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.
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.
An unattended donation bin that asks for clothes and shoes sits neatly and cleanly in front of Ripon Elementary School.
Weston Elementary School is close to completion.
Colony Oak Elementary School has a new principal.
The Police Athletic League may be no more, but funds from this City of Ripon program that once accommodated youngsters when school was out of session still serves a purpose.
In her role as representative working alongside of Ripon Unified's elected leaders, Claire Wever will soon have a chance to reflect the student sentiment regarding issues to the school board.
Ripon Unified has a new leader.
Stouffer Field recently hosted several big events.
Ripon officer Raul Hernandez was on routine patrol when he discovered a large stash of meth after coming across suspicious activity at a freeway service station over the weekend.
The Ripon Unified School District is in search of a Chief Business Officer.
The City of Ripon and TPR Baseball entered into an agreement on the operation and maintenance of the new concession stands at the Mistlin Sports Park softball fields.
Families will have to seek out other options to cool down other than the splash park at Mistlin Sports Park.
Ripona Elementary School Principal Dante Alvarez was joined by School District Trustee Christina Orlando in handing out diplomas to the 19 members of the eighth grade class.
Ripon High School twins were an inspiration to each other throughout their four years of high school – along with their "mom" who was always there for them – urging them on to do better after their dad died some 10 years ago.
Throw out a question – any question – and chances are that Gagandip Singh and Shannon Wesley might give you a near identical answer.
The Bugle Call opening the Ripon Memorial Day ceremonies at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning was one of the best coming from a career member of the U.S. Army Band - Starrann Wise.