To become compliant with laws of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ripon's 70-year-old Main Street Inn and its owner Joan Corso have decided to spend $50,000 to construct a completely new restroom for the access of disabled clientele.
Pedro Ramirez, 30, of Turlock has been arrested by Ripon police for allegedly drugging and raping a coworker at a restaurant on Jack Tone Road near Highway 99 while they were both at work, police said.
Ripon Councilman Jake Parks was selected to attend the upcoming League of California Cities conference in Los Angeles. More importantly, he'll represent the City of Ripon as the designated voting delegate during the annual business meeting at the General Assembly on Sept. 5.
A 35-year-old Las Vegas woman was arrested by Ripon police shortly before midnight Monday driving a car that had been reported stolen from that gambling center, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
A 34-year-old Hughson man is being held in San Joaquin County Jail in lieu of $1.375 million bail after approaching a Ripon group of college students home on their summer break Wednesday afternoon and singling out a 21-year-old female with a short barreled shotgun in hand allegedly yelling "I want sex – I want sex" as he chased after her near the Stanislaus River.