Ripon Police Detective Sergeant Terri Jensen believes that updating an ordinance relating to the cultivation and possession of medical marijuana has good intentions.
Two Ripon High School seniors have been charged with three felonies in the theft of a Ripon Christian Schools golf cart that ended up in the Ripon High aquatic center swimming pool, according to Ripon Police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
The Rotary Club leadership camp near Coarsegold in the foothills was a blast, five Ripon High School students told Ripon Rotarians at their Wednesday noon meeting inside the Barnwood Restaurant.
Chuck Winn is encouraging young people to become part of 'Love Ripon' on April 27.
Michelle Crippen and Debbie Schickert were sickened by what they saw, but couldn't pull away from their TVs.
Ripon's Stephanie Hobbs is going to Washington, D.C., Saturday to lobby for $1.6 million funds to complete the $2.8 million renovation of the Ripon High athletic stadium.
The Ripon Rotary Club Bingo and Poker Tournament held Friday night in the Community Center drew 160 competitors some of whom played well beyond the 9 p.m. cutoff time vying for the top prize.
The Mistlin Sports Complex could be ready for use by March 2014. That's the best guess provided Kevin Werner at the Ripon City Council meeting on Tuesday. "Based on the contract, construction completion is mid-August," said the interim city administrator / city engineer. "The grass would then need time to get established." Werner was asked about the timelines for the Mistlin Sports Complex by Councilman Leo Zuber. Construction continues on the four new softball fields ...
A golf cart belonging to Ripon Christian Schools was removed from the pool at Ripon High on Monday.
"Love Ripon" is back. On Saturday, April 27, the community is encouraged to spend this day giving, caring or doing cleanup projects around town. Vice Mayor Chuck Winn is scheduled to lead the discussion on "Love Ripon" at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting. He along with coordinators Dan Rowe and Matt Householder were involved in the previous "Love Ripon" held last September. It was about a year ago that Ripon first took part in the ...
Sponsors for the upcoming annual Rina's Run gathered on the Ripon High School track to demonstrate their support for the Saturday, May 11, 5K/half marathon run/walk.
The nine member staff of the Natural Path Wellness Center greeted and hosted the business community on Friday to a Ripon Chamber of Commerce mixer in their new facility in the 300 block of West Main Street.
Leon Compton didn't want a big party or sappy speeches on his last day of work. Instead, the city administrator for the City of Ripon met with close friends, longtime colleagues, and dignitaries for an ice cream social at Stouffer Hall. After 27 years, he officially retired Friday as city administrator for the City of Ripon. Kevin Werner, who is the city engineer, will take his place in the interim. "This was the way Leon ...
Multiple large trash bags filled with 50 pounds of marijuana with a street value of $15,000 sent a Ripon man to county jail Friday morning.
California Connections Academy Principal Don Ogden told Ripon Unified trustees Monday night that his school has nearly 300 students enrolled from as far away as San Jose along with a new professional association with the legendary Julliard Academy in New York.
Downtown Manteca's transit station is on target for completion in June. Now all the station needs is Altamont Commuter Express passenger train service. And the earliest that could happen is 2018. "It (2018) is a pretty aggressive target," noted Stacey Mortensen, executive director for the San Joaquin Rail Commission. Mortensen said establishment of a target date was key to get those involved with the effort focused on the goal. She added Stanislaus County securing their ...
Anthony Baciocco can do a little bit of everything on the football field.
Ripon added 129 residents during 2012 to make it the third fastest growing city in San Joaquin County.
If you ask Anthony Beato what he does for a living, the response might elicit scenes of a Georgia chain-gang.
Randy Ernest Albertsen – who is part of a five-man team holding a World Trapshooting Record – is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.
Most all of the not-for-profit organizations in the United States operate with a Board of Directors. In brief, it is the directors who are responsible for adhering to the Articles of Incorporation, for setting policy, for hiring the top level of management, and for ensuring financial stability.
The Ripon Local Farmers Market kicks off on May 30.
Stephanie Hobbs spent last week lobbying in Washington, D.C., trying to secure federal funds to help with the Ripon High athletic field's $2.8 million renovation.
The Ripon Community National Day of Prayer Event takes place on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m., at First Christian Reformed Church located at 305 Boesch Drive, Ripon.
The New Life Singers will be leading worship at the 6 p.m. service on Sunday, May 5, at Immanuel Christian Reformed Church.
By GLENN KAHL
The agenda of a Ripon City Council meeting is often made up of the consent calendar, ordinances, resolutions, and discussion items. Councilman Leo Zuber had concerns about that format. Specifically, he inquired at a workshop held last Tuesday on what determines a consent calendar item. "Half the agenda is on the consent calendar and is taken (for approval) in one vote," Zuber said. "The public does not know what just happened." According to Deputy City ...
Three more outlet stores have inked deals to locate in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. Manteca Councilman Vince Hernandez confirmed that Craig Realty working with center developers has secured three retailers, that are in the process of preparing to open stores in Manteca before Black Friday. Developer Poag & McEwen has submitted plans to the city to convert at least one of the spaces for the three stores. Hernandez noted the first of the ...
Upward of 30,000 people are expected to converge on Woodward Park in Manteca on May 26 for what military leaders have described as "the biggest Memorial Day Weekend commemoration on the West Coast." The salute to those who have fallen that also serves as a way of thanking those still living who have served America costs nearly $60,000 to stage. The biggest fundraiser is the raffling of two 2013 four-door Ford Fiesta sedans being donated ...
Ripon Police Acting Sergeant Steve Meece and four volunteer VIPS members were thanked by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for their efforts in stemming drunk driving in a multi-county awards ceremony for more than 150 officers in the Community Center on Wednesday.