Sergie Samborski has a fascinating background.
RIPON – This week's advanced Junior Police Academy has put some 20 students through a series of scenarios that will end today with emphasis on cardio pulmonary resuscitation at the Ripon Fire Department.
RIPON – After five years with the Ripon Unified School District, Superintendent Louise Johnson is stepping down from her leadership post.
A Manteca man walking home from grocery shopping Saturday night with friends apparently misjudged the speed of two diesel engines coming down the Union Pacific tracks toward him and his two companions as they walked eastward along the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue near Library Park.
Tamra Spade and Laura Spence had something in common before accepting their positions with the Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Both had worked in the district offices of two state politicians.
Several months ago, the Ripon City Council looked into updating the job description for city administrator.
Ripon officers gave chase – on foot and in patrol cars – after two young gang members had tore up the softball fields at Stouffer Park with their vehicles at 1 p.m. Thursday, capturing both of them, according to police spokesman First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Ripon Unified School District will have a 183-day work schedule for teachers during the 2013-14 school year.
Ripon's Riley Simmons - a Colony Oak School fifth grader - continues her fight against brain cancer with the family receiving good news from doctors this past week, according to her grandmother Sandy Thornell Hodges.
It was the third year for the Ripon Police Department to host an open house for residents.
• TODAY'S EVENTS: The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee events planned for today are:
Carla Lien left her job at a fast food restaurant in Ripon after graduation from Ripon Christian High School to become a hostess for the new owners of the Barnwood Restaurant adjacent to the northbound Highway 99 on ramp on East Main Street.
Antonio Orozco, 41, was rearrested and jailed Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for allegedly having possession of counterfeit currency, a controlled substance, marijuana, controlled substance paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
For the past few months, those at Diamond Pet Foods of Ripon have been trying to find a solution on eliminating any foul odor.
The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee is gearing up for an action packed day this Fourth of July. Events include a parade, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, photo booth, food vendors, concert and of course a 4th of July Firework Extravaganza.
The unique feature for this year's Fourth of July celebration in Ripon is the three-day carnival.
Ninety-five percent of the North Pointe Specific Plan is completed.
Now and then again, whether one will admit it or not, everyone has their own personal rivalries - whether it be another person, another school (ahem) Escalon), or even another whole branch.
The Soroptimist of Ripon held their Girls of the Month program for March on Wednesday, March 18.
A golf tournament to benefit Marissa's Closet will be held Monday, March 23, at the Spring Creek Golf & Country Club in Ripon. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with tee-off set for noon.
Ted Johnston was surprised to see an increase of water usage for last month.
Ripon Unified last week reported four new hires, four resignations and one retirement.
What's a Public Facilities Financing Plan?
Water conservation is high on everyone's list, especially given the current drought affecting California.
The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation is making it a goal of having the donor wall at Stouffer Field completed by the first football game.
Kathy Coleman has been busy crunching the numbers at Ripon Unified.
Ripon High could soon have a random drug testing policy in place.
The Colony Oak Parent Faculty Club is hosting their Third Annual Vegas Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 13,from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Ripon Community Center, 334 West Fourth St.
As Weston Elementary School undergoes a remodel, some of the other Ripon Unified school sites are dealing with their fair share of issues.