Graffiti abatement got a shot in the arm Monday with the gifting of two half-ton Chevy Silverado pickup trucks to the Manteca Police Department's 65-member Seniors Helping Area Residents and Police volunteer program.
WESTON RANCH - There was Mattie, the Boer goat. And there were Jessie, the black Labrador, and his canine partner Dozer, the amiable three-year-old pit bull mix from the San Joaquin Sheriff's Department K-9 unit. Lavi, a three-year-old pet rabbit, made a special appearance too that was made possible by eighth grader Kerynne Powell.
RIPON - A 23-year veteran Ripon Police dispatch supervisor, Linda Johnston, is well into her 1,500 mile bicycle jaunt from near the Canadian border to somewhere in the vicinity of Santa Barbara and then back to Ripon.
Toni & Guys in the Mission Ridge Shopping Center on South Main Street, 1019 S. Main St., is staging a "Haircuts & More Event" on Saturday, May 12, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to benefit all cancer survivors, their families and caregivers while giving them a much needed break from their "routine of life" and to be Pampered before Mother's Day.
A drive-by shooter put two rounds through the front windows of a Yosemite Avenue Mexican restaurant shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday night missing customers by inches and injuring three young women at their table with glass shards.