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TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE

A series of accidents - including two fatal crashes - choked South County freeways Friday reducing Interstate 5 northbound traffic through Lathrop near the junction with the 120 Bypass to a crawl for most of the day.

August 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Bonuses returned to Ripon soldier

The federal government has returned $46,000 in re-enlistment bonuses they paid and then demanded back from California National Guardsman Chris Van Meter.

August 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SJ firefighters assist at Modesto wrecking yard

A strike team of nearly 20 firefighters were called to render mutual aid Thursday afternoon to the Modesto Fire Department as they battled a wrecking yard fire on Crows Landing.

August 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Citizens pitch in to help Ripon buy police unit

Ripon Police's patrol units are aging - one is 16 years old - and the city lacks funding to replace them in a timely manner.

August 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Sequoia 6th grader declared cancer free

Ten-year-old Emma Lockwood is cancer free.

August 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


TAKING A BITE OUT OF CRIME

A 24-year-old Manteca man allegedly entered at least one home in the 1600 block of Murrieta Way Monday before police nabbed him.

August 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Balloons returning to Ripon’s skies

Soaring Over Ripon – Labor Day's hot air balloon and kite festival – is set for a two-day run Sept. 2-3 at Mistlin Sports Park on River Road at Jack Tone Road. It is an event that features balloon launches and a tethered balloon experience for the young and young at heart.

August 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


St. Patrick’s church set for $200,000 plus remodel

Ripon's St. Patrick's Catholic Church on East Highway 120 at Carrolton Road is planning a major interior remodeling at a cost in excess of $200,000.

August 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Doctors Hospital CEO departing Manteca

Editor's note: This is Glenn Kahl's column " Thru Kahl's Kaleidoscope", A look at people & things in the South County

August 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Genealogist urges folks to search for their roots

Ripon genealogist Mike Johnson urges people to search their family histories and even discover their DNA roots.

August 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two die on streets of Manteca

Two men lost their lives within 15 minutes of each other Wednesday night.

August 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


VACATION WAS FOR THE BIRDS

Things have been humming lately for Dr. Anil Sain, M.D.

August 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Savagely beaten mom may never fully recover

Maria Yolanda Sanchez by all accounts was a loving mother who worked hard to support her children.

August 09, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mailbox thefts continue, two suspects slip away from police

Manteca Police chased two thieves caught in the act of prying open a cluster mailbox in a neighborhood north of Woodward Park more than 20 miles before they fled on foot after crashing the stolen vehicle they were driving southwest of Modesto.

August 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca 8th grader practices for ‘the pitch’

Michael Frisbee, 12, dropped in to Alie's Coffee Shack at the lobby of Doctors Hospital of Manteca Friday morning to buy a couple of caramel drinks – one for himself and the other for his grandmother in bed upstairs noting he was very tired. Mr. Coffee, aka Alie, of course had to know why such a big kid would be tired out at 9 a.m.

August 05, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Manteca Soroptimists membership doubles

The Soroptimist Club of Manteca celebrated the addition of 13 new members Tuesday night at Mike's Restaurant on North Main Street.

October 19, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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