View Mobile Site
AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:14 a.m. | | AVOIDING THE FISH FRY Comments 0 Comments


Pair leads Ripon Police in chase to Arch Road

Ripon Police officers made a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle Sunday evening after its occupants were seen loitering about a closed business in the ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 11:29 p.m. | | Pair leads Ripon Police in chase to Arch Road Comments 0 Comments


SAFER BIKE LANE

BOSTON (AP) —  Cities are increasingly changing bike lanes to make them safer in light of fatal crashes involving cyclists and cars.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 11:29 p.m. | | SAFER BIKE LANE Comments 0 Comments
THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON

THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON

Move into a house within walking distance of a Manteca Unified elementary school and you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 11:13 p.m. | | THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON Comments 0 Comments


Sandhu out of Lathrop mayor race

 The man that ended up costing Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal’s mayoral campaign $21,000 in 2014 will not get the chance to unseat him this ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 11:11 p.m. | | Sandhu out of Lathrop mayor race Comments 1 Comment


Ripon bench honors Spud MacDonald

The MacDonald Family Trust is promoting health among the elderly.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 11:11 p.m. | | Ripon bench honors Spud MacDonald Comments 0 Comments


‘War Dogs’ oddball tempo worth it

“War Dogs” is the new comedy-drama directed by Todd Phillips, (“The Hangover”) and starring Miles Teller (“Whiplash”) and Jonah Hill (“Superbad”). It is based on ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:59 p.m. | | ‘War Dogs’ oddball tempo worth it Comments 0 Comments


Comedian Kathleen Madigan performs in Livermore Sept. 9

LIVERMORE — In her 25-year career, comedian Kathleen Madigan has performed on nearly every stand-up stage and late night television show an on Friday, Sept. 9 ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:59 p.m. | | Comedian Kathleen Madigan  performs in Livermore Sept. 9 Comments 0 Comments


Last resident of historic Chinese Bay Area shrimping village dies

CHINA CAMP STATE PARK  (AP) — The last remaining resident of a shrimping village established by Chinese immigrants on the northern shore of San Francisco Bay ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:37 p.m. | | Last resident of historic Chinese Bay Area shrimping village dies Comments 0 Comments


ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be “fair, but firm” toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:28 p.m. | | ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION Comments 0 Comments


Mailer focuses on school’s drug bust

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia charter school has denied sending out promotional mailers referencing a 2015 drug arrest at a nearby public high school.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:28 p.m. | | Mailer focuses on school’s drug bust Comments 0 Comments


Gator bit boy’s head during at Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The father of a Nebraska toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World last June reached into the animal’s mouth ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:28 p.m. | | Gator bit boy’s head during at Disney Comments 0 Comments


Suspect blames drugs for slaughter of 5

CITRONELLE, Ala. (AP) — A Mississippi man arrested after five people were found dead in a rural Alabama home blamed the gruesome rampage on drugs, telling ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:27 p.m. | | Suspect blames drugs for slaughter of 5 Comments 0 Comments


Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone use

DETROIT (AP) — Briefly Monday, it looked like the federal government was going to push all 50 states to ban the use of cellphones and other ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 8:27 p.m. | | Ignore that post about banning driver cellphone use Comments 0 Comments


Split court protects teacher tenure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a victory for teacher unions, a divided California Supreme Court decided Monday to let the state’s teacher tenure law stand.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:59 p.m. | | Split court protects teacher tenure Comments 0 Comments


Talks fail to resolve dispute over Yosemite site names

YOSEMITE VALLEY (AP) — A trademark dispute over the names of historic hotels and other beloved landmarks at Yosemite National Park won’t likely end without ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:59 p.m. | | Talks fail to resolve  dispute over  Yosemite site names Comments 0 Comments


State lawmakers revive farmworker overtime bill

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — California’s state Senate on Monday revived a bill that would make the state the first in the United States to give farmworkers ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:59 p.m. | | State lawmakers revive  farmworker overtime bill Comments 0 Comments


Court upholds gold dredging ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s ban on the use of suction dredges to extract gold from rivers is legal and not overridden by a 19th ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:59 p.m. | | Court upholds gold dredging ban Comments 0 Comments


