An encore performance for "Bye Bye Birdie" is scheduled this weekend at Sierra High.
Construction of the softball fields at the Mistlin Sports Complex is taking shape. At Tuesday's Ripon City Council meeting, Ted Johnston, director of public works, took notice of the new light standards and some recent landscaping work. "It's a very complex project, but it's coming together," he said. The timeline for completion is still uncertain after some existing utility conflicts interfered with the underground infrastructure plan during the early stages of construction that took place ...
OAKDALE – It's not often that an owner of the car dealership gets involved at some point during the sales transaction.
The games are played for fun. But that's not to say that members of the Manteca Fire Department and the Manteca Police Department don't get their competitive juices flowing during this friendly rivalry of hoops. In the annual basketball game benefiting Sierra High's Sober Graduation, police avenged last year's loss Monday with a 48-42 overtime victory. "They beat us because I missed my free throws," said police chaplain Tim Kemptner, who opened the three-minute extra ...
Jake Park has always been interested in the City of Ripon's economic plan for the future.
Give Every Child A Chance is hoping to bring the Teen Summit to Ripon. But that could be another year away. According to program director Oscar Munguia, GECAC was all set to conduct the inaugural Teen Summit today at Park View School. But that event was canceled. "We only had 40 kids signed up and we needed 100," he said on Monday. Munguia indicated that this Teen Summit, once off and running, will be modeled ...
Work continues to take place at Mistlin Sports Complex as elected leaders are making sure to take care of the billing.
"Bye Bye Birdie" is a musical comedy that takes you back to the innocent days of Rock 'N' Roll, Elvis and malt shops.
Stouffer Field is ready for spring sports. That's according to Stephanie Hobbs, president of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation. On Thursday, she indicated that the D-shape inside the north end of the stadium track – it's a rubberized all-weather surface – is all but complete. "We poured concrete today for the baseball bullpen," she said. Hobbs ran down a few items that needed to be done in order to compete this initial phase stadium improvements, ...
Elected leaders finally amended part of their ordinance that now includes their compensation.
In an effort to prevent campus crime and violence, public schools throughout the state are now required to have a comprehensive school safety plan in place.
TRACY – Why worry about the soaring prices at the pump? Chances are those looking into the 100-percent electric Nissan Leaf are thinking just that. The 2013 model was redesigned with improved aerodynamics, providing better mileage thanks to the rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries that store and provide 24 kWh of electricity. "It's electric, but you can still have fun driving it while saving at the pumps," said Andrew 'Drew' Wadahara, sales and ...
Weston School appears to be the first in line for renovation under the Measure G projects. That's based on the preliminary timeline as provided by the facilities planning / public finance / program administration firm of Caldwell, Flores, Winters, Inc. At Monday's Ripon Unified school board meeting, Khushroo Gheyara, CFW chief operating officer based in Emeryville, indicated that the first bond sale, in turn, will help fund renovations to Colony Oak School. "Weston will be ...
No doubt that declining enrollment is an issue at Ripon Unified. For example, the second interim report for this year factored in "down 57 enrolled students from the prior year," according to the California Basic Educational Data System numbers taken last October This translated into the Average Daily Attendance – or ADA, the state's generating revenue formula that divide the number of days of student attendance by the number of days of school taught during ...
The days of using Stouffer Field to host the Ripon Chamber of Commerce's Fourth of July fireworks display could soon be winding down.
Not too long ago, Katie Donoho ran her first-ever half marathon.
The Austin Road Business Park is a planned 1,049-acre development located just outside of Ripon along Highway 99.
MURPHYS - Part of the history of wine country in the Sierra Foothills can be traced back to 1948.
The past few weeks of school have been a whirlwind for Taylor Vos.
Being fluent in two languages has its advantages.
OAKDALE – Nick and Alan Berg are part of the dedicated staff at Steves Chevrolet Buick. Their connections go beyond the job. Nick and Alan are also closed-knit brothers. "We get along so well that if we didn't work together we probably would see each other," Nick Berg said Wednesday at the Oakdale dealership located at 1285 East F St. Alan Berg is the fleet manager there. He has 23 years experience on that very ...
What if you could create your own holiday? What would it be?
LODI – Jake Corn had confidence in his fastball.
Don't look for Ripon High to have mandatory drug testing just yet.
LODI – The Ripon Christian Knights used their 12-day layoff to get back to the fundamentals.
Dante Alvarez is anxious to start his new job.
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Over the years, Tony Mistlin has given generously to the City of Ripon.
Ruth Waters is thrilled about playing basketball at the collegiate level.