The 35-foot Compressed Natural Gas transit bus still had that new-car smell.
The number twists and pulls at Tracy Crawford's heart and conscience.
Ripon's elected leaders are going to make sure that the US Fish and Wildlife Services clearly understand concerns they have over expansion of the nearby San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.
The Diamond Pet Food plant has been in operation for nearly a year.
Don Gatti was named chairman for the Measure G Citizens' Oversight Committee.
For months, the Ripon JROTC program has been practicing and rehearsing with two objectives in mind.
Members of the Measure G Citizens' Oversight Committee made the planning and design of Colony Oak and Weston schools to be conducted concurrently as one of their priorities on Monday.
Serving the needs of today's elderly population is a challenge in every community. Thank goodness there are places like Bethany Home and people like Joyce Heatwole, who commit themselves to meeting those needs. Joyce runs the Adult Day Services program at Bethany Home; a small but vital part of meeting the needs of seniors in our community.
It took Ripon Police just 38 minutes to identify and arrest a suspect in a drive-by shooting that disrupted an otherwise quiet evening.
Elected leaders will give it another go at amending the part of the ordinance that relates to any increase in the cost of their health benefits.
Patti Kennedy lost her voice at about the time she started as the Artist in School at Park View Elementary School.
Dean Uecker sat among many of California's new mayors last month and gave himself to the promise and potential filling the room.
In a bright blue shirt, shorts and black-framed sunglasses, Connor Norton looked more surfer boy than knight in shining armor.
From all indications, Diamond Pet Foods wants nothing more but to be a good neighbor.
What's the role of the citizens' oversight committee?
Mayor Leo Zuber is requesting to see the water consumption report for the City of Ripon for the past year.
Under the rental agreement, the Council Chamber at Ripon City Hall can be used by any government agency free of charge.
There's an ordinance in place in Ripon that prohibits staging bingo games in city-owned facilities.
Ripon Christian Schools is ending the annual Spiritual Emphasis Week with Service Project Day on Friday for over 600 students from kindergarten through high school seniors.
Shannon Wesley is a guardian angel of sorts for dogs and cats housed in the Ripon animal shelter making sure they have blankets, towels and toys.
The Fourth of July pyrotechnic aerial display is a big event in Ripon.
Mark Winchell will have some big shoes to fill.
The Marylou Tornell Art Show is looking for entries to be displayed during the two-day Ripon Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 20 and 21.
Rotarians, the police and senior citizens alike - among others - have been breaking the law in Ripon by staging bingo games in city-owned facilities.
Bingo is a game of chance and as such is strictly controlled under Ripon and state statutes.
Stouffer Field is being put to good use.
Construction at Weston Elementary School is right back on schedule.
George Rocha has retired and closed his barber shop that was once the butcher shop of a Ripon market at the corner of Main Street and Stockton Avenue.
Longtime Ripon benefactor Tony Mistlin has proven many times how much he loves his community and the fireworks event on the Fourth of July.
Ripon could be looking ahead for more growth and change for 2015.