With Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature's Democratic leaders inching closer to a state budget deal, the Ripon Unified School District has plans of a budget workshop early next week based on changes to educational funding.
The date June 6 seemed like any other insignificant summer day, but perhaps some remembered it as more. You see, June 6, 1944 was D-Day (D-day was just a term used to mean the beginning of an operation). It was the day where over 150,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of heavily occupied Normandy, France to open a long awaited second front and begin to liberate Europe from Nazi control. Though D-Day lasted only one day the larger operation it was a part of, known as the Battle of Normandy, lasted until late August of that year.
What's a cannoli?
Complaints of odor wafting through Ripon from the new Diamond Pet Food Plant on South Stockton Avenue has the firm taking steps to abate the odors that are noticed when south winds cause the angst of residents.
Baby back ribs, with a special homemade barbecue sauce, is soon to be added to the Barnwood Restaurant's menu when it reopens for business on June 18.
The alleged recent credit card fraud at the Ripon Tractor Supply Company that put a 53-year-old Railroad Flat man in jail on Saturday has now escalated to $25,000 in losses at several stores in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.,
Ripon City Council members got a peek at the proposed $8.8 million fiscal general fund budget Tuesday night through the eyes of Deputy City Administrator Kevin Werner.
Christian Manes has golf skill running through his ancestry.
Ripon's Senior Meal Program is set to reap the rewards of this Saturday's "Hotcakes & Hot Cars" event planned by the Bethany Home Society at Almond Valley Christian Reformed Church.
Senior year is highly romanticized yet it is this: the end of our public funded education and the first truly divergent path for our future. The question "Now what?" plagues those of us attempting to step out of the world of youth and establish ourselves as adults. Now that school has drawn to a close and summer sets in many have to stand to face their final decision. College is where many of us hope to plant our roots while others seek to dive into the working world. Regardless the next few months will be a daunting challenge.
The following are Ripon Elementary 8th grade graduates:
The following are members of the Ripon High Class of 2013:
Focusing on a long slate of health concerns from exercise to hearing loss, Bethany Home's Health Fair Friday morning was seen as a success for the community at the Town Square Apartments campus on West Main Street.
Warren Council had a passion for struggling students at Ripona Elementary School where he served as principal for nearly 20 years until this spring when he closed his office door for the last time.
They were a rag-tag bunch of football players wearing basketball shorts and sneakers.
The installation of the proposed all-weather Ripon High School track is virtually a certainty with a $300,000 donation from an anonymous community resident on Tuesday.
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.