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Packed house savors Ripon Arts League concert

It was a packed house Tuesday night in the Ripon High multipurpose room with the Ripon Arts League hosting the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band with some 400 in attendence.

September 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Unified saves taxpayers $1.5 million

The refinancing of a portion of the Ripon Unified School District's general obligation bonds by taking advantage of historically low interest rates is saving its taxpayers some $1.5 million.

September 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Teen saves boy’s life

Lathrop High student Valerie Villanueva saved the life of an 11-year-old Manteca boy on Saturday drawing on the CPR training she learned in her ROP health class.

September 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


RIPON TRADITION

A century of Ripon High football and all of its traditions were celebrated Thursday evening when current players and alumni that also wore red and white on the gridiron broke bread together in the high school multi-purpose room.

September 16, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


120 nursey big hit with Bay Area folks

Cactus is catching on in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

September 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Woman shopper assaulted, robbed in Walmart lot

A 19-year-old woman shopper was assaulted inside her car shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday by two men in the Walmart shopping center parking lot in the 1200 block of South Main Street as she was placing her purchases inside her vehicle.

September 15, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon agency helps solve crimes in 42 counties

Criminologists based in Ripon help law enforcement solve crimes in 42 California counties.

September 14, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Historical Society backers gather for summer social

It was a congenial mix of 220 plus Mantecans attending the Manteca Historical Society and Museum Sunday afternoon during the organization's annual barbecue and ice cream social conducted at the Manteca Transit Center.

September 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Fire causes $410K loss at Park Place Apartments

A fire at Park Place Apartments on Crom Street west of Union Road near the Manteca Golf Course on Tuesday morning caused $350,000 in structural damage and destroyed $60,000 worth of content.

September 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


String of Ripon auto burglaries end with arrests

It was by chance that Ripon Police officers broke a chain of auto burglaries when they responded to a call of a man yelling at a woman and chasing her on foot down Roxie Drive.

September 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon VFW Auxiliary rolling out glamour ‘girls’

A comic fashion show is part of the Ripon Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary evening gala on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Ripon Post located at Olive Avenue and West Ripon Road.

September 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Fire Chief’s Foundation car show set Sept. 23

The Manteca Fire Chief's Fourth Annual Car Show is expecting 60 entrants when it takes place Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Station 4 on Lathrop Road west of Union Road adjacent to the Del Webb at Woodbridge neighborhood.

September 11, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Pepper spray used to rob jewelry store

It was a jewelry store heist that took a little more than 30 seconds.

September 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Aw, nuts! Almond load spills in Ripon

A load of almonds on the way to a hulling operation in Ripon from the John Van Till ranch in Manteca dumped half of its load – 20,000 pounds in all – from the rear trailer onto Jack Tone Road just north of West Main Street in Ripon at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

September 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FAMILY SCIENCE NIGHT

Science experiments are on tap for parents and students alike in 18 classrooms Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. at Colony Oak Elementary School during the districtwide Ripon Unified Family Science Night for kindergarten through sixth grade students.

September 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Ripon Scouts conduct canned food drive this coming Saturday

The Ripon Boys Scouts are knocking on doors to help feed the hungry.

November 01, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Park View shares Halloween with neighbors

A seven-foot-tall black bear – someone in a costume of course – led a parade of 450 Park View Elementary School students Tuesday morning through Ripon's ...

October 31, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doggone interesting scarecrow wins Ripon contest

Ripon Animal Hospital in old historic Downtown Ripon was the "people's choice" winner in the Ripon Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow contest.

October 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon High band playing at DC events

The 32-member Ripon High School Marching Band is one of four picked from throughout the nation to play in Washington, D.C., on Veterans Day ...

October 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


RIPON HIGH RETIRES CANNON

The 175 millimeter cannon that graced Ripon High football games for 26 years near the stadium's eastern goal posts where it fired a single ...

October 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Rotarians in final push to eradicate polio

By GLENN KAHL

October 27, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Police bust turns up 1,100 pieces of stolen mail

Ripon Police broke up a suspected mail theft ring thanks to a call from a grocery store about a suspicious check presented by a customer ...

October 27, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Police seize quarter pound of meth

A quarter pound of methamphetamine was taken off the street Wednesday afternoon by officers of the Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit with the arrest of ...

October 26, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca woman risked her life to save another

Stephanie Moreno of Manteca was presented the coveted Andrew Carnegie Award on Tuesday by Stockton Area CHP Captain Barry Koenig for saving a man as ...

October 26, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Watts Equipment celebrates 50 years of success

Watts Equipment celebrated 50 years this month in the forklift business.

October 25, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Teen ‘doughboys’ pose for World War I mural

Doughboys of World War I fame were pinned down in a "trench" Saturday to provide artist Dale Gordon the opportunity to create a scene he ...

October 24, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


46 Ripon students perfect in state proficiencies

Forty-six Ripon Unified School District students earned perfect scores on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress.

October 23, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


KYOTO-RIPON EXCHANGE

Forty-five Japanese exchange students from the Kyoto, Japan's Gakven High School spent four days attending Ripon High classes and living with host families.

October 23, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


MANTECA CALENDAR GIRLS

The "Centennial Calendar" unveiling party at the Manteca Senior Center Friday night was a blockbuster hit.

October 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


GETTING READY FOR THE ‘BIG ONE’

There was no ducking under desks.

October 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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