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MIRACLE BEAGLE PUPPY

It almost seemed like a reincarnation for a family who lost a pet of 15 years to an attacking pit bull last week to find a year old Beagle mix cuddled up on their front porch Saturday morning at the feet of a statue of the Virgin Mary.

March 17, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


$8 MILLION INVESTMENT

Earth grading on the site of the $8 million Central Valley Cancer Center was under way this week near the east end of Norman Drive just west of Spreckels Avenue.

March 16, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


RAISING THE ALARM

RIPON - Ripon's Mistlin Park was the scene Monday morning for the annual kickoff for a mission of honor and hope for a cancer cure for firefighters that is taking a single engine 20,000 miles zigzagging across the U.S. and Canada.

March 15, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Christian: 98% of grads go to college

RIPON - Promising that 98 percent of their grads will go on to college – 78 percent to four year schools – Ripon Christian High School is offering an open house Thursday night for interested parents and students to take a look at its curriculum.

March 14, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Education


RC High School athletics: Faith- based from start

RIPON - Ripon Christian High athletic director Joe Darretta is pumped up about his school's numerous extra-curricular endeavors.

March 13, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Tire firm battles catalytic convertor thefts

Customers of Priority Tire & Brake are getting something extra tossed in with services or tires they purchase - the etching of their license plate numbers on high-theft catalytic convertors.

March 12, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pit bull deemed dangerous in Bay Area kills Manteca dog on busy street

Shaking a dog less than half its size by the neck like a rag doll is what horrified witnesses described seeing as they drove and walked their children home from Joshua Cowell School on Pestana Avenue Thursday afternoon.

March 11, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Thermal imagers help Ripon Police check cars

RIPON - Auto burglaries are at a minimum in Ripon's Area 3 beat of mostly residential neighborhoods partly due to the fact the city's police officers use thermal imaging devices at night to seek out cars that have been recently driven into the area.

March 10, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Charter school back on track

A charter school that is patterned after Modesto's Great Valley Academy and its Integrated Visual Learning approach may yet become a reality in Manteca by the beginning of the next school year.

March 09, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Knitting hats for less fortunate folks

Linda Barnhizer was determined she was going to make knit hats for children and adults in Mexico despite past surgeries to her hands.

March 07, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Legion donates $350 to police dog fund

The Manteca Police Department's loss of one of their canines recently touched the heart of McFall-Grisham Post of the American Legion member Art Smith who served in Vietnam with his own canine partner.

March 06, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Man with wife on hood pleads guilty, judge says not acceptable

A 36-year-old man accused of attempting to kill his wife who hugged the hood of his car for some 45 minutes last Friday around midnight, told the court Thursday afternoon that he was guilty of all charges.

March 04, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Imfelds enjoy success in weak economy

RIPON - Marge and Bob Imfeld have made a mark in real estate and more importantly in the fabric of the Ripon community they have called home since they were first married in the mid-1960s.

March 04, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Money brings out the worst & best in folks

Two situations that involved green backs popped up this week: One good and another demonstrating a tad of attempted larceny.

March 03, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


2010: A very good year for McManis

RIPON - Ron and Jamie McManis have built their Ripon winery as an outgrowth of their marriage – expanding into every state in the country as well as foreign markets – in a love story that has continued to blossom.

March 02, 2011 | Glenn Kahl | BUSINESS


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Ripon bank robber gets 25 to life

A career criminal and bank robber who traumatized Ripon tellers in October of 2009 was sentenced Friday in Merced Superior Court to a term of ...

May 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Marissa’s Closet helped dreams come true for teen-age girls

Marissa McLeod lives on in the prom memories of thousands of girls who were able to enjoy the dance of their teen years thanks to ...

May 19, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


’When God says no 33 times’

Michele Franklin is a relatively young woman, a quadriplegic who uses her eyes to control her computer and communicate, saying she has learned so much ...

May 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


HEALTHY THANK-YOU

Doctors Hospital hosted a noontime barbecue for its staffers marking National Hospital Week welcoming doctors, nurses, nurses' aides, support staff, administrators and even police and ...

May 13, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doctors Hospital honoring nurses

Doctors Hospital of Manteca is celebrating Nurses Week now through May 12 - the day that marks the anniversary of the birth of the famous 19th ...

May 07, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


TOUGH FIGHT

Editor's note: This is the first in a series on Lou Gehrig's Disease - also known as ALS - detailing its effects on its victims ...

May 06, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


‘Spud’ MacDonald was an inspiration

For nearly 50 years this tiny "lady" worked behind the scenes in Ripon until she quietly passed away last week at 91.

May 04, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MHS fence falls toward residences

Firefighters responded Saturday morning to a partially collapsed 40-foot high chain link fence covered with ivy meant to protect mobile homes adjacent to the Manteca ...

May 02, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Colony Oak dealt with picketing

Colony Oak School classes often took place at Stouffer Park 25 years ago when teachers would take their students away from the ongoing construction and ...

April 28, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Colony Oak opening time capsule Thursday

Robert Prewitt - the first principal at Colony Oak School - said it was a quieter time in Ripon when the new school's students and staff ...

April 27, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon nabs suspects with help of fire chief

Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters was credited by police Lt. Steve Merchant for being the key in the arrest of three burglary suspects after they ...

April 25, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Ripon High among top 10%

Ripon High School has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as being among the top 10 percent of California's 2,399 high ...

April 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Arrest made in Manteca murder case

Jonotay Thomas, 19, the fourth suspect in the Oct. 16 murder in the 200 block of Jessie Avenue, was arrested Wednesday morning while standing on ...

April 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon man arrested in child pornography case

Ripon Police arrested Kevin Andrew McManis, 55, at his home shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday on a million dollar arrest warrant charging him with ...

April 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MOURNING A LOSS

Every evening Savannah Espinoza goes down to the Union Pacific Railroad tracks where they cross Yosemite Avenue in downtown Manteca.

April 20, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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