Give Every Child A Chance is hoping to bring the Teen Summit to Ripon. But that could be another year away. According to program director Oscar Munguia, GECAC was all set to conduct the inaugural Teen Summit today at Park View School. But that event was canceled. "We only had 40 kids signed up and we needed 100," he said on Monday. Munguia indicated that this Teen Summit, once off and running, will be modeled ...
Work continues to take place at Mistlin Sports Complex as elected leaders are making sure to take care of the billing.
Arthur Brogli is the special guest performer for the annual San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes annual spring concert and dance on Saturday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Swiss Hall, East Main Street and Manley Road.
Grandparents' spoiling their grandchildren is a time-honored tradition. But according to the San Joaquin County Sherriff's Department, scammers are now attempting to tap into that and bilk unsuspecting seniors out of their money without them ever thinking that they've been had. Instead of an elaborate hoax or an attempt to steal important personal information, San Joaquin County Sherriff Public Information Officer Les Garcia said that the scam works through a simple phone ...
There was no promise of extra credit or a pizza party. The students in Robert Mayfield's U.S. History and Government classes were given no incentive to raise the money. They just did. By the fistfuls, too. Ripon High's Coin War came to a celebratory finish on Friday afternoon in the North Gym. The student body and faculty gathered for a rally, touting the success of the annual fundraiser while acknowledging the kinship and a connection ...
It is all about the "missing piece" of the puzzle in severe cases of dementia and other illnesses that is described as the "emotional wellness" toward healing.
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 ...
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.