The Mistlin Sports Complex could be ready for use by March 2014. That's the best guess provided Kevin Werner at the Ripon City Council meeting on Tuesday. "Based on the contract, construction completion is mid-August," said the interim city administrator / city engineer. "The grass would then need time to get established." Werner was asked about the timelines for the Mistlin Sports Complex by Councilman Leo Zuber. Construction continues on the four new softball fields ...
A golf cart belonging to Ripon Christian Schools was removed from the pool at Ripon High on Monday.
"Love Ripon" is back. On Saturday, April 27, the community is encouraged to spend this day giving, caring or doing cleanup projects around town. Vice Mayor Chuck Winn is scheduled to lead the discussion on "Love Ripon" at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting. He along with coordinators Dan Rowe and Matt Householder were involved in the previous "Love Ripon" held last September. It was about a year ago that Ripon first took part in the ...
Sponsors for the upcoming annual Rina's Run gathered on the Ripon High School track to demonstrate their support for the Saturday, May 11, 5K/half marathon run/walk.
The nine member staff of the Natural Path Wellness Center greeted and hosted the business community on Friday to a Ripon Chamber of Commerce mixer in their new facility in the 300 block of West Main Street.
Leon Compton didn't want a big party or sappy speeches on his last day of work. Instead, the city administrator for the City of Ripon met with close friends, longtime colleagues, and dignitaries for an ice cream social at Stouffer Hall. After 27 years, he officially retired Friday as city administrator for the City of Ripon. Kevin Werner, who is the city engineer, will take his place in the interim. "This was the way Leon ...
Multiple large trash bags filled with 50 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $15,000 sent a Ripon man to county jail Friday morning.
California Connections Academy Principal Don Ogden told Ripon Unified trustees Monday night that his school has nearly 300 students enrolled from as far away as San Jose along with a new professional association with the legendary Julliard Academy in New York.
An entry level theatrical course designed to develop skills in acting, dramatic performance and other forms of theatre craft is being added to the high school curriculum for the next school year.
Stephanie Hobbs would be thrilled to have new neighbors. As president of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation, she supports what could be the future home for the Knights' football and soccer programs. The proposed 1,500-seat Ripon Christian Athletic Complex received approval Tuesday by Ripon Planning Commission. There is no time line as of yet but RC officials can soon plan on doing some fundraising. "I'm wholeheartedly excited about Ripon Christian's plans for their beautiful new ...
Children from pre-kindergarten classrooms at Ripon Christian Elementary School were taken on an hour-long orientation journey Wednesday morning in Pam Huisken's kindergarten room.
The October break for Ripon Unified students is now a thing of the past. The board voted Monday to drop the week off from school and lengthen summer vacation starting in the 2013-14 school year. Teachers Chris Johnson and Cameron Burton represented the Ripon Unified District Teachers Association as they went before the board in support of the proposed 2013-2014 academic calendar. Johnson who serves as athletic director and varsity football coach told trustees that ...
The Ripon High drill team arrived in Kentucky with very specific orders: To improve on a so-so performance at the 2012 nationals.
Eddie Erdelatz left Tuesday's Ripon Planning Commission with conceptual drawings of the Ripon Christian Athletic Complex.
The Ripon Planning Commission will look at a major site review tonight from Ripon Christian High School regarding a request to modify the existing sports complex.
Ripon City Council meetings could soon be accessible online.
Stephanie Hobbs has been an active member in the community.
More change orders are in store for the softball project at the Mistlin Sports Complex.
STOCKTON – Charlie Lehr has been involved in the Ripon High Future Farmers of America for a few years.
About a month ago, Ripon City Council members discussed the possibility of televising their meetings.
STOCKTON - Usually, third time's the charm for people who throw their hats in a competition or game of chance.
After over two decades, Charlotte Wright is retiring from Ripon Unified's food services.
Ripon Police officers quickly located a get-away van and gave chase after several suspects broke into an Ash Avenue home shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday and made off with valuables including electronics items, ammunition and jewelry.
As part of the voter-approved Measure G bond measure, Weston School will be tabbed first for reconstruction.
The only gift greater than flowers?
It was the thrill of living in the past for Ripon High grads of the 1930s when they got together Sunday afternoon in the Clarence Smit Memorial Museum on Main Street.
With Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's Democratic leaders inching closer to a state budget deal, the Ripon Unified School District has plans of a budget workshop early next week based on changes to educational funding.
The date June 6 seemed like any other insignificant summer day, but perhaps some remembered it as more. You see, June 6, 1944 was D-Day (D-day was just a term used to mean the beginning of an operation). It was the day where over 150,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of heavily occupied Normandy, France to open a long awaited second front and begin to liberate Europe from Nazi control. Though D-Day lasted only one ...
What's a cannoli?
Complaints of odor wafting through Ripon from the new Diamond Pet Food Plant on South Stockton Avenue has the firm taking steps to abate the odors that are noticed when south winds cause the angst of residents.