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A-legion-ce to VETS

RIPON – Commander Ernie Tyhurst of the Clinton McCausland Post 190 of the American Legion has a history of service to his community and to his country during his colorful lifetime. He joined the Legion four years ago and is in his second year in its leadership. He is now a life member.

May 23, 2014 | By GLENN KAHL 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Valedictorian: ‘Work hard for Christ’

Ripon Christian High School valedictorian Derrick Witt is presenting his commencement address tonight at 7 p.m. during the 2014 graduation ceremonies in the high school gymnasium.

May 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


50 GRADUATES

Ripon Christian Middle School graduated 50 eighth graders Thursday night in a packed high school gymnasium.

May 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Let them know they are not forgotten

The Veterans of Foreign Wars canteen in Ripon serves as a second home for many surviving GIs who served their country and in many cases paid a horrible price for freedom – a freedom that many of us take for granted.

May 22, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Noceti opens boutique in Ripon

Carol Noceti has opened a new boutique in downtown Ripon.

May 20, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Business


SHARPS bid adieu to 16-year volunteer

Short in stature, huge in heart for everyone he has met in the Manteca, Ripon and Escalon communities, "Shorty" Wolf, 84, is moving to his native Oklahoma today to live with son Michael Wolf.

May 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca firefighters battling SoCal blaze

A flare up in a new Camp Pendleton fire in Southern California Friday brought a call for more resources from around the state including a San Joaquin County strike team. Fire crews are already battling three large grass and vegetation fires at the San Diego County Marine training base.

May 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


What’s on tap for Sierra Dinner train?

Zombies are on the horizon for the Sierra Dinner train chugging out of its Oakdale station this summer. Also new to the long established attraction that featured a Murder Mystery and a Christmas Train is a Beer Train that is coming in mid-August.

May 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Trio allegedly attacks man getting gas, take his wallet containing $700

Three men allegedly stole some $700 in cash from a Manteca motorist gassing up at the Chevron gas station at Yosemite and Spreckels avenues about 4 p.m. Thursday with two of them reportedly attacking him while the third made off with his wallet and cash from the front seat of his car.

May 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Grass fire damages 2 homes

A fast moving grass fire destroyed two homes around noon Thursday in a semi-rural neighborhood in southwest Manteca near Wetherbee Lake.

May 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Police offer reward in Facebook robbery case

Juan Antonio Rodriguez, 21, of San Jose has a price on his head with a Ripon Police Department reward that is being offered for his arrest in a mid-March Facebook robbery.

May 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


New career as author taking root for Ripon minister

Chuck Roots has a spiritual aura about him – a unique characteristic for a church pastor whether in a small community the size of Ripon or in a larger city.

May 13, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Ripon Police planning community meeting Wednesday night at PD

With a focus on improving communication between residents and patrol officers, the Ripon Police Department is hosting a community meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.

May 13, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Three seek District 4 seat as supervisor

Each of the three cities in the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors District 4 that stretches from the Sacramento County line to the Stanislaus River has strong ties to at least one candidate running in the June 3 election.

May 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Many teens fail to obey driving restrictions

Drivers younger than 18 in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop - as well as throughout California - have driving restrictions stipulated under state law in an attempt to save lives of the inexperienced drivers and their passengers.

May 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Ripon Police nab indecent exposure suspect

An alert citizen helped Ripon Police find an indecent exposure suspect within nine hours from the time the man allegedly exposed himself to two young girls under 18.

July 25, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


THEY SAVED HER LIFE

Six-year-old Emily Hum dropped by Manteca's Union Road fire station Wednesday to meet some special guys - firefighters and medics who saved her life.

July 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


JUNIOR ACADEMY

The Ripon Police Department hosted the Advanced Junior Police Academy for two weeks from July 7-18 18 with 14 cadets under the direction of Officer Trevor McGinnis.

July 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Mangelos leading Ripon chamber

John Mangelos is being installed as the Ripon Chamber of Commerce president Thursday night for the second time.

July 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Ripon hosts 300 Police Explorer cadets

Some 300 Police Explorers from throughout the state converged on Ripon High to test their proficiencies in day-to-day police tactics and procedures in the fourth year of the Central Valley Explorer Competition.

July 21, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon may create dual water systems

Ripon is exploring having two water systems - one for domestic use and the other for landscaping.

July 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Grandmother remembers warning about ‘grandson’ fraud

One Manteca grandmother remembered a newspaper story about pleas for money to get out of jail by "grandsons" that warned her of the fraud that was confronting her on the telephone.

July 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Police explorers converge on Ripon

Two days of police skills competitions face some 35 teams of teenage police explorers from throughout California and as far away as Honolulu on Friday and Saturday at Ripon High School for the Fourth Annual Central Valley Explorer Challenge.

July 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Third fire at empty residence

A fire described as suspicious caused $150,000 in damages to a Manteca home at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday night in the 200 block of El Capitan Avenue.

July 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Arrests made in biggest Manteca vehicle theft ever

In less than 60 hours police solved what turned out to be the biggest vehicle theft ever in Manteca recovering three of five vehicles stolen and making two arrests.

July 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Sacramento cheese caper suspects arrested in Rocklin

It was fast police work from Saturday to Tuesday noon in finding those responsible for the theft and arson of high profile commercial vehicles valued at over $400,000 and parked next to a Manteca hotel in an daring caper in the dark of night.

July 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Now they’re looking for rats

Three stolen Tillamook Cheese microbuses valued at $300,000 were located in Copperopolis Monday night by a county-wide law enforcement team led by Manteca Police Department officers.

July 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Cheese bus heist in Manteca

A Tillamook Cheese sales tour caravan was disrupted when five of its vehicles were stolen from a Manteca hotel parking places Saturday with two of them being torched a day later by thieves.

July 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Chili cook-off honors memory of Les Reile

The late Les Reile made a habit of feeding the hungry in Manteca, Ripon, Escalon and Stockton.

July 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Movie aimed at teens wrestling with depression

A wrestling scene was filmed Wednesday in the Manteca High gym for a movie designed to help teens grappling with depression.

July 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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