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.
Mariah Dominguez has experience her share of grief in her young life.
The cultivation of marijuana is being banned for now in the City of Ripon.
Those thinking about entering the pool of candidates that the Lathrop City Council will draw their next colleague from will have until Wednesday to make ...
Studio One Yoga is bringing health, strength and balance to the community.
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Frank Anger is no Carl Spackler, the golf course groundskeeper played by Bill Murray in the 1980 comedy "Caddyshack."
Harry Pacheco saw just how crushed his daughter was when she came home from school bullied for the new glasses that she had to wear.
Ripon hopes to be part of the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission's major expansion plans.
Manteca residents in 2015 reduced water consumption enough over 2013 levels to fill the abandoned water tower overlooking the animal shelter along South Main Street ...
If one of your New Year's resolutions this year as a woman is to connect with other women in the community, make new friends ...
Manteca Sunrise Kiwanis is conducting their 2nd Annual "Community Night of Giving" at the Manteca Senior Center from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday ...
When 21-year-old Ann Venita Britto announced that she was entering the convent to become a nun, she received two different reactions from her parents.
Manteca's veterans are under attack.
Manteca Police seized 950 marijuana plants Tuesday growing in a home in the 1100 block of Primavera Avenue in west Manteca.
More than 300 primary level students were evacuated from the McParland School Annex Thursday morning after a series of mechanic issues triggered by an offsite ...