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Ripon Grange’s roots go deep in community

Setting their tables for one more Almond Blossom Festival Breakfast, the Ripon Grange has a long and colorful history dating back to the mid-1930s in the midst of the Great Depression.

February 15, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Doctors Hospital Auxiliary offering scholarships from gift shop profits

Thousands and thousands of dollars have been doled out over the years to college students in health career majors by the Doctors Hospital Auxiliary from the profits in the group's gift shop.

February 14, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ride for Music bike ride Saturday in Ripon

RIPON - All riders are welcome to participate in the inaugural "Ride for the Music" bicycle run from under the arches on Stockton Avenue in downtown Ripon on Saturday that is expected to draw some 100 riders.

February 14, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


BUILDING ON LOVE

Cupid hit his mark 25 years ago with Vince and Stephanie Hobbs, a couple connected by heart and soul with a twinkle in their eyes.

February 14, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Grange hosting Almond Blossom breakfast Feb. 23

The first almond tree was planted where the Ripon Grange Hall now stands on the corner of Milgeo and Ripona avenues, securing its place during the city's signature weekend.

February 14, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


$1,000 Ripon Library challenge

Former water company owner Harrison Gibbs wants to help expand reference books at the Ripon Library.

February 12, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Ripon car stop yields four arrests for various charges

It was a simple case of expired registration that sent four Modesto residents to jail Saturday afternoon on a variety of charges from possession of drugs to destruction of evidence.

February 12, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


See you later, alligator!

EDITOR'S NOTE: Ripon's Pinky Hawes died unexpectedly Friday following complications from an elective surgery in the Bay Area. Hawes was widely known in the Ripon community for her contributions to children, to education, to her church, to her family and to sports activities. Funeral services are tentatively set for Wednesday at Deegan Funeral Home in Ripon. The following is a column about her life that appeared in The Bulletin some six years ago shortly after her retirement.

February 10, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


QUILT OF HONOR

The little hands of kindergartners made special imprints on quilt squares Thursday afternoon in Kim Zuidervaart's class, all for a "Quilt of Honor" for U.S. troops.

February 10, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


NEW CANCER CENTER

The Valley Cancer Medical Center is nearly completed and will open Friday, Feb. 22, after 18 months of construction in the 1100 block of Norman Drive just west of Spreckels Avenue.

February 08, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


ALMOND BLOSSOM HOPEFULS

The six candidates reaching for the crown of the 51st Almond Blossom Queen told Rotarians of their individual plans for the future Wednesday and where they hoped to be in the next 10 years.

February 08, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


HELPING HOMELESS TEEN

Les Riley at age 93 still wants to make a difference.

February 06, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca owners warm-up vehicles to help car thieves

Warming up a vehicle in the morning has been responsible for nearly half of all vehicle thefts in Manteca this winter.

February 06, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Essays helps select first queen in 1963

The crowning of the first Almond Blossom Queen, Cathy Christensen, took place the second day of the festival in 1963, according to records in the Ripon Museum.

February 06, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


SHE WAS THE QUEEN BEE

It has been a journey through more than 40 years of Almond Blossom Festivals in Ripon for Carol (Weststeyn) Madsen and longtime Police Chief Red Nutt.

February 05, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


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Police arrest man suspected of seeking sex with minor

Baljeet Gill, 23, was arrested by Manteca Police undercover officers on Monday for communicating with a minor for sexual purposes.

January 17, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


THEY LEFT THEIR MARKS

Marion and Mona Elliott are definitely woven into the fabric of Manteca.

January 17, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Convicted murderer fires attorney at sentencing

Convicted murderer Richard Howard Watkins, 56, fired his defense attorney in a surprise move Tuesday at his sentencing prompting his hearing to be delayed until ...

January 17, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


The purr-fect reunion

"Franny the Cat" disappeared from the home of Manteca residents Kathy and Bob Siebler 21 months ago on May 26, 2016.

January 16, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


A rock-ing good time at Woodward Park

A group of "Rockers" took over Woodward Park early Sunday afternoon for a scavenger style hunt for hidden, artistically painted rocks of every description left ...

January 16, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Train strikes, kills homeless man on tracks

A 28-year-old Manteca homeless man died after being struck by a train on the Union Pacific tracks between Powers Avenue and the BMX course.

January 15, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


RIPON’S DEEP ROOTS

Ripon's rich history served as the theme Thursday for kickoff dinner party for the 56th Ripon Almond Blossom Festival.

January 12, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Their father came to Manteca from Crete

Editor's note: An occasional series on the people who have helped build Manteca as the city gets ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ...

January 12, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MENDOSA’S MENSWEAR

Editor's note: An occasional series on the people who have helped build Manteca as the city gets ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ...

January 11, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ticketed at 18 mph above limit

Complaints about traffic speeding on Woodward Avenue east of Airport Way have not fallen on deaf ears.

January 10, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Dinner Thursday kicks off 2018 Almond Blossom Festival events

Six Almond Blossom Festival queen candidates from Ripon High and Ripon Christian High will speak Thursday night at Spring Creek Country Club during the Ripon ...

January 10, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


HE LED THE LANCERS

Editor's note: An occasional series on the people who have helped build Manteca as the city gets ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ...

January 09, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


THERE FOR BIRTH OF HOSPITAL

Editor's note: An occasional series on the people who have helped build Manteca as the city gets ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ...

January 06, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mantecans banded together to launch hospital

The late Bill Perry - a Manteca real estate broker - became the president of the South San Joaquin County Hospital Association in 1955 when there was ...

January 06, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Bea Bowlsby: The grand lady of downtown

Editor's note: An occasional series on the people who have helped build Manteca as the city gets ready to celebrate the 100th anniversary of ...

January 04, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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