RIPON – This week's advanced Junior Police Academy has put some 20 students through a series of scenarios that will end today with emphasis on cardio pulmonary resuscitation at the Ripon Fire Department.
RIPON – After five years with the Ripon Unified School District, Superintendent Louise Johnson is stepping down from her leadership post.
A Manteca man walking home from grocery shopping Saturday night with friends apparently misjudged the speed of two diesel engines coming down the Union Pacific tracks toward him and his two companions as they walked eastward along the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue near Library Park.
Tamra Spade and Laura Spence had something in common before accepting their positions with the Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Both had worked in the district offices of two state politicians.
Several months ago, the Ripon City Council looked into updating the job description for city administrator.
Ripon officers gave chase – on foot and in patrol cars – after two young gang members had tore up the softball fields at Stouffer Park with their vehicles at 1 p.m. Thursday, capturing both of them, according to police spokesman First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Ripon Unified School District will have a 183-day work schedule for teachers during the 2013-14 school year.
Ripon's Riley Simmons - a Colony Oak School fifth grader - continues her fight against brain cancer with the family receiving good news from doctors this past week, according to her grandmother Sandy Thornell Hodges.
It was the third year for the Ripon Police Department to host an open house for residents.
• TODAY'S EVENTS: The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee events planned for today are:
Carla Lien left her job at a fast food restaurant in Ripon after graduation from Ripon Christian High School to become a hostess for the new owners of the Barnwood Restaurant adjacent to the northbound Highway 99 on ramp on East Main Street.
Antonio Orozco, 41, was rearrested and jailed Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for allegedly having possession of counterfeit currency, a controlled substance, marijuana, controlled substance paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
For the past few months, those at Diamond Pet Foods of Ripon have been trying to find a solution on eliminating any foul odor.
The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee is gearing up for an action packed day this Fourth of July. Events include a parade, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, photo booth, food vendors, concert and of course a 4th of July Firework Extravaganza.
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight on the Cornerstone II subdivision along north Ripon Road.
The DUI Every 15 Minutes program was all too real for parents and students alike at Ripon Christian High School.
The design plans for Weston Elementary School are still being reviewed by the Division of the State Architect.
Ripon Rotary Club's community service budget for the community has increased thousands of dollars after a Poker and Bingo tournament that was held Friday night in the Community Center.
There will be some 10,000 Easter eggs hidden throughout Ripon's Stouffer Park Saturday morning for an expected 300 children to find and put in their Easter baskets. They will be hidden in every section of the park from the large soccer fields and at the play structure near the baseball fields to the lower meadow and the gazebo areas along the Stanislaus River just north of Highway 99.
Ripon Unified is in the process of finding names for two facilities.
The City of Ripon is on track towards enacting mandatory water conservation measures.
Could this be the last year for the City of Ripon's fireworks show?
Ripon resident and Azusa Pacific University student Marijke Bishop made the academic Deans' List at APU. Bishop is honored for a fall semester 2013 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Bishop is joined by 1,774 other students receiving the same honor.
A new business committee aims to bring more events to downtown Ripon.
Through it all, she's still smiling.
Jessie Calvo is Colony Oak Elementary School's new principal, having served in the district office as the English Learning coordinator and before that as a sixth grade teacher at Weston Elementary School.
California Connections Academy @ Ripon opened two years ago.
The opening of the Cal Ripken Babe Ruth League baseball and softball season on Saturday came with a touch of "Mayberry RFD" when the ball teams were brought onto the Community Center field in wagons pulled by teams of two Clydesdale horses.
The Ripon City Council will take a first look at a water conservation plan.
Gerardo Orozco Lopez, 28, was arrested Thursday in Half Moon Bay by the FBI working with Ripon Police detectives and charged with the Nov. 21 robbery of the Bank of the West on Main Street .