For the past seven years, Delmar Otten has been an invaluable member of the Senior Center Commission.
Speaking on the topic of "Peace through Service," four high school students took to the podium at Ripon Rotary's annual speech contest vying for first place honors and the chance to go on to state competition.
The bell rings and the calm of the afternoon is shattered by hundreds of happy feet. They all cascade toward the corner of Acacia Avenue and Main Street, where Ripon Elementary crossing guard Michele Cook – no taller than many of kids – has been entrusted with their safety and travels. Her charge: Get them across the street and on their way. The challenge: Morning and afternoon traffic, thousand-pound cars and impatient drivers. Her tools: ...
The silver anniversary of Ripon Christian High's state championships in both boys and girls basketball was celebrated Saturday night when the Knights hosted the Ripon High boys team.
Ripon Unified received the request for qualification go-ahead not too long ago to help pave the way for the hiring of a construction management firm for the voter-approved bond measure.
A 4-year-old Ripon girl, Julissia Guzman, is the second youngster in the Ripon community to be diagnosed with brain cancer.
Warning posters were placed on the doors of the Bethany nursing home in Ripon, where visitors are asked to don yellow gowns and face masks because some 20 percent of the residents are suffering from flu-like symptoms.
In 1988, Ripon Christian High boys and girls basketball teams played, respectively, Calipatria and Avenal for the California State Division V titles.
Darin Higgins recently bid adieu to Ripon High for greener pasture. He's the new head football coach at Liberty Ranch High in Galt, taking over the varsity program from Bryan Golder, who reportedly stepped down after just one season for some time off. Prior to that, Anthony Linebaugh, the Hawks' former head coach, guided Liberty Ranch to an impressive 9-4 record in year two of the program. Trustees, at the recent Ripon Unified school board ...
Ripon Unified could soon say hello to the new and good-bye to the old. Trustees recently approved $100,000 from Fund 35, including $75,000 to go towards improving technology at Ripon High. The other $25,000 is earmarked towards a matching grant, with the newly formed RHS Booster Club taking on the challenge to come up with same amount. The district recently came upon Fund 35. This was money held in an account related to but not ...
Shannon Moran's feet have carried her all over Northern California, from The Color Run in Sacramento to the marathon in Modesto.
The billions of pink and white blooms blanketing the Ripon countryside next month will likely produce almonds that will grace tables from China to Europe.
Ripon Unified Kindergarten Orientation for the 2013-14 school year will be held on Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Colony Oak Elementary School's grant application to the PG&E's Bright Ideas Program will soon see the installation of an electricity producing solar panel at the Ripon campus valued at $10,000.
RIPON - The Almond Blossom Festival fashion show is just 12 days away. It takes place Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Ripon High School Multi-purpose room. Tickets are on sale at the Chamber office for $10 each and must be purchased in advance. The Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents the 51st Annual Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 22-24 at the Mistlin Sports Park 1202 E. River Road. There will ...
Donna Parks will serve another year as president for the Ripon Unified school board.
As the reconstruction plans for Weston School were recently submitted to the Division of State Architect in Sacramento, the Program Management Integration team has kicked off early talks with Colony Oak School.
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 ...