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 to plant our roots while others seek to dive into the working world. Regardless the next few months will be a daunting challenge.
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.
Citizenship and Trustee awards were handed out last week to students at the five Ripon elementary schools during graduations held throughout the district.
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
Organizers in charge of starting up a Ripon Community Garden have the blessings of elected leaders to go forward.
National Night Out is still a month away.
Construction on Weston Elementary School will begin this summer.
Stouffer Field will always be called Stouffer Field.
To become compliant with laws of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ripon's 70-year-old Main Street Inn and its owner Joan Corso have decided to spend $50,000 to construct a completely new restroom for the access of disabled clientele.
Pedro Ramirez, 30, of Turlock has been arrested by Ripon police for allegedly drugging and raping a coworker at a restaurant on Jack Tone Road near Highway 99 while they were both at work, police said.
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.