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Cops thwart bank takeover

A bank takeover robbery planned just the night before at a party after the alleged participants complained they were all broke was derailed in a dramatic confrontation in a quiet neighborhood on the edge of downtown Manteca.

April 09, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Firefighters come to rescue of dying trees at school

RIPON - Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters saw the parched landscaping at Ripon's newest elementary school and stepped up to the plate to meet the problem head on.

April 08, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Quick, articulate grandmother on cutting edge at 84 years

Ursula Belaski is an amazing woman.

April 07, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Farmer gets free flowers for donning a dress

RIPON - It wasn't as much about getting free flowers as it was putting together a good laugh.

April 07, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Rotary Club presents third graders in Ripon Unified with their own dictionaries

It's one more year that the Ripon Rotary Club has provided all the third graders in the Ripon Unified School District with fully illustrated McMillan Children's Dictionaries.

April 04, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Target theft suspects followed to Ross store; police recover swiped property, stolen check

Danielle M. Smith, 24, of Manteca, was tracked from the Manteca Target Store near Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue to the Ross store at Daniels Street and Airport Way Friday afternoon before she was arrested on charges of theft, possession of stolen property and possession of a stolen check.

April 04, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Mantecan in jail charged with second auto theft

A Manteca inmate in county jail awaiting formal sentencing for auto theft was given extra charges this week due to a diligent community service officer in Tracy who took extensive fingerprints inside a stolen car.

April 03, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Parolee-at-large arrested in vehicle reported stolen

Parolee-at-large Eric Law Jr, 25, of Manteca was arrested at about 2:30 p.m. Monday after he was seen getting into a reported stolen vehicle parked in the 700 block of North Grant Street.

April 03, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Doctors’ emergency room goes ‘paperless’ to speed up service

Doctors Hospital hopes to reduce emergency room waiting times with new state-of-the art technology put in place this week – focusing on organization.

April 03, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Seniors Night Out brings community together

It was a complete pork dinner for the senior citizen community Friday night at just $3 a plate at what is being called "Seniors Night Out."

April 02, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Police seize 229 pot plants growing in Manteca home

Manteca Police found a pot garden on the second floor of a Chadwick Square home in northwest Manteca Tuesday afternoon that yielded 229 mature plants and 75 younger seedlings.

April 01, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Delivery truck, Manteca motor officers chase DUI suspect onto Highway 99

A 74-year-old Lathrop man, reportedly seen driving erratically Tuesday morning, was followed onto Highway 99 by a delivery van driver and arrested by motorcycle officers for driving under the influence, police said.

April 01, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


VE Day dance leads to 60 years of marriage

Love was in the air in San Francisco at the Marines' Memorial Club on Sutter Street – the love between a husband and a wife and the many friends they had fostered during their years together.

March 31, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Eagle Scout project collects kids’ DNA

RIPON - Eagle Scout candidate Quinn McMurtrey, 14, put together a program with the help of the Polly Klaas Foundation to collect DNA samples for families for possible emergency use in locating lost children.

March 31, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca officers escort fallen Oakland comrade

Five Manteca motorcycle officers joined the police escort Friday morning for the fallen Oakland officer from Tracy - Sgt. Mark Dunakin - leading his funeral procession to the Bay Area services at Oracle Stadium.

March 28, 2009 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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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


Adults face charges in death of 11-year-old

The adults who were in the Magna Terra home just north of Doctors Hospital where 11-year-old Hunter Davis was shot in the head, were arrested by Manteca Police officers Tuesday afternoon and charged with child endangerment and criminal storage of a firearm, according to the Sheriff's website.

September 17, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Off-duty, retired cops take down suspect

An alleged truck thief was in the wrong place at the wrong time Monday not realizing he was about to run into three casually dressed law enforcement veterans in his effort to flee from a mad farmer shortly before 3:30 p.m.

September 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


120 Bypass crash victim named

Lau'ray Thomas was the 16-year-old teen who was killed in the Highway 120 Bypass crash and fire that consumed her grandmother's car when it was hit from behind at about 3 p.m. Saturday in the slowed eastbound lanes midway between Main Street and Highway 99.

September 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FIERY DEATH ON BYPASS

A front seat teen passenger in her grandmother's late model Mercury Sable died in a horrific car fire on the Highway 120 Bypass near Highway 99 shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday.

September 15, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


BLUE MASS

A first responders' blue mass was celebrated Thursday morning at St. Anthony's Catholic Church honoring those who put their lives on the line every day for the communities they serve.

September 12, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doctors Hospital opens wound center

Manteca's new Wound Center was the focal point of the Chamber of Commerce weekly coffee Wednesday morning and a dream come true for Kathy McKenzie, a longtime employee of Doctors Hospital of Manteca.

September 11, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


NUTS ABOUT BOATS

Paul Lagier and his late father Fred have had a lifelong passion for building boats in their back yards - 44 of them - with the latest about to be towed out of his almond orchard enroute to the docks at the Port in Stockton.

September 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Homeless reach for ‘gun’ during encounter

Two squatters inside shuttered offices in the 200 block of Oak Street Tuesday morning were playing with fate when one of them reached for a replica of a real semi-automatic hand gun as Manteca Police officers entered the darkened office area where they were reportedly sitting on the floor.

September 10, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


ROOT CANAL SPECIALIST

A newly established dental office in Manteca is dealing specifically with root canals.

September 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Business


11-year-old boy shot in head

A double shooting in a Manteca neighborhood Sunday morning left an 11-year-old boy near death and his 17-year-old brother suffering from a shoulder wound.

September 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Who’s looking out for kids roaming Manteca’s streets?

If you met Hunter Davis, he'd strike you as a typical 11-year-old boy.

September 09, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


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