Stouffer Field is ready for spring sports. That's according to Stephanie Hobbs, president of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation. On Thursday, she indicated that the D-shape inside the north end of the stadium track – it's a rubberized all-weather surface – is all but complete. "We poured concrete today for the baseball bullpen," she said. Hobbs ran down a few items that needed to be done in order to compete this initial phase stadium improvements, ...
There were some 80 members and guests celebrating a quarter century of togetherness in their modern Ripon Senior Center at a Thursday afternoon open house.
Elected leaders finally amended part of their ordinance that now includes their compensation.
In an effort to prevent campus crime and violence, public schools throughout the state are now required to have a comprehensive school safety plan in place.
It is seen as a pleasant surprise when "Welcome Buckets" are hand delivered to new residents moving into the Ripon Community.
A banner season for Ripon Christian boys and girls basketball produced two more awards. Point guards Danny Vos and Teagan Manus were recently named the Southern League's most valuable players, in a vote of the league's coaches. Both varsity programs captured Southern League crowns and reached the CIF Northern California regional tournament. The boys went 14-0 in conference play, while the girls shared the title with Turlock Christian at 13-1. It is Vos' second straight ...
Weston School appears to be the first in line for renovation under the Measure G projects. That's based on the preliminary timeline as provided by the facilities planning / public finance / program administration firm of Caldwell, Flores, Winters, Inc. At Monday's Ripon Unified school board meeting, Khushroo Gheyara, CFW chief operating officer based in Emeryville, indicated that the first bond sale, in turn, will help fund renovations to Colony Oak School. "Weston will be ...
George Ingerson won't curse the sunshine and warm weather. The arrival of spring means cycling season is in full bloom, and Ingerson's livelihood is attached to the selling of bike product, parts and service. "This is the busy season," he said. The owner of George's Bike Shop just wasn't expecting it so soon, as witnessed by his showroom floor. His new product line – 2013 Felt and Bianchi road bikes – is still being shipped ...
No doubt that declining enrollment is an issue at Ripon Unified. For example, the second interim report for this year factored in "down 57 enrolled students from the prior year," according to the California Basic Educational Data System numbers taken last October This translated into the Average Daily Attendance – or ADA, the state's generating revenue formula that divide the number of days of student attendance by the number of days of school taught during ...
The days of using Stouffer Field to host the Ripon Chamber of Commerce's Fourth of July fireworks display could soon be winding down.
The Ripon Senior Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this Thursday and will have their doors open to all comers from 4 until 6 p.m. at the corner of Wilma Avenue and Fourth Street.
He never stepped foot on foreign soil during wartime, but his allegiance to those that did is unwavering.
Enrollment is down once again at Ripon Unified. After a slight increase in students from the previous month, the school board will hear about a dip in those numbers during a report at tonight's monthly meeting in the Council Chambers at Ripon City Hall, 259 N. Wilma Ave. All told, RUSD – based on figures for the seventh month of the 2012-13 school year – is reportedly down 79 students compared to same attendance period ...
Dot Veltkamp wrapped her grandson Lincoln in a hug, kissing the shy 4-year-old on the top of his head.
After six years of fundraising, members of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation have managed over $1 million of installed infrastructure at Stouffer Field.
A city maintenance worker discovered a suspicious looking suitcase shortly before 2 p.m. Monday near the baseball diamond at the Ripon Community Center in the 300 block of Fourth Street and summoned police.
Dante Alvarez is anxious to start his new job.
Dan Vos and Brittany O'Brien learned first-hand the plight of the handicapped in the nation's capitol as they joined 64 classmates and chaperones in a weeklong tour of U.S. government offices and memorials in Washington, D.C. – in wheelchairs.
By VINCE REMBULAT
By VINCE REMBULAT
EL CAJON (AP) - A small wildfire in San Diego County destroyed one mobile home, burned several others and several vehicles and left a woman badly burned Sunday before it was put out about 90 minutes later.
Ripon Chef John Mangelos has mixed emotions about closing his Barnwood Restaurant after 33 years due to shoulder injuries that have kept him from doing his job at the restaurant and catering operation.
Over the years, Tony Mistlin has given generously to the City of Ripon.
The discovery of an illegal encampment along the banks of the Stanislaus River by Ripon officers Thursday afternoon netted one arrest for drug possession, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
A 28-year-old Ripon woman, Chandra Ann Ashlock, was nabbed by a patrolman some 60 seconds after a dispatcher radio dispatcher put out the description of an alleged burglary suspect who had taken lingerie valued at $200 from the All About the Girls bra shop in the downtown business community.
Ruth Waters is thrilled about playing basketball at the collegiate level.
Ripon City Council meetings could someday be televised.
Rina's Run – in honor of the late Rina Brocchini – is expecting last minute runners in the 5K and Half Marathon to arrive before dawn Saturday morning at the Ripon High School campus to register for the event.
Will the Ripon position on supporting lower electrical bills be supported by city's representative on the county commission that has a key vote on making that happen?
Ripon's Spring Cleanup is the first two weeks of May.