Drivers under the influence and those without driver's licenses will face police personnel at a checkpoint at an undetermined location tonight beginning at 7 p.m. that will continue until 3 a.m. Saturday morning.
Donna Parks will serve another year as president for the Ripon Unified school board.
As the reconstruction plans for Weston School were recently submitted to the Division of State Architect in Sacramento, the Program Management Integration team has kicked off early talks with Colony Oak School.
The annual Taste of Ripon wine stroll saw crowds going from shop to shop sampling wines and enjoying the finger foods that were included in the frigid evening. The attendance was more than twice of that recorded last year.
The City of Ripon now has clear-cut definition of the "Central Traffic District."
A two-night Christian-based ballet dance production on stage at the Ripon Christian High School Performing Arts Center is expected to draw thousands on Friday and Saturday nights.
Chuck Winn is the new mayor of Ripon. For the third time, he was named to the post. But this was time he slotted for the top position as specified by an ordinance based on the rotation by the Ripon City Council seating. At the organization session on Tuesday, Winn, who previously served as vice mayor under Dean Uecker, advanced to the top spot, with Elden "Red" Nutt moving up one to vice mayor.
The City of Ripon can now look to lease the baseball fields along with the recently completed softball complex at the Mistlin Sports Park to an outside organization.
It's as much fun bouncing around on the new rubber playground base for Colony Oak students as it is climbing on the playground equipment.
Anna Fassler took time out from her studies Monday for civic duty.
November is National Runaway Prevention Month.
It was something of a history lesson for kindergarten children at Park View Elementary School when they hosted newcomers in the form of "Indians" from other Ripon schools to a Thanksgiving feast in their classroom on Tuesday.
Since September, the Youth Police Advisory Committee along with Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde reviewed various municipal codes.
The Ripon Christian "Knights of the Roundtable" competitive civics challenge team took first out of 14 teams from as far away as the Bay Area at the annual regional contest.
After two months in session, Ripon Unified saw attendance figures take a slight dip.
The unique feature for this year's Fourth of July celebration in Ripon is the three-day carnival.
Ninety-five percent of the North Pointe Specific Plan is completed.
Now and then again, whether one will admit it or not, everyone has their own personal rivalries - whether it be another person, another school (ahem) Escalon), or even another whole branch.
The Soroptimist of Ripon held their Girls of the Month program for March on Wednesday, March 18.
A golf tournament to benefit Marissa's Closet will be held Monday, March 23, at the Spring Creek Golf & Country Club in Ripon. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. with tee-off set for noon.
Ted Johnston was surprised to see an increase of water usage for last month.
Ripon Unified last week reported four new hires, four resignations and one retirement.
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Water conservation is high on everyone's list, especially given the current drought affecting California.
The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation is making it a goal of having the donor wall at Stouffer Field completed by the first football game.
Kathy Coleman has been busy crunching the numbers at Ripon Unified.
Ripon High could soon have a random drug testing policy in place.
The Colony Oak Parent Faculty Club is hosting their Third Annual Vegas Night Fundraiser on Friday, March 13,from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Ripon Community Center, 334 West Fourth St.
As Weston Elementary School undergoes a remodel, some of the other Ripon Unified school sites are dealing with their fair share of issues.
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