Ripon Unified is experiencing a significant decline in enrollment. At Monday's school board meeting, district officials are scheduled to discuss the reasons behind this recent drop off. Kathy Coleman, who is the RUSD director of curriculum and categorical programs, collected the information on the whereabouts on the students who have withdrawn from the district. "While there are many reasons, the most significant impact seems to be families moving out of the area," she said in ...
Ripon High was among the high schools competing in the 32nd annual San Joaquin County Academic Decathlon.
Louise Johnson will be the first to warn you. Her office is "cluttered."
The six candidates reaching for the crown of the 51st Almond Blossom Queen told Rotarians of their individual plans for the future Wednesday and where they hoped to be in the next 10 years.
In all likelihood, Betty McBrian had no idea that the Almond Blossom Festival would become what it is today.
Joyce Wong is currently one of the residents living in the Bethany Home Manor Apartments. She is one of our youngest residents who is always on-the-go.
Don't tease Ralph Roos with a good time. While responses were mixed from Ripon residents that learned Wednesday morning of the United States Postal Service's plan to halt Saturday mail delivery, the Ripon almond farmer and South San Joaquin Irrigation District director said he'd welcome the change with open arms. "They'd be doing me a favor – the little bit that we get on Saturday ain't worth a hill of beans or the trip to ...
The leader of the Ripon High girls soccer team won't get pushed around or pigeon-holed.
The toilet tug-o-war between vandals and the City of Ripon has reached a tipping point for one city official.
Any changes to health benefits for elected leaders could soon require a public hearing. On Tuesday, the Ripon City Council members unanimously agreed to add that part to the policy regarding their health care compensation. Vice Mayor Chuck Winn, who doesn't receive the health plan – as a retired California Highway Patrol, he gets state compensation – pushed to have the public hearing on any such change, receiving support from colleague Leo Zuber, who also ...
Monica Gutierrez can barely make ends meet with her salary as a waitress. But the Coffee Time & Steak Café employee did not even hesitate to give up her tips to help a local family in need.
The crowning of the first Almond Blossom Queen, Cathy Christensen, took place the second day of the festival in 1963, according to records in the Ripon Museum.
Tim Buzzini is in the business of fixing golf handicaps. Not planes, trains or automobiles. So when it came time for the co-owner of the Jack Tone Golf Course to find a mechanic, he tailored his search to fit his needs. Buzzini needed someone who understood golf-specific machinery and lawn care, and he needed that person on a budget. "We knew that we needed a high-quality mechanic," said Buzzini, who also manages the 3,715-yard, 18-hole ...
City officials are keeping their fingers crossed that no more major change orders are in store regarding the softball field construction at Mistlin Sports Complex.
During the early stages of construction of the softball fields, O.C. Jones and Sons encountered some problems at the Mistlin Sports Complex.
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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