A Manteca man walking home from grocery shopping Saturday night with friends apparently misjudged the speed of two diesel engines coming down the Union Pacific tracks toward him and his two companions as they walked eastward along the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue near Library Park.
Tamra Spade and Laura Spence had something in common before accepting their positions with the Ripon Chamber of Commerce. Both had worked in the district offices of two state politicians.
Several months ago, the Ripon City Council looked into updating the job description for city administrator.
Ripon officers gave chase – on foot and in patrol cars – after two young gang members had tore up the softball fields at Stouffer Park with their vehicles at 1 p.m. Thursday, capturing both of them, according to police spokesman First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Ripon Unified School District will have a 183-day work schedule for teachers during the 2013-14 school year.
Ripon's Riley Simmons - a Colony Oak School fifth grader - continues her fight against brain cancer with the family receiving good news from doctors this past week, according to her grandmother Sandy Thornell Hodges.
It was the third year for the Ripon Police Department to host an open house for residents.
• TODAY'S EVENTS: The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee events planned for today are:
Carla Lien left her job at a fast food restaurant in Ripon after graduation from Ripon Christian High School to become a hostess for the new owners of the Barnwood Restaurant adjacent to the northbound Highway 99 on ramp on East Main Street.
Antonio Orozco, 41, was rearrested and jailed Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for allegedly having possession of counterfeit currency, a controlled substance, marijuana, controlled substance paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
For the past few months, those at Diamond Pet Foods of Ripon have been trying to find a solution on eliminating any foul odor.
The Ripon Community Fireworks Committee is gearing up for an action packed day this Fourth of July. Events include a parade, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, photo booth, food vendors, concert and of course a 4th of July Firework Extravaganza.
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight on the Cornerstone II subdivision along north Ripon Road.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company is launching its natural gas Pipeline Safety Enhancement Program (PSEP) this week around Ripon that is expected to continue through the end of August and possibly into early September.
A tour of the Ripon Police Department and introduction of staff members is on tap for Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m., according to First Sgt. Steve Merchant.
Cakes, cookies and pastries – all homemade confections – are once again part of the upcoming Almond Blossom Festival
It's a Valentine's dinner dance for the benefit of Ripon High School's student body completely organized by the RHS Leadership Class under the direction of activities instructor Jill Mortensen.
Drake Vizarra and the Ripon High student body want your coins and they're willing to go to great lengths to get them, too.
America's Next Top Model might be bound for New York or Los Angeles.
Alyssa Sikkema has always looked forward to the Almond Blossom Queen.
Two Ripon gang members have been sentenced to nine years in state prison for an August 2013 attempted carjacking on the frontage road near East Main Street that parallels the northbound lanes of Highway 99 in Ripon.
Lauren Van Till and Teresa Martinez have been selected the Ripon Soroptimist Girls of the Month for the month of January.
Dean Uecker is seeking another term on the Ripon City Council.
Cash prizes are being awarded at the end of the two fun run races during the 52nd annual Almond Blossom Festival the last weekend in February, according to Laurin Sephos who serves as Ripon Chamber of Commerce events manager.
Desirey Ormonde isn't as old as the other Ripon Almond Blossom Queen candidates.
Lisa Roos recently checked out a few local vendors capable of handling credit card payments for customers looking to pay their City of Ripon utilities.
Ripon Unified School District's Kindergarten Orientation is set for Tuesday, Feb. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room at Park View Elementary School.
Krista Tyhurst knows about small towns.
Diamond Pet Foods continues to search out solutions on eliminating foul odor.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District (RCFD) broke ground Thursday morning for its third station.