
When the order to evacuate comes today or any time between now and this weekend, Robert Gilley is ready.
If anybody wants to know how serious the threat of flood is from the levees of the San Joaquin River is to those who live ...
Nick Obligacion recalled answering a newspaper ad in 1988 for a deputy sheriff position in Monterey County as he was stepping down last week as ...
The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are seeking applications for their medical scholarships to help fund college tuitions from the profits of their gift ...
LATHROP – There is 10,887 cubic feet of water per second flowing into Don Pedro Reservoir.
Serious crime per 1,000 - the yardstick the FBI uses to provide apple to apple crime comparisons on an annual basis - was down ever so ...
The hopes for fireworks in Ripon this year have all but fizzled out.
Manteca is preparing to address truck issues throughout Manteca.
The San Joaquin River is expected to flow over levees 12 miles south of Manteca sometime Thursday near Vernalis at the confluence of the Stanislaus ...
Lathrop Manteca firefighters rescued a 53 year-old Manteca man Monday afternoon who ended up floating two miles downstream on the swollen San Joaquin River while ...
On Sunday evening, about 190,000 residents in the danger areas of the potential Oroville Dam spillway failure were ordered to evaluate.
The annual Spring Clean Up in Ripon may be more bad than good.
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Lisa Van Groningen spends years crafting quilts by hand appliqueing individual panels and then combining them into a beautiful work of art.
Striplin Pharmacy was burglarized in the predawn hours Thursday of thousands of dollars in prescription medications by two men who broke into the main building ...