RIPON – Most of this year's freshmen class can expect to hit the floor running amid their new surroundings.
RIPON – Lance Morrow is looking forward to the new school year.
About a year ago, Cassandra Wood was in dire need of dental work.
Mike Gaston is the seventh- and eighth- grade science teacher at Veritas School.
Jose Zaragoza lost his son to a football-related injury about five years ago.
Brandi Miller enjoys coloring.
Several incumbents on the local school boards will be seeking re-election come November.
Some students of the Ripon Unified School District are nearing the end of their summer break.
I grew up during a time when coaches believed that taking a salt tablet was effective in dealing with dehydration.
About three years ago, Jerry Schossow made the mistake of volunteering his service to learn the production side of the Great Valley Writing Project.
The house of my youth is currently on the market.
Deborah Finley had anticipated this weekend for the airing of her business on the A&E Biography channel.
The deadline is Aug. 6 for qualified candidates interested in running for a seat on the Manteca Unified school board.
Alejandra Jimenez came across as extremely shy when she first started the Great Valley Writing Program a few weeks ago.
Josh had vague memories of Yosemite.
Ripon has more than complied with Gov. Jerry Brown's drought emergency request calling for Californians to cut water use by 20 percent.
Seven applicants are scheduled to be interviewed by four elected leaders with the goal of filling the seat once held by Vice Mayor Elden 'Red' Nutt, who passed away suddenly on Nov. 21.
Jennifer Rodriguez and Braulio Solis are students in the Interior Design class.
At tonight's Ripon City Council meeting, elected leaders will discuss appointments to various commissions.
Students at Golden West Elementary School may or may not be familiar with the works of Carol McCloud.
For 16 years, Joe Waller uses this time of year to convert his Careers in Law Enforcement class room into a barroom.
Jeff Saunders has his house spruced up for the holiday.
STOCKTON - The Sierra High Timberwolves saw their 23-point, second-half lead dwindle down to a single point in the final seconds against Chavez Thursday.
Monday is the deadline for applicants seeking the Ripon City Council seat left vacant following the sudden passing of Vice Mayor Elden 'Red' Nutt on Nov. 21.
Despite the recent wet weather, water needs were addressed at last week's Ripon City Council meeting.
Donna Parks has served on the Ripon Unified school board since 2006.
Royce Farms BBQ once again provided a generous donation to the Mary Graham Children's Center.
The weather did a great job cooperating with this year's annual "Taste of Ripon," sponsored by McManis Family Vineyards.
Some of the artists from Scattered Comics are back.
The City of Ripon should have a say in the all-important San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission meeting next week regarding the South San Joaquin Irrigation District as a possible electric service provider.