RIPON – This week's advanced Junior Police Academy has put some 20 students through a series of scenarios that will end today with emphasis on cardio pulmonary resuscitation at the Ripon Fire Department.
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.
Brothers Floyd and Jack Cover experienced quite a ride after launching Park Greenhouse Nursery in Ripon almost 60 years ago on West Ripon Road.
Ripon police watch for reasons to stop motorists to keep their community a safe place to live, a department spokesman said Wednesday morning.
A Facebook contact was used to set up an armed robbery in Ripon with the victim/buyer meeting a seller of his merchandise face-to-face and at gunpoint near a neighborhood school.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District may be separate from that of the City of Ripon in terms of public agencies.
Every six months, the City of Ripon does an inspection of the sidewalks.
Growth is coming to Ripon once again.
A golf tournament is being staged to help youth see beyond the struggles of today.
The next step for the Farmers' Market Committee is contacting local wine makers on the possibility of taking part in the City of Ripon summer event.
The days of big box retailers may have seen its better days.
The renovation plans for Colony Oak School have not yet reached the design phase.
Three men who were among the anchors of the popular Ripon Lions Club after its founding in 1944 chatted together last week about old times during their reigns as presidents.
Ripon Consolidated Fire District is building a new station in the Cornerstone subdivision.
Ripon's Lions club handed out a first place and $100 in their annual speech contest last week with a theme "Community Service, what does it mean, why does it matter."
Two Ripon residents were jailed a day apart after what police described as a violent confrontation that had taken place less than a block away from the city's downtown area.
Weston School is still on target for a July 2015 re-opening date.