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Manteca Police Explorers play Santa

The Manteca Police Explorers played Santa in a big way spending much of their fund raising money from the past year.

December 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


125 homeless served steak luncheon

Some 125 homeless were served a Christmas luncheon featuring steak Tuesday at the Manteca Gospel Rescue Mission.

December 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GIVING FAMILY HOPE

A homeless family that includes three children is no longer living in a tent thanks to a decision to marry.

December 19, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Old traditions, cough drops & DHM volunteers

There is something about old traditions in families including health care remedies. Last year when winter was approaching and I was grocery shopping in Ripon's Save Mart, I couldn't help but notice the lack of the old tried and true Vicks cough drops on their shelves amid countless other brands.

December 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Chiek served 26 years as Manteca officer

After serving nearly 26 years as a Manteca Police officer, Randy Chiek got the traditional send off Saturday morning with a police escort from his home to the department marking his last day on the job.

December 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


60 BICYCLES FOR KIDS

The Early Iron Car Club is playing a supporting role as Santa's helpers as they assembled nearly 60 children's bicycles for Christmas distribution through the Marines Toys for Tots endeavor.

December 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Firefighter faces charge of attempted murder

A Lathrop-Manteca Fire District firefighter is being held without bail in San Joaquin County Jail on an attempted premeditated murder charge in connection with a Dec. 1 stabbing at The Pub, 1305 North Main Street at Joseph Road.

December 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Families returning to parks

Transients and others loitering in Library and Wilson parks in downtown Manteca has dropped off significantly in recent weeks to the point the two parks have been issue free for the last two days.

December 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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 Shalom" – the center for Jewish Life in Greater Modesto and throughout Stanislaus County.

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 West Main Street – the onetime location of an early Bank of Stockton building.

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 in the Ripon district and nearby farmland as well as local culinary offerings but it also provided a taste of Ripon's small town atmosphere.

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 the front section with wheels intact being ejected into the air and flying over a wrought iron fence, through a small stand of redwood trees and landing on the front lawn of a home.

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 Theater in Columbia State Park.

December 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Glenn Kahl


Snapshot in time: Manteca’s sandy plains recalled

A moment in time was captured 105 years ago by a early photographer equipped with a motorized camera with its wide-angle lens to shoot a ...

February 20, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Thieves smash windows at 2 liquor stores in bid to steal ATM machines

Two liquor stores in Manteca had windows and doors smashed early Monday morning as thieves were attempting to steal ATM machines – one on Louise Avenue ...

February 20, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


1ST GOLDEN WEST PRINCIPAL

Lloyd Wofford - who served for nearly three decades as principal of Golden West Elementary School on North Main Street - is still going strong at age ...

February 17, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mail thieves heading to prison for four years

A Manteca couple who paired up to steal from cluster mail boxes throughout the community have agreed to a plea deal that will put them ...

February 16, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Teens use fake $100 bill in drug transaction

Teens involved in a drug deal unwittingly used and accepted a fake $100 bill for payment.

February 16, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Police nab 4 suspects in auto & other thefts

Three men and one woman were arrested shortly before midnight Tuesday by a Ripon Police officer who ran their license plate and found they were ...

February 15, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SUPPLYING MANTECA FARMERS

It was a partnership that brought feed and farm supplies to Manteca area farmers in 1946 with the opening of Manteca Feed & Supply.

February 14, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


KEEPING MANTECA SMILING

Manteca's first dental practice that was established 93 years ago is now under the ownership of its fifth dentist - Dr. Mas'ood Cajee.

February 13, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Fashions in bloom at Ripon Almond Blossom event

Old and new fashions shared the stage during Thursday's Almond Blossom Fashion show in the Ripon Community Center .

February 09, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Stolen pickup crashes into truck at Yosemite & 99; driver flees

Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit detectives started a pursuit at about 4 p.m. Wednesday after they observed a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck near the ...

February 08, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GIFT OF LAW & ORDER

A new Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle "Unit 80" has been added to the Ripon Police Department's fleet of aging patrol cars and it ...

February 08, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Police arrest suspected burglar walking along street

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February 07, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MANTECA ‘TINY HOUSE’

Ron Etheridge at one time worked on Boeing 747s - some of the world's largest jets.

February 06, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


THEY’RE STILL TRUCKIN’

AC Trucking - that started as a milk hauling concern after World War II - has grown up with Manteca.

February 06, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mickey D loves McRappin’ video about McRibs

McDonalds is McLovin' the video two Ripon High students produced as part of "The Last McRib" video competition.

February 03, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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