When Don Ogden first step foot inside the local California Connections Academy, he was met with an empty office space with no teachers.
Closing one elementary school to raise the daily attendance in others was presented as a solution Monday night to school district trustees as a way to restore electives and broaden the education opportunities of Ripon Unified students.
Ripon PG&E customers will find out in the coming months if they will have cheaper power.
Nearly 150 Ripon students benefit weekly from free tutoring through Give Every Child a Chance.
Kindergarten registration in 2014 may start in March.
Ripon Unified is looking to remodel Weston School thanks to a voter-approved bond measure.
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.
Scarecrows are popping up at various places around Ripon.
An informative forum featuring local candidates in the running for Ripon City Council, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors and the superintendents of schools takes place tonight
Elected leaders will again receive the same health plan as that of the City of Ripon employees.
Trisha Hickman is trying to stay ahead of the game by making several save-the-date requests to the Ripon Unified school board.
Two car batteries, a garbage Toter, a bicycle, and the top of the golf cart were some of the items volunteers retrieved from the Stanislaus River in Ripon during a clean-up effort.
Residents in the northeastern section of Ripon flooded a police dispatcher with calls shortly after 8 p.m. Monday night after hearing what they described as a bomb blast near a church and adjacent park in the 300 block of Boesh Avenue.
Once upon a time, the City of Ripon had the Police Athletic League.
Tim and Matt Niblett can easily be referred to as the "Whiz Kids" of Ripon Unified School District having soared from kindergarten through high school and are now on the verge of receiving similar doctorate degrees.
The City of Ripon will look to do something special for those who have served or are serving their country during November.
The race for the Ripon City Council may have already been decided.
Suicide is very real issue.
Ripon residents can do their part to rid the Stanislaus River of trash on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Paul Lagier and his late father Fred have had a lifelong passion for building boats in their back yards - 44 of them - with the latest about to be towed out of his almond orchard enroute to the docks at the Port in Stockton.
A rib-tickling evening on Sept. 13, combined with a sit-down dinner with chicken cordon bleu as the main entrée, will go a long way toward helping research to find a cure for cancer and making hospitalized veterans have a merry Christmas.
Somewhere in Ripon is a garden that is right in the heart of century-old olive trees.