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.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051 will host a VA mobile clinic on Thursday, March 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 35-foot Compressed Natural Gas transit bus still had that new-car smell. After months of anticipation, the Blossom Express was off and running this week. Ridership may have been sparse, but the bus, for the most part, ran its fixed schedule on time. "It'll get better once people become aware of us," said Rita Holquin, who is the San Joaquin Regional Transit District operator of the bus that links the downtown area to that of ...
The number twists and pulls at Tracy Crawford's heart and conscience. The commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1051 scans his monthly newsletter, stumbling over the suicide statistics. In 2012, suicides among U.S. military veterans hit a record high – 349, an average of more than one per day. A vast majority of the suicides (69 percent) were among the veterans in Crawford's demographic – 50 years or older. But while it saddens ...
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. It's here that 130 to 140 truckloads of product will roll out each week while coming off three processing lines. But for the past five months, residents living nearby have complained about the odors coming from the plant that's been in operation since last May. The Ripon City Council, in turn, began working in cooperation with the folks of Diamond, most notably, ...
Don Gatti was named chairman for the Measure G Citizens' Oversight Committee. At Monday's meeting at the Ripon High library, Superintendent Louise Johnson appointed Gatti, who had experience on the previous committee. He was also tabbed via luck of the draw to serve a two-year term on the nine-member group. Under the bylaws set forth by Proposition 39 – according to consultant Yuri Calderon of Caldwell Flores Winters, Inc., this bond measure required 55-percent voter ...
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.
At age 11, Aiden Tijero has a few titles and world championship to his name.
Ripon police officers did what they set out to do Friday night waiting on tables at the Barnwood Restaurant in their effort to raise funds for the police memorial now under construction by netting $825.
What are the Ripon Unified School District's long-term and short-term facility needs?
Kevin Werner is no longer the interim city administrator.
RIPON – Wear a spooky Halloween costume and go home with cash prizes. Bonuses to go with that include hors d'oeuvres and salad bar, dancing, and an opportunity to help soldiers serving their country and retired veterans.
Going to lunch in a limo in exchange for the best test results in the STAR testing was a pact made between the Colony Oak Elementary School students and their former principal Amy Carter.
The new school year is still young but Ripon Unified reportedly was down 16 students from a year ago.
The new bus routes and schedules were approved Tuesday by the Ripon City Council.
Downtown business woman Karen Gay and her family celebrated the success of her trophy shop, Just Rewards, for its 10 year tenure in the community with a well-attended ribbon cutting Friday with an official Ripon Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting launching another 10 years of service to Ripon.
Kevin Werner could be appointed City Administrator at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting.
Color the Skies is hosting the Focus Dinner Party honoring Children's Hospital Central California on Saturday, Oct. 19
Domestic violence touches the lives of Americans of all ages, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background and circumstance.