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.
Eighth-grade students at Ripona School shared a bittersweet moment on Thursday.
The Ripon Elementary School 8th graders – some 60 of them – marched up the center aisle of the Ripon High School multi-purpose auditorium to hear speakers, receive awards and take their diplomas they had worked for over the last nine years.
Manteca's Austin Road Business Park that includes housing for 10,200 people has both the City of Ripon and the Ripon Unified School District concerned.
Shredded document restoration and cyber crime are both a reality in our country today, Modesto private investigator Jon Jacobson of the Dakota Information Group, told Ripon Rotarians at a recent noon meeting at the Barnwood Restaurant.
George Cross was the first to cross the finish line in the inaugural running of the half-marathon event at Rina's Run on May 10.
Everything from Ripon schools and roads to fire service will feel the impacts of the Austin Road Business Park - the largest development ever approved in Manteca.
Not too long ago, Katie Donoho ran her first-ever half marathon.
A 34-year-old Hughson man is being held in San Joaquin County Jail in lieu of $1.375 million bail after approaching a Ripon group of college students home on their summer break Wednesday afternoon and singling out a 21-year-old female with a short barreled shotgun in hand allegedly yelling "I want sex – I want sex" as he chased after her near the Stanislaus River.
A 34-year-old Hughson man was arrested Wednesday afternoon near the access point for the Ripon bike bridge for allegedly attempting to kidnap a woman at gunpoint.
There's no budget blues this year in Ripon.
The Ripon Christian Athletic Complex is getting closer to becoming a reality.
The Reverend Chuck Roots has retired as the pastor of the Ripon Free Methodists Church.
Ripon's Barnwood Restaurant is closing its doors Sunday as its owners are unable to meet the monetary demands of a suit claiming it is not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Ziggy Roberson enjoyed a whirlwind day in Ripon.
Temperatures sizzled to triple digits this week but that wasn't enough to discourage a group of young volunteer workers of the Ripon Community Athletic Foundation.
Threats of lawsuits focused at Ripon businesses that are allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the subject of a Ripon Chamber of Commerce workshop tonight from 5 until 7 p.m. in the city council chambers.
The Ripon High Class of 1941was a proud group recognizing 73 years since they graduated, singing their class song together, "Hail, hail, the gang's all here!"
It may be too early to tell but the wine-tasting addition to the Ripon Farmers Market appears to be a success.
The Ripon Police Department continues to incorporate green energy in their fleet of vehicles.
Harvey Douma has the distinction of the longest tenure as Chief of Police for the City of Ripon.
The Office of Consumer Affairs with the use of California State Police served a search warrant at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Excel Physical Fitness business at 103 East Main Street in Ripon.
Ripona Elementary School promoted its eighth-grade class on Wednesday evening in a ceremony presided over by Principal Dante Alvarez and Ripon Unified Board of Trustees member Ernie Tyhurst.