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.
Ripon residents on Fourth Street near Vera Avenue had unexpected praise for Ripon's motorcycle traffic officer who was back on the street Wednesday morning with an eye toward moving violations.
It is billed to be a senior health fair like none other to date in Ripon starting with a five mile walk at 8 a.m. from the Bethany Home Town Square, Main Street campus on Friday.
It was the beginning of "Van" Van Vught's second retirement when he turned in his VIPS' badge Tuesday after serving in the volunteer police organization for nearly 20 years in support of the officers on the street in Ripon.
On the Ripon High campus Friday students were all smiles and excitement as they realized the always-sacred countdown to the end of the school year was finally over.
Freedom is never more than one generation away, Memorial Day keynote speaker, Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, told a hushed crowd at the Ripon Cemetery Monday morning.
Citizenship and Trustee awards were handed out last week to students at the five Ripon elementary schools during graduations held throughout the district.
"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.
Ripon's Lions club handed out a first place and $100 in their annual speech contest last week with a theme "Community Service, what does it mean, why does it matter."
Two Ripon residents were jailed a day apart after what police described as a violent confrontation that had taken place less than a block away from the city's downtown area.
Weston School is still on target for a July 2015 re-opening date.
Marlon Gayle is on paid administrative leave.
Lopez Manuel Lopez, the recently retired Chief Administrative Officer for San Joaquin County, has been endorsed by the Ripon Police Officers Association in his campaign to become the next San Joaquin County Supervisor for District 4.
History was made in Robert Mayfield's history classroom, and it started with a dare.
Ripon Police have arrested a registered sex offender in possession of child pornography.
The Ripon area is surrounded by its fair share of vineyards and wineries.
Wine tasting as part of the farmers' market scene?
Midway through the recession Ripon became No. 1 in San Joaquin County.
The Ripon Almond Festival was marred by nine alcohol-related incidents of adults being drunk and disorderly.
Upwards of 40,000 people made it to Ripon during this past weekend's 52nd annual Almond Blossom Festival.
All signs indicate that the City of Ripon has recovered from the Recession.
The last time Blue Diamond Almonds had a booth at Ripon's Almond Blossom Festival was over 20 years ago.
The Ripon Consolidated Fire District recently broke ground on the $1.82 million station in northeast Ripon.