Harambe lives: Killed zoo gorilla gets 2nd life online

CINCINNATI (AP) — With online declarations such as “Harambe Lives!” the Ohio zoo gorilla shot and killed after a 3-year-old boy got into his enclosure has ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 12:57 a.m. | | Harambe lives: Killed zoo  gorilla gets 2nd life online  Comments 0 Comments


Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin

Several residents in the Manteca neighborhoods off Northgate Drive west of North Main Street have reported seeing an uptick of homeless in their area and ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 22, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin Comments 0 Comments


WWII vet, 93, completes run across America

ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — After two years and 10 months, 93-year-old Ernie Andrus has made it across America.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 8:15 p.m. | | WWII vet, 93, completes run across America  Comments 0 Comments


Gay police chief makes sheriff’s run

LATTA, S.C. (AP) — A small town police chief in staunchly conservative South Carolina is trying to make history by becoming the first female sheriff ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 8:15 p.m. | | Gay police chief makes sheriff’s run  Comments 0 Comments


Young suicide bomber kills 51

ISTANBUL (AP) — A child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and wounded nearly 70 others at a Kurdish wedding party near Turkey’s border ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 8:14 p.m. | | Young suicide bomber kills 51 Comments 0 Comments


Is Trump getting back on track?

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a tumultuous stretch of gaffes and falling poll numbers for Donald Trump, top GOP campaign and party officials insisted Sunday that their ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 8:13 p.m. | | Is Trump getting back on track? Comments 0 Comments


SoCal wildfire destroys 105 homes

SAN BERNARDINO  (AP) — Five days after an explosive wildfire in Southern California sent thousands fleeing for their lives, authorities lifted all evacuation orders on Sunday ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 6:19 p.m. | | SoCal wildfire destroys 105 homes Comments 0 Comments


52,000 FEWER ARRESTS

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 6:19 p.m. | | 52,000 FEWER ARRESTS Comments 0 Comments


‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ strums stop-motion wonder

Early in “Kubo and the Two Strings,” our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 4:36 p.m. | |  ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ strums stop-motion wonder  Comments 0 Comments


The Pitch is On With ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2015’

Konami’s “PES” series has been going head to head against EA’s “Fifa” series since the turn of the century, and the result usually ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 4:35 p.m. | | The Pitch is On With ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2015’ Comments 0 Comments


‘War Dogs’ tells a crazy story of young arms dealers

“War Dogs “ is too good of a true story not to get the Hollywood treatment, even if the end result doesn’t entirely do justice ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 4:35 p.m. | |  ‘War Dogs’ tells a crazy story of young arms dealers  Comments 0 Comments


This wasn’t Gibson’s first rodeo with unwanted press

Q: I heard that the actor who plays Hotch on “Criminal Minds” got in some trouble the other day. What happened? Also, my mom insists ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 21, 2016 4:34 p.m. | | This wasn’t Gibson’s first rodeo with unwanted press Comments 0 Comments
False alarm price: $117K

False alarm price: $117K

It was an alarming trend.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 20, 2016 1:14 a.m. | | False alarm price: $117K Comments 0 Comments
STUDENTS: THE NEW COMMUTERS

STUDENTS: THE NEW COMMUTERS

Three hours before her 8 a.m. classes begin, senior Mya Shiloh is already on her way to San Jose’s Lincoln High, nestled into ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 20, 2016 1:14 a.m. | | STUDENTS: THE NEW COMMUTERS Comments 0 Comments
Ripon High teacher’s book is published

Ripon High teacher’s book is published

Jill Mortensen’s recently published book marked the end of a journey.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 20, 2016 1:13 a.m. | | Ripon High teacher’s book is published Comments 0 Comments


Recruiting is critical fourth ‘R’ for schools in Manteca

Manteca Unified had all but one needed teacher in place when classes started earlier this month.

... Read More

Posted: aug. 20, 2016 1:08 a.m. | | Recruiting is critical fourth ‘R’ for schools in Manteca Comments 0 Comments
Pot smoker arrested in Ripon

Pot smoker arrested in Ripon

A 37-year-old Modesto man drew the attention of Ripon residents who spotted him allegedly smoking pot in front of two elementary schools near downtown on ...

... Read More

Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:43 a.m. | | Pot smoker arrested in Ripon Comments 0 Comments

Please wait ...