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Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival

The annual Mary Lou Tornell Art Show opened Monday afternoon as part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Almond Blossom Festival drawing some 42 entries in acrylics, pastels, pencils, charcoals and water colors that can be viewed this week in the Ripon Community Center on Fourth Street.

February 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Hotel reducing rates for evacuees from S. Manteca

The Hampton Inn at Orchard Valley was ready for flood evacuees from south of Manteca after officers went door to door asking rural residents to leave their homes due to the possibility of levee breaks along the San Joaquin River.

February 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


55th annual Grange Breakfast Saturday

The 55th annual Ripon Grange Almond Blossom Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 10 a.m., at the Grange Hall, 827 Ripona Ave., at the corner of Milgeo Avenue.

February 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Rotary honors two Kiwanians

Chuck Crutchfield and Steve DeBrum – both longtime Kiwanis members – were surprised at a 100-year Rotary Foundation celebration Thursday night at Spring Creek Country Club with prestigious Paul Harris Awards.

February 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Winds play havoc with trees, traffic

Fire Departments in Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon were busy Friday with endless calls about fallen trees and downed power lines caused by the extreme wind conditions.

February 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two Ripon fifth graders battle cancer

The yearly "Elegant Edibles" fundraiser at Ripon's Weston School set for 6 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the Ripon Community Center will also help two fifth grade boys fighting cancer.

February 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Weather, floods force ACE into limited service today & Monday

Following a three-day interruption of rail service due to weather conditions, the Altamont Corridor Express continues limited service today and Monday with full resumption of service expected by next Tuesday.

February 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99

A suicidal man who apparently wanted police to shoot him walked onto southbound Highway 99 near the Lathrop Road overcrossing Wednesday morning setting up a confrontation that led to him advancing on officers while refusing to drop a knife. He was shot after a Taser failed to stop him.

February 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING

Nick Obligacion recalled answering a newspaper ad in 1988 for a deputy sheriff position in Monterey County as he was stepping down last week as Manteca's police chief.

February 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doctors Hospital auxiliary offering scholarships

The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are seeking applications for their medical scholarships to help fund college tuitions from the profits of their gift shop in the hospital lobby.

February 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SJ RIVER RESCUE

Lathrop Manteca firefighters rescued a 53 year-old Manteca man Monday afternoon who ended up floating two miles downstream on the swollen San Joaquin River while standing on a fallen tree.

February 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Woman hit in head with baseball bat

A baseball bat assault to the head left a woman in her late 20s unconscious and bleeding at the edge of the 200 block of McNary Circle shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday.

February 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Burglars hit Norman Drive pharmacy

Striplin Pharmacy was burglarized in the predawn hours Thursday of thousands of dollars in prescription medications by two men who broke into the main building and then busted through the front door of the drug store and gift shop in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.

February 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Sarah Shipherd vying for Almond Blossom crown

Sarah Shipherd, 16, and her brother Kenton, 22, have grown to be very close saying they have similar personalities and often think the same thing at the same time.

February 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mormon settlement led to Ripon

The seeds for the Ripon community were planted along the Stanislaus River following a short-lived settlement established in 1846 when a group of Mormons planted crops of wheat on land near the confluence of the Stanislaus and San Joaquin rivers that they named New Hope.

February 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


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Predawn crash on 99 in Ripon kills 20-year-old

A 20-year-old Tracy man was killed in the predawn hours Saturday at 4:30 a.m. on southbound Highway 99 near the Main Street overpass ...

April 24, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Manteca Police make arrest in robbery at massage parlor

A lone gunman held up a massage parlor on North Main Street at Lancaster Drive shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday making off with an ...

April 22, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


TOWERING RESTAURANT

Ripon's newest restaurant shouldn't have any water pressure problems - or pose a problem for patrons trying to find it.

April 22, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon project clears way for restaurant & more stores

Work is underway installing water and sewer lines on five acres at the northeast corner of Ripon at River Road and North Ripon Road where ...

April 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


ILLEGAL ENCAMPMENT RAZED

One more homeless encampment has been eliminated along Highway 99 by Caltrans.

April 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


2 facing sex charges involving minors post bail

Two of the three men charged with inducing minors to be part of a sex ring in Manteca – all jailed under $353,000 bail - have ...

April 19, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


19 Manteca arrests made involving sex trafficking

Nineteen people – both men and women – have been jailed in a sweep of suspected sex trafficking in Manteca.

April 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Hit the Streets for Hunger run, walk April 30

A fundraising walk and run along the banks of the San Joaquin River on Sunday, April 30, will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.

April 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


LATHROP HIGH SAYS GOOD-BYE

It was a solemn assembly in the Lathrop High School gym where a funeral was staged honoring the memory of those students "killed" in an ...

April 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon 7th grader playing with ‘best of the best’

Colony Oak School seventh grader Caitlynn Campbell, 13, is bound for a unique softball tournament experience this summer playing with the "best of the best ...

April 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | SPORTS


PICKUP SNAPS POLE, HOUSE BURNS

A domino effect led to a home being destroyed by fire shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday after a pickup truck snapped a power pole ...

April 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DEADLY DRIVING COMBO

Lathrop High School and the first responders in the community delivered the school's Every 15 Minute presentation with a bang – literally, Wednesday morning – when ...

April 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon teens attend Rotary Leadership camp

Five high school students shared their Rotary Youth Leadership Award camp experiences with Ripon Rotarians.

April 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DHM PLANS MEDICAL OFFICES

Doctors Hospital of Manteca is looking to grow the medical professional base to serve the community by building 40,000 square feet of office space ...

April 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DOUBLE FATAL ON 120 BYPASS

The Highway 120 Bypass claimed two more lives at 8:41 p.m. Saturday when a 30-year-old male driver lost control of his 2009 Mercedes ...

April 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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