Lynette Van Laar has been many things to many people at Ripon City Hall for the past 27 years, from being city clerk to chief financial officer under city administrator Leon Compton.
Members of the Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet today at the Ripon Unified district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Stephanie Hobbs is hoping to sell more of the red signature bricks to benefit the Ripon High School by the Friday deadline. More bricks were sold during the past week at $100 each bringing the total collected to $25,000.
Ripon Unified will see some increased staffing along with restoration of more furlough days.
Bethany Home is celebrating 50 years of providing quality care to seniors living in Ripon and the surrounding comminutes. As part of the celebratory events, they are bringing contemporary Christian artist, Laura Story, to Ripon on Saturday, Aug. 3.
For the past five years, Ripon Unified officials had a long-range facilities master plan on their wish list.
The man arrested for possessing an explosive device in front of a Ripon hardware store on Saturday has been identified.
It was a trauma in traffic one Modesto grandmother didn't expect Monday when she drove her minivan northbound on Highway 99 through Ripon and under the Jack Tone Road overpass.
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It was a dramatic lesson in the dangers of the fast moving irrigation canals that highlighted the threat to children and their pets as officers responded to a near drowning of two dogs Friday shortly before 8 a.m.
It's an open house for animals and kids Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Ripon Animal Control Center in the 400 block of Doak Boulevard.
A personalized brick fundraiser has generated $23,000 in donations to help build an all-weather track at the Ripon High School Stadium.
As City Clerk, Lynette Van Laar had a boatload of responsibilities.
Last year, a 62-year-old Ripon resident was reportedly scammed out of $8,000 when she sent money to the Dominican Republic.
Ripon City Council meetings could soon be accessible online.
Micheal Tate wears a hardhat on Wednesdays.
Come November Stouffer Field is in rough shape.
Barbara Van Tol kicked off the Thursday Senior League at the Manteca Bowl and Family Fun Center by rolling a strike.
Colony Oak School is in full production for "Vegas in Ripon."
Immanuel Christian Reformed Church will host their annual bake sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, as part of the Almond Blossom Festival.
Allen Davis is the man responsible for the American flags being posted up and down Ripon's Main Street for some 20 holidays during the year.
California is currently going through a drought.
Four Ripon high school students competed in the Rotary Club's annual speech contest at the Spring Creek Golf and Country Club taking home $350 between them.
Construction on Weston School can begin once the last classroom has been cleared.
Ripon Police Department's 2013 crime report showed slight increases in some areas and minimal drops in others.
Lauren Bitters knows what it's like to walk down the runway of the Ripon Almond Blossom Fashion Show.
Three unrelated auto burglary suspects have been put behind bars.
The installation of the proposed all-weather Ripon High School track is virtually a certainty with a $300,000 donation from an anonymous community resident on Tuesday.
Cakes, cookies and pastries – all homemade confections – are once again part of the upcoming Almond Blossom Festival
It's a Valentine's dinner dance for the benefit of Ripon High School's student body completely organized by the RHS Leadership Class under the direction of activities instructor Jill Mortensen.