Blake Morrow's complex schedule and list of responsibilities spawn from a simple promise he made to himself.
Recently I came across a club at Ripon High called Interact. Though this club is in the midst of its second year no one knows much about it. The student body knows it's not about sports, not about art, not about debate, or even dance. So what exactly is it about? It turns out Interact is a club based on helping the community and communities abroad. "We try to organize at ...
It is not often we have the opportunity to hear personal testimony of what has transpired over a one hundred year period! Having been blessed with longevity and good health, Mr. Adolph Van Duyn, resident of Bethany Home, was able to share the following story with regard to growing up in the USA and experiencing over 100 years of living. Mr. Van Duyn will be celebrating his 101st birthday on Sunday, Jan. 27.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is embarking on a proposed expansion of the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.
Roundabout traffic circles designed to slow traffic have brought mostly favorable comments from the public after they got through the learning curve, said Ripon Police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
Due to an upswing in Internet related prostitution in Ripon over the last few months, officers conducted a sting operation in an unnamed motel in the community.
The Ripon Parents Actively Linked to Student Success, or PALSS, scored a major victory at the Jan. 14 school board meeting.
The Ripon Unified School District once again saw a dip in enrollment last month.
Sales of existing homes dropped by 10 percent in Ripon during 2012, while the median closed escrow increased 13 percent over 2011 levels.
Ripon and Manteca civic leaders don't want the two cities to ultimately mesh together as if it was one endless stream of urban development.
Fraudulent documents were uncovered by Ripon police early Wednesday morning after a patrolman initiated a pursuit of a motorist who failed to stop at a roundabout at River and North Ripon roads.
Ripon's teenagers have spoken, and the general consensus is …
Families in Ripon, Manteca, Salida and throughout the northern San Joaquin Valley have had Dr. Paul Sessa come to their homes to gently euthanize their pets when there was no hope they would survive an illness or a tragedy.
Elected leaders, as part of their annual re-organization session, were assigned last week to their respective committees.
Manuel Pires won't soon forget the image of daughter and father standing at midfield, bracing for a kickoff they weren't sure would come.
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 ...