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.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.
Lourdes Amick and her family can rest easy – but not completely.
Levi Huffman charged down the final stretch, building speed like a cyclone along Doxey Park's cyclone fence.
LATHROP – After 51 years the Pilkington glass plant will close its doors.
The first-ever Toys for Tots Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23.
Something that's been around for nearly a half century is bound to evolve into a number of things.
By ROSE ALBANO RISSO
Kristin Olsen has her personal feelings about the Affordable Care Act.