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."
That freedom is not free is a truth that Ripon residents are reminded of year after year in the city's Memorial Day Observances planned jointly by the American Legion 190 and Veterans of Foreign Wars 1051 posts.
Ripon High Valedictorian Ruth Waters is the epitome of a student-athlete.
Ripon Christian High School graduated 60 seniors Friday night in their packed gymnasium – with countless dreams backed by their deep religious faith in God.
Terri Beam sat among her students in the computer lab on campus on Wednesday morning, glowing as warm and as bright as the blouse she wore.
Anne DiGiulio didn't sit much during Thursday's graduation ceremony at Park View Elementary School.
Eighth-grade students at Ripona School shared a bittersweet moment on Thursday.
The Ripon Elementary School 8th graders – some 60 of them – marched up the center aisle of the Ripon High School multi-purpose auditorium to hear speakers, receive awards and take their diplomas they had worked for over the last nine years.
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.
Eleanor Waters doesn't mind following in the footsteps of her sisters.
After two terms, Ripon Unified school board President Donna Parks will call it a wrap.
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.