Tears are expected during a daylong celebration in downtown Ripon where volunteers are working to help make a difference for the community's teens. It includes a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. followed by a motorcycle poker run and a 2 p.m. lunch reception in Manteca.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - A 12-year-old Florida girl committed suicide after she was bullied online by more than a dozen girls and a sheriff said Thursday that he is investigating whether he can file charges under Florida's new law that covers cyber-bullying.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.
ARCADIA (AP) - The FBI is helping investigate a series of hoax calls that shut down San Gabriel Valley schools three times this week.
Those who use a lot of electricity running air conditioning have essentially been subsidizing those who use smaller amounts of power for the past 12 years.
Don Higgins remembered the fateful day of Sept. 11, 2001 as if it were yesterday. He's the longtime chaplain of the Tracy Police Department. He was the featured speaker at Thursday night's Solemn Remembrance program hosted by the Manteca Patriots at Chez Shari. "We were all over Ground Zero," said Higgins, who was with the Critical Incident Stress Management program about a month after the attacks on New York's World Trade Center. "It was surreal," ...
Karate demonstrations, karaoke, free raffle and prize giveaways are on tap Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Marketplace shopping center on West Yosemite Avenue.
All five comprehensive high schools in the Manteca Unified School District have a Library Media Center.
Friendship Group will begin meeting at Immanuel Christian formed Church on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m.
Bill Draa no longer has the interim title. He made it official Monday by accepting a two-year pact as superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District. Draa retired as superintendent of the Banta School District over a year ago. This summer, he decided to take on the top RUSD administrative post on an interim basis shortly after Louise Johnson left to become superintendent of school for the Nevada Union High School District. Johnson had been ...
Ripon High administrators say that online purchases could be made so much easier with a major credit card.
BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) - A 13-year-old boy accused of threatening to "shoot up" and "blow up" his middle school, shoot a teacher and kill himself was arrested Wednesday after the threats prompted the closure of six southwest Washington schools, police said.
Eight years ago Pastor Mike Dillman wanted to say thank you. He wanted to say thank you to the police officers that keep the streets of Manteca safe and say thank you to the firefighters that put their lives on the line to protect lives and property. But when he sat down with members of The Place of Refuge to plan out a memorial Sept. 11 luncheon, Dillman also wanted to say thank you ...
Bill Barnhart doesn't have any complaints about the response times of the Manteca Fire Department.
Ripon Unified officials are keeping their fingered crossed for construction to begin at Weston Elementary School by the end of this school year.
Fifty Manteca area seniors are traveling Monday to Kaiser's headquarters in downtown Oakland to protest the corporation's withdrawal of vital services at Kaiser Hospital in Manteca.
LATHROP – In the opening scene of Casino Royale, James Bond leaps from beam to beam, climbs wires and runs up cranes.
A fire captain, a criminal justice student, and a cell firm director are all vying for an appointment to the Manteca Parks and Recreation Commission.
LATHROP – Pilkington North America, Inc., a company that manufactures float glass used by architectural and automotive markets will pay more than $200,000 to settle violations of hazardous waste laws, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has announced.
Ronnie LeMay has been a drummer for the Christian Worship Center's band for seven years. He plays the drums on Sunday and at the mid-week service. And he never fails to join the worship team once a week for practice.
It has happened to all of us.
Turkey R Us organizers have some good news and some bad news.
The east side of the Manteca Bedquarters building in downtown Manteca at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street will see the first of military murals going up next week.
Pension costs - considered by economists as one barometer of a city's long-term financial health - account for 30.9 percent of the general fund budget in struggling cities such as San Jose.
The east side of the Bed Quarters building in downtown Manteca will see the first military murals in the community at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street, according to Manteca Mural Society spokesman Norman Knodt.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A street racer crested a hill at 79 miles per hour then struck and killed a woman and her three young sons as they crossed a Philadelphia boulevard at night, prosecution witnesses testified in court Tuesday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A new, smaller version of NASA's space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing.
The fund-raising season is demanding of its champion.
An 11-year-old sixth grader, Janita Ferrando, was successful in her own personal food drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank last weekend at the Li'l Buffs final season game at the Manteca High School stadium.
Robert Iniquez will take the next few months to reflect on his first foray into weight-loss competitions.