In hopes of eliminating any foul odor, officials at the Diamond Pet Food plant have looked to remedy the problem. Since receiving numerous complaints about the smell, they've continued to search out the source of the odor contamination. At a recent Ripon City Council meeting, Ken Zuidervaart, who is the director of planning, provided the latest update. "They've extended the roof-top stacks by 10 feet to get the exhaust higher into the atmosphere to ...
Three bouncers from a Lake Tahoe bar have been indicted on manslaughter charges stemming from the beating death of a Ripon man in 2012. Rodolfo Hernandez, 44, Sean Canilao, 48, and Ruben Lizzaragga were all indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter last week in the death of Derek "Zippy" Peneranda. The Ripon man was celebrating his 30th anniversary at Mo's Bar in May of 2012. Peneranda reportedly got into a fight at the bar ...
The Third Annual Ripon High-Ripon Christian Boys' Sober Grad Volleyball Challenge to benefit post graduation parties for both schools is set for Friday, May 3.
It's impossible to miss the sign in front of Jimmy Nagi's restaurant. Bright yellow and bursting at the seams, it performs two duties with perfection – attracting the eye of passing motorists and satisfying the owner's football allegiance to the Green Bay Packers. The sign also represents a business that has become an institution for South County residents looking for an afternoon bite – serving up sandwiches and burgers for hungry farmers and fisherman ...
A new elementary school principal is exp ected to be named by Ripon Unified School District Trustees at a special meeting tonight in the city council chambers.
Ripon Police Detective Sergeant Terri Jensen believes that updating an ordinance relating to the cultivation and possession of medical marijuana has good intentions.
Two Ripon High School seniors have been charged with three felonies in the theft of a Ripon Christian Schools golf cart that ended up in the Ripon High aquatic center swimming pool, according to Ripon Police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Rotary Club leadership camp near Coarsegold in the foothills was a blast, five Ripon High School students told Ripon Rotarians at their Wednesday noon meeting inside the Barnwood Restaurant.
Chuck Winn is encouraging young people to become part of 'Love Ripon' on April 27.
Michelle Crippen and Debbie Schickert were sickened by what they saw, but couldn't pull away from their TVs.
Ripon's Stephanie Hobbs is going to Washington, D.C., Saturday to lobby for $1.6 million funds to complete the $2.8 million renovation of the Ripon High athletic stadium.
The Ripon Rotary Club Bingo and Poker Tournament held Friday night in the Community Center drew 160 competitors some of whom played well beyond the 9 p.m. cutoff time vying for the top prize.
The Mistlin Sports Complex could be ready for use by March 2014. That's the best guess provided Kevin Werner at the Ripon City Council meeting on Tuesday. "Based on the contract, construction completion is mid-August," said the interim city administrator / city engineer. "The grass would then need time to get established." Werner was asked about the timelines for the Mistlin Sports Complex by Councilman Leo Zuber. Construction continues on the four new softball fields ...
A golf cart belonging to Ripon Christian Schools was removed from the pool at Ripon High on Monday.
"Love Ripon" is back. On Saturday, April 27, the community is encouraged to spend this day giving, caring or doing cleanup projects around town. Vice Mayor Chuck Winn is scheduled to lead the discussion on "Love Ripon" at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting. He along with coordinators Dan Rowe and Matt Householder were involved in the previous "Love Ripon" held last September. It was about a year ago that Ripon first took part in the ...
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.
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.
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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.
Ripon Chef John Mangelos has mixed emotions about closing his Barnwood Restaurant after 33 years due to shoulder injuries that have kept him from doing his job at the restaurant and catering operation.
Over the years, Tony Mistlin has given generously to the City of Ripon.
The discovery of an illegal encampment along the banks of the Stanislaus River by Ripon officers Thursday afternoon netted one arrest for drug possession, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
A 28-year-old Ripon woman, Chandra Ann Ashlock, was nabbed by a patrolman some 60 seconds after a dispatcher radio dispatcher put out the description of an alleged burglary suspect who had taken lingerie valued at $200 from the All About the Girls bra shop in the downtown business community.
Ruth Waters is thrilled about playing basketball at the collegiate level.
Ripon City Council meetings could someday be televised.
Rina's Run – in honor of the late Rina Brocchini – is expecting last minute runners in the 5K and Half Marathon to arrive before dawn Saturday morning at the Ripon High School campus to register for the event.
Will the Ripon position on supporting lower electrical bills be supported by city's representative on the county commission that has a key vote on making that happen?
Ripon's Spring Cleanup is the first two weeks of May.