Manteca's Austin Road Business Park that includes housing for 10,200 people has both the City of Ripon and the Ripon Unified School District concerned.
Shredded document restoration and cyber crime are both a reality in our country today, Modesto private investigator Jon Jacobson of the Dakota Information Group, told Ripon Rotarians at a recent noon meeting at the Barnwood Restaurant.
George Cross was the first to cross the finish line in the inaugural running of the half-marathon event at Rina's Run on May 10.
Everything from Ripon schools and roads to fire service will feel the impacts of the Austin Road Business Park - the largest development ever approved in Manteca.
Not too long ago, Katie Donoho ran her first-ever half marathon. Although unofficial, she came away encouraged by her accomplishment of running 13.1 miles that she's already set her sights at doing the full 26 miles. "It was fun running that half marathon," said Donoho, who is closing in on the finish line of her high school experience at Ripon Christian. She was recently announced as salutatorian – Donoho maintained a 4.27 grade point average ...
The Austin Road Business Park is a planned 1,049-acre development located just outside of Ripon along Highway 99.
The past few weeks of school have been a whirlwind for Taylor Vos. On Wednesday, she finished the last of her classes at Ripon Christian High and, on this day, was en route to Rio Linda. Vos is defender for the Knights' soccer squad that shellacked second-seeded Victory Christian 4-1, in this Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII playoff semi-final game. As valedictorian for the Class of 2013, Vos is closing out the school year with a ...
Being fluent in two languages has its advantages. At Ripon Unified, four Ripon High students earned the newly implemented California State Seal of Biliteracy. Recognized at last Monday's school board meeting were India Chakraverty, Guadalupe Damian, Yvette Serrano and Yvonne Serrano. "These are students who speak and are proficient in two languages or more," Superintendent Louise Johnson said. Established at the start of the year – the RUSD board adopted the State Seal of Biliteracy ...
What if you could create your own holiday? What would it be? That's the question posed to Ripon Unified students who took part in the recent Bob Camden Inspirational Essay Contest hosted by Give Every Child A Chance. "I had some doubt of this being a poor topic, but it wasn't," said Evelyn Moore at last Monday's school board meeting held in the City of Ripon Council Chamber. She's a longtime board member for this ...
A city maintenance worker discovered a suspicious looking suitcase shortly before 2 p.m. Monday near the baseball diamond at the Ripon Community Center in the 300 block of Fourth Street and summoned police.
Dante Alvarez is anxious to start his new job. He was hired Monday as the new principal at Ripona Elementary School following a comprehensive search by the Ripon Unified School District to fill the vacancy left by long-time by Warren Council, who retired effective April 26 after 19 years at the helm. "I'm excited to be part of this community. I have many friends and colleagues here at the district," said Alvarez, who is principal ...
Dan Vos and Brittany O'Brien learned first-hand the plight of the handicapped in the nation's capitol as they joined 64 classmates and chaperones in a weeklong tour of U.S. government offices and memorials in Washington, D.C. – in wheelchairs.
By VINCE REMBULAT The Bulletin At Tuesday's Ripon Unified school board meeting, three students and a teacher in the district are scheduled to be recognized for their recent accomplishments. Austin O'Sullivan (grades 4-6, Ripon Elementary), Het Trivedi (grades 7-8, Ripon Elementary), and Steven Kilpatrick (Weston) are among the Bob Camden Inspirational Essay Contest winners. This writing event is an annual project of Give Every Child A Chance. It honors the memory of Robert "Bob" Camden, ...
By VINCE REMBULAT The Bulletin Ruth Waters held several distinguished titles during her time at Ripon High. Last year, she was student member for the Ripon Unified school board. For her senior year, she was student body president. Waters can add valedictorian to that long list of accomplishments. With her 4.5 grade point average, she and Sam Evans, who earned salutatorian, will lead the Class of 2013 at the annual commencement exercises at Stouffer Field ...
EL CAJON (AP) - A small wildfire in San Diego County destroyed one mobile home, burned several others and several vehicles and left a woman badly burned Sunday before it was put out about 90 minutes later.
The alleged recent credit card fraud at the Ripon Tractor Supply Company that put a 53-year-old Railroad Flat man in jail on Saturday has now escalated to $25,000 in losses at several stores in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.,
Ripon City Council members got a peek at the proposed $8.8 million fiscal general fund budget Tuesday night through the eyes of Deputy City Administrator Kevin Werner.
Christian Manes has golf skill running through his ancestry.
Ripon's Senior Meal Program is set to reap the rewards of this Saturday's "Hotcakes & Hot Cars" event planned by the Bethany Home Society at Almond Valley Christian Reformed Church.
Senior year is highly romanticized yet it is this: the end of our public funded education and the first truly divergent path for our future. The question "Now what?" plagues those of us attempting to step out of the world of youth and establish ourselves as adults. Now that school has drawn to a close and summer sets in many have to stand to face their final decision. College is where many of us hope ...
The following are Ripon Elementary 8th grade graduates:
The following are members of the Ripon High Class of 2013:
Focusing on a long slate of health concerns from exercise to hearing loss, Bethany Home's Health Fair Friday morning was seen as a success for the community at the Town Square Apartments campus on West Main Street.
Warren Council had a passion for struggling students at Ripona Elementary School where he served as principal for nearly 20 years until this spring when he closed his office door for the last time.
They were a rag-tag bunch of football players wearing basketball shorts and sneakers.
Ripon residents on Fourth Street near Vera Avenue had unexpected praise for Ripon's motorcycle traffic officer who was back on the street Wednesday morning with an eye toward moving violations.
It is billed to be a senior health fair like none other to date in Ripon starting with a five mile walk at 8 a.m. from the Bethany Home Town Square, Main Street campus on Friday.
It was the beginning of "Van" Van Vught's second retirement when he turned in his VIPS' badge Tuesday after serving in the volunteer police organization for nearly 20 years in support of the officers on the street in Ripon.
On the Ripon High campus Friday students were all smiles and excitement as they realized the always-sacred countdown to the end of the school year was finally over.
Freedom is never more than one generation away, Memorial Day keynote speaker, Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, told a hushed crowd at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning.