It is billed to be a senior health fair like none other to date in Ripon starting with a five mile walk at 8 a.m. from the Bethany Home Town Square, Main Street campus on Friday.
It was the beginning of "Van" Van Vught's second retirement when he turned in his VIPS' badge Tuesday after serving in the volunteer police organization for nearly 20 years in support of the officers on the street in Ripon.
On the Ripon High campus Friday students were all smiles and excitement as they realized the always-sacred countdown to the end of the school year was finally over.
Freedom is never more than one generation away, Memorial Day keynote speaker, Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, told a hushed crowd at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning.
Citizenship and Trustee awards were handed out last week to students at the five Ripon elementary schools during graduations held throughout the district.
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
That freedom is not free is a truth that Ripon residents are reminded of year after year in the city's Memorial Day Observances planned jointly by the American Legion 190 and Veterans of Foreign Wars 1051 posts.
Ripon High Valedictorian Ruth Waters is the epitome of a student-athlete.
Ripon Christian High School graduated 60 seniors Friday night in their packed gymnasium – with countless dreams backed by their deep religious faith in God.
Terri Beam sat among her students in the computer lab on campus on Wednesday morning, glowing as warm and as bright as the blouse she wore.
Anne DiGiulio didn't sit much during Thursday's graduation ceremony at Park View Elementary School.
Eighth-grade students at Ripona School shared a bittersweet moment on Thursday.
The Ripon Elementary School 8th graders – some 60 of them – marched up the center aisle of the Ripon High School multi-purpose auditorium to hear speakers, receive awards and take their diplomas they had worked for over the last nine years.
Manteca's Austin Road Business Park that includes housing for 10,200 people has both the City of Ripon and the Ripon Unified School District concerned.
Shredded document restoration and cyber crime are both a reality in our country today, Modesto private investigator Jon Jacobson of the Dakota Information Group, told Ripon Rotarians at a recent noon meeting at the Barnwood Restaurant.
It was a nightmarish scene
The unique feature for this year's Fourth of July celebration in Ripon is the three-day carnival.
Ninety-five percent of the North Pointe Specific Plan is completed.
Now and then again, whether one will admit it or not, everyone has their own personal rivalries - whether it be another person, another school (ahem) Escalon), or even another whole branch.
The Soroptimist of Ripon held their Girls of the Month program for March on Wednesday, March 18.
A golf tournament to benefit Marissa's Closet will be held Monday, March 23, at the Spring Creek Golf & Country Club in Ripon. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with tee-off set for noon.
Ted Johnston was surprised to see an increase of water usage for last month.
Ripon Unified last week reported four new hires, four resignations and one retirement.
What's a Public Facilities Financing Plan?
Water conservation is high on everyone's list, especially given the current drought affecting California.
The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation is making it a goal of having the donor wall at Stouffer Field completed by the first football game.
Kathy Coleman has been busy crunching the numbers at Ripon Unified.
Ripon High could soon have a random drug testing policy in place.
The Colony Oak Parent Faculty Club is hosting their Third Annual Vegas Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 13,from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Ripon Community Center, 334 West Fourth St.
As Weston Elementary School undergoes a remodel, some of the other Ripon Unified school sites are dealing with their fair share of issues.