It is 5:30 a.m. and Ripon's historic downtown is sound asleep, except for a blinking traffic light and the shop at 115 Main Street.
For the past seven years, Delmar Otten has been an invaluable member of the Senior Center Commission.
Speaking on the topic of "Peace through Service," four high school students took to the podium at Ripon Rotary's annual speech contest vying for first place honors and the chance to go on to state competition.
The bell rings and the calm of the afternoon is shattered by hundreds of happy feet.
The silver anniversary of Ripon Christian High's state championships in both boys and girls basketball was celebrated Saturday night when the Knights hosted the Ripon High boys team.
Ripon Unified received the request for qualification go-ahead not too long ago to help pave the way for the hiring of a construction management firm for the voter-approved bond measure.
A 4-year-old Ripon girl, Julissia Guzman, is the second youngster in the Ripon community to be diagnosed with brain cancer.
Warning posters were placed on the doors of the Bethany nursing home in Ripon, where visitors are asked to don yellow gowns and face masks because some 20 percent of the residents are suffering from flu-like symptoms.
In 1988, Ripon Christian High boys and girls basketball teams played, respectively, Calipatria and Avenal for the California State Division V titles.
Darin Higgins recently bid adieu to Ripon High for greener pasture.
Ripon Unified could soon say hello to the new and good-bye to the old.
Shannon Moran's feet have carried her all over Northern California, from The Color Run in Sacramento to the marathon in Modesto.
The billions of pink and white blooms blanketing the Ripon countryside next month will likely produce almonds that will grace tables from China to Europe.
Ripon Unified Kindergarten Orientation for the 2013-14 school year will be held on Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Colony Oak Elementary School's grant application to the PG&E's Bright Ideas Program will soon see the installation of an electricity producing solar panel at the Ripon campus valued at $10,000.
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.
There's no budget blues this year in Ripon.
The Ripon Christian Athletic Complex is getting closer to becoming a reality.
The Reverend Chuck Roots has retired as the pastor of the Ripon Free Methodists Church.
Ripon's Barnwood Restaurant is closing its doors Sunday as its owners are unable to meet the monetary demands of a suit claiming it is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).