RIPON - Ripon Police are stepping up their presence at elementary school campuses. Ripon Police Chief Ed Ormonde said the department will begin having patrol officers on elementary school campuses later this month. The program, "Cops on Campus," will periodically put patrol officers on each elementary school site in between calls for service and other patrol related duties. The development of the program was taking place prior to the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newton, ...
RIPON – The holiday season for giving may be over but not so at the Ripon Unified School District.
Alyssa Drennan has been in the Almond Blossom Parade before. Multiple times in fact. As a longtime participant in Ripon band programs Drennan has had the opportunity to see the people as they line up along Main Street and feel the electricity that comes with the biggest event of the year. But there was always something about the Almond Queen contestants that stood out to the Ripon High senior. The pretty dresses. The pretty cars. ...
A US Army veteran and a former general contractor has taken over the helm at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Ripon.
The Ripon Community Athletic Foundation received much-needed support Tuesday from the Ripon City Council.
If Jack Ford was again given the word "lasciviousness," chances are strong that he'd spell it correctly.
Ripon Christian Schools (RCS) is offering all-day, every day, kindergarten classes effective at the start of the 2013-14 school year.
Seeing her sisters as part of the Ripon Christian prom court was enough to pique Lauren Van Till's interest.
Eli Postma is a woman with a mission. As a cancer survivor, her passion to help others has made her a hero as she prepares for a marathon April 28 in Washington, D.C. A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Bethany Home and a school teacher in her native Azores, Elizete Postma has a history of setting goals in life and persistently seeing them through to positive ends. She cites her strong faith ...
The Ripon Police Department was contacted by several concerned citizens last week, regarding door to door sales of alarms and misinformation.
About a year ago, Ryan Hansen and Josh Sarratt started up the Ripon Warriors. They kicked off this non-profit organization with 22 boys, filling two teams – one seventh-grade and one eighth-grade – with the goal of keeping the young basketball talent in Ripon. "I had to go to Modesto (Central Catholic) for my kids to play basketball," said Hansen, who, along with Sarratt, attended Monday's Ripon Unified school board meeting with ...
Delmar Otten will be honored at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting. He'll be recognized by incoming Mayor Dean Uecker for his years of service on the Senior Commission with a proclamation at the 7 o'clock session at Ripon City Hall Council Chamber, 259 N. Wilma Ave. Otten, who has served on the commission since 2005, has been active in the many programs offered at the Ripon Senior Center, according to the proclamation. ...
Being an Almond Queen candidate just looked so glamorous to Morgan Scott. Here were a handful of young women – groomed to be leaders in the community – that got to model the latest fashions; learn more about the community that has given so much to them; ride in the parade that serves as the focal point to an annual three-day festival that draws thousands to Ripon's downtown streets. And at the ...
The next time you see a Ripon Police officer you might want to think about thanking a trucker.
The seven-member Measure G citizens' oversight committee will be announced at tonight's Ripon Unified school board meeting.
Ripon police officers did what they set out to do Friday night waiting on tables at the Barnwood Restaurant in their effort to raise funds for the police memorial now under construction by netting $825.
What are the Ripon Unified School District's long-term and short-term facility needs?
Kevin Werner is no longer the interim city administrator.
RIPON – Wear a spooky Halloween costume and go home with cash prizes. Bonuses to go with that include hors d'oeuvres and salad bar, dancing, and an opportunity to help soldiers serving their country and retired veterans.
Going to lunch in a limo in exchange for the best test results in the STAR testing was a pact made between the Colony Oak Elementary School students and their former principal Amy Carter.
The new school year is still young but Ripon Unified reportedly was down 16 students from a year ago.
The new bus routes and schedules were approved Tuesday by the Ripon City Council.
Downtown business woman Karen Gay and her family celebrated the success of her trophy shop, Just Rewards, for its 10 year tenure in the community with a well-attended ribbon cutting Friday with an official Ripon Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting launching another 10 years of service to Ripon.
Kevin Werner could be appointed City Administrator at tonight's Ripon City Council meeting.
Color the Skies is hosting the Focus Dinner Party honoring Children's Hospital Central California on Saturday, Oct. 19
Domestic violence touches the lives of Americans of all ages, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background and circumstance.
The loss of farmland northwest of Ripon to build employment centers, retail and housing as part of the Austin Road Business Park could cost developers as much as $13.8 million.