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A day in Manteca: Me & my shadow on various assignments

It was probably the best single learning experience of my life when a city editor in Southern California called over to me when I returned from a meeting saying I had 20 minutes to give him a 12-inch-long story on the city council meeting.

May 26, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon farmers market features chili cook-off

RIPON - A touch of Americana is part of the Ripon Farmers' Market this Thursday at 4 p.m. as the police and fire personnel challenge each other in a chili cook-off on Main Street with free samples for everyone.

May 25, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Nearly 1,000 say farewell to Manteca’s John Cambra

John Cambra was remembered by family and friends who filled St. Anthony's of Padna Catholic Church for his funeral mass Monday morning – many bringing their restored hotrods that he had a hand in rebuilding.

May 25, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Cambra going for one last cruise

John Cambra loved hot rods which makes it fitting that they will escort him on his final ride on earth.

May 22, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Police shot out tire to insure safety of officer

Manteca Police have determined an officer's shooting out of the tire of a vehicle being driven by an auto theft suspect was in the interest of a fellow officer's safety.

May 22, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Police fire shots to disable suspect’s car

A Manteca Police officer fired two rounds into the front right tire of a stolen vehicle Thursday morning after the suspects rammed a patrol unit and then threatened a detective with the vehicle.

May 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Fisher masters public speaking

One story assignment last week went into greater depth than I expected and left me in awe at the direction life has taken one Ripon resident who loves people and farming almost equally and has become an outstanding public speaker and criminal interviewer.

May 21, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon leader sees better days ahead for city budget

RIPON - Ripon city workers can breathe a little easier despite the proposed Ripon budget being out of balance by some $300,000.

May 20, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Politics


Fisher is spark plug behind farmer’s market

RIPON - Tara Fisher has done it all on the farm, made her mark as an outstanding student at University of California, Santa Cruz and served as a probation officer and unit supervisor in Santa Cruz County .

May 18, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Chevy dealers, CHP & United Way give away, install 250 car safety seats

Three different sizes of car seats were installed in parents' vehicles throughout much of the day Saturday at a CHP inspection station that was set up in the Best Buy parking lot adjacent to the Highway 120 Bypass at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

May 17, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


$8M cancer center for Manteca

An $8 million "state of the art" cancer center is on the horizon for Manteca under the name of Valley Cancer Center, Inc.

May 16, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


High flying cop cuts burglaries 64%

RIPON - The advent of the powered parachute "Air One" unit in Ripon is credited with helping cut residential burglaries in that community by 64 percent over 10 months compared to the same period last year.

May 15, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Dozen Ripon teachers losing their jobs

RIPON - Twelve Ripon Unified teachers have been notified of permanent layoffs this week because of the state's economic woes in supporting education.

May 14, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Driver pinned in truck accident on Roth Road near Sharpe Depot

Two eastbound truck and trailer rigs collided on Roth Road before noon Thursday sending one careening through the chain link fence bordering the north side of the former Sharpe Army Defense Depot and west of the main entrance.

May 14, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Jake’s in Ripon offers friendly service along with tea, coffee & sandwiches

RIPON - Jake Parks truly cares about the people who walk through his front door evidenced by his efficiency and his outgoing personality – enjoying mostly the face-to-face interaction with customers when they walk up to his counter.

May 13, 2010 | Glenn Kahl | BUSINESS


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Newcomer talked out of running for Ripon council

Educator Shane Smith is on the ballot for the Nov. 4 vote for Ripon City Council election even though he says he has been talked out of running because he is relatively new to the community.

September 28, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Food bank aims for $60K via Internet voting

"Fight Hunger, Spark Change" is the theme of the current online voting contest that could give the San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties Food Bank in Manteca a $60,000 prize courtesy of Walmart.

September 27, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca steps up to help 19-year-old bury his mother

Manteca is rallying to help 19-year-old Jose Maltez.

September 27, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Man faces indecent exposure charges

Lathrop detectives arrested Esteban Diaz, at his Modesto home Thursday morning, for alleged indecent exposure to four young girls over the past year near two elementary schools.

September 26, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Delta student nurses learn at Doctors Hospital

Delta College nursing students are learning hospital procedures at Doctors Hospital of Manteca as they work the floor under their instructor Melissa Black and observe active procedures with registered nurses and patients.

September 26, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Present for Santa: A new hut

One more Eagle Scout is expected to take flight soon with the completed construction of a new, mostly steel Santa's House that will be used during the Christmas season at the corner of Yosemite Avenue and Main Street in downtown Manteca.

September 25, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Drug drop-offs Saturday in Manteca, Ripon & Lathrop

A CVS Pharmacy used drug collection receptacle has been mounted permanently into the floor of the Manteca Police Department's front lobby for the convenience of the public, according to Capt. Charlie Goeken.

September 25, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Son wants to bury his mom

His mom was known to "dance on the tracks."

September 24, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


3-year-old falls from second story window

A 3-year-old girl fell 13 feet from an upstairs window Saturday afternoon to the concrete below, landing on her feet.

September 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Bomb blast prompts Ripon police calls

Residents in the northeastern section of Ripon flooded a police dispatcher with calls shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night after hearing what they described as a bomb blast near a church and adjacent park in the 300 block of Boesh Avenue.

September 23, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Can their neighborhood be saved?

A group of moms are demanding changes in their central east Manteca neighborhood after what happened to 11-year-old Hunter Davis and his sibling. They want it cleaned up and they are looking to the Manteca Police and City of Manteca to make that happen.

September 22, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


WATCHING TV IS LIFESAVER

What one Ripon seventh grader learned watching TV may have saved another student's life.

September 20, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DOUBLING DOWN

Tim and Matt Niblett can easily be referred to as the "Whiz Kids" of Ripon Unified School District having soared from kindergarten through high school and are now on the verge of receiving similar doctorate degrees.

September 20, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Photograph lands festival honor

A huge flock of Snow Geese was captured in flight by Bulletin advertising director Chuck Higgs who won a first place ribbon for his entry in the Lodi Grape Festival.

September 19, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Homeless man faces charge of knifing worker, stealing bicycle

A K-Mart loss prevention officer was allegedly knifed in the neck by a 61-year-old homeless man Tuesday evening as he was attempting to stop the man from taking a bicycle out the front door of the Northgate Drive store.

September 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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