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Ripon Police chief nabs fleeing suspect

Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde got his man as one of two suspects fled into an almond orchard Wednesday morning after officers made a traffic stop in the 700 block of Jack Tone Road.

October 13, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


From calling in prep games to Super Bowls

Ron Agostini ended up covering four Super Bowls after starting his career in sports journalism as a teen by calling in high school football stories at 20 cents a pop.

October 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


St. Anthony’s Father Ramirez passes away

Fr. Jairo Ramirez, a popular priest among the parishioners of the Hispanic community of St. Anthony's Church in Manteca collapsed and died Saturday night while attending a Hispanic dinner dance at Modesto's St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

October 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon 911 car show attracts 140 entries

It was the donut and the cup of coffee on the dashboard of a restored Los Angeles Police car that drew attention to LA officer Bob Gelb as he drove into the registration line Saturday at the Emergency Car Show and Law Enforcement Recruiting Fair at the Ripon Community Center.

October 10, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pickup slams into tree on North Main Street

Two people went to the hospital at about 3:20 a.m. Monday with serious injuries after their pickup truck crashed into a tree after veering of the roadway while traveling northbound lanes in the 600 block of North Main Street.

October 09, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Motorcycle-sedan crash closes N. Main

A young motorcycle rider was thrown some 50 feet from his bike in a collision with a sedan in the 600 block of North Main Street at about 2 p.m. near Argonaut Street.

October 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


There’s no place like home

I'm writing this piece at more than 30,000 feet above Texas on my way home to Ripon and Manteca.

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


GREAT WOLF ON THE PROWL

Is Great Wolf Lodge casting its lot with Manteca?

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Valencia new ops manager for food bank

Rudy Valencia is the new operations manager for Second Harvest Food Bank.

October 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Car crash kills 3-year-old Ripon boy on Highway 17

Stevie Merchant, 3. was killed in a grinding three vehicle rear-end crash just before 1 p.m. Saturday in the southbound lanes of Highway 17 just south of Lark Avenue in Los Gatos.

October 04, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon emergency vehicle car show Saturday

It's been 27 years since the Ripon Police Department and the Menlo Park Police Department first started hosting their annual emergency vehicle car show in the community center park on Fourth Street – highlighted with most of the vehicles driving through city streets with red lights and sirens.

October 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Motorist dies in collision

An elderly motorist was killed and two others received moderate to minor injuries in a Saturday evening T-bone collision in the 200 block of North Union Road just north of West Center Street.

October 02, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


Jury finds handyman guilty in Sierra High grad’s death

Handyman Richard Watkins, 56, was found guilty this week of the first degree murder of 22-year-old Sierra High School grad Kelly Marelich and leaving her body in a dumpster behind Big 5 Sporting Goods in the 1100 block of South Main Street on March 15 of 2014.

September 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ground breaks for Colony Oak School upgrades

Ground has officially broken on the Ripon Unified multi-million dollar effort to modernize Colony Oak Elementary School on Murphy Road.

September 28, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Operation Lifesaver: Keeping safety on track

The Union Pacific Railroad's Safety Train rumbled back and forth through Manteca for three hours Tuesday morning.

September 27, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Glenn Kahl


Manteca woman risked her life to save another

Stephanie Moreno of Manteca was presented the coveted Andrew Carnegie Award on Tuesday by Stockton Area CHP Captain Barry Koenig for saving a man as ...

October 26, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Watts Equipment celebrates 50 years of success

Watts Equipment celebrated 50 years this month in the forklift business.

October 25, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Teen ‘doughboys’ pose for World War I mural

Doughboys of World War I fame were pinned down in a "trench" Saturday to provide artist Dale Gordon the opportunity to create a scene he ...

October 24, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


46 Ripon students perfect in state proficiencies

Forty-six Ripon Unified School District students earned perfect scores on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress.

October 23, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


KYOTO-RIPON EXCHANGE

Forty-five Japanese exchange students from the Kyoto, Japan's Gakven High School spent four days attending Ripon High classes and living with host families.

October 23, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


MANTECA CALENDAR GIRLS

The "Centennial Calendar" unveiling party at the Manteca Senior Center Friday night was a blockbuster hit.

October 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Local Columns


GETTING READY FOR THE ‘BIG ONE’

There was no ducking under desks.

October 20, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca Soroptimists membership doubles

The Soroptimist Club of Manteca celebrated the addition of 13 new members Tuesday night at Mike's Restaurant on North Main Street.

October 19, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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