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MUSD clarifying 8th grade promotions

The frustration of eighth graders who are told on the last possible day that they won't be promoted to high school and participate in advancement ceremonies with their peers may soon end.

December 07, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wrapping up semester, heading back to Manteca

The end of the Fall semester is always a tough time for college students. We're already in the Christmas spirit, but feeling dead inside because of all the work. We're ready to head home for the holidays, but trapped at school by the ominous approach of finals week. We have to study for our finals, write our super-duper final essays, take our monotonous final tests, present our last-minute final projects, finals this, finals that, finals everything and anything.

December 06, 2015 | LAWRENCE SILVEIRA | NEWS


Weatherford to lead parade as grand marshal

Manteca Police Chief for many years and longtime mayor Willie Weatherford has been tapped to lead the Yule time parade through the streets of Manteca this year as its grand marshal. He'll be joined by State Senator Cathleen Galgiani and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar.

December 05, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


LET THERE BE LIGHT

Hospice of San Joaquin honored the memory of Riponites Rudy and Connie Giannini in its fourth Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies Friday night at the Mistlin Fountain park at 6 p.m.

December 05, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Holiday gifts, treats available at Boutique

Cindy Riley enjoys selling her one-of-a-kind handcrafted items at the annual Holiday Boutique.

December 05, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Stuff the Bus toy drive at Wal-Mart

Want to make a difference in the life of a needy child during Christmastime?

December 04, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CENTER OF ATTENTION

The "Christmas at the Center" tree-lighting event went without a hitch on Thursday.

December 04, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Food, folks & fun

The rain stopped, the clouds parted and the annual "Taste of Ripon" went on Thursday night without a snag from the center of the downtown business district to the Schemper's Hardware Shopping Center at Wilma Avenue and Main Street.

December 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Coldrens sell salsa to fund the ministry

Thinking of others before themselves, Mantecans Jack and Sharolyn Coldren have created a way to fund their Hope for Life Foundation Ministries to underwrite their established counseling effort out of their home with "Jack's Famous Salsa" being offered to the public for the first time just before the holidays.

December 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Residents look forward to city’s first dog park

Addy Simons walked her dog briskly around Woodward Park.

December 04, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Jake Parks on tap to become mayor

Jake Parks will get his chance to be the next mayor of Ripon.

December 04, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca man caught on video stealing parcel

A surveillance camera at an East North Street home has made police work easier in the recent theft of a UPS package from a Manteca home's front porch in the 800 block of the east, west roadway.

December 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Author targets primary students with first anti-bullying book in series

A young school girl was trying to read through her new glasses with tear-filled eyes after relentless bullying by other children. A new children's series is attempting to cause kids to be more sensitive to each other's needs and reactions to what might be seen as serious misunderstanding of others and undo teasing.

December 03, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Schemper’s family celebrates 10th year with Taste of Ripon

The celebration of the 10th anniversary of the modern Schemper's Hardware building on Wilma Avenue and West Main Street is being coordinated with the "Taste of Ripon" wine stroll that is scheduled to begin at 6 p. m. tonight.

December 03, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


City places limit on backyard fences

There's more to keeping Manteca's standard fence height at 6 feet tall than just uniformity.

December 03, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Ripon teachers ‘go to class’

Empowering Professional Leaders was the theme of Monday's Ripon Unified School District learning day created to address the question of how to best meet ...

January 07, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon ranks 21st in NorCal as best city for families

Ripon is the 21st best city in Northern California for young families.

January 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Princesses’ battling firefighters in game

The Lathrop Manteca Firefighters better get their basketball skills honed by next weekend.

January 07, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


$1,141 A MONTH

Good luck finding a one-bedroom apartment in Manteca for under $1,075 a month.

January 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rent hikes follow Bay Area exodus

George Martinez didn't think much of it when he moved to Manteca to an apartment to avoid the skyrocketing rent costs of the Bay ...

January 06, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Cars dodge jackknifed semi-truck

A truck tractor pulling an empty 53-foot trailer averted tragedy Tuesday afternoon on rain-slickened Highway 120 just east of Jack Tone Road. The drivers of ...

January 06, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Canfield, Haas earn fire crew promotion

Two promotions within the Manteca Fire Department complemented each other as Fire Captain Bill Canfield became a battalion chief and Nick Haas filled the role ...

January 06, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Stadium standard workshops

A level playing field of sorts is being sought by the Manteca Unified School District board when it comes to athletics for the district's ...

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The San Joaquin

Editor's note: This is the first of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta and the weather that play a key role ...

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mossdale: Final transcontinental railroad link

The final link in the transcontinental railroad was not at the much-celebrated meeting of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific on May 10, 1869 at ...

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop Manteca secures new rescue unit

It was dire times for the Lathrop Manteca Fire District when the county reassessed property values following the collapse of the housing market.

January 05, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


What do you want in city’s first dog park?

The conceptual design for the dog park expected to break ground this year is being discussed - and possibly adopted - Thursday by the Manteca Parks and ...

January 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drivers enjoy gas below $3 a gallon

Martin Morris didn't think twice when he pulled out his wallet to gas up his Chevy Silverado.

January 04, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Priest rebuked for riding hoverboard during Mass

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine Roman Catholic Church officials have reprimanded a priest for riding a hoverboard and singing a song during Christmas Eve Mass.

January 01, 2016 | | NEWS


100 years of nonstop prayer

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - For more than 100 years, the cloistered nuns known as the Pink Sisters have worked in shifts to ensure nonstop prayer in Philadelphia ...

January 01, 2016 | | NEWS


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