Blake Morrow's complex schedule and list of responsibilities spawn from a simple promise he made to himself.
Recently I came across a club at Ripon High called Interact. Though this club is in the midst of its second year no one knows much about it. The student body knows it's not about sports, not about art, not about debate, or even dance. So what exactly is it about? It turns out Interact is a club based on helping the community and communities abroad. "We try to organize at least two events every year, one local and one international," says President India Chakraverty. "We are basically the Rotary Club for teens."
It is not often we have the opportunity to hear personal testimony of what has transpired over a one hundred year period! Having been blessed with longevity and good health, Mr. Adolph Van Duyn, resident of Bethany Home, was able to share the following story with regard to growing up in the USA and experiencing over 100 years of living. Mr. Van Duyn will be celebrating his 101st birthday on Sunday, Jan. 27.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is embarking on a proposed expansion of the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge.
Roundabout traffic circles designed to slow traffic have brought mostly favorable comments from the public after they got through the learning curve, said Ripon Police First Sergeant Steve Merchant.
Due to an upswing in Internet related prostitution in Ripon over the last few months, officers conducted a sting operation in an unnamed motel in the community.
The Ripon Parents Actively Linked to Student Success, or PALSS, scored a major victory at the Jan. 14 school board meeting.
The Ripon Unified School District once again saw a dip in enrollment last month.
Sales of existing homes dropped by 10 percent in Ripon during 2012, while the median closed escrow increased 13 percent over 2011 levels.
Ripon and Manteca civic leaders don't want the two cities to ultimately mesh together as if it was one endless stream of urban development.
Fraudulent documents were uncovered by Ripon police early Wednesday morning after a patrolman initiated a pursuit of a motorist who failed to stop at a roundabout at River and North Ripon roads.
Ripon's teenagers have spoken, and the general consensus is …
Families in Ripon, Manteca, Salida and throughout the northern San Joaquin Valley have had Dr. Paul Sessa come to their homes to gently euthanize their pets when there was no hope they would survive an illness or a tragedy.
Elected leaders, as part of their annual re-organization session, were assigned last week to their respective committees.
Manuel Pires won't soon forget the image of daughter and father standing at midfield, bracing for a kickoff they weren't sure would come.
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.