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.
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.
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.
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.
Cindy Riley enjoys selling her one-of-a-kind handcrafted items at the annual Holiday Boutique.
Want to make a difference in the life of a needy child during Christmastime?
The "Christmas at the Center" tree-lighting event went without a hitch on Thursday.
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.
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.
Addy Simons walked her dog briskly around Woodward Park.
Jake Parks will get his chance to be the next mayor of Ripon.
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.
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.
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.
There's more to keeping Manteca's standard fence height at 6 feet tall than just uniformity.
Every 34.5 hours a home is burglarized in Manteca.
With renovation of the Colony Oak School planned for the summer, the Ripon Unified school board recently reappointed members to the Measure G Citizens' Oversight ...
Stolen mail, including envelopes from Manteca, were discovered at a Stockton home Tuesday morning by Stockton police after a month-long investigation of a mail theft ...
FRENCH CAMP – Veterans in San Joaquin County will soon have a state-of-the-art facility to cater to nearly all of their healthcare needs.
The Christmas season could have been a bleak affair for 300 Manteca residents.
Often when Kevin Fant provides people with his job title he gets the same response: "Oh, you're the guy that oversees the cutting of ...
A pair of shootings in Manteca minutes apart Friday night left guests at a motel on Moffat Boulevard unhurt and a fleeing pedestrian on East ...
Christopher "Kit" Oase is the new president of the Ripon Unified school board.
BERLIN (AP) - The force is strong in Berlin.
The most recent group of graduate registered nurses finished their internship last week at Doctors Hospital of Manteca and presented certificates showing their completion of ...
One of my favorite television shows of all time is Friday Night Lights.
When Ryan Dickso heard the story of the "Accordion Man" Darryl Bain and his worn out brakes he decided something had to be done.
During the recent Holiday Boutique, Alyssa Cambra collected over 200 toys for Haven of Peace youngsters.
A 48-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors along Cottage Avenue on the southwest side of its overpass with Highway 99 is moving forward.
When it comes to monitoring water usage, the City of Ripon can expect to be fully metered by May 1.