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Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival

The annual Mary Lou Tornell Art Show opened Monday afternoon as part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Almond Blossom Festival drawing some 42 entries in acrylics, pastels, pencils, charcoals and water colors that can be viewed this week in the Ripon Community Center on Fourth Street.

February 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Hotel reducing rates for evacuees from S. Manteca

The Hampton Inn at Orchard Valley was ready for flood evacuees from south of Manteca after officers went door to door asking rural residents to leave their homes due to the possibility of levee breaks along the San Joaquin River.

February 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


55th annual Grange Breakfast Saturday

The 55th annual Ripon Grange Almond Blossom Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 10 a.m., at the Grange Hall, 827 Ripona Ave., at the corner of Milgeo Avenue.

February 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Rotary honors two Kiwanians

Chuck Crutchfield and Steve DeBrum – both longtime Kiwanis members – were surprised at a 100-year Rotary Foundation celebration Thursday night at Spring Creek Country Club with prestigious Paul Harris Awards.

February 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Winds play havoc with trees, traffic

Fire Departments in Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon were busy Friday with endless calls about fallen trees and downed power lines caused by the extreme wind conditions.

February 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two Ripon fifth graders battle cancer

The yearly "Elegant Edibles" fundraiser at Ripon's Weston School set for 6 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the Ripon Community Center will also help two fifth grade boys fighting cancer.

February 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Weather, floods force ACE into limited service today & Monday

Following a three-day interruption of rail service due to weather conditions, the Altamont Corridor Express continues limited service today and Monday with full resumption of service expected by next Tuesday.

February 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SUICIDAL MAN SHOT ON 99

A suicidal man who apparently wanted police to shoot him walked onto southbound Highway 99 near the Lathrop Road overcrossing Wednesday morning setting up a confrontation that led to him advancing on officers while refusing to drop a knife. He was shot after a Taser failed to stop him.

February 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


29 YEARS SERVING & PROTECTING

Nick Obligacion recalled answering a newspaper ad in 1988 for a deputy sheriff position in Monterey County as he was stepping down last week as Manteca's police chief.

February 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doctors Hospital auxiliary offering scholarships

The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are seeking applications for their medical scholarships to help fund college tuitions from the profits of their gift shop in the hospital lobby.

February 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SJ RIVER RESCUE

Lathrop Manteca firefighters rescued a 53 year-old Manteca man Monday afternoon who ended up floating two miles downstream on the swollen San Joaquin River while standing on a fallen tree.

February 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Woman hit in head with baseball bat

A baseball bat assault to the head left a woman in her late 20s unconscious and bleeding at the edge of the 200 block of McNary Circle shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday.

February 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Burglars hit Norman Drive pharmacy

Striplin Pharmacy was burglarized in the predawn hours Thursday of thousands of dollars in prescription medications by two men who broke into the main building and then busted through the front door of the drug store and gift shop in the 1100 block of Norman Drive.

February 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Sarah Shipherd vying for Almond Blossom crown

Sarah Shipherd, 16, and her brother Kenton, 22, have grown to be very close saying they have similar personalities and often think the same thing at the same time.

February 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mormon settlement led to Ripon

The seeds for the Ripon community were planted along the Stanislaus River following a short-lived settlement established in 1846 when a group of Mormons planted crops of wheat on land near the confluence of the Stanislaus and San Joaquin rivers that they named New Hope.

February 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


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Articles By Author - Glenn Kahl


Man dies in solo accident on Union

A 31-year-old motorist was killed at 1 a.m. Friday when his southbound '90s Ford pickup and camper slammed into a tree in the 700 ...

April 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MONEY & BUSINESS VALUES

The Schullerville Daily News is the talk of the classroom at Ripon Christian Elementary School with fourth grade student Isaiah Berghorst serving as its publisher ...

April 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Local doctor had role in polio fight

Polio is all but eradicated around the world - except for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

April 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


ANOTHER REASON TO CUT WEEDS

A homeless man who started a fire in weeds as high as 18 inches in a bid to cook eggs Tuesday underscored the stakes in ...

April 05, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Gunfire empties BLD stadium; shooter arrested

The sound of gunfire and at least one shattered window at the Big League Dreams sports complex prompted the evacuation of upwards of 600 players ...

April 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


8 years for drug sales

A 26-year-old Manteca man was sentenced to over 8 years in prison for possession of ecstasy (MDMA) with intent to distribute the drug.

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Farm worker hit in drive-by shooting

West Ripon Road rancher Gary Aksland voiced his anger about a drive by shooting that injured a worker Saturday at 11 a.m. on his ...

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Party ends with man shot in Manteca

A 29-year-old Manteca man was shot in the stomach at 3 a.m. Sunday at the conclusion of a party in a home in the ...

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


ANSWERING THE CALL

It was a spirited First Responders' Day Saturday in Ripon with a crowd of some 300 community members gathering at the Ripon Consolidated Fire Station ...

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


BOOK EXCHANGE: MANTECA SUCCESS STORY

The Manteca Book Exchange has turned over thousands of books and CDs for readers in the community for the past 24 years – each having been ...

March 31, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Food bank purchases 2nd warehouse

The Second Harvest Food Bank has outgrown its present site and is adding a second 22,000-square-foot warehouse with three loading docks located to the ...

March 31, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Golden Arches sign of safe haven for kids

The San Joaquin County District Attorney and McDonald's restaurants have set up a partnership to keep kids safe as they are returning home from ...

March 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Jorgensen runs 13.6 miles pursuing her dream

Connie Jorgensen - the 70-year-old curator of the Clarence Smit Memorial Museum in Ripon - has spent the past five month training for the Modesto Marathon.

March 29, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon walking to thank first responders

Police and firefighters in Ripon are the focus of the inaugural First Responders Day this coming Saturday that starts at 8 a.m. with an ...

March 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Gun drawn on DHM employee arriving for work

A Doctors Hospital employee had a gun put to her head by a man demanding her vehicle as she was reporting for work at 5 ...

March 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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