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.
Stephanie Hobbs has been an active member in the community.
More change orders are in store for the softball project at the Mistlin Sports Complex.
STOCKTON – Charlie Lehr has been involved in the Ripon High Future Farmers of America for a few years.
About a month ago, Ripon City Council members discussed the possibility of televising their meetings.
STOCKTON - Usually, third time's the charm for people who throw their hats in a competition or game of chance.
After over two decades, Charlotte Wright is retiring from Ripon Unified's food services.
Ripon Police officers quickly located a get-away van and gave chase after several suspects broke into an Ash Avenue home shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday and made off with valuables including electronics items, ammunition and jewelry.
Mayor Chuck Winn recently gave his best guesstimate on the attendance of the City of Ripon Farmers' Market at Stouffer Park.
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 cold plasma emission control system could be the solution towards cleaning up any foul smells coming from the Diamond Pet Food Plant.
A 34-year-old Hughson man that was arrested last week for assault with intent to commit rape near a Ripon park had his bail increased to $2 million.
From irrigating the yard to daily indoor uses, the average person consumes between 88 to 100 gallons of water per day.
The City of Ripon recently kicked off efforts that comply with Gov. Jerry Brown's request calling for "every Californian to conserve water in every way possible."
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.
A 34-year-old Hughson man was arrested Wednesday afternoon near the access point for the Ripon bike bridge for allegedly attempting to kidnap a woman at gunpoint.
There's no budget blues this year in Ripon.
The Ripon Christian Athletic Complex is getting closer to becoming a reality.
The Reverend Chuck Roots has retired as the pastor of the Ripon Free Methodists Church.
Ripon's Barnwood Restaurant is closing its doors Sunday as its owners are unable to meet the monetary demands of a suit claiming it is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Ziggy Roberson enjoyed a whirlwind day in Ripon.
Temperatures sizzled to triple digits this week but that wasn't enough to discourage a group of young volunteer workers of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation.