RIPON – After five years with the Ripon Unified School District, Superintendent Louise Johnson is stepping down from her leadership post.
A Manteca man walking home from grocery shopping Saturday night with friends apparently misjudged the speed of two diesel engines coming down the Union Pacific tracks toward him and his two companions as they walked eastward along the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue near Library Park.
Tamra Spade and Laura Spence had something in common before accepting their positions with the Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Both had worked in the district offices of two state politicians.
Several months ago, the Ripon City Council looked into updating the job description for city administrator.
Ripon officers gave chase – on foot and in patrol cars – after two young gang members had tore up the softball fields at Stouffer Park with their vehicles at 1 p.m. Thursday, capturing both of them, according to police spokesman First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Ripon Unified School District will have a 183-day work schedule for teachers during the 2013-14 school year.
Ripon's Riley Simmons - a Colony Oak School fifth grader - continues her fight against brain cancer with the family receiving good news from doctors this past week, according to her grandmother Sandy Thornell Hodges.
It was the third year for the Ripon Police Department to host an open house for residents.
• TODAY'S EVENTS: The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee events planned for today are:
Carla Lien left her job at a fast food restaurant in Ripon after graduation from Ripon Christian High School to become a hostess for the new owners of the Barnwood Restaurant adjacent to the northbound Highway 99 on ramp on East Main Street.
Antonio Orozco, 41, was rearrested and jailed Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for allegedly having possession of counterfeit currency, a controlled substance, marijuana, controlled substance paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
For the past few months, those at Diamond Pet Foods of Ripon have been trying to find a solution on eliminating any foul odor.
The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee is gearing up for an action packed day this Fourth of July. Events include a parade, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, photo booth, food vendors, concert and of course a 4th of July Firework Extravaganza.
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight on the Cornerstone II subdivision along north Ripon Road.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company is launching its natural gas Pipeline Safety Enhancement Program (PSEP) this week around Ripon that is expected to continue through the end of August and possibly into early September.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District (RCFD) broke ground Thursday morning for its third station.
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.