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.
Warning posters were placed on the doors of the Bethany nursing home in Ripon, where visitors are asked to don yellow gowns and face masks because some 20 percent of the residents are suffering from flu-like symptoms.
In 1988, Ripon Christian High boys and girls basketball teams played, respectively, Calipatria and Avenal for the California State Division V titles.
Darin Higgins recently bid adieu to Ripon High for greener pasture. He's the new head football coach at Liberty Ranch High in Galt, taking over the varsity program from Bryan Golder, who reportedly stepped down after just one season for some time off. Prior to that, Anthony Linebaugh, the Hawks' former head coach, guided Liberty Ranch to an impressive 9-4 record in year two of the program. Trustees, at the recent Ripon Unified school board ...
Ripon Unified could soon say hello to the new and good-bye to the old. Trustees recently approved $100,000 from Fund 35, including $75,000 to go towards improving technology at Ripon High. The other $25,000 is earmarked towards a matching grant, with the newly formed RHS Booster Club taking on the challenge to come up with same amount. The district recently came upon Fund 35. This was money held in an account related to but not ...
Shannon Moran's feet have carried her all over Northern California, from The Color Run in Sacramento to the marathon in Modesto.
The billions of pink and white blooms blanketing the Ripon countryside next month will likely produce almonds that will grace tables from China to Europe.
Ripon Unified Kindergarten Orientation for the 2013-14 school year will be held on Tuesday, April 23, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Colony Oak Elementary School's grant application to the PG&E's Bright Ideas Program will soon see the installation of an electricity producing solar panel at the Ripon campus valued at $10,000.
RIPON - The Almond Blossom Festival fashion show is just 12 days away. It takes place Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Ripon High School Multi-purpose room. Tickets are on sale at the Chamber office for $10 each and must be purchased in advance. The Ripon Chamber of Commerce presents the 51st Annual Almond Blossom Festival on Feb. 22-24 at the Mistlin Sports Park 1202 E. River Road. There will ...
Blake Morrow's complex schedule and list of responsibilities spawn from a simple promise he made to himself.
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.
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.