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Garden Club keeps Ripon beautiful

Colorful plant filled flower pots – 95 of them in all – dot the sidewalks of the Ripon downtown business district, thanks to the Ripon Garden Club in an effort led by two members, Gloria Black and Joan Azevedo.

November 19, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Sonora’s golden Christmas touch

SONORA - Sonora in the heart of the Gold Country with its historic main street and its colorful mom and pop stores along with many bed and breakfast opportunities is a great way to spend a pre-holiday weekend with a shopping trip in the equation.

November 18, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


Deputy retiring after almost 40 years

Deputy Les Gacia – a cops' cop – is retiring the end of December as the San Joaquin County Sheriff's public information officer after nearly four decades in law enforcement.

November 18, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two men attacked at Wells Fargo ATM

Two Manteca men – one 56 and the other 60 – were assaulted, pistol whipped and robbed at the Wells Fargo Bank in the 200 block of North Main Street and forced to take money out of their ATM accounts at about 8 p.m. Friday.

November 16, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Rust thwarts mail deliveries in Ripon

The mail must go through in spite of rain, wind and snow, it was once said. Rust, however, apparently wasn't in the equation.

November 15, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


2 DEATHS ON WOODWARD

Two Manteca brothers were killed riding motorcycles at a high rate of speed late Sunday afternoon after slamming into a roundabout.

November 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon ceremony honors veterans

The Veterans Wall with its names of Ripon servicemen, set the backdrop for the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars joint Veterans Day event outside the military museum at First Street and Locust Avenue in the community's downtown Friday morning at 11.

November 12, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Sierra picnic areas & restaurants

Many Bay Area folks head for the Sierra foothills in search of a picnic area to spend a one day trip to find the perfect respite at the end of their week. Some will make an arbitrary stop at the Burgess Family Jack Tone Fruit Stand at Highway 120 where they can stock up on fruits and vegetables and also find countless homemade pies to add to their menu.

November 11, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


BROCK ELLIOTT DAY

Charleen Carroll listened intently from her front row seat hearing memories and tributes to her brother Brock Elliott who was the first soldier to die in the Vietnam War from Manteca as some 800 students Thursday crowded into an outside assembly quad at the school named in the fallen Marine's honor.

November 11, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Veterans Day in Manteca, Ripon, Lathrop

Veterans Day commemoration activities take place today and Friday in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop.

November 10, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Police chase ends with arrest of Mantecan

Anthony Richard Tostado, 30, of Manteca led Ripon officers on a short pursuit up Jack Tone Road at 2:30 a.m. Saturday reaching speeds of some 90 miles per hour until his black Honda suffered a mechanical failure, causing him to pull to the side of the road just north of Clinton South Avenue – north of Ripon.

November 08, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


WHISKERS FOR CHARITY

Officers and associated personnel with the Ripon Police Department have set aside their razors for the benefit of Hospice of San Joaquin – many growing facial hair for the first time.

November 08, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Children’s Hospital plans satellite center

The Valley Children's Hospital of Madera is announcing building plans for a satellite medical center near Pelandale Road in Modesto – due partly to the "Color the Skies" hot air balloon event held in Ripon as a fund raiser for the some past 10 years organized by Jessica Coleman donating the sizeable proceeds to the hospital.

November 07, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon Leadership Academy at DHM

The Youth Vocational Leadership Academy was launched recently with Ripon community high school juniors and seniors visiting Doctors Hospital of Manteca where they heard from a number of department heads telling of their duties and their department's mission in the medical field.

November 07, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Propane sales fuel Semper Fi Fund donations

Ripon U.S. Marine veteran Rick Van Unen has always given back to his country.

November 03, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

Four Manteca youngsters are going to have a Christmas after all.

December 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


100 POUNDS OF STOLEN MAIL

It was a red letter day Tuesday for Manteca Police detective Aaron Montoya with the arrest of a 25-year-old couple with more than 100 pounds ...

December 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Making Christmas happen for a struggling family

The Manteca City Finance Department staff stepped up to provide a family of six along with two senior citizens – a 98-year-old woman and a man ...

December 20, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Driver flees DUI checkpoint, hits signal control box

A DUI checkpoint Friday night saw one motorist flee and head east from the 300 block of West Louise Avenue with two Manteca Police units ...

December 20, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Disruptive shopper escorted out of Wal-Mart during kids’ shopping event

A 59-year-old Tracy woman was escorted out to her car Saturday morning during the Manteca Police Department's toy shopping spree at Wal-Mart for allegedly ...

December 19, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


McDonald’s offers true blue respect

The McDonald's Restaurant at the corner of West Yosemite and Union Road presented a show of respect for Manteca Police officers and the "thin ...

December 19, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Deputies help Santa in Lathrop

Lathrop Police Services deputies, Sheriff Steve Moore and other deputies assigned throughout the county met with third grade children and their parents Wednesday morning and ...

December 17, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon gala marking beginning of 2017

A New Year's Eve gala is being planned at Ripon's Spring Creek Country Club in its spacious and elegant new clubhouse near the ...

December 16, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | LIVING IN 209


HOLIDAY AFFAIR

It was a true Family City event Wednesday evening as more than 250 people - many with deep roots in the community and newcomers alike - shared ...

December 15, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Doctors certified as primary stroke center

Doctors Hospital has been certified as a primary advanced stroke center.

December 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon seeks toys for pets for Christmas at city sheleter

The staff at the Ripon animal shelter is going the extra miles for the pets in its facility over Christmas through a "Pets for Paws ...

December 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Nativity scene vandals collared

Quick response by Ripon Police officers shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday resulted in the arrest of two men who allegedly trashed a Nativity Scene ...

December 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


HE’S A FIGHTER

Lathrop High teen Keannu Linnell is battling a malignant brain tumor.

December 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Bells of St. Mary’s brings couple back to church after 20 years

The "Bells of St. Mary's" dramatically ringing brought one couple back into their church family following an absence of 20 years.

December 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SHARING SPIRIT OF SEASON

Laughter filled the air in the small room off the main part of St. Anthony's School gymnasium on Friday as Sister Ann Venita and ...

December 10, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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