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.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company is launching its natural gas Pipeline Safety Enhancement Program (PSEP) this week around Ripon that is expected to continue through the end of August and possibly into early September.
A tour of the Ripon Police Department and introduction of staff members is on tap for Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m., according to First Sgt. Steve Merchant.
The new continuation high school at Ripon Unified will debut as a modest operation.
Ripon has more than complied with Gov. Jerry Brown's drought emergency request calling for Californians to cut water use by 20 percent.
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.