RIPON – The Ripon Garden Club hosts its annual September Stroll, a walk through local gardens, on Sept. 7.
Crime is trending down in Ripon. That's part of what Ripon Police officers shared on Wednesday during a forum for residents in Area Three at the police department. Police disussed their operations in neighborhoods and businesses west of Wilma Avenue and south of Highway 99. They announced their "10-13" program, which is code for making sure officers take time to make personal contacts with the residents on their beats. They are the catalyst to a ...
Three young Ripon girls eight to 11 years old used their ingenuity to raise funds to support the Ripon Animal Shelter so that dogs and cats can be adopted.
Ripon High School "Indians" and "spirit" are synonymous as demonstrated at the start-of-school assembly Wednesday morning in the North Gym with some 900 students crammed into the stands.
Ripon Unified welcomed four newcomers and bid farewell to five at Monday's school board meeting.
It was a day to meld into the Class of 2017 for some 250 new freshmen at Ripon High School under the direction of RHS Activities Director Jill Mortensen and her team of student Link Crew members in the school's North Gym.
Blake Vizcarra is the first sophomore to serve as student representative to the Ripon Unified school board.
It's going to be an illustrated map of Ripon to surpass all past maps of the community.
The superintendent search is officially on at Ripon Unified. Bill Draa, who is the retired superintendent at the Banta School District, is currently filling the role on an interim basis. At the same time, he's helping RUSD find a permanent replacement from the post previously held by Louise Johnson. For the past five years, she was in the top administrative spot before stepping down in July to become Superintendent of Schools for the Nevada Union ...
A group of Immanuel Christian Reformed Church members have joined together to raise the awareness of human trafficking in the state and in the Ripon Community calling themselves (RAFT) "Ripon Awareness – Fighting Trafficking."
Louise Johnson was back in Ripon. Up until July, she served as superintendent of the Ripon Unified School District for five years. Johnson was there for good times and tough times, and recently helped out with the successful Measure G campaign that will make possible the modernizing of Weston School and, later, Colony Oak School. "It was not an easy decision," Johnson said of her decision to take the superintendent of schools post at the ...
As the student representative to the Ripon Unified school board, Blake Vizcarra will be in a position where his say will reflect student sentiment on some of the issues.
Ripon Unified officials have a clearer idea about the proposed final reconstruction plan for Weston Elementary School.
A new gymnasium could be in the cards for the modernization of Weston Elementary School. How to go about accomplishing that, based on the project budget, will be discussed at today's Ripon Unified school board meeting. The special session workshop – a continuation from last week's workshop held in the Weston multi-purpose room – is scheduled at 4 p.m. in the district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave. Representatives of the Project Management Integration team – ...
A reception and open house at the Clarence Smit Museum is set tonight from 6 until 8. The event is being hosted by the Ripon Historical Society. The museum is located in Ripon's downtown at 430 West Main Street. Refreshments and light hors d' oeuvres will be served to guests.
The Hour of Code was the focus of Ripon High School Wednesday marking Computer Science Education Week with the support of the San Joaquin Partnership and a Ripon High community committee.
Drivers under the influence and those without driver's licenses will face police personnel at a checkpoint at an undetermined location tonight beginning at 7 p.m. that will continue until 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
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.