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.
The bad news is that one of the nicest picnic areas in Lathrop is currently enveloped by the floodwater of the San Joaquin River.
Marjorie Thomas - the widow of golf pro Alan Thomas who oversaw the Manteca municipal golf course for 40 years - will continue in that capacity through ...
With the cold temperatures and the fast-moving water, you aren't going to find anybody swimming in the San Joaquin River anytime soon.
Arlene Griffith is a woman with a cause – she is cleaning up Ripon.
Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum wants to celebrate.
Wiggle room in the general fund budgets for the Manteca Unified School District and the City of Manteca will shrink considerably over the next four ...
Kindergarten registration for the Ripon Unified School District is set for Tuesday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Park View Elementary ...
California Connections Academy @ Ripon is launching an open enrollment period for the 2017-18 school year.
Manteca may not have funding to deal with cracking pavement and potholes but by the end of 2018 traffic signals will be better coordinated while ...
The grass is always greener - in the middle of the street.
Gordon and Connie Armstrong are digging a ditch to save their grape crop this year.
Traffic on Louise Avenue through Lathrop is about to be impacted for the next month while PG&E crews prepare for the installation of 700 ...
Manteca High's reigning Sac-Joaquin Section Division III champion baseball team has reloaded with young talent, but these Buffaloes are learning fast.
The basketball court at East Union High's Dalben Center will be named in honor of Bill Stricker.
Debby Moorhead walked in the shoes of Tappan Place residents. And she didn't like what she saw.