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Ripon VFW raising funds for new roof

Ripon's veterans need a new roof on their Post 1051 home – the leaky one just won't do any longer.

July 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Rotarians serve 150 youth breakfast

One young lady – a teen attending be.tech academy – stood out at the Manteca Boys & Girls Club breakfast Thursday as some 150 children were being served their ham, eggs and pancakes by Manteca Rotarians.

July 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


MPD makes 4 arrests in armed robberies

Four suspected armed robbers were arrested less than three hours apart for holding up the Express Food Mart at gunpoint in the 2100 block of West Yosemite and the Subway sandwich shop in the 1200 block of West Yosemite Avenue.

July 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


MANTECA SUCCESS STORY

It was a "Night of Hope" and some tears as well Thursday evening at the MRPS Hall.

July 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon resident kept airliners flying safe

Air traffic control duties are often tedious for some computer operators because of the different sleep patterns that controllers are forced to endure due to the timing of shifts around the clock.

July 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DHM Auxiliary awards scholarships

The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxilary has once again drained its treasury for the benefit of college students in their medical pursuits in a variety of protocols handing out their annual scholarships.

July 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


RIPON LIVESTOCK BOOSTERS

Four Ripon FFA standouts received college scholarships Saturday night in recognition of their accomplishments in the ag community before a packed house at the Ripon Livestock Boosters 42nd Annual Appreciation Barbecue held at the Ripon Community Center.

July 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DUI crash at Cottage Ave. stop sign

A three vehicle collision Tuesday morning at Lathrop Road and Cottage Avenue destroyed a '90s Buick and sent its 38-year-old Manteca driver to jail on DUI charges.

July 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pair arrested for 12+ store robberies

Two men have been arrested by Modesto Police for a string of more than a dozen armed robberies of convenience stores from mid-May until the end of June in Manteca and Stanislaus County.

July 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Neighborhood kids celebrate Mayberry style

It was "Mayberry" in one small residential court in the heart of Ripon on the Fourth.

July 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


CORN OIL & GRAIN FIRE

A massive industrial blaze in French Camp Sunday morning – involving 1,500 gallons of crude corn oil and tons of grain – sent heavy black smoke into the air for hours that could be seen as far away as Oakdale some 40 miles to the east

July 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Chili cook off helps feed struggling families

Second Harvest Food Bank's annual Chili Pot Cook Off is Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Manteca Transit Center on Moffat Boulevard from 5 until 8 p.m.

July 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Car club visits Chesapeake Landing for breakfast

The members of Manteca's Central Valley Early Iron Car Club made a difference at a recent "Men's Breakfast" at the Chesapeake Landing 55-and-over community on River Road in Ripon's north side when they arrived with their line of restored cars and trucks to add another flavor to the early morning treat for the women who didn't have to cook that day.

July 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Youth can draw inspiration from Komenich

Hardly a student at Manteca High School knows anything about Kim Komenich today - I know, as I continue to ask those I meet at the school and on the street with them answering, "Who?"

July 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Children’s Hospital Gets top ranking

Valley Children's Hospital in Madera – supported by Balloons Over Ripon – has been ranked by the U.S. News and World Report magazine has been ranked best in the nation in pediatric, orthopedics, pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, pediatric gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery.

July 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Ripon Police chief nabs fleeing suspect

Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde got his man as one of two suspects fled into an almond orchard Wednesday morning after officers made a traffic ...

October 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


From calling in prep games to Super Bowls

Ron Agostini ended up covering four Super Bowls after starting his career in sports journalism as a teen by calling in high school football stories ...

October 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


St. Anthony’s Father Ramirez passes away

Fr. Jairo Ramirez, a popular priest among the parishioners of the Hispanic community of St. Anthony's Church in Manteca collapsed and died Saturday night ...

October 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon 911 car show attracts 140 entries

It was the donut and the cup of coffee on the dashboard of a restored Los Angeles Police car that drew attention to LA officer ...

October 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pickup slams into tree on North Main Street

Two people went to the hospital at about 3:20 a.m. Monday with serious injuries after their pickup truck crashed into a tree after ...

October 09, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Motorcycle-sedan crash closes N. Main

A young motorcycle rider was thrown some 50 feet from his bike in a collision with a sedan in the 600 block of North Main ...

October 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


There’s no place like home

I'm writing this piece at more than 30,000 feet above Texas on my way home to Ripon and Manteca.

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


GREAT WOLF ON THE PROWL

Is Great Wolf Lodge casting its lot with Manteca?

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Valencia new ops manager for food bank

Rudy Valencia is the new operations manager for Second Harvest Food Bank.

October 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Car crash kills 3-year-old Ripon boy on Highway 17

Stevie Merchant, 3. was killed in a grinding three vehicle rear-end crash just before 1 p.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of Highway 17 ...

October 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon emergency vehicle car show Saturday

It's been 27 years since the Ripon Police Department and the Menlo Park Police Department first started hosting their annual emergency vehicle car show ...

October 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Motorist dies in collision

An elderly motorist was killed and two others received moderate to minor injuries in a Saturday evening T-bone collision in the 200 block of North ...

October 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Jury finds handyman guilty in Sierra High grad’s death

Handyman Richard Watkins, 56, was found guilty this week of the first degree murder of 22-year-old Sierra High School grad Kelly Marelich and leaving her ...

September 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ground breaks for Colony Oak School upgrades

Ground has officially broken on the Ripon Unified multi-million dollar effort to modernize Colony Oak Elementary School on Murphy Road.

September 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Operation Lifesaver: Keeping safety on track

The Union Pacific Railroad's Safety Train rumbled back and forth through Manteca for three hours Tuesday morning.

September 27, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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