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UP trestle burns; $1M loss

A fire destroyed a 200-yard long Union Pacific Railroad trestle sending black smoke billowing into the sky Tuesday morning north of River Islands at Lathrop.

May 25, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon bank robber gets 25 to life

A career criminal and bank robber who traumatized Ripon tellers in October of 2009 was sentenced Friday in Merced Superior Court to a term of 25 years to life in prison on a Three Strike conviction following a Livingston robbery.

May 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Marissa’s Closet helped dreams come true for teen-age girls

Marissa McLeod lives on in the prom memories of thousands of girls who were able to enjoy the dance of their teen years thanks to her mother and others making her act of kindness a legacy when they opened Marissa's Closet six years ago.

May 19, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


’When God says no 33 times’

Michele Franklin is a relatively young woman, a quadriplegic who uses her eyes to control her computer and communicate, saying she has learned so much about transitioning into her new phase in life during her six year progression with the debilitating ALS motor neuron disease.

May 14, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


HEALTHY THANK-YOU

Doctors Hospital hosted a noontime barbecue for its staffers marking National Hospital Week welcoming doctors, nurses, nurses' aides, support staff, administrators and even police and fire personnel.

May 13, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Doctors Hospital honoring nurses

Doctors Hospital of Manteca is celebrating Nurses Week now through May 12 - the day that marks the anniversary of the birth of the famous 19th century nurse Florence Nightingale.

May 07, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


TOUGH FIGHT

Editor's note: This is the first in a series on Lou Gehrig's Disease - also known as ALS - detailing its effects on its victims and their families in the Greater Manteca Area with May being ALS month.)

May 06, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


‘Spud’ MacDonald was an inspiration

For nearly 50 years this tiny "lady" worked behind the scenes in Ripon until she quietly passed away last week at 91.

May 04, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MHS fence falls toward residences

Firefighters responded Saturday morning to a partially collapsed 40-foot high chain link fence covered with ivy meant to protect mobile homes adjacent to the Manteca High baseball diamond.

May 02, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Colony Oak dealt with picketing

Colony Oak School classes often took place at Stouffer Park 25 years ago when teachers would take their students away from the ongoing construction and the dangers of cranes lifting pipes and the building around the new campus. Two school buses would ferry the students down Murphy Road over a mile to the park with its stands of oak trees and its riparian woodlands along the Stanislaus River where they would spend most of their school days.

April 28, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Colony Oak opening time capsule Thursday

Robert Prewitt - the first principal at Colony Oak School - said it was a quieter time in Ripon when the new school's students and staff buried a time capsule on the campus in June of 1991 with the idea to open it 25 years later.

April 27, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon nabs suspects with help of fire chief

Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters was credited by police Lt. Steve Merchant for being the key in the arrest of three burglary suspects after they were seen entering a back yard and having burglary tools in their vehicle.

April 25, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Ripon High among top 10%

Ripon High School has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as being among the top 10 percent of California's 2,399 high schools.

April 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Arrest made in Manteca murder case

Jonotay Thomas, 19, the fourth suspect in the Oct. 16 murder in the 200 block of Jessie Avenue, was arrested Wednesday morning while standing on his front porch in the city of Cotati by a Sonoma County Violent Crimes unit without incident.

April 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon man arrested in child pornography case

Ripon Police arrested Kevin Andrew McManis, 55, at his home shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday on a million dollar arrest warrant charging him with possession of child pornography associated with ongoing Internet crimes against children investigation.

April 22, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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New York Diamonds hit by pair of robbers

The New York Diamonds jewelry store in the Wal Mart shopping center was robbed during the noon hour on Monday with an undetermined amount of ...

June 08, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mail thieves using master key to steal in Manteca

The increasing theft of mail in and around Manteca is causing a heightened concern among residents expecting income tax refund checks and other financial documents.

June 02, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Police nab suspect in drug deal shooting

A suspected shooter in a drug deal that went bad has been arrested by Manteca Police Detective David Bright.

June 02, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Farmers market starts Friday

The Ripon Farmers' Market is returning to its old downtown roots on East Main Street just beyond the Ripon Road House starting this Friday from ...

June 01, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Gunshot kills 18-year-old Lathrop man

An 18-year-old shooting victim has died in Lathrop.

June 01, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


ALS Association opens in Modesto

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association has opened a Modesto office to serve the 209 region.

June 01, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Man, 28, shot on corner of Union Road & Wawona

Two shootings Friday night in Manteca saw one man go to an area hospital with a non-life threatening injury shortly after 10:30 p.m.

June 01, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon High graduates 190 seniors

All five Ripon Unified School District trustees handed out diplomas Friday in the refurbished Stouffer Stadium.

May 27, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Colony Oaks advances 61 8th graders to Ripon High

Colony Oak Elementary School promoted 61 eighth graders Wednesday evening with most of them going on to join the freshman class at Ripon High.

May 27, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon’s Harvest High graduates 17 seniors

Seventeen seniors graduated Wednesday at noon from Ripon's Harvest High continuation school located on the edge of the Ripon Unified campus on West Main ...

May 27, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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