Nearly 150 Ripon students benefit weekly from free tutoring through Give Every Child a Chance.
Kindergarten registration in 2014 may start in March.
Ripon Unified is looking to remodel Weston School thanks to a voter-approved bond measure.
It was all about college in their future for upper class students at Park View Elementary School Friday morning as the sixth, seventh and eighth graders filed into the multi-purpose room wearing their colorful college T-shirts and sweatshirts.
Until Delia Barragan moved into one of the Garden Apartments at Bethany Home, she had never heard of the town of Ripon. Delia grew up in Texas, spent most of her married life in Union City, and just never had much reason to travel to these parts; that is until her daughter suggested she make the move. That was 13 years ago, and Delia has never regretted having made the move.
City Administrator Leon Compton is heading towards retirement.
Death and dying on state highways has become an accepted consequence of getting where we need to go. And having a drink for the road often signs the fate of the innocent.
The reassignment of an officer to the investigations division has helped the Ripon Police Department step up arrests.
April is sexual assault awareness month.
Three Ripon High juniors told of the impact the Every 15 Minutes DUI drama had on them as they reflected upon the horror of the simulated crash scene at the high school campus Tuesday morning that claimed the lives of two of their classmates.
This year's 'Color the Skies' will be an abbreviated version.
On Tuesday morning, well before the chime of the first school bell, retired Col. Patrick Dunn put his students through their final paces.
SWAT officers – some seven in number – from Manteca and Ripon police departments put on a three hour emergency response drill Monday at the Ripon High School campus that included a question and answer session in the school library.
Park View Elementary students took home a first place in Aerodynamics competition along with other awards from the recent 27th Annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad completion in Stockton.
Eleven members of the Ripon FFA Chapter attended the Northern California State Degree and Regional Proficiency Award Ceremony on March 19.
Five teens - 18 and 19 years old - who robbed Ripona Market at gunpoint last August have been sentenced to multi-year state prison terms.
Graduation at Ripon High is Friday, May 29, at Stouffer Field.
The City of Ripon must reduce its water usage by 36 percent.
The Color the Skies event is being taken over by the Ripon Chamber of Commerce.
Ripon's city-wide cleanup of is half way complete as crews finished with residences on the west side of Highway 99. Next week the city will collect the remaining articles placed in front of homes.
The Ripon Unified teachers will be getting raises next year.
Ripon Unified teachers will soon be getting an 8 percent on-going salary increase.
Jack Tone Golf Course could soon see some improvements.
Road closures are being coordinated by the Ripon Police Department on Saturday for safety purposes during the 5K and the first 1.5 miles of the Half Marathon course of Rina's Run from 7 to 7:50 a.m.
It's been an interesting year for eighth-grade students at Weston Elementary School.
The City of Ripon is required to maintain its existing storm water permit program while implementing new permit requirements that gradually takes effect over a five-year term.
The coveted, nearly four feet high, Audie Murphy Trophy went to JROTC cadet Captain T.J. Hobbs at the annual Ripon High JROTC awards ceremony and banquet for the Indian Battalion.
A quarter mile of Main Street in Ripon is due for reconstruction.
A dynamic "Hooah!" literally rocked the walls of the Ripon Community Center by gathered battalion troops – past and present – of the Ripon High JROTC, leaving little doubt how they felt about their retiring Lt.Col. Patrick Dunn.
Folks bellyaching about their lawns being less green in order to meet a state mandated 25 percent water use cutback may want to consider themselves lucky.