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Near tragedy drives home drinking dangers

Life saving memories and fleeting words of caution are often shared at the Every 15 Minutes program every year during the two-day event at Manteca High's Gus Schmiedt Field. This year was no different.

May 04, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


TELLING STORY OF THE L-19

A young Vietnamese boy owed his life to U.S. Army pilots who rescued him from a dusty trail where he had been left for dead after being clubbed in the head by Viet Cong soldiers.

May 02, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


He’s never missed a day during 13 years

Ryan Shaw hasn't missed a day of school in 13 years.

May 01, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Planet Party Day for 2,000 sixth graders

It was party day Thursday for some 2,000 Manteca Unified School District sixth graders.

May 01, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Education


b.successful

The Manteca Police Chief Foundation awarded $2,600 in scholarships to Manteca Unified b.tech Academy students enrolled in Culinary Arts, First Responders and Industrial Arts.

April 30, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Hospital volunteers honored

Margaret Miller of Doctors Hospital has mentored hospital volunteers for more than 20 years and is continually looked up to by the group of the some 80 women and men.

April 30, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Judge Agbayani and 1.8 seconds

Judge Tony Agbayani has quite a right hook when it comes to driving home to high school seniors the serious consequences of drinking and climbing behind the wheel.

April 28, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Hobbs earns coveted Ripon JROTC honor

The coveted, nearly four feet high, Audie Murphy Trophy went to JROTC cadet Captain T.J. Hobbs at the annual Ripon High JROTC awards ceremony and banquet for the Indian Battalion.

April 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


A bad decision in 1.8 seconds

Lives are changed dramatically in every fatal drinking and driving crash.

April 25, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Education


EVERY 15 MINUTES

The death of a friend and major injuries suffered by others as they walked along East Highway 120 from a bonfire last year were fresh on the minds of many students as they watched this year's Every 15 Minutes at the Manteca High stadium

April 24, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Education


Police seize pot-laced Fruit Loops

Mint Cannabis infused breath mints sold for $10.

April 23, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Realtors award four $500 scholarships

Four scholarships were handed out Tuesday morning by the Central Valley Realtors Association to four seniors – two from Manteca High and two from Ripon High – instead of just one.

April 23, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


JOB WELL DONE

A dynamic "Hooah!" literally rocked the walls of the Ripon Community Center by gathered battalion troops – past and present – of the Ripon High JROTC, leaving little doubt how they felt about their retiring Lt.Col. Patrick Dunn.

April 21, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Thieves lead police on high speed chase

Two men led Manteca Police on a high speed pursuit out of the Burlington Coat Factory about 9 p.m. Saturday with clothing they had allegedly taken from the department store on South Main Street.

April 21, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Arrests made for copper cutting

Vigilant neighbors spotted a man and a woman cutting up copper wire and tubing in the 900 block of Yolo shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday and called 911.

April 17, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


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Ripon High graduates 195 seniors

Ripon High School twins were an inspiration to each other throughout their four years of high school – along with their "mom" who was always there for them – urging them on to do better after their dad died some 10 years ago.

May 30, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Ripon High senior shares some tips with Weston 8th graduates

Ripon High graduating senior T.J. Hobbs was the alumni speaker for the Weston School graduation Wednesday night and spoke directly to the 49 eighth graders seated on stage, telling them to "get involved" in their new school next year.

May 29, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mantecan allegedly stabs his adult son

An 85-year-old Manteca man allegedly stabbed his 56-year-old son shortly before midnight Wednesday in a home they shared.

May 29, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Cowell promotes 41 to high school

Solman Aniss was one of four honor roll students at Joshua Cowell Elementary School eighth grade students who carried a 4.0 GPA for the entire year and, among others, spoke eloquently about changing the world for the better at Tuesday afternoon's promotion ceremonies.

May 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Two die in water mishaps

An 8-year-old Tracy boy died in a boating accident in the San Joaquin River on Monday in Lathrop.

May 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Lathrop School eighth graders implored to make good choices

Eighth graders being promoted at Lathrop Elementary School were told Tuesday morning to "Make good choices and have the persistence with character to persevere in what has to be done," as they were being promoted to high school life.

May 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon remembers those who gave their all

The Bugle Call opening the Ripon Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning was one of the best coming from a career member of the U.S. Army Band - Starrann Wise.

May 26, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Tony & Mrs. K’s café’s food, business start from scratch

The old proverbial breakfast bell is clanging on Thursday morning with doors opening at 8 a.m. with an open house for customers old and new at Tony and Mrs. K's café by a very special woman who has a passion for her customers as well as for her menus. It is a joy to call her my friend.

May 26, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon officers assaulted outside market

A Saturday night DUI check point in Ripon was unusually busy for officers according to Police Sgt. Steve Meece – mostly with drivers with suspended licenses or others who were driving without a license in their possession.

May 25, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Kind gestures eases the loss of a buddy

I pulled my 20-year-old dog out of the swimming pool Tuesday morning setting the tone for what I thought would become a dreaded birthday.

May 24, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Car used as weapon

Fence boards exploded in every direction in a Grant Avenue alley near Sutter Street at 5:20 a.m. Friday when the driver of a late model Hyundai allegedly ran down a 20-year-old man on foot behind his home and crashed through rear fences in three back yards.

May 23, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Teens who robbed Ripon market with guns going to prison

Five teens - 18 and 19 years old - who robbed Ripona Market at gunpoint last August have been sentenced to multi-year state prison terms.

May 22, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Ripon News


Probation search yields $50K in pot

Some $50,000 in small to half-grown marijuana plants were discovered in a Lathrop home Wednesday by police.

May 21, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


FIELD TRIP

First grade students from St. Anthony's School were more attentive than their years during a field trip at Doctors Hospital of Manteca Monday morning where they were given a complete orientation of just what the hospital does for its patients young and old.

May 20, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Medical society honors Dr. Dhaliwal

Manteca's Dr. Amarjit Dhaliwal has been recognized by the Stanislaus Medical Society as its oncology Doctor of the Year after 24 years of "compassionate care" in that county.

May 18, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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