Lynette Van Laar has been many things to many people at Ripon City Hall for the past 27 years, from being city clerk to chief financial officer under city administrator Leon Compton.
Members of the Citizens' Oversight Committee will meet today at the Ripon Unified district office, 304 N. Acacia Ave.
Stephanie Hobbs is hoping to sell more of the red signature bricks to benefit the Ripon High School by the Friday deadline. More bricks were sold during the past week at $100 each bringing the total collected to $25,000.
Ripon Unified will see some increased staffing along with restoration of more furlough days.
Bethany Home is celebrating 50 years of providing quality care to seniors living in Ripon and the surrounding comminutes. As part of the celebratory events, they are bringing contemporary Christian artist, Laura Story, to Ripon on Saturday, Aug. 3.
For the past five years, Ripon Unified officials had a long-range facilities master plan on their wish list.
The man arrested for possessing an explosive device in front of a Ripon hardware store on Saturday has been identified.
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.
The Ripon Animal Shelter is devoted to the caring of lost pets from throughout the community and is seen as a special place when it comes to dropping off unwanted canines where many of them are accepted by traveling rescue operations.
Look for the Ripon Unified school board to approve the Ag Incentive Grant.
It pays to have an older sibling.
Weston School is being torn down this week to make way for new permanent classrooms.
National Night Out is usually about neighborhood watch groups coming together.
The construction of nine new handicap ramps at the intersections along Robert and Vera avenues are expected to get the OK at today's Ripon City Council meeting.
Manteca resident William "Bill" Draa has been at the helm of Ripon public schools for the past year and is eager to keep building an even better education experience.
What's the dress code "dos and don'ts" at Ripon High?
The Ripon City Council will look at a backup plan for the city clerk position.
Summer is almost over and Ripon Christian Preschool is busy getting ready for all the new and returning faces.
Michael Restuccia, a one-time mayor, is again in the running for a seat on the Ripon City Council.
The first day of school at Ripon Unified School is Thursday, Aug. 14.
It's been over a month since the City of Ripon implemented a water conservation effort.
An alert citizen helped Ripon Police find an indecent exposure suspect within nine hours from the time the man allegedly exposed himself to two young girls under 18.
It's the responsibility of elected leaders to conduct regular monthly sessions.