Trevor Smith had been here before, caught between disappointment and opportunity.
Alexandra Queen is the first 100 percent dedicated animal control officer in Ripon since the budget cuts of 2010 that split the duties between two of the police department's community service officers.
These are exciting times for the Ripon High girls soccer program.
'When I was a young man going to college, my father wisely shared his wisdom on life. Whatever you choose to do in life, do it because you love it, not because it will make you wealthy. Wealth is no substitution for happiness.
Plans for Weston School calls for the reconfiguring the existing multi-purpose building while adding a new gym closer towards the front of the campus.
Bridget Ludy of Waterford's Bibby's Chocolate has been perfecting her chocolates for 28 years.
What's the design plans for Weston School?
An ice cream social on Friday, April 12, from noon to 3 p.m. marks Leon Compton's retirement as Ripon's city manager.
Two Ripon volunteer firefighters – Joe Azevedo and Bert Ballatore – who served under Nick Van Dyken for some 30 years had nothing but good to say about their first chief who died Sunday less than a month away from his 100th birthday.
Ripon Unified School District's Kindergarten Orientation takes place Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Ripon FFA took three teams to the University of California at Davis Field Day on Saturday, March 2.
More than 150 children from Ripon Christian's kindergarten to third grade classes are will entertain their families and friends tonight at the Ripon Christian Schools' Performing Center at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of their music instructor Pam Huisken who doubles as a kindergarten teacher.
The Saturday morning ribbon cutting of Marissa's Closet's new home at 102 West Main Street in downtown Ripon was the culmination of months of work by an army of volunteers supporting Melinda Shaw's drive to carry on the dream of her late daughter Marissa.
Several longtime employees of the Ripon Unified School District recently announced their retirements.
Ted Johnston has become something of an icon for getting the job done at Ripon City Hall where he started some 36 years ago as a garbage collector and advanced through a scenario of assignments before becoming the director of Public Works.
Gae Carney's thoughts and prayers these days are being directed to the Ebola-ravaged country of Liberia in Africa. Central to her prayers are not just the people in that part of the world who are being threatened by the epidemic, but also to the Riponite's cousin, Captain Paul Strohl, and the 700 service men and women under him.
Imagine clicking on to the City of Ripon website where one of the interfaces would be a video showcasing the city as well as other nearby attractions.
Ripon has lost an icon.
Elden "Red" Nutt was Vice Mayor of the Ripon City Council, in line to become Mayor. He passed away Friday morning. Nutt, who was a retired police chief, has served on the council since 2006, and was appointed mayor twice during that stint. Prior to that, he was on the Ripon Planning Commission for two years. Nutt was the only incumbent to be re-elected during the 2012 campaign. He worked on the Ripon police force from 1964 to 1990. Nutt was also a member and past Commander of American Legion Post 190, past director and president of the Ripon Chamber ...
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A group of 70 Girl Scouts in the area will be at the American Legion Hall in Ripon on Saturday putting together blankets, stockings and other gift items to be given to all veterans at the Livermore Veterans Hospital for Christmas. The event is under the supervision of the members of the Ripon VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Fireworks bursting above a Ripon elementary school Monday ended with police detaining three teens they found running across the playground and into the dark of night.
Chuck Winn is preparing to serve as the first Ripon resident on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors since Adrian Fondse ended his service 35 years ago.
North Point could someday be that vibrant part east of the City of Ripon, supporting a few hundred new homes along with retailers and perhaps even a campus / technology area for high-tech businesses and medical offices.
Georgetown, Darthmouth and University of Montevallo all had offers on the table for Ripon High senior Darian van der Maaten.
Community members gathered Tuesday at Ripon's Veterans Park to answer a lone bugle call to honor their sons, fathers, daughters and brothers who served America.
Bill "Mosco" Ramos is the founder of the Mosquitos Eastside Action Club.
Voters in Ripon Unified will have a new way of selecting their school board representatives.
Mike Restuccia is back.
Ripon mayor and former Highway Patrol commander Chuck Winn won the San Joaquin County Fourth Supervisorial District seat by 1,005 votes over contender Russ Munson of Lodi. He will replace longtime supervisor Ken Vogel.