Trevor Smith had been here before, caught between disappointment and opportunity.
Alexandra Queen is the first 100 percent dedicated animal control officer in Ripon since the budget cuts of 2010 that split the duties between two of the police department's community service officers.
These are exciting times for the Ripon High girls soccer program.
'When I was a young man going to college, my father wisely shared his wisdom on life. Whatever you choose to do in life, do it because you love it, not because it will make you wealthy. Wealth is no substitution for happiness.
Plans for Weston School calls for the reconfiguring the existing multi-purpose building while adding a new gym closer towards the front of the campus.
Bridget Ludy of Waterford's Bibby's Chocolate has been perfecting her chocolates for 28 years.
What's the design plans for Weston School?
An ice cream social on Friday, April 12, from noon to 3 p.m. marks Leon Compton's retirement as Ripon's city manager.
Two Ripon volunteer firefighters – Joe Azevedo and Bert Ballatore – who served under Nick Van Dyken for some 30 years had nothing but good to say about their first chief who died Sunday less than a month away from his 100th birthday.
Ripon Unified School District's Kindergarten Orientation takes place Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Ripon FFA took three teams to the University of California at Davis Field Day on Saturday, March 2.
More than 150 children from Ripon Christian's kindergarten to third grade classes are will entertain their families and friends tonight at the Ripon Christian Schools' Performing Center at 7:30 p.m. under the direction of their music instructor Pam Huisken who doubles as a kindergarten teacher.
The Saturday morning ribbon cutting of Marissa's Closet's new home at 102 West Main Street in downtown Ripon was the culmination of months of work by an army of volunteers supporting Melinda Shaw's drive to carry on the dream of her late daughter Marissa.
Several longtime employees of the Ripon Unified School District recently announced their retirements.
Ted Johnston has become something of an icon for getting the job done at Ripon City Hall where he started some 36 years ago as a garbage collector and advanced through a scenario of assignments before becoming the director of Public Works.
Mike Restuccia is back.
Ripon mayor and former Highway Patrol commander Chuck Winn won the San Joaquin County Fourth Supervisorial District seat by 1,005 votes over contender Russ Munson of Lodi. He will replace longtime supervisor Ken Vogel.
The Ripon City Council will have two familiar faces.
A change in the method on electing school board members in Ripon Unified appeared to get the OK on Tuesday.
One in every four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime.
Ripon almond farmer David Costa, 60, was one of four crab fisherman to lose their lives Saturday when nine foot waves swamped and overturned their 32-foot fishing vessel near Bodega Rock as they were returning from an early morning crabbing expedition.
Ripon's North Pointe Specific Plan is being led by Gates + Associates and Rasmussen Planning Inc.
Ripon proper is now served by two fire stations.
North Pointe Specific Plan consists of 240 acres east of Highway 99 in the area of the Mistlin Sports Complex.
During the summer, the Diamond Pet Food Plant in Ripon installed a cold plasma emission control system.
Ripon's North Pointe Specific Plan that envisions more than 3,000 homes will have its second public airing during a 6 p.m. Thursday workshop at the city council chambers.
Harrison Gibbs has a vision for Ripon.
Ghost tales, finding of a skeleton in a downtown building, bones dug up in a residential section near the cemetery, and longtime rumors of tunnels underneath the business district will haunt Ripon on Halloween.
The City of Ripon is continuing in the right direction towards conserving water.
Ripon Police officers will be turning out in force throughout neighborhoods in the early morning hours looking for idling vehicles left unattended by their owners getting ready for work in an attempt to curb car and truck thefts in the community.