Food and friends is a combination that has made dining the best small vacation that we can afford ourselves in our busy lives.
The 6th annual Rina's Run will take a bit longer to complete this year. The May 11 competition to support the Ripon High Stadium Project will be replacing the 10K race with a half marathon course reaching into Caswell State Park. The start and finish line will be in the stadium where a health and vendor fair will be taking place, along with a Ripon Rotary Breakfast Burrito fundraiser. The 5K course will be different ...
One e-mail. Four responses. Months of planning and execution. A thousand or more bright eyes lost in the glow and wonder of a children's playroom at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. That's the plan, says Ripon High Activities Director Jill Mortensen. Each year, Mortensen challenges her Leadership class with 10 hours of community service per quarter. It's a manageable number, she says, but… "I expect a lot." Four students have met her expectation, and with ...
Forget Paris, Milan, and the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City. When it comes to local styling, everything you need to know will be there on Thursday night at the Ripon High School multipurpose room as dozens of Ripon residents strut their stuff on the runway for the annual Almond Blossom Show Fashion Show taking place Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Ripon High Multipurpose Room. It is one of the final events ...
Diamond Pet Foods announced the opening of its long-awaited Ripon facility and the creation of 75 or more jobs on Wednesday.
Elected leaders will look to make a change on an ordinance regarding their reorganization and compensation on Tuesday.
Bethany Home held its Annual Society Meeting last week at the Calvary Reformed Church, but it was more of a celebration than a meeting.
The Ripon Arts League has scheduled "Golden Bough" to bring Celtic musical entertainment to the Ripon community on Lincoln's birthday, Tuesday, Feb. 12.
It is 5:30 a.m. and Ripon's historic downtown is sound asleep, except for a blinking traffic light and the shop at 115 Main Street.
For the past seven years, Delmar Otten has been an invaluable member of the Senior Center Commission.
Speaking on the topic of "Peace through Service," four high school students took to the podium at Ripon Rotary's annual speech contest vying for first place honors and the chance to go on to state competition.
The bell rings and the calm of the afternoon is shattered by hundreds of happy feet. They all cascade toward the corner of Acacia Avenue and Main Street, where Ripon Elementary crossing guard Michele Cook – no taller than many of kids – has been entrusted with their safety and travels. Her charge: Get them across the street and on their way. The challenge: Morning and afternoon traffic, thousand-pound cars and impatient drivers. Her tools: ...
The silver anniversary of Ripon Christian High's state championships in both boys and girls basketball was celebrated Saturday night when the Knights hosted the Ripon High boys team.
Ripon Unified received the request for qualification go-ahead not too long ago to help pave the way for the hiring of a construction management firm for the voter-approved bond measure.
A 4-year-old Ripon girl, Julissia Guzman, is the second youngster in the Ripon community to be diagnosed with brain cancer.
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.
The loss of farmland northwest of Ripon to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $13.8 million.
It has been more than 80 years of farming that includes an annual pumpkin crop in Ripon with pumpkins of every description that can be seen ripening in the fields every October with the approach of Halloween.
The Ripon Unified school board accepted three resignations and four new hires at last Monday's session.
Thirty people representing a cross section of the community will spearhead Ripon Unified's Facilities Master Plan Steering Committee.
Some 124 emergency vehicles with red lights flashing and sirens blaring made their way through Ripon Saturday.
Build a gym, do it right.