"Love Ripon" is back. On Saturday, April 27, the community is encouraged to spend this day giving, caring or doing cleanup projects around town. Vice Mayor Chuck Winn is scheduled to lead the discussion on "Love Ripon" at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting. He along with coordinators Dan Rowe and Matt Householder were involved in the previous "Love Ripon" held last September. It was about a year ago that Ripon first took part in the ...
Sponsors for the upcoming annual Rina's Run gathered on the Ripon High School track to demonstrate their support for the Saturday, May 11, 5K/half marathon run/walk.
The nine member staff of the Natural Path Wellness Center greeted and hosted the business community on Friday to a Ripon Chamber of Commerce mixer in their new facility in the 300 block of West Main Street.
Leon Compton didn't want a big party or sappy speeches on his last day of work. Instead, the city administrator for the City of Ripon met with close friends, longtime colleagues, and dignitaries for an ice cream social at Stouffer Hall. After 27 years, he officially retired Friday as city administrator for the City of Ripon. Kevin Werner, who is the city engineer, will take his place in the interim. "This was the way Leon ...
Multiple large trash bags filled with 50 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $15,000 sent a Ripon man to county jail Friday morning.
California Connections Academy Principal Don Ogden told Ripon Unified trustees Monday night that his school has nearly 300 students enrolled from as far away as San Jose along with a new professional association with the legendary Julliard Academy in New York.
An entry level theatrical course designed to develop skills in acting, dramatic performance and other forms of theatre craft is being added to the high school curriculum for the next school year.
Stephanie Hobbs would be thrilled to have new neighbors. As president of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation, she supports what could be the future home for the Knights' football and soccer programs. The proposed 1,500-seat Ripon Christian Athletic Complex received approval Tuesday by Ripon Planning Commission. There is no time line as of yet but RC officials can soon plan on doing some fundraising. "I'm wholeheartedly excited about Ripon Christian's plans for their beautiful new ...
Children from pre-kindergarten classrooms at Ripon Christian Elementary School were taken on an hour-long orientation journey Wednesday morning in Pam Huisken's kindergarten room.
The October break for Ripon Unified students is now a thing of the past. The board voted Monday to drop the week off from school and lengthen summer vacation starting in the 2013-14 school year. Teachers Chris Johnson and Cameron Burton represented the Ripon Unified District Teachers Association as they went before the board in support of the proposed 2013-2014 academic calendar. Johnson who serves as athletic director and varsity football coach told trustees that ...
The Ripon High drill team arrived in Kentucky with very specific orders: To improve on a so-so performance at the 2012 nationals.
Eddie Erdelatz left Tuesday's Ripon Planning Commission with conceptual drawings of the Ripon Christian Athletic Complex.
The Ripon Planning Commission will look at a major site review tonight from Ripon Christian High School regarding a request to modify the existing sports complex.
When Don Ogden first step foot inside the local California Connections Academy, he was met with an empty office space with no teachers.
Closing one elementary school to raise the daily attendance in others was presented as a solution Monday night to school district trustees as a way to restore electives and broaden the education opportunities of Ripon Unified students.
The annual Taste of Ripon wine stroll saw crowds going from shop to shop sampling wines and enjoying the finger foods that were included in the frigid evening. The attendance was more than twice of that recorded last year.
The City of Ripon now has clear-cut definition of the "Central Traffic District."
A two-night Christian-based ballet dance production on stage at the Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center is expected to draw thousands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month.
It was something of a history lesson for kindergarten children at Park View Elementary School when they hosted newcomers in the form of "Indians" from other Ripon schools to a Thanksgiving feast in their classroom on Tuesday.
Since September, the Youth Police Advisory Committee along with Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde reviewed various municipal codes.
The Ripon Christian "Knights of the Roundtable" competitive civics challenge team took first out of 14 teams from as far away as the Bay Area at the annual regional contest.
After two months in session, Ripon Unified saw attendance figures take a slight dip.
Ripon Unified recently filled several positions and is still looking at yet another hiring. Included is a secretary at Weston School. This temporary position is necessary in assisting duties associated with the site. The person picked will be called on to help out at Weston, from Jan. 7 to June 30 or the end of this school year. Duties will consist of performing "a wide variety of responsible clerical work involving staff and pupil record ...
The City of Ripon Christmas Tree has a new home.
When Bill Draa was at the Banta Elementary School District, he encountered his fair share of hair-lice infestation among children.