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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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CLEANING UP RIPON

Arlene Griffith is a woman with a cause – she is cleaning up Ripon.

March 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon kindergarten registration set for March 14 at Park View

Kindergarten registration for the Ripon Unified School District is set for Tuesday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Park View Elementary ...

March 09, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SIZZLING GRAND OPENING

The Sizzler Restaurant at Airport Way and Daniels Street celebrated its grand opening Tuesday morning with co-owners Gary and Sally Meyers gifting $12,000 to ...

March 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


THE GIFT OF KNOWLEDGE

Ripon Rotary Club members handed out dictionaries to all Ripon Unified School District third graders.

March 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca 3-year-old runs into traffic, is struck by vehicle

A three-year-old boy was struck by a passing vehicle about 1:30 Saturday afternoon near the Pennebaker Apartments on the east side of Manteca, according ...

March 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Versant nursing grads land jobs

Five recent registered nursing grads were honored Thursday at Doctors Hospital for completion of their months-long residency program with a celebration in the hospital's ...

March 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Downtown under siege? Vandals ply trade on daily basis

Vandals and vagrants are continuing their attack on the 100 and 200 blocks of West Yosemite Avenue in downtown Manteca

March 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Homeless: Will they drag down downtown?

The vibrant business concerns in downtown want to take the central business district to the next level and create a welcoming atmosphere to get more ...

March 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


HOMELESS TRASH ANOTHER BUILDING

Three women and two men in their 20s and 30s were rousted out of the former downtown pool hall and nightclub in the 200 block ...

March 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


FIGHTING LYME DISEASE

A long-time Manteca nurse, Stephanie Smith, 44, is suffering from a tick bite that has developed into a serious case of Lyme disease.

March 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


What led up to fatal police shooting

Details of the fatal shooting of a motorist in a Ripon neighborhood were provided by Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christiansen - whose deputy fired the shots ...

March 01, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Woman shot in Ripon was Modesto dining spot owner

Three separate law enforcement investigations are underway into the shooting death by Stanislaus County sheriff deputies of a 46-year-old Modesto restaurant owner at the end ...

February 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


DEPUTIES KILL SUSPECT IN RIPON

A female motorist was shot and killed in the southeast section of Ripon at about 3:20 a.m. Sunday after fleeing from Stanislaus County ...

February 26, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Man who rushed police with knife on Highway 99 dies

A Manteca man who witnesses said charged police officers with a knife in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 on Feb. 10 died from his ...

February 25, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Hit & run leads to DUI citation

A southbound motorist allegedly under the influence of alcohol reportedly sideswiped a motorist's vehicle at about 7 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block ...

February 24, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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