Lynette Van Laar has been many things to many people at Ripon City Hall for the past 27 years, from being city clerk to chief financial officer under city administrator Leon Compton.
Members of the Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet today at the Ripon Unified district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Stephanie Hobbs is hoping to sell more of the red signature bricks to benefit the Ripon High School by the Friday deadline. More bricks were sold during the past week at $100 each bringing the total collected to $25,000.
Ripon Unified will see some increased staffing along with restoration of more furlough days.
Bethany Home is celebrating 50 years of providing quality care to seniors living in Ripon and the surrounding comminutes. As part of the celebratory events, they are bringing contemporary Christian artist, Laura Story, to Ripon on Saturday, Aug. 3.
For the past five years, Ripon Unified officials had a long-range facilities master plan on their wish list.
The man arrested for possessing an explosive device in front of a Ripon hardware store on Saturday has been identified.
It was a trauma in traffic one Modesto grandmother didn't expect Monday when she drove her minivan northbound on Highway 99 through Ripon and under the Jack Tone Road overpass.
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It was a dramatic lesson in the dangers of the fast moving irrigation canals that highlighted the threat to children and their pets as officers responded to a near drowning of two dogs Friday shortly before 8 a.m.
It's an open house for animals and kids Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Ripon Animal Control Center in the 400 block of Doak Boulevard.
A personalized brick fundraiser has generated $23,000 in donations to help build an all-weather track at the Ripon High School Stadium.
As City Clerk, Lynette Van Laar had a boatload of responsibilities.
Last year, a 62-year-old Ripon resident was reportedly scammed out of $8,000 when she sent money to the Dominican Republic.
Ripon City Council meetings could soon be accessible online.
History was made in Robert Mayfield's history classroom, and it started with a dare.
Ripon Police have arrested a registered sex offender in possession of child pornography.
The Ripon area is surrounded by its fair share of vineyards and wineries.
Wine tasting as part of the farmers' market scene?
Midway through the recession Ripon became No. 1 in San Joaquin County.
The Ripon Almond Festival was marred by nine alcohol-related incidents of adults being drunk and disorderly.
Upwards of 40,000 people made it to Ripon during this past weekend's 52nd annual Almond Blossom Festival.
All signs indicate that the City of Ripon has recovered from the Recession.
The last time Blue Diamond Almonds had a booth at Ripon's Almond Blossom Festival was over 20 years ago.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District recently broke ground on the $1.82 million station in northeast Ripon.
The City of Ripon will soon adopt water conservation measures.
There were two Almond Blossom Queens crowned this year.
It wasn't the most conventional way to get crowned.
Immanuel Christian Reformed Church will host their annual bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, as part of the Almond Blossom Festival.
Samantha Lund, a senior at Ripon High School, was one of the winners in the 83rd annual Robert T. McKee Student Art Exhibition Awards 2014 presented by The Haggin Museum in Stockton.