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Custodians in financial squeeze

A 17 percent increase in health insurance premiums on top of furlough days and a 13-minute time limit on cleaning classrooms has upset a number of Manteca Unified School District custodians.

September 05, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Balloon fete uplifting time for young & young at heart

RIPON - The opening day of the Color the Skies Over Ripon hot air balloon festival saw two special people climb into the baskets of separate balloons – one the 15-year-old poster boy for the event and the other an adventuresome 102-year-old grandmother.

September 05, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Police arrest third knifing suspect

A 17-year-old youth believed to be the subject who wielded the knife in a Thursday evening gang attack at Shasta Park was arrested by officers about 5:30 p.m. Friday at his home.

September 04, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Jensen running to take back her council seat

RIPON - Carolyn Jensen is in a race for one of two seats on the Ripon City Council hoping to get back to helping guide the city as she did for four years between 2000 and 2004.

September 04, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Politics


Aqua Pool & Spa complaints at 84

Formal complaints from homeowners, with partially completed Aqua Pool and Spa swimming pools, reached 84 on Thursday according to the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) staffers in Sacramento.

September 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | BUSINESS


Ripon Quarterback Club offers chances on Harley

RIPON - The Ripon Quarterback Club is on the road again to raise more funds for organized youth athletic programs in the community.

September 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Tracy Ford continues 40-year tradition

TRACY - Tracy Ford is now open for business taking over the dealership where Stan Morri and his sales and service staff offered the Ford product to residents of the Central Valley for over 40 years.

September 03, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | BUSINESS


Shasta gang rumble ends in knifing

A gang fight at Shasta Park ended with a knifing late Wednesday afternoon.

September 02, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police: Nude man using binoculars to spy on girls

RIPON - Ripon Police officers interrupted a nude Manteca man as he was allegedly watching young females using binoculars from a position on the bank of the Stanislaus River as he was observed committing a lewd act upon himself.

September 02, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Boy, 6, struck in crosswalk on West Atherton Drive

A six-year-old child walking with his dad and 4-year-old brother was hit by a car Monday shortly after 9 p.m. while the three of them were in a crosswalk on West Atherton Drive at Pagola Avenue near Veritas School.

September 01, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


The cry: Say no to stimulus

RIPON - The message was clear: Washington can keep its stimulus funds as Ripon can manage just fine on its own without help from "bankrupt" Uncle Sam.

August 31, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


50,000 toys going to kids free at Ripon balloon festival

RIPON - A total of 50,000 toys will be given away to children at this weekend's Color the Skies of Ripon hot air balloon festival, according to organizer Jessica Coleman.

August 31, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Uplifting weekend ahead in Ripon

It is not every day you meet someone with transparency of character where you feel you can almost feel their emotions and be close enough to touch their soul.

August 29, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Dog food plant = 100 jobs

RIPON - Diamond Dog Food is moving a manufacturing plant to Ripon.

August 28, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | BUSINESS


Seat belt crackdown catches cell phone users

A "click-it-or-ticket" effort by Manteca Police motor officers Friday had motorists being pulled over for not wearing their seat belts – catching others talking as well as texting on their cell phones.

August 28, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Ripon Police make DUI arrest, cite 15 driving without license

A Saturday night DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Jack Tone Road saw 441 vehicles funnel through the cone zone as officers checked for those under the influence as well as motorists without licenses to operate their cars and trucks.

December 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Police spread holiday cheer to homeless, needy kids & seniors

Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.

December 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


ALMOND BLOSSOM

Six Ripon High School teens and two girls from Ripon Christian High School and a senior from Connecting Waters Charter School make up the court of Almond Blossom Queen candidates for the 2015 edition of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce event.

December 14, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


A TIME TO HONOR

Ripon Rotary has given the community the gift of time.

December 13, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Retired school teacher is the Piano Man

David Strait is not only an accomplished educator but a man with a passion to serve the senior citizen community at Manteca's retirement communities by sitting at a keyboard during the dinner hour and playing.

December 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


The 21-gun tribute to Red Nutt

The passing of Ripon's former mayor and police chief Red Nutt meant many things to many people who saw his life's accomplishments as a gift to the community.

December 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Bicyclist struck by truck

The 41-year-old Manteca man who was struck by a truck on Yosemite Avenue at Airport Way Thursday evening received moderate injuries and was transported to San Joaquin County Hospital, according to Manteca Police Sgt. Rob Armosino.

December 07, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon’s gentle giant, Red Nutt, remembered

Riponites paid homage to their "gentle giant" of a leader Friday with a heart-and-soul tribute.

December 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Family switches on lights in honor of late daughter

The annual Hospice tree was lit for the 23rd time on Thursday evening with the memories of past family members fresh in the minds of a crowd of more than 100 onlookers outside Doctors Hospital.

December 05, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Chief chips in to help HOPE with cabinets

Hope Ministries on South Union Road will be getting a renovation to its kitchen soon due to a $5,000 donation from the Manteca Police Chief's Association.

December 04, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doctors Hospital to hold troop packing event Friday

Doctors Hospital is hosting a troop packing event in its conference room Friday at 3 p.m. in an effort to reach as many military men and women as possible over the holidays.

December 04, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Copper thieves, rain shut down Bank of America

It is probably the most unusual weather story in Manteca's history.

December 03, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


HE CAN HELP

Matt Soeth, 36, has been recognized with a national award for the work he has done in combating online bullying by other students.

December 03, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Copper thieves shut down Bank of America

Copper thieves forced the closure of the Bank of America Tuesday morning in Manteca as the theft of 14-foot copper down spouts on the sides of the facility caused water from the roof to flow into the bank's interior.

December 02, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


LET THERE BE LIGHT

The annual Ripon Christmas tree lighting set the mood for the season Monday night, drawing more than 200 people – mostly families – to Veterans' Memorial Park.

December 02, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


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