The 14-year-old Manteca High teen hit by a car on Tuesday at about 2:45 p.m. near a crosswalk on Moffat Boulevard at Garfield Avenue is slowly improving at U.C. Davis Medical Center, according to reports.
Billowing clouds of black smoke could be seen for miles late Wednesday afternoon when a doublewide mobile home caught fire in the El Rancho Mobile Home Park on East Yosemite Avenue just east of Highway 99.
The community gathered Wednesday to salute veterans during ceremonies at in the Veterans Park at the corner of Locust and First streets in Ripon's downtown where a wall of names remembers all who served American that heralded from Ripon
A Manteca area tow truck driver was lured into a trap by thieves at about 6:30 Wednesday morning and attacked when he exited his truck with injuries bad enough to require treatment at Doctors Hospital.