It's deemed the largest hot air balloon festival in Central California.
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.
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.