It was all about college in their future for upper class students at Park View Elementary School Friday morning as the sixth, seventh and eighth graders filed into the multi-purpose room wearing their colorful college T-shirts and sweatshirts.
Until Delia Barragan moved into one of the Garden Apartments at Bethany Home, she had never heard of the town of Ripon. Delia grew up in Texas, spent most of her married life in Union City, and just never had much reason to travel to these parts; that is until her daughter suggested she make the move. That was 13 years ago, and Delia has never regretted having made the move.
City Administrator Leon Compton is heading towards retirement.
Death and dying on state highways has become an accepted consequence of getting where we need to go. And having a drink for the road often signs the fate of the innocent.
The reassignment of an officer to the investigations division has helped the Ripon Police Department step up arrests.
April is sexual assault awareness month.
Three Ripon High juniors told of the impact the Every 15 Minutes DUI drama had on them as they reflected upon the horror of the simulated crash scene at the high school campus Tuesday morning that claimed the lives of two of their classmates.
This year's 'Color the Skies' will be an abbreviated version.
On Tuesday morning, well before the chime of the first school bell, retired Col. Patrick Dunn put his students through their final paces.
SWAT officers – some seven in number – from Manteca and Ripon police departments put on a three hour emergency response drill Monday at the Ripon High School campus that included a question and answer session in the school library.
Park View Elementary students took home a first place in Aerodynamics competition along with other awards from the recent 27th Annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad completion in Stockton.
Eleven members of the Ripon FFA Chapter attended the Northern California State Degree and Regional Proficiency Award Ceremony on March 19.
It's deemed the largest hot air balloon festival in Central California.
Trevor Smith had been here before, caught between disappointment and opportunity.
Alexandra Queen is the first 100 percent dedicated animal control officer in Ripon since the budget cuts of 2010 that split the duties between two of the police department's community service officers.
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.