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.
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.
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.
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.
Prom dresses - many still having their original price tags - have been given to high school girls who otherwise might not experience the thrills of their prom dance and feeling like a princess for the evening.
A special "Hit the Streets for Hunger Fun Run" is set for Saturday, May 1, at the River Island Technology Campus in Lathrop that will include a one mile and a 5K run in support of those who are hungry every day in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.