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.
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.
Large granite slabs were lifted into place Monday afternoon as part of the creation of a Ripon Police Department Memorial near the recently restored 1925 vintage jail house and adjacent to the Veterans' Memorial Museum and its wall of names of those who served.
San Joaquin Valley Marine veterans and active officers and men celebrated the Corps' 153rd Anniversary Thursday with a breakfast in the Spring Creek Country Club dining room.
The chair usage policy was put on hold.
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.
A Saturday night DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Jack Tone Road saw 441 vehicles funnel through the cone zone as officers checked for those under the influence as well as motorists without licenses to operate their cars and trucks.
At tonight's Ripon City Council meeting, elected leaders will discuss appointments to various commissions.
Ripon Rotary has given the community the gift of time.
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.
Riponites paid homage to their "gentle giant" of a leader Friday with a heart-and-soul tribute.
Donna Parks has served on the Ripon Unified school board since 2006.
The weather did a great job cooperating with this year's annual "Taste of Ripon," sponsored by McManis Family Vineyards.
Cliff Jorgensen held a cookie in his left hand.
Elden "Red" Nutt was remembered as a friend, father figure, and even a common sense guy.
The Ripon City Council is looking for applicants to fill the vacancy left with the passing of Elden "Red" Nutt.
The annual Ripon Christmas tree lighting set the mood for the season Monday night, drawing more than 200 people – mostly families – to Veterans' Memorial Park.
At tonight's Ripon City Council meeting, a public hearing is scheduled to consider water meters for all single-family residences.
When is a city as old as a choral performance?