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.
The new continuation high school at Ripon Unified will debut as a modest operation.
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.
Stouffer Field will always be called Stouffer Field.
To become compliant with laws of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Ripon's 70-year-old Main Street Inn and its owner Joan Corso have decided to spend $50,000 to construct a completely new restroom for the access of disabled clientele.
Pedro Ramirez, 30, of Turlock has been arrested by Ripon police for allegedly drugging and raping a coworker at a restaurant on Jack Tone Road near Highway 99 while they were both at work, police said.
Mayor Chuck Winn recently gave his best guesstimate on the attendance of the City of Ripon Farmers' Market at Stouffer Park.
Ripon Councilman Jake Parks was selected to attend the upcoming League of California Cities conference in Los Angeles. More importantly, he'll represent the City of Ripon as the designated voting delegate during the annual business meeting at the General Assembly on Sept. 5.
A 35-year-old Las Vegas woman was arrested by Ripon police shortly before midnight Monday driving a car that had been reported stolen from that gambling center, according to First Sergeant Steve Merchant.