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 day the larger operation it was a part of, known as the Battle of Normandy, lasted until late August of that year.
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.
Baby back ribs, with a special homemade barbecue sauce, is soon to be added to the Barnwood Restaurant's menu when it reopens for business on June 18.
The alleged recent credit card fraud at the Ripon Tractor Supply Company that put a 53-year-old Railroad Flat man in jail on Saturday has now escalated to $25,000 in losses at several stores in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.,
Ripon City Council members got a peek at the proposed $8.8 million fiscal general fund budget Tuesday night through the eyes of Deputy City Administrator Kevin Werner.
Christian Manes has golf skill running through his ancestry.
Ripon's Senior Meal Program is set to reap the rewards of this Saturday's "Hotcakes & Hot Cars" event planned by the Bethany Home Society at Almond Valley Christian Reformed Church.
Senior year is highly romanticized yet it is this: the end of our public funded education and the first truly divergent path for our future. The question "Now what?" plagues those of us attempting to step out of the world of youth and establish ourselves as adults. Now that school has drawn to a close and summer sets in many have to stand to face their final decision. College is where many of us hope to plant our roots while others seek to dive into the working world. Regardless the next few months will be a daunting challenge.
The following are Ripon Elementary 8th grade graduates:
The following are members of the Ripon High Class of 2013:
Focusing on a long slate of health concerns from exercise to hearing loss, Bethany Home's Health Fair Friday morning was seen as a success for the community at the Town Square Apartments campus on West Main Street.
Warren Council had a passion for struggling students at Ripona Elementary School where he served as principal for nearly 20 years until this spring when he closed his office door for the last time.
They were a rag-tag bunch of football players wearing basketball shorts and sneakers.
Jessica Carmona is no stranger to being around people.
For years, the City of Ripon entertained the idea of placing way-finding signs along with kiosks to help direct out-of-town visitors.
A kick-in rural Ripon home burglary early Monday afternoon netted thieves four flat screen televisions at a residence in the 19000 block of North Ripon Road, Sheriff's deputies reported Tuesday.
Last year was the first time that Kaylie Schaeffer went to the Almond Blossom Queen coronation ceremony.
Kaitlynn Bradley knows that the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival brings people together.
The Knight Sounds - the Downey Alumni Band was formed in 1991 - is performing on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ripon Arts League concert in the Ripon High multipurpose room. The band's main function is to play Big Band Era music for dances, although they do continue to play local festivals and special events. Pianist Richard Glazier performs on Tuesday, March, 25. For more information about the programs in the 2013-14 series, call Joe O'Leary at 599-3223. For information about be¬coming a member of RAL, call Jackie Ballatore at 599-3476.
Ripon continues to set the standard when it comes to home values in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.
What to do with students at Weston School as reconstruction takes place next year?
RIPON – Bing Crosby sang about the beauty of a White Christmas.
Ripon is now part of the San Joaquin Partnership.
The City of Ripon will be sending not one but two representatives to the 2014 San Joaquin One Voice trip.