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Rape at gunpoint foiled

A 34-year-old Hughson man was arrested Wednesday afternoon near the access point for the Ripon bike bridge for allegedly attempting to kidnap a woman at gunpoint.

June 19, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


611 you’re clear to secure, you will never be forgotten

"611 Manteca … 611 Manteca … 611 Manteca. No response, 611. … 611 you're clear to secure, you will never be forgotten."

June 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


March includes folks from all walks

A band of grass roots marchers hoping for major political financial reform walked into Ripon and Manteca over the weekend in memory of the late Cesar Chavez' effort years ago that sought a better life for his beleaguered farm workers in the Central Valley.

June 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


SERVING RIPON

Ripon's Harvey Douma, 97, is the ironman of community service.

June 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Attorneys utilize Google Earth in search for ADA parking lot issues

The top 10 items in demand letters and claims for businesses to watch out for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that some attorneys are eyeing in their check list for civil suits have been issued by the California Commission on Disability Access.

June 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pastor Roots retires from Ripon Free Methodist Church post after 16 years

The Reverend Chuck Roots has retired as the pastor of the Ripon Free Methodists Church.

June 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


1st ADA lawsuit fatality: Barnwood

Ripon's Barnwood Restaurant is closing its doors Sunday as its owners are unable to meet the monetary demands of a suit claiming it is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

June 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


ADA ANXIETY

Livelihoods and countless jobs are on the line.

June 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon sets workshop on ADA tonight

Threats of lawsuits focused at Ripon businesses that are allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the subject of a Ripon Chamber of Commerce workshop tonight from 5 until 7 p.m. in the city council chambers.

June 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Illegal fireworks burned home

Illegal fireworks almost destroyed a lifetime of memories and the belongings of one Manteca family.

June 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


CLASS OF 1941

The Ripon High Class of 1941was a proud group recognizing 73 years since they graduated, singing their class song together, "Hail, hail, the gang's all here!"

June 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


BADGE 611

Badge 611 is being retired from the ranks of the Manteca Police Department with the passing of Steve Harris - a loved and respected school resource officer.

June 08, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Woman drives rental car into home; damages pegged at $20K

By GLENN KAHL

June 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Munson, Winn in runoff for SJ supervisor

The San Joaquin County District Four Board of Supervisors' race will see Russ Munson and Chuck Winn enter a November runoff for representation of the east side of the county from Lodi and Woodbridge to Ripon.

June 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon motorcycles go electric

The Ripon Police Department continues to incorporate green energy in their fleet of vehicles.

June 05, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


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Ripon Police arrest three with forged credit cards

Ripon Police converged on a late model rental car shortly before 2 p.m. Monday as it left the Bank of the West on Main Street with three men from Los Angeles, Fresno and Madera in possession allegedly of a cache of forged credit and ID cards.

August 20, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Widespread loss of Ripon Verizon service

Verizon land line telephone customers in Ripon experienced a loss of dial tones in their handsets as well as interruption in their Internet and Wi-Fi services over the weekend. While intermittent loss of service was first reported early on Saturday it became widespread about noon with some customers thinking the interruption was either in their computers or in their routers.

August 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


IT’S TIME TO SERVE

Ripon Rotary President Harrison Gibbs has never been known to let grass grow under his feet and taking on his club's presidency is no different.

August 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Shooting near Veritas School

Shots rang out shortly before noon Saturday in a quiet residential neighborhood across from Veritas School at the intersection of Pagola Avenue and Collins Street where two men in their early 20s were struck by gunfire - one in the leg and the other in the buttocks.

August 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


LEADING ASSEMBLY MINORITY

Kristin Olsen is making her mark at the State Capitol.

August 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon nudges out homeless

There is no homeless population living in Ripon thanks to the Ripon Police Department and the courtesies they extend when locating adult transients entering the community, according to Lt. Steve Merchant.

August 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Tip a firefighter, help struggling kids

The Manteca Fire Department's Tip-A-Firefighter for the benefit of the Give Every Child a Chance free tutoring program is Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Applebee's restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.

August 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


All good things, they say. . .

Life is fleeting.

August 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Keeping tabs on Ripon’s strays

The Ripon Animal Shelter is devoted to the caring of lost pets from throughout the community and is seen as a special place when it comes to dropping off unwanted canines where many of them are accepted by traveling rescue operations.

August 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


5 arrests in Ripon robbery

A cops and robbers" drama played out shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ripona Market where five individuals allegedly robbed the small mom and pop store of cash, alcohol and a loaded firearm.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


SHREDDING CLASSROOMS

Weston School is being torn down this week to make way for new permanent classrooms.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Homeless may have started encampment fire

A late Tuesday morning grass fire that leveled a homeless encampment on Lathrop Road near the Raley's Shopping Center at Union Road happened amid three fire department's emergency rescue calls to homes in the area.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Guilty plea in $313,000 tax fraud

A 57-year-old Manteca woman pled guilty this week to charges of filing false claims for her federal income tax returns.

August 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Homeless taking over her homes

Karin T. Meyer is mad and is demanding city action about homeless individuals trashing several of her more than 100 rental units throughout Manteca.

August 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Dry weed fire threatens homes

A fire in dry weeds in the 1800 block of West Yosemite Avenue threatened a home and an adjacent mobile home at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

August 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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