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Homeless pets on upswing in down economy in Manteca

The Manteca Animal Shelter can be a sad place for employees and volunteers who do their best to see that the strays they pick up on the street are adopted out to good homes rather than being euthanized.

July 14, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca machinist offers way of capping Gulf oil spill

Manteca machinist Gary Duran says he has the answer to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and has built a prototype to prove his theory.

July 13, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Wrong way driver jailed on 2 counts of murder

A wrong-way freeway driver was jailed on two counts of murder Monday when she was released from San Joaquin County Hospital 11 days after the July 1 crash.

July 13, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


TREATS FOR TROOPS

Four retired U.S. Army warrant officers did their part in packing Susie Beeler's treats for troops stationed overseas recently as did members of the Manteca Federated Women's Club and the Camellia Gardens Women's Bible Study group.

July 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Sweet things keep happening at Burgess Bakery

RIPON - Jimmy Burgess continues to draw customers new and old into her Ripon bakery location with her pastry creations and her infectious smile. It's all about doing what's right for her customers, she said, as she added an adjoining store front for a cake shop.

July 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon remembers retired fire chief

RIPON - Ed Bynum – retired Ripon Fire Chief – was memorialized Friday morning inside the fire engine bays of the headquarters station on Stockton Avenue.

July 12, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Coffee with a dash of police & fire talk

It was two Manteca public safety chiefs who made themselves available to the public over breakfast Saturday morning at Perko's Restaurant in the shadow of the Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue intersection.

July 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SWAT responds after suspect pulls gun on cop

A 22-year-old Manteca man, who was face-to-face with an officer in the dark following an early Saturday morning domestic dispute, allegedly pulled a gun from his backside waist band and narrowly escaped being shot when his girlfriend jumped in front of him, Manteca Police said.

July 11, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Pickets demand better staffing, more pay

With bull horns in hand, Service Employees International, United Health Care Union organizers led a picket line in continuous chants outside the Palm Haven Care Center Thursday afternoon demanding better staffing and increased pay for workers.

July 09, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Deadline today for Antone Raymus golf tourney

The Antone Raymus Golf Tournament – in memory of the military past and present – is scheduled for July 16 at the Manteca Municipal Golf Course. Pastor Mike Dillman will make a special guest appearance.

July 09, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Substitute teacher pleads no contest to molesting, porn possession charges

Gregory Berry, 46, has entered a "no contest" plea to misdemeanor charges of annoying and molesting nine- and 10-year-old fourth grade girls when he was substitute teaching at Joshua Cowell School on Pestana Avenue in east Manteca in May of last year, according to Manteca detective Steven Beermann.

July 08, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Fireworks destroy back yard

The lush, green landscaping of a family's 41-year-old back yard in Raymus Village was torched by fireworks Sunday night with flames leaping more than 100 feet into the air.

July 07, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Gunmen fire into occupied vehicle

Two men wearing ski masks fired into an occupied vehicle parked at curbside Tuesday afternoon breaking out two rear side windows, police said.

July 07, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Shots fired into home

Manteca Police officers responded to a call at 10:42 p.m. Monday that multiple shots had been fired from a car into an occupied single family residence near Southside Park southwest of downtown

July 06, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Fourth of July fallout

It was a Fourth of July many years ago – I was only a kid of 12 who loved shooting off fireworks from the safe ones and not so safe. M80s were the ultimate in Southern California, but I limited myself to simple fire crackers that were actually hard to come by unless you drove into downtown Los Angeles where somebody would be on the street hawking imported crackers by the pack.

July 06, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


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3 generations of Sarina family visit their native Switzerland

It was a dream of a lifetime for William Sarina to once again visit his Swiss roots with his son Dennis and grandson Nathan in the Alpine countryside of the Confederation of Helvetica or Switzerland as it is commonly called today.

October 30, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


3,000+ homes for Ripon?

Ripon's North Pointe Specific Plan that envisions more than 3,000 homes will have its second public airing during a 6 p.m. Thursday workshop at the city council chambers.

October 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Grand jury called county’s best kept secret

It's been described as "one of our county's best kept secrets."

October 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Jump in skin cancer keeps Manteca dermatologist busy

Manteca's only dermatologist Clinton Prescott, Jr., M. D., openly welcomes competition from other skin specialists due to the volume of patients he sees in his practice during a given week at his Central Valley Dermatology practice near Doctors Hospital.

October 29, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Business


DHM presents first-hand mental illness forum

A special mental illness forum is set for Doctors Hospital of Manteca Wednesday from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center on the North Street campus.

October 28, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mobile home fire loss put at $105,000

Fire in a mobile home Sunday morning at the El Rancho Mobile Home Park, Space 38, in the 1800 block of East Yosemite Avenue resulted in a $70,000 loss to the structure and $35,000 to its contents, according to Manteca Fire Battalion Chief David Marques.

October 26, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mayor’s roast auction nets $13,000 for hall

Live and silent auctions were part of the well-attended roast for retiring Mayor Willie Weatherford Thursday night at the Manteca Senior Center netting some $13,000 for the building fund for a new VFW hall that will be built on Moffat Boulevard.

October 26, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon offers tales of ghosts, bones & tunnels

Ghost tales, finding of a skeleton in a downtown building, bones dug up in a residential section near the cemetery, and longtime rumors of tunnels underneath the business district will haunt Ripon on Halloween.

October 25, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


MPD makes $300K pot bust

Manteca Police scored their third major marijuana bust in less than 30 days when the SWAT team served a search warrant at 7 a.m. Thursday netting $300,000 worth of bagged marijuana buds.

October 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


COVERING DENHAM

Molly K. Hooper- a Capitol Hill staff writer for the respected Washington, D.C., publication "The Hill", interviewed Congressman Jeff Denham Wednesday morning in the Manteca Museum next to the desk of the late, longtime Manteca Congressman John J. McFall.

October 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon cops will knock if you leave car running

Ripon Police officers will be turning out in force throughout neighborhoods in the early morning hours looking for idling vehicles left unattended by their owners getting ready for work in an attempt to curb car and truck thefts in the community.

October 22, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Manteca prepares for Ebola

Doctors Hospital is on a fast track to train its staff in case the dreaded Ebola virus makes its way to Manteca and Ripon.

October 19, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


They doubled as CHP patrol officers

Being twins can be cool, especially when both are CHP traffic officers.

October 18, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Grenades found in Manteca storage unit

Two vintage hand grenades created something of an adrenaline rush when they were discovered Thursday evening by staff of a storage facility cleaning out an abandoned storage unit.

October 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FOLLOWING DAD

Dr. Jeffrey Becker got his start in dentistry in a first grade class at Nile Garden School 21 years ago when his dad and dentist Jim Becker used him to show his classmates the procedure of taking a "gooey" impression of his teeth in Ms. Robin Wilson's class.

October 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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