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Ripon Police chief nabs fleeing suspect

Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde got his man as one of two suspects fled into an almond orchard Wednesday morning after officers made a traffic stop in the 700 block of Jack Tone Road.

October 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


From calling in prep games to Super Bowls

Ron Agostini ended up covering four Super Bowls after starting his career in sports journalism as a teen by calling in high school football stories at 20 cents a pop.

October 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


St. Anthony’s Father Ramirez passes away

Fr. Jairo Ramirez, a popular priest among the parishioners of the Hispanic community of St. Anthony's Church in Manteca collapsed and died Saturday night while attending a Hispanic dinner dance at Modesto's St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

October 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon 911 car show attracts 140 entries

It was the donut and the cup of coffee on the dashboard of a restored Los Angeles Police car that drew attention to LA officer Bob Gelb as he drove into the registration line Saturday at the Emergency Car Show and Law Enforcement Recruiting Fair at the Ripon Community Center.

October 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pickup slams into tree on North Main Street

Two people went to the hospital at about 3:20 a.m. Monday with serious injuries after their pickup truck crashed into a tree after veering of the roadway while traveling northbound lanes in the 600 block of North Main Street.

October 09, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Motorcycle-sedan crash closes N. Main

A young motorcycle rider was thrown some 50 feet from his bike in a collision with a sedan in the 600 block of North Main Street at about 2 p.m. near Argonaut Street.

October 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


There’s no place like home

I'm writing this piece at more than 30,000 feet above Texas on my way home to Ripon and Manteca.

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


GREAT WOLF ON THE PROWL

Is Great Wolf Lodge casting its lot with Manteca?

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Valencia new ops manager for food bank

Rudy Valencia is the new operations manager for Second Harvest Food Bank.

October 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Car crash kills 3-year-old Ripon boy on Highway 17

Stevie Merchant, 3. was killed in a grinding three vehicle rear-end crash just before 1 p.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of Highway 17 just south of Lark Avenue in Los Gatos.

October 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon emergency vehicle car show Saturday

It's been 27 years since the Ripon Police Department and the Menlo Park Police Department first started hosting their annual emergency vehicle car show in the community center park on Fourth Street – highlighted with most of the vehicles driving through city streets with red lights and sirens.

October 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Motorist dies in collision

An elderly motorist was killed and two others received moderate to minor injuries in a Saturday evening T-bone collision in the 200 block of North Union Road just north of West Center Street.

October 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Jury finds handyman guilty in Sierra High grad’s death

Handyman Richard Watkins, 56, was found guilty this week of the first degree murder of 22-year-old Sierra High School grad Kelly Marelich and leaving her body in a dumpster behind Big 5 Sporting Goods in the 1100 block of South Main Street on March 15 of 2014.

September 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ground breaks for Colony Oak School upgrades

Ground has officially broken on the Ripon Unified multi-million dollar effort to modernize Colony Oak Elementary School on Murphy Road.

September 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Operation Lifesaver: Keeping safety on track

The Union Pacific Railroad's Safety Train rumbled back and forth through Manteca for three hours Tuesday morning.

September 27, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Manteca marks Chanukah

Spirited Jewish Rabbi Shalom Bochner brought greetings to members of the Manteca faithful at dusk Tuesday with a "Happy Chanukah from the Congregation of Beth ...

December 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SHOP WITH A COP

Off duty Manteca Police came out in force Saturday morning to take children on a Christmas shopping spree at Walmart.

December 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Chamber office moving to new locale

The Ripon Chamber of Commerce office is moving to a new location in the historic downtown from its present site in the 900 block of ...

December 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


TASTE OF RIPON

True to its name, the 22nd annual "A Taste of Ripon" wine stroll gave revelers a taste not of just wines made from grapes grown ...

December 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


RURAL CRASH KILLS 2

Two Manteca men in their early 30s were killed Saturday afternoon in a grinding collision that split their northbound 2011 Hyundai Sonata in half with ...

December 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Pathologists will stay if county creates coroner’s office

Two pathologists have offered to rescind their resignations if the county will split the coroner's office away from the Sheriff's jurisdiction.

December 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


‘White Christmas’ magic in Columbia

The magic of snowflakes drifting down during a Sunday matinee of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" musical brought holiday magic to the historic Fallon House ...

December 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two more Starbucks for Ripon

Starbucks is moving to triple its presence in Ripon.

December 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Olaf Tokheim celebrates his 100th birthday

Olaf Tokheim dodged a number of bullets in his life including his landing on Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge in World War ...

December 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


She’s walking briskly into her 2nd 100 years

Jessie Smith is turning 100 years old.

December 05, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Grinch loots MRPS Hall of boutique vendor items

A Grinch emptied the MRPS Hall of gift items during the wee hours Saturday morning leaving little behind for the more than 20 vendors to ...

December 05, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca firefighters mentor be.tech students

There's definitely excitement for high school ROP students in the Career Technical Education classes assigned to fire stations in Manteca as they shadow firefighters ...

December 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Mayor, Miss Ripon light Christmas tree at Veterans’ Park

RIPON - Ripon's Christmas tree lighting at Veterans' Park Thursday night drew a crowd that tripled the size of those in attendance last year with ...

December 01, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Museum to host open house with visit from Santa Claus

It's Christmas in Manteca Sunday at the downtown museum, where memories of past happy yuletides will come flowing back for those who enjoyed the ...

November 29, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Forensic pathologist slams county sheriff

Sheriff Steve Moore is fighting to retain his favorable stance with the San Joaquin County voters seven months before reaching out in an upcoming election ...

November 29, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


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