Since 1992, elected leaders have been eligible for health benefits as part of their perks. The last time Ripon Council members received an increase of any kind was nearly 13 years ago, according to City Attorney Tom Terpstra. At tonight's 7 o'clock meeting, they'll look to amend the policy that reads: "Council compensation is based on population and any raises must be approved by vote of the City Council." "Health benefits are a much larger ...
Ripon High grad Janet Dyk has a daily schedule like none other. It includes running her antique shop, organizing her third consecutive Manteca Quilters' quilt show, overseeing Ag Venture for third graders throughout San Joaquin County, and serving as a trustee for the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Ripon Rotarians gathered at the school district's warehouse where they tackled cases of dictionaries intended for the Ripon third graders.
It's not like John Mangelos doesn't have a plentiful supply of almonds to cook with.
David Alger is a proud resident of Bethany Home's Assisted Living facility, fondly known as Beth Haven.
It hasn't been a natural transition for the superintendent-turned-councilman, but a welcomed one.
Two gun shop operators – one in Ripon and the other in Manteca – share the same stories about gun and ammunition shortages.
The Ripon Christian High mock trial team will be back in the courtroom come Tuesday. In this true-to-life competition, RC will be among the 11 high school teams debating a fictitious case before presiding superior court judges and scoring attorneys at the 2013 San Joaquin County Mock Trial Competition at the San Joaquin Superior Court, 222 E. Weber Ave., Stockton. The case is the People vs. Vega – this is official material for the 32nd ...
Mary Carigiet turned 101 years old on Friday, but the Ripon resident remains as spry as someone 20 years her junior.
The Ripon Lions Club will host its 14th annual Almond Blossom Spaghetti Dinner at the Ripon Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 21.
You either love him or you don't. When it comes to former Ripon mayor, councilman and pastor and current Manteca businessman Curt Pernice, his personality – anchored by an unwavering dedication to what he believes in and accented by an unwillingness to compromise his values in any situation regardless of politics – can be hard for some to take. But that doesn't the stop the man that delivers sodas for his employees and beams when ...
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SALIDA - The formation of the Ripon Chamber of Commerce years ago, a catalyst in the incorporation of that city, is now being eyed as a master plan for the development of a similar chamber of commerce in Salida and toward their eventual incorporation.
Setting their tables for one more Almond Blossom Festival Breakfast, the Ripon Grange has a long and colorful history dating back to the mid-1930s in the midst of the Great Depression.
Students struggling to meet graduation requirements could soon have an educational option. Trustees of the Ripon Unified School District on Monday approved the application for a continuation school. Camille Taylor, director of student support services, said the district will look to establish this alternative education for those who have fallen behind in their curriculum. "Classes would be smaller, individualized, and designed for them," she said. The name filed on the state application reads "RUSD Continuation ...
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
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