"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."
That freedom is not free is a truth that Ripon residents are reminded of year after year in the city's Memorial Day Observances planned jointly by the American Legion 190 and Veterans of Foreign Wars 1051 posts.
Ripon High Valedictorian Ruth Waters is the epitome of a student-athlete.
Ripon Christian High School graduated 60 seniors Friday night in their packed gymnasium – with countless dreams backed by their deep religious faith in God.
Terri Beam sat among her students in the computer lab on campus on Wednesday morning, glowing as warm and as bright as the blouse she wore.
Anne DiGiulio didn't sit much during Thursday's graduation ceremony at Park View Elementary School.
Eighth-grade students at Ripona School shared a bittersweet moment on Thursday.
The Ripon Elementary School 8th graders – some 60 of them – marched up the center aisle of the Ripon High School multi-purpose auditorium to hear speakers, receive awards and take their diplomas they had worked for over the last nine years.
Manteca's Austin Road Business Park that includes housing for 10,200 people has both the City of Ripon and the Ripon Unified School District concerned.
Shredded document restoration and cyber crime are both a reality in our country today, Modesto private investigator Jon Jacobson of the Dakota Information Group, told Ripon Rotarians at a recent noon meeting at the Barnwood Restaurant.
George Cross was the first to cross the finish line in the inaugural running of the half-marathon event at Rina's Run on May 10.
Everything from Ripon schools and roads to fire service will feel the impacts of the Austin Road Business Park - the largest development ever approved in Manteca.
Not too long ago, Katie Donoho ran her first-ever half marathon.
The Austin Road Business Park is a planned 1,049-acre development located just outside of Ripon along Highway 99.
The past few weeks of school have been a whirlwind for Taylor Vos.
In Ripon, Second Street is considered a major thoroughfare.
John Mangelos is being installed as the Ripon Chamber of Commerce president Thursday night for the second time.
The handmade rustic sign reads: "Grandpa's Flower Patch. Only God can make a flower. Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Matt 6:29."
Call it the home stretch of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation's seven-year effort of renovating the facilities at Ripon High.
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Ripon is exploring having two water systems - one for domestic use and the other for landscaping.
Dr. Glen Shirk was once the pediatrician to Jake Parks.
Young blood may be needed to infuse a spark in the Fireworks Committee.
Station No. 3 of the Ripon Consolidated Fire District is two months away from completion.
Calvary Reformed Church is looking to host an end of the summer block party.
Dr. Glen Shirk was a longtime pediatrician in Ripon.
The Ripon City Council will wait until next meeting to decide whether or not to cancel or change the Aug. 5 session.
Organizers in charge of starting up a Ripon Community Garden have the blessings of elected leaders to go forward.
National Night Out is still a month away.
Construction on Weston Elementary School will begin this summer.