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Chase ends with crash at Moffat & Spreckels

An early Wednesday afternoon pursuit from North Main Street beginning near the Highway 99 off ramp led Manteca Police through the city at speeds over 50 miles per hour and ended when Desiree Suarez, 29, attempted to make a left turn onto Moffat Boulevard from southbound Spreckels Avenue and crashed.

November 23, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon seeking entries for first Christmas parade

Ripon is planning its first Christmas parade down Main Street dubbed the "Ripon Winter Wonderland" Christmas light parade.

November 23, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Escalon man sought in Ripon man’s death

A 26-year-old Escalon man is being sought by police in the death of Ripon resident Aaron Messick, 36, who died Sunday as a result of a fight at a bar in the 1700 block of Main Street when he was punched and fell and hit his head.

November 23, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Masseuse charged with sexual assault against a woman

A Manteca woman in her mid-50s claimed she was sexually assaulted Friday evening at the Angels massage parlor in the 1100 block of East Yosemite Avenue by a male masseuse. The parlor is located in a strip of shops on the south side of Yosemite Avenue facing north.

November 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


9 vying for 2017 Almond Blossom title

Candidates for the upcoming 2017 Almond Blossom Queen Contest gathered Saturday morning to hear what is going to be expected of them prior and during the three day festival on the last weekend of February.

November 21, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


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


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Articles By Author - Glenn Kahl


Funeral for Ripon Battalion Chief draws 500 mourners

Battalion Chief Dave Luis drew an overflow crowd to the P.L. Fry and Son Chapel on Manteca's North Union Road filling the interior ...

December 03, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Wining and dining in annual Taste of Ripon

The annual "Taste of Ripon" 21st annual event brought out the excitement of the holidays with couples and small groups strolling through the downtown enjoying ...

December 03, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


RTD provides options for commuters

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) compares favorably with other forms of transportation in the county, RTD spokesman Nate Knott told Manteca Rotarians at ...

December 02, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


City manager on paid administrative leave

Manteca's city manager Elena Reyes, after serving only a four-month tenure in her new position, has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to ...

November 30, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Drunk driver smashes into Manteca home

It was the scene of a runaway driver on Sallie O Drive at 10 p.m. Tuesday night when a DUI driver's wild but ...

November 30, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


End of watch funeral, memorial services for Luis set for friday

A traditional end-of-watch funeral service for Ripon Battalion Chief David Luis is being held Friday at 9 a.m. at the P.L. Fry and ...

November 30, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Murder suspect from Escalon bar fight jailed

Homicide suspect Rocky Allen Overturf, 26, was jailed Monday night for the alleged murder of Aaron Messick, 36, on November 19 behind an Escalon bar ...

November 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca police SHARPS units celebrating 25 years of service

The Manteca Police volunteer SHARPS unit is celebrating its 25th anniversary Friday night at the Manteca Senior Center with more than 100 people expected to ...

November 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon Fire battalion chief dies of cancer

Ripon Battalion Chief Dave Luis - a veteran of 26 years in the fire service - died Thursday afternoon after a lengthy bout with cancer surrounded by ...

November 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


3-mile pursuit called off for safety of the public

A three-mile-long police pursuit was called off about 10:30 Monday morning as it was going over the Highway 120 Bypass when the red Dodge ...

November 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Detectives investigating drowning in home swimming pool

Manteca police detectives are investigating the 1 p.m. Monday drowning of a 54-year-old woman in a backyard swimming pool while family members were away.

November 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Ripon Chamber, Hospice of San Joaquin join forces for tree lighting

The Ripon Chamber of Commerce shared its annual Christmas tree lighting event with San Joaquin Hospice at 6 p.m. Monday evening at the Veteran ...

November 29, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Doctors Hospital volunteers in search of new recruits

The Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers are working overtime to recruit new members to their 50-strong group that assists hospital staffers in non-critical duties ...

November 28, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Two men killed on rain-swept Moffat Blvd

Two Modesto men died from their injuries following a collision with a tow truck on Moffat Boulevard Saturday noon - the driver, 24, reportedly passed away ...

November 28, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Colony Oak shows appreciation for military veterans

Betty Rhea Newman, 93, of Manteca was the one and only woman veteran from the U.S. Marine Corps from World War II who was ...

November 26, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


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